Eileen Fleming

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11:27 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Get Ready: It's Hurricane Season

Originally published on Mon June 3, 2013 9:44 am

Officials throughout southeast Louisiana are asking residents to start planning now for hurricanes. A busy season is predicted.

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4:48 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Report: Southeast Louisiana Needs United Drive For Economic Growth

Originally published on Tue July 2, 2013 6:38 pm

A study from the Greater New Orleans Community Data Center is warning that the post-Katrina money which has protected southeast Louisiana from the worst of the national recession will start winding down. Experts are advising a regional approach to economic growth.

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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

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

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

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

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.

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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

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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