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  1. Mississippi River swim attempted by Navy veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Examiner.com

    On June 6, 2015, the 71st anniversary of D-Day, non-profit Legacies Alive will sponsor Chris Ring as he attempts to swim the Mississippi River . Ring, a Navy combat veteran, will become the first American to swim the entire length of the Mississippi River.

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  2. Ten years after Katrina: The face of New Orleans is changingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Business in New Orleans is booming thanks to an economic upsurge and out-of-state transplants pouring into the city. This August marks the tenth anniversary of the 2005 devastation of New Orleans by hurricane Katrina.

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  3. Dat Cat Cafe - New Orleans and Louisiana's only cat cafeRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Dat Cat Cafe is slated to be New Orleans' and Louisiana's first, permanent cat cafe! A community hub where cat enthusiasts, cat lovers or people who are just curious as to what we will do here and why we love cats so much can come to sip delicious coffee and hang out with amazing,adoptable rescue cats, escaping the rigors and stresses of daily life. The Dat Cat Cafe crew and their associates want to partner with A.R.N.O. and other local, no kill rescue groups and individuals to adopt an array of cats that will live and roam free in the cafe.

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  4. Brennan's, at The Kitchen TableRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    I was looking forward to a recent media dinner at Brennan's. It's Brennan's, after all, one of the grande dames of Houston dining, and one that has been serving the city with a certain amount of refined New Orleans-inflected taste and style since 1967.

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  5. Largest Prescription Drug Bust in DEA HistoryRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Examiner.com

    On May 20th, 2015 The Drug Enforcement Agency and Federal Prosecutors announced that their taskforce in New Orleans, LA had completely their largest ever bust on prescription drugs. Operation Pilluted went successful.

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  6. Abbie Ross: A Keith Urban Fan Reflects On His KindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Examiner.com

    If you're familiar with Keith Urban , the one thing that comes to mind is kindness. Anywhere the country singer goes, whether it's meet and greets, a show or wandering about, it's no surprise that he will stop for anyone who wants to say hi or snap a photo.

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  7. Denzel Washington tells university graduates to put God firstRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Examiner.com

    According to a report today by Fox News famed celebrity Denzel Washington gave a commencement speech over the weekend to New Orleans' Dillard University students with the main message of putting God first. Washington , famous for such movies as "Training Day", "John Q" and "Glory" expressed how everything he had achieved was through the grace of God.

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  8. The Beatles, Freddy Cannon were biggest hitmakers on short-lived Swan labelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    "She Loves You" by The Beatles was the only No. 1 song in the history of the Swan record label.

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  9. Kim Burrell to get all-star gospel tribute at 2015 Essence FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Kim Burrell has one of the most recognizable and captivating voices in gospel music and beyond. The Grammy nominated and Stellar Award winning singer will be honored with an all-star gospel tribute during the 2015 Essence Festival .

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  10. MythBusters: Jamie & Adam UNLEASHED! Coming to a venue near you in Fall 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Examiner.com

    What geek out there doesn't love to test things out and see how well the gadget is made? None. Any good geek wants to see when the gadget will break and the more spectacular the break the better.

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  11. Lyrics Born taps New Orleans for the funky 'Real People'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Blurring the lines between quick-spat hip hop and the funky soul of his inner jazzman, Berkley, California-raised, Japanese American musician Lyrics Born always listens to his heart first in approaching projects. Integral to hip hop collective/record label Quannum Projects and rap duo Latyrx with emcee Lateef The Truthspeaker, Lyrics Born has the reputation of having a swift tongue and vast, versatile vocabulary on the mic plus a knack for poppy funk in his perky production style.

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  12. The War of 1812 timeline: 1814-15Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The American war effort hit its low point in 1814. The British completely routed the American military at Bladensburg and burnt Washington D.C. On top of this, they forced Napoleon's abdication meaning a battle hardened British army could be brought to America.

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  13. The War of 1812 timeline: 1814-15Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The American war effort hit its low point in 1814. The British completely routed the American military at Bladensburg and burnt Washington D.C. On top of this, they forced Napoleon's abdication meaning a battle hardened British army could be brought to America.

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  14. Oakland Raiders fans happy with Amari Cooper pickRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Amari Cooper #9 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs the ball in the first quarter against the Ohio State Buckeyes during the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Oakland Raiders drafted wide receiver Amari Cooper from Alabama with the 4th overall pick on Thursday evening at the 2015 NFL Draft.

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  15. Rise Of The Rest Tour Stops In New Orleans, LA May 8, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Examiner.com

    On May 8th New Orleans, LA will welcome the Rise of the Rest tour. New Orleans, LA is the final stop on the tour which kicks off May 4th in Richmond, Va and several other southern cities.

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  16. Battle for New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Examiner.com

    During the years of the American Civil War , New Orleans was the largest city among those in the Confederate States of America . In 1840, New Orleans was home to the largest slave market in the nation.

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  17. Storm blows train off bridge in New Orleans: Wind, flood in Jefferson ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    At least one train car was blown off the Huey P. Long Bridge as a line of severe thunderstorms moved across the New Orleans area Monday. An epic storm blew a train off a bridge in New Orleans , reported WGNO-ABC on April 27. Train cars and sea crates were hurled from Huey P. Long Bridge in Jefferson Parish .

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  18. This weekend TV5MONDE USA airing shows about the French roots in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Be sure to take in Creole, Cajun and French culture when visiting this southern U.S. city. WatchMojo takes a look at the top attractions found in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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  19. Wilco setlists: New Orleans 4/24 & Tallahassee 4/26Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Examiner.com

    A couple of setlists from over the weekend to get into, but one is really short because Wilco 's show at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Friday night was cut short due to stormy weather. You can read more about the circumstances in this piece by Alison Fensterstock the Times Picayune: "An abbreviated but electrified set from Wilco, racing the storm, at Jazz Fest on Friday."

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  20. Wilco setlist: Bayou Music Center, Houston, Texas 4/23/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The second night of the second leg of Wilco's 20th Anniversary tour at the Bayou Music Center in Houston, Texas, last evening, was just as packed with crowd pleasers, deep cuts, and rarities as the first. Jeff Tweedy and co. put on another reportedly solid career retrospective set that went like this: "Via Chicago" "I Am Trying to Break Your Heart" "One Wing" "Panthers" "Handshake Drugs" "Wishful Thinking" "Art of Almost" "She's a Jar" "I'm Always in Love" "At Least That's What You Said" "Either Way" "Bob Dylan's 49th Beard" "Secrets of the Sea" "Heavy Metal Drummer" "Jesus, Etc."

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