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Flood insurance woes in St. Charles Parish will occur across the nation

As politics reigns in Washington, the nation waits for Congress to pass the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, delaying the… Read More »

1/21/2014 | Read Story »

Smoothie King CEO Wan Kim pledges to keep company headquarters in New Orleans area

Wan Kim, the CEO of Smoothie King, declared his commitment to the New Orleans business community Thursday afternoon (Jan 16.), reiterating… Read More »

1/16/2014 | Read Story »

Flood insurance bill gets final push from senators

A bipartisan group of senators made another push Tuesday for a vote on legislation to delay hikes in federal flood… Read More »

1/7/2014 | Read Story »

As 2013 ends, taking stock of a promising year in New Orleans: Editorial

Perhaps a year that started with New Orleans hosting its 10th Super Bowl was bound to be a good one.… Read More »

12/29/2013 | Read Story »

New Orleans ranks #1 in in-migration for ‘Prime Workers’

According to a recent analysis from Forbes Magazine, titled ‘Where Working Age Americans are Moving,’ Greater New Orleans is #1… Read More »

12/27/2014 | Read Story »

Tell Congress to spare Americans flood-insurance rate hikes

Flood insurance is not for daredevil homeowners who lack the sense to pick higher ground. Flooding is our country’s most… Read More »

12/13/13 | Read Story »

Delgado Community College’s December commencement will set a record, with 995 graduates

Delgado Community College’s graduating class next week will be the biggest in the school’s 92-year history, with 995 men and… Read More »

12/9/2013 | Read Story »

St. Tammany Parish home builders group hears about Biggert-Waters Act flood insurance woes

Armed with slides showing homes and businesses that will experience astronomical flood insurance rate increases, a representative of a coalition fighting for… Read More »

12/3/2013 | Read Story »