Places like Lake Charles, Lafayette and Baton Rouge are heavily tied to the oil industry in the gulf. Lake Charles has diversified with casinos and natural gas; but the oil industry is still a huge economic powerhouse here. Do you think the low oil prices will cost us jobs in Southwest Louisiana?
Does Obamacare help or hurt part time employees? Should there be suspension limits in Calcasieu Parish Schools? How much would you pay to see a major concert in Lake Charles? We ask those questions in last week's polls and here is what you said.
Nothing makes a better Mardi Gras meal than hot and steaming boiled crawfish. I can smell them cooking now. You know you want some; but are you willing to shell out a king's ransomed for them. We checked some prices.
It's time for the annual rundown on the cost of Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people.
The number is based on the price of turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, rolls, butter, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and whipped cream. It does NOT include the bottle of Jameson that goes along with the football game afterwards.
And the actual retail value is:
The Omni Future Almanac was published in 1982 —Now, when this article appeared in Omni, we were in the midst of double digit inflation. So, predictions were made about what things would cost in the year 2010. the numbers must have really scared a lot of people. Check out these 2010 price predictions from the year 1982.
Omni ceased publication in 1995. Well before the price of a magazine reached th