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New Orleans: Largest city in Louisiana
New Orleans is a consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. With an estimated population of 391,006 in 2018, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. Serving as a major port, New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader Gulf Coast region of the United States.

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New Orleans police officer busts a move during Mardi Gras celebration

Supt. Shaun Ferguson got into the Mardi Gras spirit by busting some moves.
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AP Top Stories February 25 P

Here's the latest for Tuesday, February 25th: Italy sees spike in coronavirus cases; US markets tank amid virus fears; Weinstein accusers hold news conference Los Angeles following NY verdict; Revelers..
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New Orleans officials cancel tandem floats after Mardi Gras deaths [Video]New Orleans officials cancel tandem floats after Mardi Gras deaths

After the reported deaths of two paradegoers at this year's Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, the city said it will suspend tandem floats - multiple floats connected by a hitch and pulled by a..

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U.S. Drinking Water Widely Contaminated With 'Forever Chemicals" [Video]U.S. Drinking Water Widely Contaminated With 'Forever Chemicals"

The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made “forever chemicals” is far worse. Well, it is worse than previously estimated, reports Huffington Post. Some of the highest levels are being..

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Tap water widely contaminated across U.S. -report [Video]Tap water widely contaminated across U.S. -report

The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made "forever chemicals" is far worse than previously estimated with some of the highest levels found in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, according..

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U.S. Drinking Water Contaminated With Dangerous Chemicals [Video]U.S. Drinking Water Contaminated With Dangerous Chemicals

The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made “forever chemicals” is far worse than previously estimated. The highest levels of contamination have been found in Miami, Philadelphia and New..

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NASA rolls out space launch system booster for testing [Video]NASA rolls out space launch system booster for testing

NASA rolled out the core stage of the Space Launch System "mega-rocket" from a New Orleans factory on Wednesday.

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EPA Workers Say They Need Protection From Toxic Trump Admin [Video]EPA Workers Say They Need Protection From Toxic Trump Admin

Workers at the Environmental Protection Agency say staffing and morale levels have fallen dramatically. So low, in fact, that HuffPost reports they’re calling for a new “bill of rights” to..

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Five people killed in plane crash in Louisiana - local media [Video]Five people killed in plane crash in Louisiana - local media

Five people heading to a college football game in Atlanta were killed on Saturday when their small plane crashed just after it departed from a regional airport in southern Louisiana, local media and..

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New Orleans celebrates end of Mardi Gras

The party is on in New Orleans where thousands of people are in the streets, reaching for beads, shimmying to the music of marching bands, and celebrating the end of a Carnival season. (Feb. 25)  
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A Shot Before Last Call: Capturing New Orleans’s Vanishing Black Bars

Two years ago, a photographer began documenting the remaining black-owned bars and lounges on a storied stretch of St. Bernard Avenue. Inside these spaces, tradition is paramount.
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Mardi Gras photos: New Orleans alive with parades, costumes

Mardi Gras parades roll through New Orleans ahead of and during Fat Tuesday. Colorful costumes and fun were prevalent.
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Love Letters From World War II Reveal Promises Made and Broken

A museum in New Orleans dedicated to World War II has a vast collection of letters from soldiers, sailors and the women who loved them.
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U.S. drinking water widely contaminated with 'forever chemicals': environment watchdog

The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made "forever chemicals" is far worse than previously estimated with some of the highest levels found in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, said a..
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Charter bus carrying college students burst into flames

A bus carrying fraternity members of the University of Alabama caught fire while driving back to Tuscaloosa from New Orleans.
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Arrest warrant issued for Beckham Jr after 'striking security guard's backside'

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr is subject to an arrest warrant from New Orleans police on a charge of alleged simple battery.
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College football title game crowd cheers Trump

President Trump watched No. 1 Louisiana State University and No. 3 Clemson battle it out in the College Football Playoff championship in New Orleans Monday night. Fans from both teams cheered him..
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LSU, Clemson fans tailgate ahead of big game

It's LSU vs. Clemson tonight at the College Football Championship in New Orleans' Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Clemson is trying to make it three national titles in four seasons. (Jan. 13)  
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Facing Iran and impeachment, Donald Trump reaches out to supporters at LSU-Clemson game

Trump flies to New Orleans to attend the college football championship game, the latest example of efforts to bond with backers over sports.
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Nasa Moon rocket core leaves for testing

The first core stage for Nasa's "mega-rocket", the SLS, has left its factory in New Orleans.
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New school prepares youth for climate change

New high school in New Orleans prepares youth for careers in coastal protection and restoration in anticipation of ongoing climate change and sea level rise. (Jan. 6)  
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Vikings deal Saints another playoff heartbreak with overtime win

Two years after the "Minneapolis Miracle," the Vikings finished off the Saints by regrouping against New Orleans in overtime.
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President Donald Trump plans to attend LSU-Clemson title game in New Orleans

President Donald Trump plans to attend the college football championship game between LSU and Clemson on Jan. 13 in New Orleans.
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Harden has 35 as Rockets down Nuggets 130-104

harden has 35 as rockets down nuggets 130-104
HOUSTON (AP) — Now that the Houston Rockets are healthy, James Harden is excited for his team’s possibilities. But he knows there will be ups and downs as his teammates figure out how to play..
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National title game showdown between Clemson and LSU has place in history at stake

Clemson and LSU will meet in New Orleans for a national championship game that has no shortage of storylines.
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There may be no stopping Joe Burrow and LSU

SportsPulse: From Atlanta, Paul Myerberg and Dan Wolken dissect LSU's demolition of Oklahoma and if there is anything that can stop Joe Burrow and the Tigers from winning it all in New Orleans.
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Deaths in custody. Sexual violence. Hunger strikes. What we uncovered inside ICE facilities across the US

deaths in custody. sexual violence. hunger strikes. what we uncovered inside ice facilities across the us
NEW ORLEANS – At 2:04 p.m. on Oct. 15, a guard at the Richwood Correctional Center noticed an odd smell coming from one of the isolation cells. He opened the door, stepped inside and found the..
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Today in History for December 20th

Highlights of this day in history: New Orleans marks completion of Louisiana Purchase; South Carolina is first state to secede from Union; Vermont Supreme Court rules in favor of homosexual couples;..
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Cyberattack on New Orleans city computers called ‘minimal’

cyberattack on new orleans city computers called ‘minimal’
NEW ORLEANS — Officials announced Saturday that no data was held for ransom and that a recovery operation is getting underway after a cyberattack a day earlier triggered a shutdown of city government..
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Justin Timberlake apologises to Jessica Biel, says ‘nothing happened’ with co-star

justin timberlake apologises to jessica biel, says ‘nothing happened’ with co-star
Justin Timberlake swears that “nothing happened” with ‘Palmer’ co-star Alisha Wainwright during a drunken night out in New Orleans the Thursday before Thanksgiving. “A few weeks ago I..
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'It was chaos': 10 wounded, no arrests made after New Orleans shooting rampage

More than a day after 10 people were wounded when gunshots lit up a crowded tourist area of New Orleans, police announced no arrests and no motive.
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Eye Opener at 8: New Orleans shooting wounds 10 people

A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."
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New Orleans shootings: 2 dead, 12 wounded

Ten people were shot and wounded early Sunday near the French Quarter in New Orleans, a popular spot for tourists. Hours later in another part of town, another shooting killed two men and wounded two..
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Investigators try to determine motive in New Orleans shooting

Investigators are trying to determine a motive in a New Orleans shooting. Ten people were shot near the French Quarter Sunday morning. So far, no arrests have been made.
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Associated Press top stories for December 1st

Here are the top stories for Sunday, December 1st: Wintry weather stretches across U.S.; Ten injured in New Orleans shooting.  
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11 people injured in shooting on busy New Orleans' street

Eleven people were injured in a shooting in a busy street near New Orleans' French Quarter early Sunday. Two people are in critical condition. Paul Dudley of CBS New Orleans affiliate WWL-TV reports.
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11 wounded in shooting rampage near New Orleans French Quarter; no arrests made yet

Eleven people were wounded in a shooting rampage on the edge of the famed French Quarter of New Orleans in an area still thick with tourists at 3 a.m.  
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New Orleans gunfire: Several shot in French Quarter

Police say there have been "multiple victims" in the early morning incident on Canal St.
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Worker who survived New Orleans hotel collapse deported

Activists believe the man's arrest was in retaliation for reporting to a supervisor about construction shortcuts before the collapse, and for comments he made to reporters afterward.
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Witness in Hard Rock Hotel Collapse Is Deported

A construction worker who became a witness in a federal safety investigation into lapses at the New Orleans construction site was deported to his native Honduras, his lawyers said.
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Inside Lakers star Anthony Davis' dominant homecoming against New Orleans

LA Lakers star Anthony Davis logged a season-high 41 points in a dominant homecoming performance against his former team, the New Orleans Pelicans.
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Medical implant takes aim at opioid addiction

After years of addiction, a Louisiana man got an implant while in prison to help fight his opioid cravings. He says it changed his life. Meg Farris of WWL-TV reports from New Orleans.
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NFL power rankings: Cowboys, Saints on move as stars like Dak Prescott, Alvin Kamara heat up

No major shakeups in wake of Week 11, but Dallas and New Orleans get bumps following convincing victories.
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Damaged Hard Rock hotel will be completely demolished, New Orleans officials say

The demolition process will take nine weeks, followed by three months of cleanup. The building's owners will cover all costs.
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Search continues for worker after Hard Rock Hotel collapse

The search continues in New Orleans for a construction worker, buried in the rubble of the Hard Rock Hotel. It partially collapsed Saturday. Mireya Villarreal reports.
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2 killed in New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel construction collapse

Rescue crews in New Orleans spent the day searching for a missing worker after a hotel under construction collapsed on the outskirts of the French Quarter. At least two people were killed when the Hard..
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Ryan, Brees discuss Atlanta win over New Orleans

Falcons QB Matt Ryan and Saints QB Drew Brees discuss Atlanta's 26-9 win over New Orleans. (Feb. 11)  
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Hurricane Nate makes landfall

Hurricane Nate made landfall as a category one hurricane in southeast Louisiana Saturday night, and then again this morning, outside Biloxi, Miss. It has since weakened to a tropical storm. Mark..
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Defenseless

New Orleans' chief public defender tells Anderson Cooper that until he can ensure every client gets the defense they deserve, he'll continue to turn cases away.
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Behind the decision to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee

The mayor of New Orleans took down a monument to the Confederate general. Who asked him to do it? One of the city's most famous musicians: Wynton Marsalis
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What happened to removed Confederate statues?

Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu tells Anderson Cooper why he feels monuments to the Confederacy need to be removed and where two of the monuments temporarily stand.
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Confederate statues gathering dust

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu tells Anderson Cooper why he pulled down four Confederate statues, and where he's stashed two of them.
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