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turkeyThe fate of Mary Landrieu and the Louisiana US Senate race is now two weeks away and is interrupted by Thanksgiving holiday season and then Christmas festivities.  From all indications, Bill Cassidy, her opponent has a commanding lead.  But, Mary Landrieu has made some strong comebacks in the past, so can she do it again?

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grinchOver the past few years, many commentators have noted that Christmas is under attack in this country. In public squares, the word has been banned as supposedly offensive to non-Christians. Thus, the name of events such as the tree lighting in New Orleans City Park has changed from Christmas in the Oaks to Celebration in the Oaks.

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Charles-DickensMost of us have been swept up in the momentum of the holiday season.  We have passed the Christmas milestone and are approaching New Year’s Day, the third in the trilogy of holidays that we celebrate during this time each year -- Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s.

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Bobby Jindal wins Turkey of the Year Award

bobby-romney-et-tu2Turkey:  a person of little appeal; dud; loser; a flop 

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fairgrounds-picWhen you think of New Orleans Thanksgiving, for tens of thousands, the thought is, and perhaps the primary thought is, the Fairgrounds.

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thanksgiving-miller-connerIt started out as a father's way of getting his 16-year-old son motivated, but it ended on Thanksgiving Day with so much more.

 

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jones-PaytonPeople who assume I have inside knowledge about the New Orleans Saints ask me all the time why the team can't get a contract done with their head coach.

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thanksgiving-collageWhat happened to the wonderful family holiday of Thanksgiving and sharing turkey with friends and family? 

 

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margaritaA Toast to New Orleans

 

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  • Despite 5th plea, Schiff says House Intelligence Committee pursues Flynn's documents
  • Facebook Live: Discuss harm of Trump budget proposal on Louisiana coastal economy, restoration
  • Governor Edwards welcomes Pence with Medicaid, budget, Louisiana coast wishlist
  • World Premiere tonight in N.O. Bilderberg, the Movie

flynn2Despite General Michael Flynn’s announcement via his counsel that the General and former head of National Security, would take the 5th Amendment in Congressional proceedings, the Intelligence Committee will pursue information, regardless.

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560 usgs land loss map 2The efforts to rebuild the Louisiana coast has suffered a major and immediate setback, assuming that Congress goes along with the most recent budget proposal from President Trump.

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penceToday, Governor John Bel Edwards welcomed Vice President Mike Pence to Louisiana as he Veep is attending a event with top Louisianqa Republican officials. Along with the welcome, however, is a wishlist of requests including an item of recent vinctage involving the current Trump budget which tears a hole into the funding for the Louisiana coastal restoration. 

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bilderbergIt is always an honor when a movie premiere is held in New Orleans and tonight is no exception. At 7:30 p.m. Bilderberg, the Movie will premiere at the historic Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania Street.

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Sen. Appel talks budget, economy

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