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  1. 'He affected every day of my life for the better': Man set on fire in Gentilly Woods ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Henry Dunaway, who died of thermal injuries after he was set on fire in the Gentilly Woods neighborhood on Feb. 23, 2018, is pictured in this undated photo. Sam Maddry can still remember the first time he saw Henry Dunaway, a skinny kid with crazy hair, almost like a "honeycomb monster," sitting on the steps of a Baton Rouge home.

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  2. UNO a long shot, Southeastern a favorite to reach NCAA basketball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | NOLA.com

    One year after the Privateers entered the Southland Conference tournament as a No. 1 seed and needed only two victories to earn their first NCAA berth since 1996, they now must win four conference tournament games over four days in Katy, Texas.

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  3. After Harvey, Houston's struggle mirrors America'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The mayhem that Hurricane Harvey unleashed on Houston didn't only come from the sky. On the ground, it came sweeping in from the Katy Prairie some 30 miles west of downtown.

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  4. Search for man missing since Lake Pontchartrain explosion updatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto provided an update Friday afternoon on the search for a man missing in Lake Pontchartrain since Sunday's explosion at an oil platform about a mile offshore from Kenner . The U.S. Coast Guard and local authorities have been searching for Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, one of eight workers cleaning the Clovelly Oil Co.

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  5. Five-day search for Lake Pontchartrain oilfield worker ends with body's discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, missing in an oil platform explosion in Lake Pontchartrain, is shown with his wife and children. The five-day search for Timothy Morrison, an oilfield worker who disappeared when a storage platform exploded while he was cleaning it in Lake Pontchartrain, ended Friday afternoon with the discovery of his body about three miles west of the structure.

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  6. OSHA joins investigation into Lake Pontchartrain oil platform explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Add the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration to the list of agencies analyzing the Lake Pontchartrain oil platform fire. "OSHA has an open and ongoing investigation into this incident," spokesman Juan Rodriguez said Wednesday , while not providing details about the agency's inquiry.

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  7. After Lake Pontchartrain oil platform blast, missing man's family plans memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas, missing in an oil platform explosion in Lake Pontchartrain, is shown with his wife and children. The family of the man missing in the Lake Pontchartrain oil platform explosion has scheduled a memorial service for him even as searchers continued looking for him Tuesday by land and air.

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  8. Safety scrapes few for owner of Lake Pontchartrain platform that caught fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The company that operates the oil and gas storage platform on Lake Pontchartrain that caught fire Sunday night has had few blemishes on its safety record during the past 10 years, according to a review of state records and news reports. But the platform had an incident in 2003, when a worker received minor injuries after a welding accident caused a fire, according to news reports.

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  9. Officials ID person missing after Lake Pontchartrain oil platform explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A 44-year-old man from Texas was identified as the person still missing after a Sunday night explosion at an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain. The accident injured seven other workers at the site, including three with serious injuries.

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  10. Mattress store serves as cushy shelter for Harvey's victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Of all the places that have been turned into shelters for Hurricane Harvey victims -- a megachurch, a ballpark, a gas station, a bowling alley, among them -- the one with the most comfortable sleeping arrangements surely must be the Gallery Furniture showroom. Owner Jim McIngvale, better known as Mattress Mack, threw open a couple of his stores to anyone in need, offering food, clean bathrooms and, of course, luxury bedding.

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