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New Orleans Saints NFL Draft: Roaf Revisited

Tuesday, 19 April 2011 10:55 Written by

There is no sound quite like the thrilling sound of an announcement that a player has been selected in the first round of the NFL Draft.

It's a beautiful noise with the power to transform anxiety into fulfillment. Offensive tackle Willie Roaf thought he might be picked by Arizona with the fourth selection.

Will Jindal's Push In Louisiana Redistricting Session Backfire?
Monday, 18 April 2011 23:17 Written by

The Louisiana Legislature, at the 11th hour, passed a Congressional redistricting plan that left several state legislators unhappy.  Earlier, it also agreed on new district lines for the 39 state Senate and 105 state House districts after much rancor and controversy.

Louisiana Jindal Hits Evansville Indiana For Campaign Fundraiser
Monday, 18 April 2011 18:03 Written by

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is on the out-of-state-campaign road again on Monday, this time traveling to Evansville, Indiana to attend a fundraiser in support of his gubernatorial reelection campaign. According to his press secretary, Kyle Plotkin, "The Governor will return to Baton Rouge this evening."

Louisiana, New Orleans Talks Future During Medical Center Groundbreaking
Monday, 18 April 2011 17:51 Written by


The rebirth of New Orleans's medical community received another boost today as federal, state, local, education and health officials met in the groundbreaking of University Medical Center.

International Trade Marches On In Louisiana
Monday, 18 April 2011 15:31 Written by


International Trade is growing in Louisiana with the ports, air transport and economic development engaging in increased  business. Below is the March and the second edition of Eugene J. Schreiber’s Louisiana International Trade briefs:

Anyone for the Louisiana Music Awards?
Monday, 18 April 2011 15:12 Written by


Last week I commented on the loss of the Grammy Cajun/Zydeco category after several years of working to get it created, and only four years of awards. Let's not bemoan that too long. It's gone.

First of all, Cajun/Zydeco isn't Louisiana's only unique genre of music deserving of a category. In fact, it is, arguably, two categories, Cajun and Zydeco.


Eager New Orleans Hornets Early Surprise Against Lakers In Playoffs
Monday, 18 April 2011 14:41 Written by


The New Orleans Hornets surprised the nation with its upset of the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, but, perhaps the underdogs were not surprised at all.

Here are some highlights of first game of the playoff:



Pat Sajak, Vanna White On Wheels of Katrina Filming America’s Game In New Orleans
Sunday, 17 April 2011 22:56

Pat Sajak and Vanna White, two television personality icons of America were in New Orleans filming three weeks worth of the Wheel of Fortune program.  

The New Orleans Saints NFL Draft And Combines, Past and Present
Saturday, 16 April 2011 13:23 Written by

While the NFL owners and players are fighting over a new collective bargaining agreement, college players have been doing private workouts and private meetings with the 32 teams.

The NFL Combine is just a small part of the evaluation process. What is really important is the private sessions which is a get-to-know meeting for both the players and the team.

Jeff Landry Raises Money, S Louisiana Angry Over Maps, Vitter Praised
Saturday, 16 April 2011 00:34 Written by

Congressman Jeff Landry will file his required paperwork today with the Federal Election Commission noting his fundraising totals for the first quarter of 2011.

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