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  • 'Treme' actor Michael Showers is dead at 45

     
    Treme actor Michael Showers has been found dead in the Mississippi River. showers also had parts in The Vampire Diaries and Traffic....
  • Quick FSU Thursday morning notes (Extended Kenny Shaw edition)

     
    Good Thursday morning to you, kind souls. We are now nine … yes, nine days away from the start of the 2011 season. This is of course my first season here at Florida State, so I'm very ready to get things going. I know most of you are just ready to...
  • St. Bernard Sheriff Seeks Help In Locating Actor's Car

    St. Bernard Sheriff Seeks Help In Locating Actor's Car
    St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating the car of Michael Showers, whose body was pulled from the Mississippi River on Wednesday. Showers had a recurring role on the HBO series "Treme" as a New Orleans...
  • The Valley Line: Gumbo and bluegrass on the menu

    We are about to say adieu to the month of August and I did enjoy the lovely and unusual cool mornings we had. Obviously Mother Nature was giving us a fragrant little surprise, as the lawn and foliage around my house were wet with dew, filling the air with...
  • VIDEO: Quick Tuesday FSU notes (Extended scrimmage edition)

     
    Alright, as you've heard by now, Florida State held its second scrimmage of the preseason Tuesday afternoon inside Doak Campbell Stadium. If you already read my tweets (@os_coleyharvey) from after his scrimmage debriefing session with reporters, you'll...
  • On Location: "The Mentalist" TV drama joins film marketing effort

     
    About 300 protesters marched down 56th Street past a theater in Highland Park , hoisting placards with slogans like “Stop Targeting Aliens,” “We’re not Thugs” and chanting “We’re united.” No, this wasn&#...
  • Apple snails on the move, again

    Apple snails on the move, again
    After two years on the decline, apple snails are again spreading across our state. Many in Terrebonne parish thought the past two "colder than normal winters" did away with the apple snail. But they’re back. Invasive species coordinator Michael...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Kill Bill, Volume 1

     
    Sookie's amusing sex dream in which she considers a romantic life involving both Bill and Eric might have been the most salacious component of Sunday's installment of "True Blood," but the episode, "Let's Get Out of Here" -- named for the Taylor Swift...
  • Obama's 'Brave New World' and other books

     
    President Obama buys books on his Martha's Vineyard holiday; he's also authored some, as have several of the GOP presidential candidates....
  • Fish Kill In Pearl River Not Toxic

    Fish Kill In Pearl River Not Toxic
    Day two and there's still a lot of work to do. "We are putting a big dent in picking up the dead fish, but it's huge and there are hundreds of thousands of fish out there,"  Kevin Davis, St. Tammany's Parish President said. There are about 120 boats and...
  • Interior department to hold big gulf oil lease sale

     
    The Obama administration plans to offer more than 20 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas leases, the first such sale since the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill....