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New Orleans prepares for another hurricane

Aug 27, 2012
If you look at the forecast map for Tropical Storm Isaac this morning, you'll see a scary trajectory. But this time, after billions of dollars and years of preparation, New Orleans might just be ready.
Posted In: New Orleans, hurricane

A musician comes home

Aug 17, 2012
A New Orleans bassist lost everything he owned through Hurricane Katrina. He talks about how his life has progressed since 2005 and what he learned while picking up the pieces.
Posted In: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, musician, Personal Finance, Saving

Bringing fresh food to all of New Orleans

Aug 17, 2012
Actor Wendell Pierce gives an update on his goal of bringing a chain of fresh food grocery stores to New Orleans.
Posted In: Wendell Pierce, New Orleans, groceries

New Orleans' housing market recovery

Aug 17, 2012
A long-time real estate agent in New Orleans talks about the strides made and the challenges being faced in the housing market there.
Posted In: New Orleans, real estate, housing market, Hurricane Katrina

Establishing a life post-Katrina

Aug 17, 2012
A fisherman's son escapes Vietnam to New Orleans, only have to have to escape again.
Posted In: Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, New Orleans, refugees, Entrepreneurship

New Orleans musician finds niche in instrument repair

Aug 14, 2012
The Grammy Award-winning trombonist Stafford Agee is moonlighting as an instrument repairman -- working out of his sweltering garage to make sure New Orleans-area high schoolers have working horns.
Posted In: Music, Small Business, Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans

Gas and oil fuel cities to rebound

Jun 27, 2012
Metros with high-tech, manufacturing and reviving housing sectors also recover faster.
Posted In: New Orleans, cities, recession, recovery

Times-Picayune to cut back jobs and production schedule

May 24, 2012
The main newspaper in New Orleans, which received praise in its Katrina coverage, has announced budget cuts which will mean staff layoffs and a reduction in print editions to three days a week.
Posted In: New Orleans, newspapers

What the Times-Picayune cut back means for New Orleans

May 24, 2012
Former Times-Picayune columnist Chris Rose laments the fact the his old paper is cutting back to three days a week in favor of the web.
Posted In: Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina

Bringing fresh food to everyone in New Orleans

Apr 13, 2012
It's been six years since Hurricane Katrina, and grocery chains are still hesitant to return to New Orleans. Actor Wendell Pierce is trying to fix that by launching his own grocery store chain.
Posted In: Wendell Pierce, New Orleans, Food, groceries

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