canals http://wwno.org en Man falls into canal, apparently drowns http://wwno.org/post/man-falls-canal-apparently-drowns <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">New Orleans police say a 29-year-old man died after falling into a canal near Irish Bayou in New Orleans East.</span></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Officer Garry Flot, a police spokesman, says the body of Harold Johnson of New Orleans was found Sunday afternoon, near the spot where he fell in earlier that day.</p> Mon, 28 May 2012 19:03:57 +0000 The Associated Press 12230 at http://wwno.org Judge Clears Way for Corps to Re-Bid New Orleans Pump Work http://wwno.org/post/judge-clears-way-corps-re-bid-new-orleans-pump-work <p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) &mdash; After months of delay over legal wrangling, a federal judge says the Army Corps of Engineers can re-start the bidding process for a $700 million contract to build pump stations at the mouths of three drainage canals in New Orleans. Two of the canals were breached during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.</p> Wed, 16 May 2012 14:56:00 +0000 The Associated Press 11211 at http://wwno.org