New Orleans flooding

Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
August 29, 2018 - 2:51 pm
One of my favorite quotes is “it’s not what you achieve in life…it’s what you overcome.” I’ve never seen that personified more than I did after talking to Charles Heisser this morning. On the thirteenth anniversary of Katrina, I thought it would be interesting to follow one couple’s odyssey through...
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Scoot
August 29, 2018 - 11:30 am
Thirteen years ago, a disaster hit New Orleans that would have a lasting impact on the city’s culture. It was August 29, 2005 when Hurricane Katrina crashed into the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coast. New Orleans was devastated more by the failure of the protective levee system than...
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Scoot
August 21, 2018 - 12:44 pm
I love New Orleans, but... New Orleans may be the most tradition-rich city in America. The city is older than the country, and the many cultures that contributed to the foundation of New Orleans helped create a unique cultural landscape that continues to place New Orleans at the top of the list of...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
November 17, 2017 - 7:08 pm
I suppose any commentary about the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board should be begin with a blanket apology for the inevitable puns that will naturally occur. Let’s face it; we’re talking about a system of pipes, buried underground, that convey substances that make Andy’s crawl to freedom in the...
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Scoot
August 11, 2017 - 10:46 am
There is already a very positive side to the reaction to last Saturday’s flooding and the revelations of incompetence within the Sewage & Water Board and the city of New Orleans. Have you noticed that the collective resolve to hold Mayor Landrieu, S&WB Executive Director Cedric Grant and...
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