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BP rests its case in Gulf spill trial's barrel-counting segment

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.20.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Oct. 21, 2013 edition.) Phase Two of the Macondo spill trial ended Friday in U.S. Distri...

Feds and BP Clash Over Barrels Spilled at Macondo Trial

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.12.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

At the Macondo spill trial, number crunching or quantification of the oil flow started Monday in U.S. District Court in New Orleans, with Judge Carl Barbier presiding. The U.S. is on one side with a figure of about 5 million barrels for the disaster that commenced in 2010, versus BP and Anadarko on the other with 3.26 million barrels.

REPORT: Here Come The Pelicans

AP | By BRETT MARTEL | Posted 01.23.2013 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — People familiar with the decision say the New Orleans Hornets have decided to change their name to the Pelicans next season. ...

Saints Owner Buys Hornets From NBA

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 06.14.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Tom Benson brought stability to the Saints nearly three decades ago and now plans to do the same for the Hornets in small-market New ...

Tom Benson Celebration VIDEO: Saints Owner Celebrates Prematurely

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO) The New Orleans Saints had a chance to win their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers late in the four quarter yesterday. Wi...