Karen Jensen was born in Norway, but moved to New Orleans in 2009 to study English. After graduating from UNO with a BA in 2011 and an MA in 2013, she began working as an intern for Bayou Buzz.
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Today, New Jersey television viewers could watch the first commercial for a medical marijuana service on a major U.S. network. Comcast, a system that includes A&E, AMC, FOX, CNBC, CNN, COMEDY CENTRAL BRAVO, DISCOVERY, and several other channels, is airing a commercial for MarijuanaDoctors.com, a website aimed to build a bridge between patients who need medical marijuana and doctors who prescribe it.
Today, the Republican National Committee announced the names of the cities bidding for the 2016 National Convention in 2016. The eight cities are Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Denver, Dallas, Kansas City, Las Vegas, and Phoenix.
In the second part of a Google Hangout which recorded Tuesday’s WGSO weekly interview with Bayoubuzz publisher Stephen Sabludowsky, radio talk show host, Crouere and Sabludowsky discussed the possible “Tea Party alliance” between Attorney General candidate Jeff Landry and Governor Candidate David Vitter; the various candidates who might be running for Governor; Gov. Jindal’s low ratings and the confluence of these issues with the upcoming Louisiana legislative session which begins in March.
If Twitter is the country’s thermometer, the debate over Jindal ‘s comments at the White House on Monday is hitting boiling. However, so far, based upon the volume of negative comments to date, Jindal’s PR machine needs more firepower.
Jindal: Internet Gambling a Bad Bet; Senator Election: Energy vs Healthcare; and more...These are the latest news in Louisiana politics.
In a recent article, The Lens staff writer Tyler Bridges writes that Louisiana's unemployment rate has been decreasing since mid-2013 and is currently lower than the national average. The latest numbers show that Louisiana has an unemployment rate of 5.7 percent, while the national rate is 6.6 percent.
Bacchus Bash announces musical lineup; UNO hosts Science and Engineer Fair; Ewell Smith is new Interim Executive Director of Gulf Seafood Institute, and LA Treasurer John N. Kennedy cracks the whip on food stamp cheaters. These and more are the recent news from business and organization life in Louisiana...
Rob Maness (R-LA), who is running for Senate this year, announced that he will not vote to reelect Mitch McConnell as Republican Leader of the Senate. The reason is that McConnell has, according to Maness, “repeatedly failed the people he was elected to serve.”
This is the summary of the second part of Stephen Sabludowsky’s hangout with Marc Morial. The former mayor talked about the All-Star Game weekend, Louisiana politics, higher education, and the Urban League.
The Ray Nagin trial and verdict have shaken not only New Orleans, but also the rest of the state and the country. When Stephen Sabludowsky met with former mayor Marc Morial in a Google Hangout on the very same day that Morial’s successor was convicted, the Nagin case inevitably became a topic of discussion.