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Sun-Times lays off its entire photo staff The irony being no one was there to photographically document it. #DamnShame @ romenesko @ david_c_steele - EMD (@nerditry) May 30, 2013 Actually, there were some photos taken after the announcement.
" Auto writer's test drive ends early when $54,335 Ram truck goes up in smoke JIMROMENESKO.COM
Dallas Morning News auto writer Terry Box took a "tall, broad and powerful" 2013 Ram 1500 Longhorn Edition on a test drive a week ago. The experience was "flawless," he says, until the truck started losing power and speed.
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Eric Gordon's tactics are loveless, innovative and ultimately doomed
Dear New Orleans: I hate you. I am sorry to be blunt, but I get the feeling my message has not gotten through and, as they say, honesty is the best policy. So, again: I hate you. I gave it my best shot. Or, at least, I gave it a shot.
New Orleans Hornets' guard Eric Gordon won't be happy about staying in NOLA
LAS VEGAS - New Orleans Hornets shooting guard Eric Gordon said if the team matches the four-year, $58 million offer sheet he signed this week with the Phoenix Suns, he'll play in the Crescent City but he won't be happy about it.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal refuses to implement Obamacare despite Supreme Court ruling
The Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama's health care law on Thursday, but Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a possible Republican vice presidential contender who has refused to establish a federally mandated health care exchange in his state, said Friday that he will continue to ignore it.
Debby stalls off Florida panhandle; threat to New Orleans remains small
Tropical Storm Debby has stalled off the Florida panhandle south of Panama City this evening, and while the National Hurricane Center is officially listing it with 60 mph winds, forecasters say dry air has worked into its center and has eroded the deep convection at its core.
Algiers attorney Adam Lambert to run for clerk of 2nd City Court
Algiers attorney Adam Lambert has announced he is running for clerk of 2nd City Court this fall. Lambert, law clerk for 2nd City Court Judge Mary "KK'' Norman, is seeking to replace Clerk Marty Broussard, who is running judge. Norman has announced her retirement.
Key figure in probe of former Mayor Ray Nagin has signed plea deal
Newly unsealed documents show that Covington businessman Frank Fradella -- a key figure in the grand jury probe of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin -- has signed a plea agreement in a pending federal securities-fraud case in Texas that will require him to plead guilty to unspecified crimes in federal court in New Orleans.
The slow death of New Orleans' newspaper
The Times-Picayune of New Orleans is abandoning its daily print edition. What will that mean for coverage of one of America's most colourful and corrupt cities?
Interstate 10 shut down in both directions between Kenner and LaPlace
All lanes in both the eastbound and westbound directions on Interstate 10 are shut down tonight between Kenner and LaPlace because of an unspecified police action, according to Louisiana State Police. In the westbound direction, traffic is being diverted off the highway at the Williams Boulevard exit.
World War II Museum offers cool new entertainment this summer
Summertime here can mean that activity slows to a crawl, but the National World War II Museum is battling any heat-induced sluggishness with music, humor and Broadway stars. The New Orleans museum is rolling out a mix of established favorites and new offerings to fill the hottest months with cool entertainment for locals - and tourists bold enough to brave the swelter.
Times-Picayune employees to learn their fates next week
Many newsroom employees spent their Memorial Day weekend updating resumes, obtaining copies of their clips, networking by telephone and social media and following job leads in New Orleans and elsewhere.
Aquarium of the Americas will go Mayan in first major renovation since Katrina
For more than two decades, the initial "wow'' moment for visitors to the Aquarium of the Americas has been the neck-twisting stroll through the 30-foot-long Caribbean Reef tunnel, with its panoramic view of a world brimming with sharks, angelfish and stingrays.
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Pictures of Morrissey Looking Happy - Flavorwire
"I can smile," Morrissey once insisted to an interviewer from UK magazine Details. "I have mastered the art." That's as it may be, but over the years, Moz has cultivated the image of being one of music's more morose characters, largely due to his often sullen public demeanor (and the fact that he has a penchant for penning songs with titles like "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now" and "Trouble Loves Me").
Cop knew about Henry Glover shooting but didn't tell for 5 years
A New Orleans police sergeant in 2010 admitted to the FBI that she was told shortly after Hurricane Katrina that an officer under her command had fatally shot 31-year-old Henry Glover and that other cops were covering up the burning of his body. But Sgt.
The Digital Skeptic: Venice Cafe Better Investment Than Facebook - TheStreet
BOSTON (MainStreet) -- Given a choice between putting money into Mark Z. of Facebook (FB ) or Stefano P. of the Venezia Caffe, I'd invest on Stefano and his local coffee business any day of the week. Right off, investors should love a guy who has as little patience for the social Web as I do.
LPO crests powerfully in season-capping concert with Symphony Chorus of New Orleans
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra unleashed a great, Mississippi flood of music on Saturday, bringing its 2011-2012 season to a triumphant, high-romantic conclusion with Mahler's 9th Symphony, the Austrian titan's last-completed work in the genre. The orchestra also excelled in Brahms' "Schicksalslied" - "Song of Destiny" - a rarely heard choral work that featured Symphony Chorus of New Orleans.