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NPR Story
7:47 am
Fri March 8, 2013

BP Could Still Settle Civil Case

Albert H. Teich

Originally published on Thu March 7, 2013 9:59 am

Law professor says BP could still settle civil suit.

Testimony continues in week two of the BP oil spill trial in federal court. But one legal expert says the case could still reach a settlement.

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Deepwater Horizon
11:02 am
Sun March 3, 2013

BP Trial Heads Into Second Week

Originally published on Sat March 2, 2013 1:03 pm

First week of BP trial wraps up.

BP executives are gearing up for testifying at the second week of a federal trial in New Orleans over its 2010 oil spill. Officials from the oil giant have so far blamed other companies for the disaster.

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Food Hubs
10:06 am
Wed February 27, 2013

USDA Local-Food Initiative Announced At Hollygrove Farm

Eileen Fleming WWNO

Originally published on Wed February 27, 2013 9:44 am

USDA announces

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is pushing a new shopping method called “food hubs” to get more local produce to market. Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan made the announcement at the Hollygrove Market and Farm in New Orleans.

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NPR Story
9:35 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Nagin's Legal Battle Begins In Federal Court

Eileen Fleming WWNO

Originally published on Thu February 21, 2013 10:25 am

The case against former Mayor Ray Nagin gets under way.

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is officially battling his federal corruption charges. He made his first appearance before a judge, and pleaded not guilty.

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Keystone XL Pipeline
10:42 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Senator Landrieu Backing Keystone Pipeline

Originally published on Fri February 15, 2013 12:08 pm

U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu is pushing for support of the Keystone pipeline.

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-LA, on the Senate floor.

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Deepwater Horizon
11:22 am
Wed January 30, 2013

BP Facing Billions More In Fines Over Oil Spill

Originally published on Wed January 30, 2013 10:27 am

Huge civil penalties looming for BP.

BP has agreed to a $4 billion settlement of a criminal case filed by the Justice Department over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A pending civil case could cost tens of billions of dollars more in penalties.

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