Fox’s Shepard Smith Recalls Katrina

BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – His time reporting in front of a camera isn’t the first thing Shepard Smith thinks about when he recalls Hurricane Katrina. Instead, he thinks about sitting on a darkened highway overpass with a colleague one night, surrounded by the homeless and the desperate. A radio station played Fats Domino’s […]

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With Martha’s Help Emeril Going Strong 20 Years On

By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS – Nearly 20 years after Emeril Lagasse begged, borrowed and scrounged every penny he could to open his own restaurant, the celebrity chef worried it was all slipping away. Lagasse’s 17-year run on the Food Network was over. Hurricane Katrina had caused at least a $1 million loss […]

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