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  • Cat Fights on the Hot Cement Confederate New Orleans statues

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At a press conference today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said the CAT Tax did not pass the House Ways and Means Committee.  The Governor, in addressing the media said that "the fate of that bill was decided long before we unveiled it".

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miller nfl live2 5It’s D-Day or Draft Day tomorrow in the NFL.

More specifically, Thursday represents the first day of the NFL draft 2017.

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trump curtainsThe major President Trump news of the day focuses upon taxes, not only the tax cuts he is proposing but his own taxes, which he obviously, refuses to unveil.

 

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catRarely, have I seen few issues that have generated as much raw heat, tension, and passion than the Confederate monuments controversy. 

Just as existed during the real civil war, where brothers battled brothers, social media is the battleground, particularly Facebook, pitting friend against friend.

On one side of the tense divide, there are those who are protecting the New Orleans civil war era monuments.  Burnt in effigy, forever, is the symbol of Mayor Mitch Landrieu for up-ending what the monument protectors consider to be the loving civil society of New Orleans.

Lately, events have turned somewhat militaristic.

Some protectors of the Confederate monuments have been staying vigilant, in person and online, even surveilling during the wee hours of the morning, waiting for the next Mayor Landrieu attack. On Sunday morning, with protections of snipers, masked workers and a dumbstruck audience, the worst of all of the monuments was cut and carried., the Liberty Monument. 

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money-in-nestIt must be spring for the scent of Louisiana entrepreneurship and economic development awards are in the air.

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demo-divaJEDCO CHALLENGE

A Jefferson Parish-based pitch competition, held during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), will highlight five innovative startup companies with ties to Jefferson. Please visit our JEDCO Challenge Information Center at www.jedco.org/jedco-entrepreneur-challenge/ to learn about the five companies chosen to participate.

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timwillianson-3Idea Village has entered its second day of Entrepreneurship Week designed to help  businesses In and outside New Orleans to get started or expand.

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new-orleansIn part 3 of Bayoubuzz’s interview with the President and CEO of Idea Village, Tim Williamson, our focus was on the past and future.

 

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idea-villageIdea Village of New Orleans is now in its 13th year.  As its signature event, Entrepreneurship Week is fast approaching, Bayoubuzz interviewed its President and CEO, Tim Williamson, to discuss the New Orleans area, entrepreneurship, the upcoming annual event and other matters.   

 

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 idea-village-stageIn the 1990’s and the early part of this century, Louisiana and the City of New Orleans (not Houston) had a major problem.

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Optimized-Louisiana-Land-LossLouisiana organizations news for today, October 16: Press releases from BGR annual luncheon, Asia business conference, Lafayette chamber of commerce event, our coast by Louisiana seafood, Harlem Globetrotters coming soon, Baton Rouge Area Chamber and more

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