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New Orleans Go Red For Women Shows Big Heart

Friday, 04 February 2011 10:05

Go Red for Women goes well beyond women wearing red.

It is a day reminding the nation that women are vulnerable to many of life’s ailments—from certain types of cancer to heart attacks.

State Government In 55 Louisiana Parishes Closes Due To Weather
Thursday, 03 February 2011 18:31 Written by

BATON ROUGE – Due to winter weather conditions, Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater announced that state government offices will be closed on Friday, February 4, in the following parishes:

Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Cameron, Catahoula, Claiborne, Concordia, DeSoto, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Iberville, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, LaSalle, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Helena, St. James, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Baton Rouge, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Winn

Mubarak Blames Muslim Brotherhood, Is Fed Up But Fears Chaos In Egypt If Leaves
Thursday, 03 February 2011 17:43 Written by

What we know about Hosni Mubarak right now is he has said he will not run for re-election, believes the Muslim Brotherhood is responsible for the Egyptian violence, is silent on whether Obama has betrayed him and fears that should he leave Egypt now, Egypt would sink deeper into chaos.

In an interview with Christiane Anapour of ABC, Mubarak said, ““I am fed up. After 62 years in public service, I have had enough. I want to go.”

Louisiana Jindal Says Judge Barbier's BP Claim Ruling Is Good Sign
Thursday, 03 February 2011 16:16 Written by

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal issued a statement on the ruling yesterday by a Judge Carl Barbier federal court in regards to the oil spill claims process:

Landrieu Says Recovery In Full Gallop Despite Lower Census
Thursday, 03 February 2011 15:57 Written by

New Orleans Mayor, Mitch Landrieu, released a statement today that did not mention the lower than expected census numbers but did strike a note that the city would continue rebounding from recent events such as Katrina.  Landrieu described New Orleans's recovery is in "full gallop". 

The 2010 Census count determined that the New Orleans population is 343,829 people. An interim Census count last year found the city's population standing at about 355,000.

Louisiana Sports: Super Bowl, Cam Newton, Patrick Peterson, Zach Mettenberger
Thursday, 03 February 2011 15:06 Written by

An MRI revealed today that Hornets forward Trevor Ariza has a right medial ankle sprain. He is questionable for Saturday’s game against the Lakers.  Ariza suffered the injury last night when he came down on the back of Thunder forward Jeff Green’s foot in the third quarter of last night’s game in Oklahoma City.


New Orleans Saints Gregg Williams Staying Once Again
Thursday, 03 February 2011 14:51 Written by

Ed Staton--Louisiana SportsSaints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is not in the mix for the Tennessee Titans head coaching job despite the reports on Wednesday that he was.

He was scheduled to be interviewed on Thursday, but withdrew his name from consideration. The same thing happened earlier at Denver.

Louisiana Should Follow The Pack With Green Bay
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:53 Written by

Jim BrownSo who ya’ rootin’ for in the Super Bowl game on Sunday?  It’s an easy choice for me living down here in Louisiana.  The Packers are one of the best examples of how a sports franchise should operate. They don’t go to the state capitol hat in hand, looking for a handout.  The team is owned by citizen stockholders all over Wisconsin, and the Packers’ management doesn’t regularly try to blackmail public officials into giving more handouts under threat of picking up and moving the franchise.

US Senate Democrats Stop Republican Attempt To Repeal Health Care Law
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 17:47 Written by

Only days after a federal court in Florida fond the Health care Law to be unconstitutional, the Democratic controlled US Senate stymied a Republican attempt to rollback and repeal the health reform passed last year by a Democratic House and US Senate.

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell joins Republican Party
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 16:08 Written by

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell joins Republican Party:

Below is a message from AG Caldwell:

 

GNO Inc's Michael Hecht stokes New Orleans region rapid acceleration


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