Friday, April 22, 2011

Levee authority gives corps access for pump station construction

New Orleans First in Nation to Place Experts on Local Levee Boards
~Sandy Rosenthal, Huff Post

Invest 91 ~Weather Underground

N.O. lawmaker files bill to ban bullying of gay, lesbian and disabled students

How ironic that on the day after the drive by shooting of the M&M sisters by the Times Picayune ~Slabbed
~Those that live in glass houses should take care when casting stones. The news cycle is a target rich environment about now but that can wait as Slabbed will take Rich Rainey’s now retracted reporting on the Aaron Broussard/Nova Scotia connections to a new level.

AG says officials’ emails protected
~Personal emails written by government officials on their taxpayer-owned computers are exempt from public disclosure, Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell wrote in an opinion released Thursday.

Would Gov. Bobby Jindal pass muster with the birther crowd?
~Jarvis DeBerry

Westboro Baptist Church Goes To Mississippi – And Loses~The Hayride
~Hat Tweet @fofalex

The IRS Does British Petroleum Good
~Disenfranchised Citizen

Coast Guard investigative report on Deepwater Horizon oil rig fire, sinking blasts rig owner Transocean

BP coastal restoration down payment of $1 billion includes $100 million for Louisiana~Mark Schleifstein
~Also~Parishes getting tourism payments from BP

Gulf Groups Applaud Landmark Agreement for $1 Billion Down Payment of Restoration Funds
~Delta Dispatches

Actor Kevin Costner promotes plan for oil-spill readiness~Nikki Buskey

Veteran-Turned-Oysterman Fights to Preserve Life on the Bayou
~Louisiana Seafood News

outdoor screening of the Disney nature film EARTH
~In the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden on the grounds of NOMA. The film will start at dusk (around 7:45 p.m.).

Dakinikat's Friday Morning Reads: Postcards from My Family On Earth Day ~Sky Dancing

Thirty-Eight Months~editor b. rox
~Hat Tip~NOLAFemmes' Noteworthy

Mardi Gras Indian documentary 'Bury the Hatchet' is as moving as it is pretty

Sno-Bliz is Sno-Bliss
~Kelly Ryan, Invade NOLA

Gumbo Z’Herbes!~NOLA NOTES

Chef Brian Landry leaving Galatoire's to join Seafood Marketing Board
~Brett Anderson

Steve Earle, Renaissance Hillbilly ~David Schemkie

Original Pigeontown Steppers Easter Sunday Second Line Parade 1-5pm
~Red Cotton, Gambit

Takin' it to the Streets

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