by Kevin Allman
Linkasaurus is an irregular feature spotlighting some New Orleans- and Louisiana-related stuff you might want to read. No pressure.
• "In the past 15 years, Chad Pregracke has helped pull more than 67,000 tires from the Mississippi River and other waterways across the United States." CNN profiles him. LINK!
• WWL-TV's Monica Hernandez reports Gulf Coast fishermen are still having a rough go of it three years after the BP oil disaster. LINK!
• The LSU Reveille talked to LSU football players about the prospect of openly gay athletes in football and got some mixed reactions. LINK!
• Gov. Bobby Jindal offers seven reasons not to expand Medicaid in Louisiana. LINK!
• Jim Beam of The American Press breaks down Louisiana legislators' competing proposals to raise taxes on cigarettes. LINK!