On Monday, a woman named Sharon Bialek and her attorney, Gloria Allred went public with charges against Herman Cain, a leading Republican Presidential candidate, regarding sexual harassment claims.
Landrieu, Broadband Grant
U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., has sent a letter to the Department of Commerce requesting a report on potential avenues to salvage an $80 million rural broadband grant awarded to Louisiana that was rescinded last month after state officials were unable to meet necessary deadlines for completion of the project.
The grant, which was awarded last year through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), would have targeted 21 parishes in rural Louisiana, including those in the Louisiana Delta Region and the four federally-recognized Native American Indian Tribes.
These “Occupiers” obviously have nowhere else to go, such as a job, family or school, so they remain in their tents and sleeping bags. In New Orleans, a fight broke out at Duncan Plaza between a machete wielding homeless man and an “Occupy” protester. According to police, they were fighting over turf, such as a park bench. In effect, the “occupiers” are displacing the homeless in cities across the country.
The Herman Cain campaign continued to try to destroy the credibility of one of his accusers Sharon Bialek who appeared at a press conference on Monday on CNN Monday night and who appeared on morning talk shows on Tuesday.
The Campaign announced on Monday night that he would be holding a press conference Tuesday afternoon and in doing so defended himself by attacking his accuser..
In his quest to become Louisiana’s next speaker of the House, Chuck Kleckley has learned how to leverage his chairmanship of the insurance committee — especially when it comes to fundraising.
A pair of sophomore LSU defenders – safety Eric Reid and defensive end Sam Montgomery – have been recognized as players of the week in the Southeastern Conference for their role in the Tigers’ 9-6 overtime win over second-ranked Alabama on Saturday.
With the New Orleans Saints readying to play their long-time rival, the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, SI.com's Peter King gave them some good news, of sorts. He has dropped the Saints to No. 10 on his Power Poll. "The two leagues merged in 1970 and that year the 49ers' John Brodie led all passers with 2,941 yards passing in 14 games. Today, Drew Brees has 3,004 yards in nine games."...Giants defensive lineman Jason Turk after Eli Manning the hero in Foxboro beat the Patriots: "You can't spell elite without Eli."...Top three NFL receivers: Wes Welker, Darren Sproles and Jimmy Graham. Who has that trifacta in the office pool?...
Imagine, a gala at the majestic Old U.S. Mint featuring the sights and melodic excitement of New Orleans-styled-jazz.
Then, add notes of celebration for a world-wide recognized institution of music combined with the chords of hope showcasing a new state-of-the-art room where the best musicians can entertain in a comfortable and most-inviting setting.
If dogs and cats could talk, they would proclaim the recent LASPCA fundraiser to be a “Howling Success”.
In virtually all probabilities, those attending and those involved with the event, would agree.