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Government, Business, Safety

New Orleans Attorney Indicted in Staged-Accident Scam

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A previously unidentified New Orleans attorney alleged to be a co-conspirator in a sweeping federal investigation into staged accidents with tractor-trailers was named in a Nov. 5 federal indictment for his alleged role in the conspiracy.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
November 5, 2020
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New Mississippi Port to Compete With Nearby Port of New Orleans

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Officials at the Plaquemines Port in Louisiana plan to develop an intermodal container shipping terminal along the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, a move that would increase competition with the Port of New Orleans, which is about 20 miles away.

Richard Thompson | The (Baton Rouge, La.) Advocate
April 3, 2017