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Offshore fracking: Questions about its extent, oversight

wwltv.com — GULF OF MEXICO - Fracking, the drilling technique that's driven a boom in land-based shale gas production, has sparked environmental concerns and public outcry, from Pennsylvania to St. Tammany Parish, La. But fracking is also expanding offshore, in the Gulf of Mexico, with hardly anyone noticing.
Oct 31, 2014

Offshore fracking in the Gulf: Where is it done, how often, how well regulated? My exclusive investigation @WWLTV wwltv.com/story/news/loc…

Suspects sought in Riverwalk assault

wwltv.com — NEW ORLEANS - The NOPD is searching for two men for an aggravated assault that took place inside of the Riverwalk Mall Wednesday afternoon. According to police, a man and his wife were walking in the mall when one of the suspects approached them and began talking to the victim's wife.
Oct 30, 2014

Caught on camera: suspects sought in Riverwalk assault. Recognize this pair? wwltv.com/story/news/loc… #nola #nopd

Algiers armed robberies raise new gang concerns

wwltv.com — NEW ORLEANS -- A spike in Algiers armed robberies has New Orleans police on alert. Detectives are trying to figure out if some of those cases are connected to new gang activity. "I found a great house over here on Vallette Street and decided to move in, just to be close to the point," said Jared Nicholas who moved to the area about a year ago.

BP: New evidence backs call to oust spill claims czar

wwltv.com — NEW ORLEANS -- BP is turning up the heat in its efforts to remove the claims administrator it blames for "hijacking" its multibillion-dollar oil spill damage settlement with individuals and businesses.
Oct 30, 2014

IN-DEPTH: BP turning up heat to oust #oilspill claims czar Patrick Juneau wwltv.com/story/news/gul… via @wwltv

Local doctor identifies risks for death from Ebola

wwltv.com — NEW ORLEANS - He's been to West Africa nine times in the last four years. Recently, Tulane's Dr. John Schieffelin has done research and patient care in the heart of the Ebola outbreak. He says he was concerned about contracting it while he and his friends were doing the work he believes will make a difference.
Oct 30, 2014

Big study on #Ebola out #Tulane & #Harvard MDs Treat GI symptoms to save lives, ppl usually get sick w/in 6-12 days wwltv.com/story/news/hea…