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  1. AP's National Guard Story Is A Lesson About How News Works In The Trump EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Switched

    On Friday morning, The Associated Press reported that it had obtained an 11-page draft memo that suggested the Department of Homeland Security was contemplating a National Guard mobilization to round up unauthorized immigrants en masse across several states. The White House almost immediately denied the authenticity of the memo.


  2. Jamie Lynn Spears' Daughter Is All Smiles Leaving The HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Switched

    It's been a long, harrowing week for Jamie Lynn Spears and her family, but it looks like the worst may be behind them. Spears' 8-year-old daughter Maddie, who was hospitalized this week after an ATV accident , has left the hospital in high spirits.


  3. Several Tornadoes Batter LouisianaRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Switched

    A number of injuries were reported as videos began to surface of the damage wrought by severe weather in Louisiana. The National Weather Service issued tornado warnings for Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard and upper Plaquemines parishes, among others.


  4. Yes, Please: Annette Bening Will Star In The New Season Of Ryan Murphy's 'American Crime Story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Switched

    All hail the holy casting gods: Annette Bening will star in "Katrina: American Crime Story," according to an FX press release circulated on Monday. Bening is set to play Kathleen Blanco, the former Louisiana governor who was heavily criticized for her handling of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.


  5. Trump's Immigration Executive Order and the "Christian Nation" MythRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Switched

    Most of the immediate and impassioned responses to President Trump's un-American, immoral, and likely illegal Executive Orders on immigration and refugees have understandably focused on those elements that have produced such drastic effects: the Muslim Ban by another name and the 90-day ban on all refugee arrivals, to name the two most prominent. These policies have indeed been the source of most of the current and unfolding chaos--the detentions , the deportations, the denials of entry, even the deaths --and deserve our full attention, resistance, and condemnation.


  6. People Are Cracking Up Over This Gift A Mom Got For Her DaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Switched

    Shelby Donovan, an 18-year-old from New Orleans, Louisiana, was shocked when she opened a present from her mother in front of her entire family on Christmas. "I kind of just stared at it for a really long time, trying to come up with anything else it could be besides a sex toy," Donovan told The Huffington Post.


  7. Delta Entrepreneurs Gather in Little Rock for Entrepreneurship BootcampRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Switched

    Entrepreneurs from six states in the Mississippi River Delta region gathered for the Delta Entrepreneurship Network Bootcamp in Little Rock on Friday, December 2nd at The Arkansas Venture Center , an entrepreneurial support organization supporting high-growth startups, located in downtown Little Rock. The 20 entrepreneurs in attendance were each chosen in the highly selective Delta Challenge competition across Alabama , Arkansas , Louisiana , Mississippi , Missouri , and Tennessee to receive technical assistance training and the opportunity to pitch at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week on March 19th, 2017.


  8. Louisiana Sheriff Uses Joe McKnight Press Conference To Attack CriticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Switched

    The man who police say shot and killed former New York Jets running back Joe McKnight last week has been arrested on manslaughter charges, the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, sheriff's office confirmed during a bizarre and contentious Tuesday news conference. Ronald Gasser was originally detained after the sheriff's office said he shot McKnight during an apparent road rage incident outside New Orleans last Thursday .


  9. Joe McKnight Dead At 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Switched

    Former NFL running back Joe McKnight was shot and killed on Thursday afternoon in an apparent road rage incident in Louisiana, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office has confirmed to The Huffington Post. A source at the scene told The Times-Picayune that she saw McKnight apologizing to the visibly agitated assailant at an intersection in Terrytown, Louisiana.


  10. 1 Dead And 9 Injured After Shooting In New Orleans' French QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Switched

    Police in New Orleans say one person was killed and nine were injured following a shooting in the city's French Quarter early Sunday morning. Eight men and two women, aged from 20 to 37-years-old, were shot near the intersection of Bourbon Street and Iberville Street at around 1:30 a.m. Update: A total of 10 victims were shot in the incident on Bourbon Street.


  11. How To Travel Across The Country On $450 Per WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Switched

    Technically it all shouldn't make sense, but somehow it worked for me. I'm going to give you an inside look at what my expenses were on the road trip I took from Orlando to San Francisco this summer.


  12. New Orleans Jazz Fest - "When Doves Sing not Cry"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Switched

    While it was a time to mourn the loss of a great talent, Prince , the New Orleans Jazz Fest was a confirmation and celebration of the reincarnation of the City many had written off as dead a decade earlier. New Orleans is again playing the music of "we" and serving-up the multiplicity of seeds, roots and flowers that are America.


  13. Women in Tech Go Rogue at Collision ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Switched

    Collision Conference , a tech conference from the producers of Web Summit , moved towards their 2016 event in New Orleans, La. with an intentional women in tech initiative in place as their small way of increasing female participation in the industry.


  14. Peak Nicolas Cage Is The Corrupt Cop He Plays In This Clip From 'The Trust'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Switched

    We've seen Nicolas Cage in cop mode before. He played a sweet-natured officer in "It Could Happen to You" and a troubled one in "Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans."


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