The New Orleans Saints signed paralyzed Devon Walker to honorary contract.
May 18 2014, 3:18pm CDT
Source: Canadian Business Online
NEW ORLEANS – Federal prosecutors are appealing a judge’s decision to grant a new trial to a former BP engineer convicted of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The notice of appeal was filed in the case of Kurt Mix in federal courts Friday.
Prosecutors accused Mix of deleting text messages about the amount of oil flowing from BP’s Macondo well after the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.
U.S. District Judge Stanwood ...
Full article at: Canadian Business Online
10 hours ago, 3:26pm CDT
Bids for the 2018 Super Bowl are heating up among the contending cities of Minneapolis, Indianapolis and New Orleans. They will make their respective presentations to NFL owners in two weeks in Atlanta, Ga..
May 7 2014, 7:27pm CDT
Source: Environmental Defense Fund
The Outreach Coordinator will develop and implement outreach and engagement strategies to advance priorities of the Mississippi River Delta Restoration program. Focusing on the Greater New Orleans area, the Outreach Coordinator will educate and engage community leaders and other key stakeholders, such as the faith community, neighborhood associations, student groups, landowners, and elected officials.
Plan, develop, and execute an ed ...
Full article at: Environmental Defense Fund
12 hours ago, 12:53pm CDT
*Despite a successful 20th anniversary with record-breaking attendance, the Essence Festival will be without a major talent in the future as Stephanie Mills vowed to never perform at the annual event again. Mills was among a star-studded line-up of vocalists and speakers who performed and appeared at this year’s event in New Orleans. Although she […] ...
Full article at: EURweb
20 hours ago, 4:55am CDT
WWE WrestleMania 30 has outdone itself in the capacity of highest grossing event. Hulk Hogan hosted this event while Brock Lesnar defeated Undertaker for the very first time.
Apr 7 2014, 9:08am CDT
Oftentimes in America, it seems as if there is no light at the end of the tunnel concerning national affairs. In particular, America is inundated with the crimes of those who represent and serve “We the People,” and often the American people are under the impression that criminal representatives suffer no consequence. Also, the American people are used to the state-run media magnifying the crimes c ...
Full article at: WND
1 day ago, 7:06pm CDT
Cities are often hotspots of, well, heat. As cities sprawl and heat waves worsen, the urban heat island effect is subjecting city dwellers to the dangers of heat stroke, not to mention thirstiness, panting, and unsightly perspiration patterns.
One problem is that concrete and mortar store more heat than do soils and plants. Running air conditioners keeps rooms in cities cool, but they also heat up the air outside. And there are differences in the efficiency with which different landsca ...
Full article at: Miller-McCune
1 day ago, 1:42pm CDT
Scott Bakula is set to lead the NCIS spin-off set in New Orleans on CBS.
Feb 4 2014, 5:21am CST