New Orleans Events – Monday, June 1

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Monday, June 1.


GULF OIL SPILL – OBSTRUCTION TRIAL — Trial of former BP executive David Rainey, accused of making false statements regarding the rate of flow from the damaged Macondo well after an April 2010 explosion, begins at 8:30 a.m. at U.S. District Court, corner of Poydras and Camp, New Orleans.

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BOARD OF REGENTS SPECIAL MEETING — Louisiana Board of Regents holds special meeting to consider revised minimum admission standards for first-time freshmen, transfer students and adult students with a review in 2017. Also changes to academic affairs policy 2.18, minimum requirements for entry-level, college-level mathematics and English, 9:30 a.m. Location: Louisiana Purchase Room 1-100, Claiborne Building, 1201 N. 3rd St., First Floor, Baton Rouge.


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HURRICANE SEASON – NEWS CONFERENCE — Federal, state and local officials to hold news conference to discuss hurricane preparedness and public safety, 10:00 a.m. Location: Port of New Orleans, 1350 Port of New Orleans Pl., New Orleans.


JUDGE MAGEE FUNERAL — Funeral services will be held for the late Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Yada T. Magee. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. and services at 10:00 a.m. Location: First Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 2919 Sixth St., New Orleans. Entombment will be at Providence Memorial Park, 8200 Airline Highway, Metairie. LA.

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VITTER – TRAFFIC — U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., holds a field hearing on traffic congestion where experts will discuss ways to improve roads, bridges and traffic flow, 10:00 a.m. Location : East Baton Rouge Council Chambers, 222 St. Louis St., Baton Rouge.


PRESS CLUB – JOHN KENNEDY – State Treasurer John Kennedy to talk about the state of the budget as the legislative session winds to a close at the Baton Rouge Press Club, 12:00 p.m. Location: Belle of Baton Rouge, 103 France St., Baton Rouge.



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