Saturday, May 16, 2009


MRGO trial ends quietly:
is this a harbinger of journalism cutbacks? ~Lacoastpost

New Orleans may relax Inspector General prerequisites
~Michelle Krupa

~Interim Inspector General Len Odom and his predecessor,
Bob Cerasoli, the first person to hold the post, also objected this week to a concurrent move to give political appointees on the Ethics Review Board authority to amend the inspector general's annual budget, which now is reviewed by the City Council.
The move, they said, would chip away at the inspector general's autonomy. Even though one of the proposed changes would allow him to seek his post permanently, Odom opposes it so strongly he said he'd quit if it becomes law.
"I will not work in an environment that is different than what the people approved, "
he said. "I don't want there to be any claim that I was looking out for my self-interest."


Missed the Easter Bunny?
Find what State Farm wants to keep hidden, win chocolate egg ~slabbed

Miss. AG: Keep State Farm settlement deal sealed

Coastal money survives debate ~Jeremy Alford

Big Money Spent On Temporary Sewage Pumps~WDSU

FEMA Works To Avoid Formaldehyde In New Units
~Brian Naylor

Swine flu confirmed in Terrebonne ~Nikki Buskey

Singular New Orleans Double Eagle Headlines Heritage Long Beach Coin Auction

NOMA Presents The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through

Call for Graduate Student Fellow
Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life
Tenth Annual National Conference: Culture, Crisis, and Recovery

Yard sale to benefit N.O. trip

What's a Whiter Shade of Pale? Interview: Lyricist Keith Reid
~Karen Dalton-Beninato

Instruments A Comin' | 04.27 | New Orleans~NolaFunk NYC

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