Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Handelsman to join Advocate ~ The NOLA Advocate
Walt Handelsman has been a Slabbed tweep for a while now and I’m happy to hear he is back coming home from the north east.
The Jefferson Parish Hospital debacle takes another twisted turn as the BS is freely flowing:
Perhaps the power brokers should not have stripped the public of that right to begin with but what’s done is done. Yesterday a reader noted even the Jefferson Parish coroner chipped in his two cents on this man made disaster:
Jefferson Parish should start over on hospital lease search ~ Gerry Cvitanovich
Next up is Maybury on the Mississippi Coast:
Bay violated open meetings law ~ Seacoast Echo
The sentence for this violation is 40 lashes with a wet noodle.
Next up is developer Jim MacPhaille and the old Second Street Elementary School as he makes the PR rounds with the local media. It is interesting to see virtually identical stories across several differing local media outlets on this topic.
NOLA developer buys Katrina damaged school ~ AP via NOLA City Business
Finally, a reader sends an alert that Joseph Ryan at the Chicago Tribune continues to nail the video poker industry in Illinois and Louisiana’s Nicky Nichols in particular.
Gambling regulators ‘working on’ video poker reforms ~ Joseph Ryan