Monday, April 22, 2013

Linkasaurus: Some stuff you might want to read

Posted By on Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 10:51 AM

Linkasaurus is an irregular feature spotlighting some New Orleans- and Louisiana-related stuff you might want to read. No pressure.

• "In the past 15 years, Chad Pregracke has helped pull more than 67,000 tires from the Mississippi River and other waterways across the United States." CNN profiles him. LINK!

• WWL-TV's Monica Hernandez reports Gulf Coast fishermen are still having a rough go of it three years after the BP oil disaster. LINK!

• The LSU Reveille talked to LSU football players about the prospect of openly gay athletes in football and got some mixed reactions. LINK!

• Gov. Bobby Jindal offers seven reasons not to expand Medicaid in Louisiana. LINK!

Jim Beam of The American Press breaks down Louisiana legislators' competing proposals to raise taxes on cigarettes. LINK!

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