Wednesday, October 9, 2013

State shuffling dollars to pay for Bayou Corne sinkhole ~Michelle Millhollon, The Advocate

So I hear my ears shudda been burning last night: A periodic examination of the media and journalism in the public interest ~Slabbed

Sheriff agrees to pay $900G in legal fees to civil rights group that sued prison ~Marta Jewson, The Lens
At BP oil spill trial, Justice Department witnesses bolster larger spill number ~Mark Schleifstein

BP Back on Trial ~Gulf Restoration Network

Texas Brine has outstanding balance with Assumption Parish Police Jury

New Orleans takes control of former Navy facility in the Bywater ~Andrew Vanacore ~New Orleans Advocate

Chinese drywall hearing begins today in N.O.

Brain-eating amoeba found in DeSoto Parish water supply ~WWLTV 

Documentary: 'MRGOing Going Gone' debuts at Loyola

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A Place Where He Was Once From: A memoir of growing up in the elaborately stratified society of mid-century New Orleans ~Winston Groom

From pop-ups to pubs, tacos are the talk of the town ~Ian McNulty

Louisiana Seafood Festival is Friday through Sunday in New Orleans

Trombone Shorty Spouts 'Fire and Brimstone' at Project Be (VIDEO) ~NOLA DEFENDER

Preservation Hall Jazz Band with special guest John Oates: A Benefit for The Preservation Hall Music Outreach Program