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    Bill Gates blogs about meeting Steve Gleason

    Bill Gates has written a blog about his recent meeting with former Saint Steve Gleason.

  • SCHOOL CLOSURES

    The following schools are closed today due to wintry weather conditions: - Tangipahoa Parish Public Schools - Washington Parish Public Schools - St. Tammany Parish Public & Catholic Schools - Annunciation Catholic School in Bogalusa - Lake Castle Private School in Slidell - Delgado Community College (Slidell and Covington campuses only) - Southeastern Louisiana University (Including all satellite locations in Mandeville, Baton Rouge, and Walker) - St. Joan of Arc Catholic School and Banneker Elementary in New Orleans are closed […]

  • School Closures

    The chilly temps have caused several schools in the area to close today. McMain High School is closed due to heater problems. Ella Dolhonde Elementary and Loranger Elementary, Middle and High Schools are all closed due to boiler failure. The Claiborne campus of Lycee Francais is also closed. The Patton and Zoo campuses will be open.

  • Eggs Benedict with Black Truffle Sea Salt Hollandaise

    Ingredients from Grocer English Muffins 2 slices of ham 2 poached eggs Ingredients from Grocer for Hollandaise 3 egg yolks 3oz of butter 1 tsp lemon juice Splash of Hot Sauce   Ingredients from The Spice & Tea Exchange Black Truffle Sea Salt 1. Poach eggs in 2 cups of simmering water and 2 TBLS of Vinegar for 5 minutes 2. For the Hollandaise-Melt butter in a saucepan. 3.  Mix egg yolks, lemon juice and hot sauce and TSTE Black […]

  • Free Ride Home Program

    The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is offering its free Holiday Ride Home program to prevent drinking and driving. This is the 30th year for the program. Anyone in St. Bernard Parish who feels they’ve had one too many this holiday season can call (504) 271-2501. Someone will pick you up and take you home… no questions asked. The program runs through January 2nd.

  • Twin Chinese Girls Engage in Taekwondo Fight

    Your double dose of giggles as these twins from China engage in an epic Taekwondo battle.

  • Suspect Arrested in Kidnapping of 7-Year-Old Girl

    Jefferson Parish deputies have arrested 29-year-old Steven David Carter in the kidnapping of a 7-year-old girl in Metairie. Late Wednesday night, Sheriff Newell Normand said Carter, of 4108 Iowa Street in Kenner, was charged with one count of aggravated kidnapping of a child and other charges. Frantic family members called Jefferson Parish deputies to the Yorkshire Edenborn Apartments just before 5 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies say Carter walked into the courtyard several times, before picking the little girl up from behind […]

  • “We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Roomba”

    Warm and Fuzzy – Cat in Shark Costume Chasing a Duck

  • Boston Marathon attack suspects: 1 dead, 1 on the run

    (CNN) — [Updated 8:14 a.m. ET] Several sources tell CNN that the dead suspect has been identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, and the one still being sought is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, age 19. #WANTED: Updated photo of 19 year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev released. Suspect considered armed & dangerous. pic.twitter.com/pzps8ovJTb — Boston Police Dept. (@bostonpolice) April 19, 2013 [Updated 8:10 a.m. ET] The suspects involved in the Boston bombings are brothers originally from the Russian Caucasus and had moved to Kazakhstan at a […]