Building business skills in New Orleans' music industry

Apr 12, 2012
New Orleans has long been a music Mecca, but it has surprisingly little infrastructure for the business side of the industry. To help fill this gap, two hip-hop entrepreneurs have been sharing the gospel of copyright and licensing with local…

Wendell Pierce on bringing grocery stores back to New Orleans

Mar 15, 2012
The actor from shows like "The Wire" and "Treme" is opening a chain of grocery stores in his hometown of New Orleans, a place he says has been underserved by American industry.
Actor Wendell Pierce promotes 'Treme: The Complete First Season' on March 31, 2011 in New York City. Pierce is opening a chain of grocery stores in his hometown of New Orleans, a place he says has been underserved by American industry.
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Mid-day Extra: Drew Brees breaks an NFL record

Dec 27, 2011
Quarterback Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints is now the NFL's record-holder for the most yards passing in a single season.

America's Top Ten Filthiest Cities

Jun 14, 2011
Who knew that one of America's favorite festivals would land New Orleans the not-so-coveted title of America's dirtiest city. New Orleans, known...

MID-DAY UPDATE: GDP revised down

Aug 27, 2010
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke stepped up to the podium to kick off a big central bankers' convention in Wyoming. We have one analyst's...