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Guide To New Orleans’ 2014 Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.

02/18/2014

A female elephant feeds her cub in the early morning hours in the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. (Photo credit ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Lonely Elephant To Join Herd At National Zoo In D.C.

An elephant with a talent for painting will be joining the herd at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo after her companion died at the Baton Rouge Zoo in Louisiana, the two zoos announced Friday.

05/03/2013

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The Baltimore Ravens Land In The Big Easy

The Baltimore Ravens have arrived in the Big Easy!

01/28/2013

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Isaac Sidesteps New Orleans

Hurricane Isaac sidestepped New Orleans on Wednesday, sending the worst of its howling wind and heavy rain into a cluster of rural fishing villages that had few defenses against the slow-moving storm that could bring days of unending rain.

08/29/2012

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1 Of Last Louis Armstrong Trumpet Records Now A CD

A live recording of Louis Armstrong playing his trumpet for one of the last times is being released to the public for the first time.

04/27/2012

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Louisiana Homeland Security Sending Storm Help To Md.

The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is sending a two-person team to Maryland to assist with response and recovery for Hurricane Irene.

08/27/2011

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‘Bentley Bandit’ Caught; Stolen Bentley Crashed

Authorities say a fugitive dubbed the “Bentley Bandit” and wanted in six states is being held without bond in a southwest Louisiana jail after allegedly wrecking a stolen 2007 Bentley.

07/16/2011

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Monument To Md. Secessionist State Song — In La.

A monument to Maryland’s secessionist state song and its writer will be rededicated Saturday in the Louisiana town where James Ryder Randall wrote “Maryland, My Maryland” 150 years ago.

04/01/2011