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New Orleans setting a new economic curve after Katrina

In the three decades leading up to Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans’ job growth greatly lagged the rest of the South… Read More »

8/19/2015 | Read Story »

Why New Orleans’s Black Residents Are Still Underwater After Katrina

Bring a map of New Orleans.’’ That was all that Alden J. McDonald Jr., president and chief executive of Liberty… Read More »

8/18/2015 | Read Story »

Post-Katrina Baton Rouge has bigger incomes, less crime than before storm, report says

Hurricane Katrina’s initial stresses on the Baton Rouge area, a shortage of housing for the displaced and even worse traffic,… Read More »

8/18/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans may be the country’s most creative city

New Orleans tops a list of “Best Cities to Live in If You Work in a Creative Field.” According to… Read More »

8/17/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans, 10 years later

Eighty percent of New Orleans was flooded, tens of thousands of people were left homeless, the city had no power… Read More »

8/05/2015 | Read Story »

UMC New Orleans ready to welcome patients this weekend

After years of construction and anticipation, the billion-dollar University Medical Center is ready for what some may call its biggest… Read More »

7/28/2015 | Read Story »

Finnish company makes mark in N.O.

Finnish equipment manufacturer Cajo Technologies, whose machines make permanent markings and color patterns on all types of products, will open… Read More »

7/25/2015 | Read Story »

A Storm of Change: Business Resilience, Rebuilding and Recovery

August 29, 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. In many ways, Katrina was a blessing to New Orleans.… Read More »

7/23/2015 | Read Story »