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  • FAU would benefit from old Belt tournament format

     
    In the old days of the Sun Belt, FAU would be preparing to host a home game Wednesday in the first round of the Belt tournament. 5px 0px;" /> In that setup, the No. 4 to No. 13 seeds......
  • ACORN 'not dead yet,' leader asserts

     
    by Mark Silva ACORN, lke Mark Twain once said of himself, is "not dead yet'' -- except, of course, he is now. But you get it. The leader of the embattled organization said today that reports of the demise of......
  • Sunday reading -- the best of the blogs

     
    One of the most gorgeous blog posts I've ever seen showed up last week on Aran Goyoaga's Cannelle et Vanille website -- it's a recipe for Sophie Dahl's Eton Mess and watermelon radishes.Wait until you see what she does with......
  • What sort of casino suits the city of Chicago?

    What sort of casino suits the city of Chicago?
    In March 2003, an executive from Park Place Entertainment, then the owner of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, stood inside the casino. His company had just spent $95 million to build the 4,000-seat Colosseum theater as the new home of superstar Celine Dion....
  • Move Over Jimmy Carter

    Move Over Jimmy Carter
    The race is over, Jimmy Carter can rest easy. Until this feckless administration, the hapless 39th President of the United States was safely ensconced as the worst President in U.S. history. Now, Carter who gave us double digit inflation and interest...
  • Jim Letten is a difference maker in our community

    Jim Letten is a difference maker in our community
    I guess you can't win 'em all.   Maybe that's what's being said at U.S. Attorney Jim Letten's office up on the 8th floor of the federal building on Poydras street.  It isn't often that someone Letten is going after gets away.  Even if it's just...
  • Bachmann Turns to Overdrive

    Bachmann Turns to Overdrive
    Minnesota Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is now the “it” candidate in the race for President. In the last presidential debate, she looked poised and polished and made big news by stating that she had filed papers to officially...
  • Why do we wait for special events to clean up our city?

    Why do we wait for special events to clean up our city?
    I've often talked about the dirtiest, most filthy city in America. It's not Detroit or New York; it's New Orleans. And now, because of the Final 4 basketball championships coming to town, we are all about cleaning it up.  This happens every few years...
  • Beauty In The Eye of Hurricane Holder

    Beauty In The Eye of Hurricane Holder
    One of the things that modern conservatives have forgotten to do is to stop, enjoy, then support the good things in life. We are instead trained from political birth to think of everything in political terms. Once you are baptized in the Reagan waters...
  • Who will fill the vacant City Council seat from District B?

    Who will fill the vacant City Council seat from District B?
    Or maybe the better question is: who will make the recommendation to fill the vacant District B seat?  Stacy Head, the former District B representative, would normally be the one to name her own replacement.  But now it's possible Mayor Mitch Landrieu...
  • Officials track gulf oil spill's effects on wildlife

     
    COVINGTON, La. -- Federal officials say they have found a handful of animals injured by the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico but countless others may be feeling the effects. Ralph Morgenweck of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife......
  • Bobby Jindal resurrected: Nothing like environmental crisis in Louisiana to make or break political career

     
    The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been a disaster for the the region's ecosystems and ocean wildlife, a political minefield for President Obama and a potentially deadly blow to oil giant BP's future. But the......