Thursday, March 1, 2012

New Orleans Saints guard Carl Nicks doesn't want the franchise tag~James Varney

Trout Point figure pleads not guilty in New Orleans fraud scandal ~Slabbed

Sign the petition urging funding for the St. Claude streetcar line!

NORA board picked director without interviews~Also~New Orleans inspector general casts net for French Quarter, airport corruption

Pride of Tulane~Library Chronicles

Vitter bill would put flood-control projects in state, local hands

Shakespeare, New Orleans and Floods That Lead To Fortune~Mike Church, WGNO
~The Vitter bill leaves Corps of Engineer tyranny in place over project rules and "oversight," meaning that ditch running behind your house is still "protected" by the Corps and if your land is attached to it then it's not really your land; it's the Corps'.

$120 million needed to complete Morganza system ~Nikki Buskey~A new task force of local business owners, parish officials and community representatives will convene later in March to help the Terrebonne Levee Board figure out how to come up with the $120 million still needed to complete the Morganza-to-the-Gulf levee system.

Laura Bush visits metro New Orleans and announces about $500,000 for local school libraries

2nd Rolls-Royce jet engine test stand at Stennis means jobs, economic boost

Celtic to house major special effects studio ~Skip Descant

TREME Presents My Darlin New Orleans

ComedyPlex: The New Movement Opens Comedy Theatre in the Marigny , NOLA DEFENDER

A scarred love letter from abroad: A Dutch art collective’s smart book on Southern Gothic ~Press Street

~Marcello, Polly Jackson~He was on his last legs of AIDS and
died about a week later. That day he dressed up and I took him to the
barber shop and to lunch......he was 29.

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