New Orleans, La. – Ryan says he was told by Louisiana State University System President John Lombardi that he was dismissed. He says he was not given a reason. Ryan has been chancellor for the past seven years, in charge of UNO through Hurricane Katrina recovery and budget shortfalls.
New Orleans, La. – Economists often describe New Orleans as being countercyclical, meaning when national trends head one way we often go the other, or at least we tend to veer off the path. And, in the past few years, the extraordinary circumstances of Katrina recovery have only magnified that dynamic. But even with all that in mind, the news coming out of the New Orleans restaurant sector these days seems incredible.
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - "Ancestors and Descendants: Ancient Southwestern America at the Dawn of the 20th Century" - the book-length catalog by Paul Tarver and Cristin Nunez - that accompanies a fascinating new exhibit at the New Orleans Museim of Art...
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New Orleans, LA – Keeping people healthy and fit is one St. Tammany resident's mission in life. This week on Northshore Focus, Jollaine Schear talks to a national fitness champion and trainer who was recently voted the #1 Fittest person in Louisiana.
New Orleans, La. – Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu stood with Republican Congressman Steve Scalise of Metairie in calling for legislation ensuring Gulf states get most of BP's fines. Landrieu has introduced legislation in the Senate. Scalise says he will introduce a similar bill in the House.