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Al Copeland Foundation targets cancer with Krewe duCure fundraiser at Harrah's

Thursday, 16 October 2014 11:59

lacosteMore people inflicted with the treacherous disease, cancer, are being cured than ever before.  

Medical science is getting closer but the cure is still far away.

Unfortunately, one of those cancer victims was Al Copeland Sr., creator of Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits fast food chain and a successful restaurateur.  Copeland began treatment in December 2007 and  died in Munich where he was seeking treatment, on Easter Sunday, March 23, 2008.  We was only 64 years old.

The Al Copeland Foundation, along with FirstNBC have partnered with LSU Health Science Center to raise funds to help defeat the condition that has killed millions.

Lawrence Chehardy, Jim Brown discuss Louisiana US Senate TV debate
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:16 Written by

brown-chehardyDid the televised Louisiana US Senate Race, anxiously awaited by thousands, meet the expectations of two of the state's most politically-savvy experts?  What were their disappointments, if any?

Jindal's Commissioner, Nichols and Treasurer Kennedy in budget surplus spat
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 13:38

 kennedy-webcast1The Jindal versus John Kennedy budget battle continues. 

On Wednesday, the Jindal administration in advance of a legislative hearing on the budget surplus it reports slammed Treasurer John Kennedy in the administration attempts to defend itself from criticism it has been receiving since it reported ten days ago that Louisiana would end the past fiscal year with a surplus.

Post Louisiana US Senate race debate comments
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 13:19

congress-fightThe first US Senatorial campaign televiseed debate, where all of the three candidates appeared, is now history.  On Tuesday evening, the three discussed the issues in a relatively civil and controlled forum.

Landrieu, Grimes, Demo Senate candidates deceiving voters about Obama
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 13:42 Written by

obama-isaac-LandrieuOh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.  Sir Walter Scott (Marmion, 1808)

It is election time again and U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and most of the other Democrat Senate candidates are campaigning on a moderate platform that does not correspond to their liberal voting record.

Holding the Mayo for the Kissing Congressman McAllister?
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 13:11 Written by

mayoIn Louisiana’s Fifth Congressional District contest, a new poll shows it’s still a matter of pushmi-pullyu for Democrats relative to strategy, while for Republicans too many cooks threaten to spoil the broth – leaving the object of the bad news from this week perhaps better off as a result.

Louisiana US Senate debate certainties: Pre-existing conditions, Obamacare
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 12:44 Written by

landrieu-cassidy-manessThe Louisiana US Senate race starts in earnest tonight as Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy, Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu and Tea Party candidate Rob Maness face the voters.

Louisiana Biz: BRAC, N.O. Port tourism head, BGR's Trojan Horse, International Fest
Monday, 13 October 2014 12:01 Written by

BATON-ROUGE-SKY Louisiana Biz shorts for today: New leadership at New Orleans Port Cruise and Tourism division, International Fest,  BGR says beware of the Trojan Horse, and BRAC has a new site for Baton Rouge region newcomers.

Treasurer Kennedy equates Jindal's budget to OGB financial ruin
Monday, 13 October 2014 11:51

kennedy-collage-legislature State Treasurer John Kennedy said Monday that the Division of Administration strayed from standard accounting practices to arrive at a surplus for the 2014 fiscal year. 

Southwest Louisiana State Reps don't want Ebola incinerated waste
Monday, 13 October 2014 11:38 Written by

ebola-bed Louisiana Southwest State Representatives are speaking out about a recent news report that Louisiana would host Ebola-related incinerated waste from the Dallas dwellings.

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