Overcoming my obstacles to “Going Green”

From the rolling hills of the Kisatchie Forest to the marshes and bayous of the Atchafalaya Basin, you can’t escape Louisiana’s natural beauty. Why would you want to? It’s easy to understand why so much time and effort is spent protecting Mother Nature. Current efforts, however, may not be enough. With a disappearing coastline and hazy skies on hot days,…

WATCH: Hurricanes Gustav and Ike dump heavy rain, force evacuations

Click here to watch a montage of my reports on the evacuation and sheltering of tens of thousands of Louisiana and Texas residents during hurricanes Gustav and Ike.

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Blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and other new media have assumed a more prominent role in the 2008 Presidential election. Barack Obama is touting more than a million Facebook friends and John McCain is capitalizing on his “Original Maverick” brand of advertising. This historic campaign is unlike any that we’ve seen in recent history, with a number…

Standing eye-to-eye with Hurricane Ike

Gusts of wind topping 100 miles per hour, 20 foot storm surge, hazardous airborne debris; you couldn’t ask for a more hazardous work environment.  Who would be crazy enough to voluntarily brave the elements? I’ve always thought it irresponsible and somewhat sensationalist for TV journalists to stand out in the middle of a hurricane, all for a…