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2014-09-03 16:28:12

U.S. Forensic Firm of Metairie, LA, has been honored with a recognition by New Orleans CityBusiness in its selection of "Top 100 Private Companies." METAIRIE, La., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the August, 2014 issue of New Orleans CityBusiness published by New Orleans Publishing Group, L.L.C., U.S. Forensic Firm was selected for the following honor: "Top 100 Private Companies"...

2013-02-25 23:02:39

Terrel J. Broussard selected as one of fifty honorees by Citybusiness. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Montgomery Barnett, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that partner Terrel J. Broussard was selected as one of 50 honorees by Citybusiness based on his professional and community contributions. Mr. Broussard has been a partner with Montgomery Barnett for over twelve years. His practice focuses on litigation in areas that include Employment Law, Construction Law, Insurance...

2008-10-13 03:00:21

By Anonymous Producers who broker policies for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana received a surprise in their e-mail inboxes Sept. 25: a spreadsheet that contained all of their personal information including Social Security numbers. The e-mail went out about 4 p.m. and was followed by another message 30 minutes later recalling the message. The spreadsheet contained personal information for 1,787 producers. The next day, BCBS of Louisiana Chief Marketing Officer Mike Reitz contacted...

2008-10-13 03:00:17

By Moises, Christian The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the Department of Psychiatry at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine a $1.6 million grant over four years. The funding will support the expansion of services of LSUHSC's Louisiana Rural Trauma Services Center to children and families in the three parishes most devastated by Hurricane Katrina - Orleans, St. Bernard and...

2008-10-06 03:00:17

By Anonymous Passenger counts at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport jumped 6.4 percent in August compared with the same month a year ago, according to figures released by the airport today. There were 626,215 arriving and departing passengers in August 2008 compared with 588,444 in August 2007. Also, the number of passengers for the first eight months of 2008 is 12.2 percent higher than in the same period last year. From January through August this year, there were 5.64...

2008-10-06 03:00:12

By Anonymous Physicians and surgeons were the highest-paid employees in the New Orleans area in 2007, earning an average of $170,063 a year, according to the Louisiana Department of Labor's 2008 Occupational Employment and Wages report. Medical jobs dominated the top five paying positions in the state, with family and general practitioners making an average of $167,893, followed by optometrists at $163,073, chief executives at $145,100 and pediatricians at $144,380. The rest of the top...

2008-09-29 03:00:23

By Anonymous Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport had a 7.3 percent increase in arriving and departing passengers in July compared with July 2007, and year-to-date passenger totals are up 13 percent from a year ago, according to figures released today by the airport. In July, the airport had 720,286 passengers, up from 671,443 July 2007. Year-to-date, the airport has had 5.01 million passengers, up from 4.4 million during the same period last year. Credit: CityBusiness...

2008-09-29 03:00:20

By Anonymous The Minerals Management Service has awarded an $8.5 million grant to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources to study different types of shoreline protection at the existing Rockefeller Refuge area along the Gulf of Mexico shoreline. The proposed project will install and analyze the effectiveness of four different test sections of shoreline protection located along the Gulf, from Beach Prong to Joseph Harbor, approximately 45 miles southeast of Lake Charles....

2008-09-29 03:00:18

By Anonymous After hurricanes Gustav and Ike caused levee breaches and overtopping in Plaquemines Parish this year, Parish President Billy Nungesser is pushing for private levees to be federalized. Nungesser was at the Pentagon today meeting with John Paul Woodley Jr., assistant secretary of the Army, and Hans Van Antwerp, chief of engineers for the Army Corps of Engineers. Credit: CityBusiness Staff (Copyright 2008 Dolan Media Newswires) (c) 2008 New Orleans CityBusiness. Provided...

2008-09-15 03:00:25

By Anonymous Gulf of Mexico oil and gas operators are shutting down production because of Hurricane Ike, the Minerals Management Service said. About 96.9 percent of oil production and 93.3 of natural gas production has been put on pause. Estimated oil production from the Gulf is 1.3 million barrels a day. Estimated natural gas production from the Gulf is 7.4 billion cubic feet a day. As of 11:30 a.m. today, personnel have been evacuated from a total of 562 production platforms, or...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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