Wednesday, July 18, 2007

For New Orleans Folks
(note: I didn't write this)

From the "Louisiana Events" E-mail List:

"FROM TOURO BOULIGNY MEETING: Capt. of 2nd Dist. demonstrated tonight this new on-line source of crime incidents occurring within 1 mile radius of a given address.  There is a lag time of about 5 days for the info presented.

1st - access the NOPD at WWW.NOPD.COM

2nd - click on NOPD Crime Map (left column)

3rd - click on sentence that begins "click this link to view interactive crime, etc.

4th - enter address and click submit (this will resolve to a map with yellow location of address.)

5th - Click on City Services at top on page and that will present a drop down
menu; select NOPD. This will resolve to a page that will show all crime incidents within 1 mile radius of the address in last 30 days. Put the cursor on any symbol to see brief details. Detail results are shown at bottom of this page with Police report number, Street, Description, and incident date.

Check it out. This is a huge step in getting crime information to the citizens."

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Business Leaders Explore Affordable Health Insurance Options for Small Businesses in Central Texas Region

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/7/prweb539989.htm