Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Conference in New Orleans: Should affirmative action continue in education?

Louisiana Legislature Still Evolving on Science Ed ~William Dillela, NOLA DEFENDER

HANO will remain under HUD control past July as city grapples with other oversight issues ~Katy Reckdahl, The Lens

Exquisite Corps report could mean new life for old levee idea

Still time left to grounds score! Green Project gives away selected supplies this week

Elizabeth Becker: Overbooked
~Tourism, fast becoming the largest global business, employs one out of twelve persons and produces $6.5 trillion of the world’s economy. In a groundbreaking book, Elizabeth Becker uncovers how what was once a hobby has become a colossal enterprise with profound impact on countries, the environment, and cultural heritage. This invisible industry exploded at the end of the Cold War. In 2012 the number of tourists traveling the world reached one billion. Now everything can be packaged as a tour: with the high cost of medical care in the U.S., Americans are booking a vacation and an operation in countries like Turkey for a fraction of the cost at home.

First-Ever National Ranking Shows Most Coastal States Failing to Protect Oceans

The Aristocratic Louisiana Oyster

Khodr Planning Restaurant, Luxury Apartments in Marigny ~Eater, New Orleans

Tujague’s to stay open in French Quarter!

Hubig's Pies gets OK to rebuild! 

Irvin Mayfield and Kermit Ruffins for Wednesdays at the Square

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