Friday, July 17, 2009


Corps awards levee contract
~The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $735,000 preconstruction services contract to a company involved in designing the portion of the Chalmette Loop levee system between Bayou Bienvenue and Bayou Dupre, said C'OPPPR.

LSU launches new project to guide coastal efforts
~Jeremy Alford

HandsOn New Orleans is newest partner

Economy means more help needed to flee hurricanes
~Michael Kunzelman

Rand Corp. To Track Residents From Katrina

Technology's Role in Disaster Mitigation
~Lt. Gen. Russel Honore believes that the key to mitigating the effect of disasters lies in being prepared for them. As the commander of Joint Task Force Katrina responsible for coordinating military relief efforts across areas of the Gulf Coast impacted by Hurricane Katrina, Honore faced many challenges that could have been made considerably easier if people had been prepared with the help of technology.

AT&T wraps up exercise session at RFK

The Landrieus: Mitch not running, Mary’s opposition to a ‘public option’
~Christopher Tidmore

Patients to start moving from doomed New Orleans mental hospital next week~Bill Barrow

Gov. O'Malley plans disaster response~Laura Smitherman
~'Civic Guard' would coordinate public, private actions in emergency

Serendipity: The Ascent of Money~slabbed

Housing complex a cornerstone in N.O. neighborhood
~Becky Bohrer

What is Protective Home Isolation?~SEMP

New Orleans business offers gelatos on wheels ~Emilie Bahr

More GOP Christian Sex News:
wife sues mistress

~Leisha Pickering is suing Elizabeth Creekmore Byrd, her husband’s alleged mistress, for alienation of affection.
~Editilla juscain't hep'it!~ If Charlie Chip Willi Pick Jr. were to do the right Christian thing and marry his Jezebel then she would be named Creekmore Byrd Pickering?
Can we make this any funnier? Is there a Docta in da'House?
Can we get a witnaaasss!

Time out for D’Iberville clock ~Mary Perez
After Hurricane Katrina, Freeman said one of the first places he went was to Central Avenue.
“I saw the clack was still standing,” he said. “I was so glad and relieved.”

New Orleans street performer 'Grandpa' Elliott Small ~Alison Fensterstock

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