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Rick Horrow on the Super Bowl's impact on New Orleans.
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I'm fox sports news analyst Rick Carl will -- an early jump on the Super Bowl in New Orleans. We organizers give a final briefing on the massive event. In the world's media covering highlights such as a thirteen point five million dollars to local group raised to accommodate the production all told. The riverfront festival that's freed by the way that'll include 49 bands food from seventeen restaurants. Twelve parades. In an -- -- public private improvement. Renovation is timed to the local extravaganza. One point two billion dollars New Orleans and -- mid land drew. What is the key to beat -- -- sports alliance and parked committee that I was -- enough to be part of at the national conference of mayors in Washington. The weekend. And he's very excited about the money. Did deep prided committees raised over six million. Came from the Louisiana State government don't seven and a half million came from 27 corporate sponsors. The Verizon Super Bowl ballpark festival for the four days leading up to the game. Dozens of Louisiana musical acts doesn't to dishes. From local. Restaurants. Huge. Fireworks -- one foot wide numerical. Display on a barge in a river. -- shepherds and celebrate the arrival of everybody and Ireland. That's 5000 media reps will be in the city when the game starts. It's just closer to the game. We'll talk about the impact in the war on the impact on the Super Bowl and what happens to the state of Louisiana. When I have no idea events like the BCS the women's final four of the final for the NBA all star game. And all of the major post-Katrina restoration. How sports can help the economic vitality assists more in the next two weeks on fox sports car.