New Orleans Quotes

Found 102 quotes in the topic of New Orleans .
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"If you lose the sounds coming out of New Orleans, you lose part of the American language. I realize we're just a TV show, but we feel we have a real obligation to let these people know we haven't forgotten about them, that we'll do whatever we can to make things right." Ty Pennington
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"Has your district defended any cases on behalf of the (U.S.) Army Corps of Engineers against claims brought by environmental groups seeking to block or otherwise impede the Corps work on the levees protecting New Orleans? If so, please describe the case and the outcome of the litigation." The Clarion-Ledger
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Litigation    New Orleans   

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"Whether this delay directly affected the levees that broke in New Orleans is difficult to ascertain." The Clarion-Ledger
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"It's been a total headache, ... We had trouble getting officials because the state (LHSAA) ruled New Orleans officials were unacceptable this season because they have not been going to their weekly meetings and they are supposed to be working for other associations in Thibodaux and Hammond." The Eagles
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"She said to me, 'Baby, are you from New Orleans? Oh I'm so sorry, baby. Here, take this,' ... I couldn't believe I had $208." Jon Moore
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"Just like the many people in New Orleans who were hard to convince that the levees should have been upgraded until disaster struck." John Kelly
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Disaster    New Orleans   

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"If you can employ people in New Orleans, ... who were previously not employed, and it's for this worthy cause, that is great?. You could actually have a flood recovery economy in New Orleans for a number of years. And it could bring a better racial balance integrating white neighborhoods, thinning out the concentrated poverty in black neighborhoods, creating jobs and opportunities for people who didn't have them before." Jack Davis
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Economy    Jobs    New Orleans    Poverty   

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"Everyone knows New Orleans was a marginal major league market. More and more, the NFL has come to rely on corporate dollars and New Orleans doesn't have a very large corporate base." Gary Roberts
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New Orleans    NFL   

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"We've helped the state a lot. When people watch our games, they forget they're living in a trailer instead of their house in New Orleans. It feels great to know we're making people happy." Garrett Temple
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Games    New Orleans   

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"We've helped the state a lot. When people watch our games, they forget for a while they're living in a trailer in Shreveport or Houston instead of their house in New Orleans. We are making people feel happy, at least for a moment, and nothing is more satisfying than that." Garrett Temple
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"I moved to Louisiana to become the executive Chef at Commander's Place. And I must say I had some encouragement from friends such as Ella Brennan, the queen of the New Orleans's culinary set, and others. This was very flattering to a young man with a dream. I was only 26 years old." Emeril Lagasse
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Encouragement    Louisiana    New Orleans    Queen   

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"Nothing prepared us for the scope of devastation down there. In the New Orleans area, just about anywhere you looked, you saw people on rooftops that needed help or people waving things out of windows that needed help." Dan Taylor
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Devastation    New Orleans   

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"We've never done anything like this before. Our mission has always been to bring tourism to New York City. But the time is right for tourists to begin returning to New Orleans, and New Yorkers are always trendsetters." Cristyne Nicholas
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New Orleans    New York    Tourists   

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"We were in constant communication with them throughout the semester. We wanted to make it clear that we understood that they were visiting students, and we were here to aid the institutions in New Orleans that were closed." Courtney Cassard
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Institutions    New Orleans   

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"Galveston was the biggest city in Texas and second to New Orleans as the most important port on the Gulf Coast. The city started rebuilding right away, but was unable to convince investors to invest in Galveston. Now, it's just a town for tourists. That hurricane is the reason that Houston is the biggest city in Texas now." Christopher Morris
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Gulf Coast    Hurricane    Investors    New Orleans    Tourists   

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"New Orleans was a musician's paradise. But if we all leave, that music scene could be gone." Chris Lee
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"Have your camera with you at all time. I went to New Orleans for spring break and now it's a mess. You never know what's going to happen or how things will change." Chris Meyer
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"She had been used to the heat of New Orleans for so many years, and she found La Jolla cold." Bonnie Adams
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"The departure of our ships from New Orleans symbolizes another positive step in the city's recovery as we prepare for our return to New Orleans in October to resume normal cruise operations." Bob Dickinson
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"Having lived through the last year here, this is my advice to New Orleans and the other Gulf Coast towns: Don't make big camps with thousands of people, because it doesn't work. It takes a bad situation and, for many people, actually makes it worse." Bob Hebert
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Gulf Coast    New Orleans   

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"[Bush's priority is redistributing money from the bottom up, Herbert says. It's a harsh criticism, but some of the facts support Herbert's claim.] One of the first things the president did in the aftermath of Katrina was to poke his finger in the eyes of struggling workers by suspending the requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act, ... This is one more way of taking money from the working poor and handing it to the wealthy. A construction laborer in New Orleans who would ordinarily be paid about $9 an hour, the prevailing wage in the city, can now be paid less. So much for the president's commitment to fighting poverty." Bob Herbert
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Money    New Orleans    Poverty    Priority   



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