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  1. Heavy storms in Tulsa leave behind trail of injuries as floods submerge New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | ABC News

    A series of powerful storms tore through Tulsa, Oklahoma overnight, damaging businesses and leaving at least 26 people injured, according to a local hospital. The National Weather Service of Tulsa issued warnings overnight of thunderstorms, flash flooding, and a possible tornado in the area.

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  2. Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | ABC News

    People sit in a car and watch the waves on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain as weather from Tropical Storm Cindy impacts the region in New Orleans, June 20, 2017. Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall in southwestern Louisiana near the Texas border early Thursday morning, threatening to bring strong winds, rain and potentially-dangerous floods to several surrounding Southern states.

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  3. Statue removals part of New Orleans mayor legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | ABC News

    Mitch Landrieu enters his final year as mayor of New Orleans drawing less attention to what's been built than to what's been taken down: Century-old landmarks, three honoring Confederate leaders and one heralding white supremacy, have disappeared from the city landscape at his behest. Emotional debates, state and federal court battles and tense confrontations at monument sites marked the process.

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  4. Final Confederate monument to come down in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | ABC News

    The city of New Orleans will take down a prominent statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee on Friday, completing the Southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive.

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  5. Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | ABC News

    The city of New Orleans will take down a prominent statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Friday, completing the southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive.

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  6. NOLA begins taking down third Confederate monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | ABC News

    Masked city workers in New Orleans began dismantling a massive horseback statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard late Tuesday as the city attempts to rid itself of public works that celebrate the memory of the Confederacy, officials said.

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  7. Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removalRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | ABC News

    A group that included well-known white nationalist carried torches and chanted "you will not replace us" at a weekend protest in Virginia over plans to remove a monument of a Confederate general. The protesters on Saturday evening called on officials to halt the removal of a Gen.

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  8. Removal of Confederate statues stirs varied reactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | ABC News

    The statue of the Confederacy's president had been hoisted from its stone pedestal in the pre-dawn hours and the blue glint of police lights was still visible two blocks away outside the corner laundromat where Carol Patterson sat as diverted rush-hour traffic rolled by. "It's entertaining," Patterson, 74, said of the hubbub surrounding the Thursday morning removal of the statue from the busy New Orleans street that still bears the name Jefferson Davis Parkway.

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  9. This Week in Pictures: May 4-May 11, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | ABC News

    Ultra-Orthodox Jews hold a prayer after they harvest wheat in a field near the Mevo Horon settlement in the West Bank, May 10, 2017. ABC News photo editors chose the best news pictures of the week.

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  10. New Orleans removes Confederate statues that honor 'Cult of the Lost Cause'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | ABC News

    Demonstrators who supports keeping Confederate era monuments protest before the Jefferson Davis statue was taken down in New Orleans, May 11, 2017. As New Orleans began the process today of removing the remaining Confederate-era monuments in the Louisiana city, officials said they are facing "intimidation, threats and violence" amid their efforts to dismantle the statues that were erected decades after the Civil War to honor the "Cult of the Lost Cause."

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  11. New Orleans school warns parents of Confederate statue removalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | ABC News

    A New Orleans school, located near a monument that honors Confederate President Jefferson Davis, warned parents on Wednesday that the statue would be removed Thursday, according to an audio recording heard by ABC News. Morris Jeff Community School staff sent out a recorded message late Wednesday to parents, saying that the New Orleans Police Department had confirmed that the Jefferson Davis monument would be removed overnight.

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  12. Lawsuit filed to preserve Confederate statue in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | ABC News

    Protesters calling for the removal and the preservation of Confederate-era monuments face off in dueling demonstrations, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in New Orleans. Local media reported protesters from both sides showed up at a memorial honoring Confederate Gen.

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  13. Protesters clash over fate of Confederate monuments in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | ABC News

    Multiple people were arrested on Sunday as hundreds of protesters clashed over the fate of Confederate monuments in New Orleans, police said. Three protesters were arrested and charged with disturbing the peace on Sunday afternoon near Lee Circle in New Orleans after a fight broke out at a Confederate monuments demonstration, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

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  14. New Orleans to take down Confederate statuesRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2017 | ABC News

    New Orleans planned to begin removing the first of four prominent Confederate monuments early Monday, the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation racism and white supremacy. Workers were to begin removing the first memorial, one that commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government in New Orleans, overnight in an attempt to avoid disruption from supporters who want the monuments to stay, some of whom city officials said have made death threats.

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  15. PT boat that saw WWII combat restored, back in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | ABC News

    A U.S. Navy PT boat that sank three vessels and saw action in Europe in World War II is back in New Orleans where it was built, what historians describe as the nation's only fully restored combat ship of that type from the era. The National World War II Museum said the 78-foot patrol torpedo boat - PT-305 - is the only fully restored and operational PT boat in the U.S. that took direct part in the conflict.

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  16. New Orleans police investigate killings of 2 transgender womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | ABC News

    The LGBT community in New Orleans is reeling from the killings of two transgender women that occurred within 48 hours and a few miles of one another. The first happened on Feb. 25 at around 8:26 p.m. local time when responding officers found Chyna Gibson lying unresponsive in a parking lot between two vehicles and suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds on Downman Road in New Orleans, Louisiana, police said.

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  17. New Orleans Carnival season coming to an end as Lent beginsRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | ABC News

    The trumpets and horns from the marching bands blared. The crowd screamed for beads.

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  18. As Mardi Gras revelry ends, Lent beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | ABC News

    After a day of parades, blaring marching bands, elaborate costumes and crowds screaming for beads, another Mardi Gras celebration is over. Fat Tuesday, which marks the end of the Carnival season, started before dawn in New Orleans and wrapped up with a ceremonial clearing of Bourbon Street at midnight.

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  19. Vehicle runs into crowd in New Orleans, police sayRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2017 | ABC News

    Police in New Orleans are investigating a crash in which a vehicle ran into a crowd of people at the intersection of Orleans and Carrollton Avenue.

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  20. NBA party over there, where? Not in Charlotte this weekendRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | ABC News

    Hornets season ticket holder Doug Doggett was planning on ponying up several hundred dollars for tickets to the NBA All-Star game this weekend in Charlotte. But since the league has moved its annual showcase to New Orleans, Doggett now has no plans to watch the game on TV.

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