Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Sinking sections of Corps eastern New Orleans hurricane levee prompt $1.3 million repair ~Mark Schleifstein
City drops legal bombshell in dispute over oil-rich property ~WWLTV

N.O. School Board, Inspector General, take fight to court ~Andrew Vanacore, New Orleans Advocate

Years of political inaction preceded latest cutbacks in Algiers ferry service ~Della Hasselle, The Lens
Benefit scheduled for Gambit reporter injured in Mother's Day shooting ~WWLTV

RTA to discuss $2 fare for Algiers ferry on Thursday ~Jeff Adelson, New Orleans Advocate

Inspector general ready to sue OPSB over records request

Stephanie Grace: The real judges of Orleans

Bastille Day Blues in the Big Easy ~Tom Carson, The American Prospect ~Hat Tweet @JohnMcQuaid

New Orleans rail service remembered as transportation officials gather in Jacksonville ~David Baurlein

Need a LSU tuition break? ~C.B. Forgotston

Flood insurance changes hit resistance, face delay

Amendment targets flood control project v mitigation costs ~Nikki Buskey, Daily Comet

BP looks to shave even more money off Gulf oil spill fines tab ~Harry Weber, Fuel Fix

Vegas Chef Uses “Bycatch” Louisiana Gulf Flounder at Emeril Lagasse’s Table 10

Sno-Tales of the Cocktail ~Blackened Out

Rock icon Robert Plant makes surprise appearance at Bywater gig! ~NOLA DEFENDER

Lil Wayne's 'God Bless Amerika' video celebrates New Orleans' 9th Ward and avoids anti-American controversy ~Rob Markman

Jimmy’s Music Club hosts “open house” Wednesday for neighbors, officials ~Uptown Messenger

Civic Theatre announces fall schedule ~Gambit