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  1. Sage Steele Opens Up About Being A Biracial Woman In Sports MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Huffington Post

    Sage Steele speaks onstage at the 2013 espnW: Women + Sports Summit at St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort on Oct. 9, 2013, in Dana Point, California. Picture the scene: It's a sweaty, crowded NFL locker room a handful of miles from the heart of Baltimore, a little over a decade ago.

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  2. Man Hired To Remove Confederate Monuments In New Orleans Has $200,000 Lamborghini TorchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Huffington Post

    The man hired by the city of New Orleans to remove four Confederate statues has had his 2014 Lamborghini Huracan set on fire and reduced to rubble. According to authorities in Baton Rouge, the St. George Fire Department found the $200,000 vehicle ablaze early Tuesday morning behind David Mahler's company, H&O Investments, LLC. The city announced a few days ago it had hired Mahler to remove the monuments, which symbolize Confederate history.

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  3. Mike Huckabee's Remark Reflects Attitude Toward EvacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | The Huffington Post

    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee recently attracted consternation for saying that New Orleans residents who did not evacuate for Hurricane Katrina had been lulled to inertia by climate change activists who exaggerate the threat of dangerous weather. It's unclear why the Republican presidential candidate considers himself knowledgable on this subject.

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  4. New Orleans Poised To Make Sweeping Break With Its Confederate PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    New Orleans is poised to make a sweeping break with its Confederate past as city leaders decide whether to remove prominent monuments from some of its busiest streets. With support from Mayor Mitch Landrieu, a majority on the City Council appears ready to take down four monuments, including a towering statue of Confederate Gen.

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  5. 27 Doors to Walk Through in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Switched

    New Orleans is a city of made of equal parts magic, music, and lovers of life. When walking down the streets of the French Quarter, Frenchman Street, and the Garden District, you can't help but stroll among the spirits of yesterday - each one filled with a variety of emotions ranging from love, light, and strength to sorrow, darkness and despair.

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  6. Instagram Champ Lionel Messi Shows Off Jersey From Stephen CurryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Switched

    Now that soccer king Lionel Messi has notched an impressive social media goal, he's getting big-time props from another athlete at the top of his game. Check out Messi proudly holding up the autographed jersey he received from NBA MVP Stephen Curry for reaching 30 million Instagram followers .

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  7. 5 Beautiful Public Artworks That Contribute to Collective HappinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    If you've ever gazed with wonder at the Statue of Liberty, studied the iron latticework of the Eiffel Tower, or thought How on earth did they do that? while staring at Mt. Rushmore, you are, in fact, a consumer of public art.

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  8. 75 Facts about Dr. John for his 75th BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    2) His Aunt Andre taught him to play on the piano on his childhood home. 3) By 13, his New Orleans gigs included strip clubs, grocery stores and brothels.

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  9. El Nino adds to Louisiana's many coastal threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Switched

    Storm surges and flooding in Orleans and parishes nearby this fall can be at least partly blamed on El Nino. This year's weather event is believed to be the most intense of its kind since 1997 or earlier, creating hazards for Louisiana's coastline.

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  10. More Than 400 U.S. Cities May Be 'Past The Point Of No Return' With Sea Level ThreatsRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    A woman walks atop an earthen levee on the Mississippi River in the Lower 9th Ward as the Steamboat Natchez passes in August 2015 in New Orleans. The city is ringed by hundred of miles of levees to protect against flooding.

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  11. One of America's most important conservation funding sources expires...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Next week, one of our country's most important sources of conservation funding is set to expire. Established by a bipartisan act of Congress in 1965, the Land and Water Conservation Fund uses proceeds from offshore drilling of oil and gas resources to finance expanding and protecting our parks, forests and other public spaces.

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  12. Hurricane evacuations will remain tough for many Black New OrleaniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    In the fall of 2005, 100,000 mostly Black residents of New Orleans and surrounding areas found themselves housed in Houston. "African Americans who owned cars drove to Atlanta," Robert Bullard, Dean of Texas Southern University's School of Public Affairs, said last week.

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  13. 5 Post-Katrina Innovations New Orleans Can Brag AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    It's been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall, taking the lives of 1,500 people and destroying countless homes, churches, businesses, and schools. The people of New Orleans have spent a decade rebuilding their city, but not everyone has felt the full impact of the recovery effort.

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  14. A Tale of Two KatrinasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    When I teach a course on the history of New Orleans I often tell my students that there were two Katrinas. To be sure, this is a heuristic device, but I've found that it helps students understand the historical origins of the disasters that struck the Gulf Coast in 2005.

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  15. Thank You President Obama for Your New Orleans VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Those who were hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath were the poor. They were also part of the fabric of a city, which, without them, would lose much of its soul.

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  16. After Katrina, Here's How New Orleans Improved Education, Low-Income Housing, Health CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    A decade ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, claiming 1,800 lives and causing unspeakable destruction. But, parenthetically, experts say, the storm gave the reeling city no choice but to hit the restart button on some of its broken systems that were long overdue for repair, including education, low-income housing and health care.

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  17. 10 Years After Katrina, A Tribute to New Orleans With Dee Dee Bridgewater and Kataalyst AlcindorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    On Monday night, join me as we pay tribute to the great city of New Orleans with multiple Grammy award-winning vocalist, Dee Dee Bridgewater and three-time National Poetry Slam Champion, Kataalyst Alcindor. Dee Dee's latest album, Dee Dee's Feathers , is a powerful ode to the people and culture of "The Big Easy."

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  18. 10 Years After Katrina, Here's Who's Still Helping Rebuild New OrleansRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2015 | Switched

    Ten years after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, claiming almost 2,000 lives and displacing 1 million people, the emotional and physical scars are still visible. In the decade since, the city has worked to rebuild itself despite widely publicized funding challenges .

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  19. Katrina Displacement Took Major Psychological Toll On Some MomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Esther Joseph stands in her home which is being rebuilt with the help of volunteers from lowernine.org in the Lower 9th Ward on August 24, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The area was one of the most heavily devastated areas of the city following a levee breach during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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  20. Lil Wayne's Explanation Of How He Became A Packers Fan Is DeepRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Lil Wayne is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, and like many other New Orleans sports fans , he isn't much of a fan of the city's actual teams. Instead of riding with the New Orleans Saints as his favorite NFL team, Lil Wayne has shed his geographic sports birthright by becoming a Green Bay Packers fan.

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