Features by Kate Archer Kent
Posted In: Hurricane Isaac, Louisiana, prisons
Residents in northwest Louisiana are preparing homes and businesses for possible flooding as the remnants of Isaac make a slow progression northward.
Posted In: Libya, export
Libya is expected to grow as a market for U.S. exports, but a small timber company in Louisiana has been relying on Libyan customers for years.
Posted In: Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, New Orleans, refugees, Entrepreneurship
A fisherman's son escapes Vietnam to New Orleans, only have to have to escape again.
Posted In: real estate, condo, Housing, Florida
Empty nesters with money to spend are fueling something of a boom in Florida's vacation home market.
Posted In: fracking, natural gas, drilling
A new survey suggests “fracking” terminology may need an image overhaul.
Posted In: Keystone pipeline
TransCanada has secured almost all the land it needs to begin construction of the XL Pipeline. But a few landowners are holding out.
Posted In: South by Southwest, airbnb, short-term rental
Anyone headed to the South by Southwest festival needs a place to stay. For a price, Austin homeowners will move out for a week.
Posted In: Entertainment, film, movies, Oscars, academy awards, Louisiana
Like most states, Louisiana wants to capture some of Hollywood's production business. An Oscar-nominated film from Shreveport may provide the ticket.
Posted In: Entertainment, reality tv, South, CMT
Reality TV is cheap to make and there's a whole lot of it out there. These days, producers are finding characters in the backwoods of Louisiana.