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  1. Port of New Orleans, Jefferson Parish to join forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Port of New Orleans' board of commissioners has agreed to establish a task force dedicated to increasing commerce along the Mississippi River in Jefferson Parish. Officials tell The New Orleans Advocate they are optimistic the action will help see the parish's vacant riverfront land transformed into everything from new import-export yards to landings for upscale river cruises.

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  2. The Latest on Mardi Gras: Deputy fatally shoots man nearbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    The North Side Skull & Bone Gang parade down the streets during the wake up call for Mardi Gras, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in New Orleans. Their costumes are intended to represent the dead and they bring a serious message, reminding people of their mortality and the need to live a productive and good life.

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  3. Glitter, feathers, paint: New Orleans preps for Mardi GrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes, head of the Mardi Gras North Side Skull & Bone Gang, poses with his accoutrements for upcoming Mardi Gras day, in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Their costumes are intended to represent the dead, and Barnes said they bring a serious message, reminding people of their mortality and the need to live a productive and good life.

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  4. Corps to finally close Mississippi River spillway on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Army Corps of Engineers says it will soon close the final bays of a major spillway in south Louisiana that serves as a relief valve for the rain-swollen Mississippi River. WDSU-TV reports that the corps announced recently that the final bays of the Bonnet Carre Spillway are to be closed by Monday afternoon.

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  5. Memphis-based company reports growing demand for cruisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The American Queen riverboat will spend more time in Memphis in 2016 as demand rises for overnight cruises on the lower Mississippi River. The Commercial Appeal reports that sales of next year's cruises are up 200 percent over this time last year, and American Queen operators say more Memphis-New Orleans trips are a big reason.

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  6. Funeral Mass on Monday for New Orleans chef Paul PrudhommeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Chef Paul Prudhomme, who brought Louisiana's rural Cajun cooking to the forefront of American cuisine, will be remembered at a funeral Mass on Monday in St. Louis Cathedral. He had no formal training and was the first American-born chef hired by elegant Commander's Palace.

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  7. Prudhomme, Louisiana chef who popularized Cajun food, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Friday, Feb. 2, 2007 file photo, chef Paul Prudhomme gestures during an interview at his French Quarter restaurant, K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen, in New Orleans. Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2015.

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  8. Jefferson Parish can leased West Jefferson Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Jefferson Parish officials have secured approval from the state Attorney General's Office for an almost $600 million deal to lease the parish-owned West Jefferson Medical Center to a private operator. The state gave its blessing to the transaction in a letter sent Tuesday to Deputy Parish Attorney Ed Rapier.

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