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Louisiana Business shorts for today: GNO Inc gets two listed to major economic developer’s list; New Orleans international and science Show approaching, Ag. Sec. Strain issues warning, Ochsner announces partnership and more…The below are press releases or other information extracted from the web.

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ejLouisiana Medical News for today: Blue Cross, EJGH, Ochsner

New Chief Strategy Officer at EJGH

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hecht-budgetToday’s Louisiana Biz news: Michael Hecht of GNO Inc  announced today that a new technology company, CAJO, from Finland has chosen New Orleans as its US headquarters.  Also, Ochsner once again has been listed as one of the top hospital and medical centers in the nation.   Last, there is always time for the Riverwalk and Coke.

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ochsner-lafayetteToday, Lafayette General Health (“LGH”) and Ochsner Health System (“Ochsner”) celebrated the formation of a long-term, strategic partnership focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for patients across southwest Louisiana. Together, as part of the Ochsner Health Network, the two organizations will build upon their unique strengths and effectively collaborate as partners to improve the health of the Louisiana communities they both serve today and to meet the needs of new communities across the state.

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BATON-ROUGE-SKYNews from press releases about Ochsner's Health System, Sportsman Expo, Amtrak and the Lagasse Foundation headline our Louisiana Biz Shorts, today:

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BATON-ROUGE-SKYRound Louisiana today?  The announcement that a nonpartisan coalition of lawmakers including Senators David Vitter and Mary Landrieu are holding a press conference regarding the flood insurance crises;  Don't get spooked out about New Orleans, get the treat, or so indicates Travelocity.   
Ochsner is reporting good news for one of its doctors.  An organization has engineered some funds for Nicholls State;  Non-profits looking for donors?  How about a workshop?

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Kennedy-interview2Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy is just both inside and outside of state government who are nonplussed over the current state of healthcare in Louisiana.

 

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kennedy-officeAccording to Louisiana Treasurer, John Kennedy the state was caught  a little “flat-footed” and  “without a plan” when Congress reduced the amount Louisiana would receive from the federal government for Medicaid.

 

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Warner-Thomas-StandingCall it a new era with new leadership for an institution that has grown throughout the New Orleans region and in Baton Rouge and other Louisiana locations in recent years.

 Warner Thomas, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ochsner Health System, became the system’s President and Chief Executive Officer on September 1. Thomas succeeds Dr. Patrick Quinlan, who has led Ochsner Health System since 2001.

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Louisiana As a public service, Bayoubuzz will publish certain relevant press releases during this time of the Isaac emergency, for the convenience of our readers.

We are labeling this as Hurricane Isaac rather than Tropical Storm Isaac because we believe the storm will soon be a hurricane prior to hitting the coast.

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  • Cat Fights on the Hot Cement Confederate New Orleans statues
  • Ex-Saints, Bears, Bills, NFL Exec, Jim W. Miller discusses NFL Draft tomorrow
  • Trump's new plan; Curtains on tax returns release; 40% say Trump-Russia; Probing Obama admin
  • Watch Louisiana Governor Edwards talk about CAT Tax failure

catRarely, have I seen few issues that have generated as much raw heat, tension, and passion than the Confederate monuments controversy. 

Just as existed during the real civil war, where brothers battled brothers, social media is the battleground, particularly Facebook, pitting friend against friend.

On one side of the tense divide, there are those who are protecting the New Orleans civil war era monuments.  Burnt in effigy, forever, is the symbol of Mayor Mitch Landrieu for up-ending what the monument protectors consider to be the loving civil society of New Orleans.

Lately, events have turned somewhat militaristic.

Some protectors of the Confederate monuments have been staying vigilant, in person and online, even surveilling during the wee hours of the morning, waiting for the next Mayor Landrieu attack. On Sunday morning, with protections of snipers, masked workers and a dumbstruck audience, the worst of all of the monuments was cut and carried., the Liberty Monument. 

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miller nfl live2 5It’s D-Day or Draft Day tomorrow in the NFL.

More specifically, Thursday represents the first day of the NFL draft 2017.

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trump curtainsThe major President Trump news of the day focuses upon taxes, not only the tax cuts he is proposing but his own taxes, which he obviously, refuses to unveil.

 

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At a press conference today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said the CAT Tax did not pass the House Ways and Means Committee.  The Governor, in addressing the media said that "the fate of that bill was decided long before we unveiled it".

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