Thursday, July 21, 2011

Louisiana lawmakers evaluate progress of Federal Flood/Katrina recovery

Class-Action Suit Filed After Katrina Hospital Deaths Settled for $25 Million ~ProPublica

Corps decides on armoring for New Orleans area levees~Mark Schleifstein

Questions surround DA’s decision to drop charges in gun-waving cop’s case
~Matt Davis, The Lens

Oversights or plagiarism? Jim Brown’s mea culpas don’t add up~Mark Moseley

Grocer forging ahead with plans to resurrect Seventh Ward’s iconic Circle Food Store~Ariella Cohen

TIGER III can make our transit system better~Transport for NOLA

Gene Mills and the Louisiana Family Forum: The LSEA Is Like Taking a Microscope to the Bible ~CenLamar

An Unexpected Turn of Events
~NOLA Notes

The GCCF audit cometh, good, but I’d feel better if~Disenfranchised Citizen

Shuttle program’s end means lost jobs
~At its peak in the early 1990s, the shuttle program employed 32,000 contractors and federal civil servants. The workforce began to ramp down in 2006, after President George W. Bush decided to retire the shuttle program this year. By early July, the number of contractors had shrunk to 5,200, with 1,110 civil servants.

St. Joseph Abbey triumphs in casket sales lawsuit because state improperly shielded funeral industry, judge says

STD moves from Trash to Cash with IV Capital~NOLA DEFENDER

Association of Alternative Newsweeklies annual convention this weekend hosted by Gambit

Down on the Batture~Oliver A. Houck

Tools of the Trade: Time and Tide
~Pauline's Pirates & Privateers

~At right~Babord the Barataria Pelican, Triple P's Official Mascot

Sacred Shrine of Jon Bon Jovi WGNO News with a Twist

Family business reopens in N. O. making Melba toast (what's that?)
~Judy Walker

Dieter and Gone To Heaven
~Blackened Out

Live from 'Tales of the Cocktail,' Thursday, Friday and Saturday

The Hangover Coach’s Top Five Tips to Make It Through Tales
~Mouth of the Border
~Hat Tweet

Tales of the Cocktail 2011 Kicks Off!
~Ponchartrain Pete

~Hat Tweet ~Memorial w/ second line for Ray Deter tonight from 7PM - 10PM starting @ d.b.a. to Mimi's in the Marigny & back.

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