Today, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System Board of Supervisors announced that Dr. Phyllis Dupuis will serve as the interim chancellor for South Louisiana Community College starting January 1, 2011.
The Senate voted to convict Louisiana U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Porteous Jr. which has resulted in the removal of Porteous from the federal bench. The US Senate found four impeachment charges against Porteous.
To convict, a 2/3 majority charge was required.
When I first saw on Youtube Vince Vance’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You”, I said to myself, “WOW”.
Vance had told me that he wrote the song and that it was a big hit nationally. I had heard the song’s title before so that was a good start, for me.
Frankly, I have begun to become familiar with the zany and whacky Vince Vance and his music ever since I listened to and watched his “I Am New Orleans” video which he released during the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
As the Christmas parties increasing as the days get colder in New Orleans, here are some of the great events occuring today and this week courtesy of Frank Stansbury of LaFete News.
President Obama's 10-day trip to Asia in November and the December 3 announcement of a long-awaited U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement serve to highlight the importance of exports for U.S. business growth and job creation. With the domestic economy still hurting, the President announced in February in his State of the Union address a National Export Initiative with an ambitious goal of doubling exports over the next five years.
Now that the NBA owns and controls the Hornets, what does that mean for Chris Paul?
He won’t be traded while the league is in possession of the franchise. Thereafter, his future will depend on the identity of the next owner and the site of the Hornets' home.
The Saints will have to sweep the last four games to have a good shot at winning the NFC South. Beating the Bucs sure helped the Falcons ice home-field...The Saints take on the emerging Rams on Sunday at the Superdome in the 3:05 p.m. game. Rookie Sam Bradford has led the Rams to a tie atop the NFC West at 6-6 with four games to play.
The Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein held a press conference today in which he began a tour of Louisiana to discuss Medicaid reform and to discuss the findings of the America’s Health Rankings from the United Health Foundation. Here is his office’s press summary:
President Obama held a press conference on Monday to discuss the recent compromise on the Bush tax cut extensions, unemployment compesation and other matters.