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landrieu allianceToday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu called the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend a huge success and thanked the local, state and federal public safety agencies, public employees, the host committee, and the people of New Orleans for helping make it all possible. 

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romig officeHard to pick a better time to interview Mark Romig.

Today, the day after the first weekend of Mardi Gras 2017, the NBA All-Star Game, Romig and I did a Facebook and Twitter Live discussion about, well, tourism in New Orleans, of course.

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nba-wattsImagine sitting next to and talking to your childhood heros--the guys you wish you were and never thought you would ever get to know.

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nba-loWith basketball fans, throughout the world, anxiously awaiting for the tipoff of Saturday‚Äôs NBA All Star game showcasing the greatest collection of professional basketball players currently playing the game,Bayoubuzz.com and Hosted Hangouts will be hosting an all-star event of its own.  On Friday February 14, the world can watch interviews with a medley of some of the greatest all stars in the history of the game in a Bayoubuzz Legends of Basketball Google Hangout live webcast chat.   Hangout watchers can watch the live event and can even chat with one online.   Plus, they can pose written questions to the as Participants of the NBA, ABA, WNBA and Harlem Globetrotters greats.

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nba 5The NBA Retired Players Association, lead by former New Orleans Saints Exec. VP and former New Orleans City Council President, Arnie Fielkow, is not just a organization made up of the greatest basketball players who ever walked on a pro basketball court.  

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  • A July 4th Fact of Facts: America is Land of Immigrants
  • Poll: Trump strong on jobs, weak on tweets, viewed as reckless, thin-skinned, sexist
  • President Trump, It doesn't feel like Independence Day
  • YIPPIE! The naked truth about free speech, cherished especially on Independence Day

mass2On July 4, 1778, George Washington doubled liquor rations for the soldiers quartered in Princeton, NJ, as a way to celebrate Independence Day. It’s fitting, therefore, that the Fourth of July is America's top-selling beer holiday, according to the Beer Institute. It estimated, in 2013, that sales of beer on the 4th could total $1 billion, doubtlessly higher today. “In moderation,” claims a CA brewery investor, Grover McKean, “beer is tasty and healthy.” Who could disagree?

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joe mikaAs Donald Trump faces the top world leaders this week, including a face-time with Vladimir Putin, and as his healthcare proposals face an uphill climb, his poll numbers for how the nation views him could be better.

According to a morning Consult/Politico poll released Wednesday morning, his tweets, including that against MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski, and his personality are not helping him, at all.

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indy dayII know the calendar says we are approaching the 4th of July, but, it just doesn’t feel like Independence Day.

Perhaps it should.  It’s hot as heck.  The airlines have been packed. The hot dogs are ready for grilling.  The umps are saying, "play ball". The patriotic activities are scheduled. The fireworks are ready-for-blasting. 

Yet, it just doesn’t feel like independence day.

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bill rights2To President Thomas Jefferson, July 4th celebrated more than the signing of the Declaration of Independence. He thought it was a link to the future. The message prominent colonists sent to King George III led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, the initial and most prominent feature of which is the First Amendment that guarantees free speech. It’s part of the country’s fundamental essence that each man and woman can say what they feel about government, or anything else, proving President Donald Trump needs some civics lessons.

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