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Overcoming fear of water in New Orleans, one plot, one class at a time

New Orleans is tormented by water. Every summer residents turn to the Gulf of Mexico, scanning for the next hurricane to cross… Read More »

6/13/2014 | Read Story »

Flood insurance coalition, created to fight premium spikes, turns to long-term fix

As FEMA rolls out measures to limit flood insurance premium increases for homeowners, the United States must find a long-term, permanent fix for the… Read More »

6/13/2014 | Read Story »

BR, N.O. rank high nationally among infrastructure-related jobs

The Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas rank high in a report on infrastructure-related jobs, a sector that would benefit… Read More »

5/31/2014 | Read Story »

New Sewerage & Water Board members all confirmed

Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s eight appointments to the newly restructured Sewerage & Water Board won approval from the City Council on… Read More »

5/24/2014 | Read Story »

Laitram forges another university partnership

A Jefferson Parish company has bolstered its supply chain for new employees with a new academic partnership. The University of… Read More »

5/23/2014 | Read Story »

Businesswoman shares how New Orleans made peace, and profit, with the water

As rising sea levels encroach on American cities up and down the Eastern Seaboard, one city has given up the… Read More »

5/23/2014 | Read Story »

Positive signs in Louisiana

We hear a lot about what’s wrong with Louisiana. Some of the statistics that rank us behind most states in… Read More »

5/22/2014 | Read Story »

St. Bernard, Nunez and GNO Inc. team-up for industrial training program

St. Bernard Parish, Nunez Community College and GNO Inc. have launched a new initiative to provide scholarships for Nunez’s technical and industrial… Read More »

5/15/2014 | Read Story »