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Robert Durst denied bail in New Orleans (New York Daily News)

March 23, 2015 by  
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A New Orleans magistrate judge denied Robert Durst bail Monday, saying the accused killer is a flight risk and danger to others. The deranged 71-year-old heir of the wealthy New York real estate family will be held on weapons charges as authorities arrange his extradition to Los Angeles. On March 14 he was arrested in […]

5-part project to ease New Orleans’ flooding (Engineering News-Record)

March 22, 2015 by  
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In a city that sits below sea level and is surrounded by water, drainage projects can be complex and crucial undertakings. Now more than halfway complete, the Pump to the River project will improve drainage in part of New Orleans by increasing capacity and shortening the distance to the basin. Designed and constructed by the […]

$1 billion “Project Legacy” rises in tight quarters (Engineering News-Record)

March 22, 2015 by  
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It’s no easy task to construct more than a million sq ft of hospital facilities spread out over 12 city blocks. It’s even more difficult when that hospital has to be meticulously designed and constructed from the ground up to withstand high winds and storm surge from a major hurricane. Now more than 60% complete, […]

Super Bowl sparks sales surge in New Orleans (CNNMoney.com)

February 5, 2010 by  
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NEW ORLEANS (CNNMoney.com) — Saints fans have waited more than four decades for their team to get a taste of glory. When kicker Garrett Hartley made a 40-yard field goal to secure the Saints’ first trip to the Super Bowl, it proved to be a win not just for the team but for New Orleans’ […]

Who Dat going to the Super Bowl? The New Orleans Saints!

January 26, 2010 by  
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Tripvine.com (AOL Travel) -It’s funny to think that 43 years of Saints history has ultimately come down to one kick. After a nailbiter of a game, Saints kicker Garrett Hartley made a 40-yard field goal, helping beat the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 and securing a spot in the Super Bowl. For more than 4 decades, the […]

5 Great Things to Do in New Orleans This Weekend

January 3, 2010 by  
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Tripvine (AOL Travel): Today is Friday, January 1, 2010 and here are 5 great New Orleans events you might want to check out this weekend: Sugar Bowl: Even if you’re not going to the game, the Sugar Bowl is sure to pack the Quarter and Canal Street with Bearcat and Gator fans. The Fan Fest […]

8 Things That Will Happen if the Saints Make the Super Bowl

January 3, 2010 by  
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Tripvine (AOL Travel): The Saints may have suffered their second loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday but they still have a shot at the playoffs and can go all the way. For more than a month now, Saints fans have been making reservations in Miami just in case the black and gold make the big […]