The sports media has been in a tizzy covering the scandal known as “deflate gate.” After it was discovered that 11 of the 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in their playoff game against the Colts were deflated, the media speculation has been intense about whether the Patriots purposely altered the footballs in an attempt to gain an advantage. Their coach, Bill Belichick, and the team's quarterback, Tom Brady, have been peppered with questions. While they both have denied responsibility, the NFL and media investigation is continuing.
Question: What happens when you stir delicious New Orleans culture, unraveled history, a pinch of voodoo, the horrors of Katrina and the mystery of family roots?
Answer: The February 3rd PBS Genealogy Roadshow featuring upon the “Histories of Mysteries”, the City of New Orleans.
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by Stephen Waguespack, President and CEO of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry
Louisiana is on the road to progress, but has suddenly come to a crossroads.
Whether it ends up a tipping point for the remainder of Louisiana, at the very least the moderate-ranging smoking ban to begin in New Orleans this spring is significant.
by Lou Gehrig Burnett, publisher of Fax-Net
Are you ready for some polls?
As expected, polls are beginning to pop up everywhere for races in Louisiana in 2015. The main interest is, of course, in the governor’s race.
But also getting attention is the Attorney General’s race as well as a race for the U.S. Senate should Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter get elected governor.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has a full day tomorrow as he and LSU readies for the controversial, The Response.
Jindal will attend and speak at "The Response" at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center by leading the opening prayer, will speak at the Right to Life March at the LSU Greek Theatre and then will return to "The Response" for the remainder of the event where he will speak twice, the last, leading a closing prayer.
Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal continued the PR machine as it circulated via email an article from Breitbart entitled, “NATIONAL SECURITY, CONSERVATIVE LEADERS PRAise BOBBY JINDAL FOR STANDING UP TO SHARIA LAW”.
Curious about your family roots?
Want to know more about the popular PBS Genealogy Roadshow which will be broadcasted on February 3 8/7 C?