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Houston Energy Exec Disappears in New Orleans

Police consider foul play a possibility

(Newser) - Police suspect foul play in the disappearance of a Houston energy executive in New Orleans, though they admit they have little to go on. Douglas Schantz, president of Sequent Energy Management, was last seen in a bar on Bourbon Street around 2am on Friday, the Wall Street Journal reports. He... More »

Your Guide to the Big Game

From why everyone feels disrespected to who wins

(Newser) - If you’re just getting up to speed on Sunday’s Super Bowl between the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts, Jason Gay has the insider’s guide to America’s “overcooked spectacle” of an homage to ancient Rome:
  • The overarching theme is disrespect. The Saints feel it because
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New Orleans Is New, New, New Again

Big Easy is back and business is booming

(Newser) - No more pungent Bourbon Street or trashed French Quarter: Residents are returning, business is booming, and New Orleans is new again. Forbes Traveler offers compelling reasons to revisit the Big Easy:
  1. The fancy Royal Sonesta Hotel, with its tasty oysters and cool outdoor bar.
  2. The Swizzle Sticks Bar, which offers
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