Tracking the Katrina Diaspora a tricky task: Where are they now?
Aug. 28, 2006
First The Wall Street Journal gushes over Mobile. Now the Louisville Courier-Journalsings Mobile's praises: Is that Entrepreneur magazine on the doorstep, holding flowers? And Parade is on the phone? Have we lost weight? Did we come in to some money? Hush now, y'all, before all this sweet talk goes to our heads.
New Orleans one year later. The view from Mobile: Part 8: In despair, opportunity.
Mouse Party: This site should appeal to anyone who wants or needs to understand how drugs work. It is a highly entertaining treatment of a serious and complicated subject. Each mouse is a different drug. It should also fascinate web designers.
Aug. 24, 2006
The Political Round-Up: USA Brookley campus a desirable bauble; MHB all 'lawyered up;' Dems seek new leader; city getting its ducks in a row; Barton bears saving; a 'Strom' warning; and tainted money?
New Orleans gets good news from Carnival Cruise Line.
Aug. 17, 2006
Jill Carroll's Story: "'You're my brother, you're truly my brother,' I said in Arabic. 'Promise me you will use this gun to kill me by your own hand. I don't want that knife, I don't want the knife. Use the gun.'
Aug. 16, 2006
New Orleans one year later. The view from Mobile: Coming soon. President Bush, MBT is told, plans to be in New Orleans Tuesday, Aug. 29 to observe the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Over There or Last Call From the Sandbox (courtesy of Ed Acevedo).
Aug. 14, 2006
The Mobile City Council today moved to reconstitute the city's municipal court bench, tapping as full-time municipal judges Holmes Whiddon and Shelbonnie Hall and part-time judges Rose McPhillips and Matt Green. Whiddon and Ms. McPhillips have previously served as part-time judges in municipal court. Ms. Hall has been a city prosecutor. The action, once formally ratified by the council at a regular meeting, will bring to a close the tenures of Municipal Judges James Lackey and Wanda Rahman and part-time Judge John Coleman.
Government releases detailed information on 9/11 crashes:
Complete air-ground transcripts of hijacked 9/11 flight recordings declassified.
Aug. 10, 2006
The Political Round-Up: AG bears bad news for local nominees; Duck, duck, goose or fowl play in the park; No No. 2 in Baldwin; Fe, Fi, Figures' foe for Sessions in '08?; Making it official in the U.S. Attorney's office; Judgment day nears for city judges.
Aug. 8, 2006
Bush's Plan: The United States of America ... and Mexico ... and Canada?
Former Mobile area public defender arrested after Texas toot.
Aug. 3, 2006
A political potpourri: Is Jack back?; A neutered Nodine?; Life in the political Grey area; Can a bank lack vision?; the future is written in the past; a boutique Bayou: can the end be near?; are notepads passe' in a BlackBerry world?
Aug. 2, 2006
Judge seeks court's guidance on fate of Democratic sheriff nominee.