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The Economy Project
7:38 am
Sat January 16, 2010

Biden Announces Loan Forgiveness

New Orleans, La. – The Vice President said New Orleans and other cities and agencies will soon have an opportunity to shed some crushing debt. He said communities must show they still need help to have those loans forgiven.

He made the announcement at the St. Bernard Community Center. Senator Mary Landrieu joined Biden at the event attended by about 300 people. She also arranged for him to visit southwest Louisiana communities still recovering from hurricanes of 2005.

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The Economy Project
12:55 pm
Thu January 14, 2010

Full Circle for a Farmers Market

New Orleans, LA –
Just as cycles of growth and rebirth set the pace down on the farm, a farmers market in Mid-City has recently come full circle, and hopes are high that it will bear new fruit.

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The Economy Project
1:33 pm
Thu January 7, 2010

When Fine Meals Defy Financial Markets

The wine flows at a party at Le Meritage, one of the ambitious restaurants to open in New Orleans despite a sputtering economy.
Le Meritage

New Orleans, LA –
Discouraging financial news seemed inescapable last year as America's economy continued to limp along. But narrow the focus to the realm of New Orleans restaurants and you might have thought 2009 was a boom year.

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