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11/16- Beyond the Flood

What lessons did residents and state officials learn from this historic event and what challenges remain?

The August floodwaters that inundated South Louisiana have receded and the recovery continues. What lessons did residents and state officials learn from this historic event and what challenges remain? What federal aid is still available for homeowners and renters and how should the state disburse it? How can the state help to ensure that poor and affluent neighborhoods recover equally? What impact should the floods have on building standards, mitigation and prevention? And could jumpstarting stalled diversion projects prevent a similar disaster in the future? WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2016

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They are completely avoiding the topic of how to avoid flood in the future,
such as removing the I-12 barrier, and finishing the Comite diversion project. 
Very disappointing.

Posted by Richard Goodell  on  11/16  at  08:45 PM

Just a short note complimenting Bob Courtney on the content and the moderation of the Beyond the Flood Public Square program. well done and thanks to Bob and the panel participants.

Posted by Carol Harbo  on  11/16  at  09:11 PM
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01/17 - Healthy New Year!

What is the best approach to shedding pounds in a state where cuisine is part of its culture?

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January heralds the beginning of a New Year and for many, a resolution to practice a healthier lifestyle. According to the 13th annual State of Obesity report, Louisiana now has the highest rate of adult obesity in the country.

So, what is the best approach to shedding pounds in a state where cuisine is part of its culture? Which diet is the most effective for losing weight? What weight loss surgeries are available and how safe are they? And what role does exercise play in the health equation? Louisiana Public Square searches for answers on “Healthy New Year!” Wednesday, January 25 at 7pm on LPB HD and in New Orleans on WLAE. (Recording Tuesday, January 24)

Do you have a story of weight loss challenges and success that you want to share? Be a part of our audience when we record “Healthy New Year!” on Tuesday, January 24 at 7 p.m. at LPB. Email your contact information to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Seating is limited, so reply soon!




Our panelists are:
• Drake Bellanger, M.D., Weight Loss Surgical Centers of Louisiana
• Catherine Champagne, Ph.D. , Pennington Biomedical Research Center
• Stephanie Elwood, Southern University AgCenter
• Rudy Macklin, Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports


LPB CEO, Beth Courtney and family physician and author, Dr. Rani Whitfield, moderate the discussion.


Louisiana Public Square can also be heard on public radio stations WRKF in Baton Rouge; Red River Radio in Shreveport and Monroe; and WWNO in New Orleans. Check the station websites for schedules.



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