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Preventing the predictable

It’s been a tragic and trying week for Southeast Louisiana and the rest of the Gulf Coast as Hurricane Isaac unleashed days of torrential rains,

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Questions from the storm

By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor It’s Friday, August 31, 2012. The sun is shining, birds are chirping away and it looks like

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Kennedy ready to assist local governments in expediting recovery funding
The Louisiana Department of the Treasury and the State Bond Commission are offering financial assistance to local governments hoping to jump-start recovery from the impact of Hurricane Isaac this past ...
Seven years after Katrina, a divided New Orleans
By Jordan Flaherty Contributing Writer Seven years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has become a national laboratory for government reforms. But the process through which those experiments have been carried out rarely ...
List of area businesses reopened
From WWLTV.com New Orleans-area business opening as of Thursday, August 30: Grocery stores: Langenstein's - uptown and Metairie Rd open til 6pm Robert Fresh Market will be open from 10 a.m. ...
Looking forward to the return of our ‘Mother-in-Law’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Following the news that the City Planning Commission gave the thumbs up for trumpeter/vocalist Kermit Ruffins to reopen the world-famous Ernie K-Doe’s Mother-in-Law Lounge, the question buzzing ...
Coastal leaders want BP to clean up its mess
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Regional leaders at a Gulf Coast Restoration Summit, held in New Orleans on August 17, said they’re relieved that Congress passed the RESTORE Act in June, especially ...
Could the BP spill still be killing the dolphins?
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Environmental Attorney Stuart Smith observed to The Louisiana Weekly, “We have had massive dolphin die offs in the past 24 months, tremendous falls in shrimp populations, and ...
Katrina Pain Index 2012: Seven years and counting…
By Bill Quigley and Davida Finger Contributing Writers No. 1 rank of New Orleans in fastest growing U.S. cities between 2010 and 2011. Source: Census Bureau. No. 1 ...
Louisiana reporting double digit cases of West Nile infections
By David T. Baker The Louisiana Weekly The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals reported last week that 24 new cases of human West Nile infections have been reported ...

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