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  1. AP source: NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star GameRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | Lethbridge Herald

    The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. The people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Friday because the decision hasn't been announced.


  2. Thousands hunker down after Louisiana floods; 6 killedRead the original story

    Monday Aug 15 | Lethbridge Herald

    Thousands of people in southern Louisiana hunkered down in shelters Monday, forced out of their homes by intense flooding that took many people by surprise. The weather had improved from the torrential downpours, but rivers and creeks in many areas were still way above flood stage, and people downstream eyed the deluge with concern.


  3. Scrutiny falls on police handling of Baton Rouge protestersRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 | Lethbridge Herald

    Nearly 200 were arrested over the weekend, and the district attorney said Monday that any decisions on charges against the protesters will be made on a case-by-case basis. Protests have spread across the country as people express outrage over the recent deaths of two black men at the hands of police in Louisiana and in Minnesota.


  4. Deputy shot, killed in suburban New Orleans; suspect caughtRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Lethbridge Herald

    A holstered police gun lies in the street on Ascot Road at the scene of the shooting. Jefferson Parish, Louisiana State Police and other law enforcement personnel work the scene of a fatal shooting that took the life of Jefferson Parish sheriff deputy David F. Michel Jr. Wednesday June 22, 2016, in New Orleans.


  5. Review: a The Passiona : A rousing night for true believersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Lethbridge Herald

    For others who may have strayed across "The Passion" on their way to rival programming like "Little Big Shots" or "Once Upon a Time," this two-hour Fox "live spectacular," despite its hefty dose of goodwill, was a spectacular-and-then-some exercise in excess. Following in the footsteps of recent live TV musicals including "Peter Pan" and "The Wiz," "The Passion" went even beyond January's innovative "Grease" by originating almost totally outdoors, and, in its song-and-drama sequences, turning New Orleans into its backdrop.


  6. Big Easy Airbnbs mushroom, sparking debate over citya s soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Lethbridge Herald

    For years, tourists in New Orleans mostly stayed in the French Quarter. They did their drinking there, gawked at raunchy shows on Bourbon Street and gorged themselves at exquisite restaurants.


  7. Louisiana reels from days of pounding rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Lethbridge Herald

    Vehicles are submerged from the flowing water on Friday, March 11, 2016 in Hammond, La. Torrential rains pounded northern Louisiana for fourth day Friday, trapping several hundred people in their homes, leaving scores of roads impassable and causing widespread flooding.


  8. Powerful storms roll across South, causing death and damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Lethbridge Herald

    Enoch Kinard looks through his destroyed house at 1604 Ellerslie Ave., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 in LaPlace, La. A suspected tornado ripped through a Louisiana recreational vehicle park Tuesday, leaving a mangled mess of smashed trailers and killing at least one person, officials said.


  9. At least 3 dead as storms, tornadoes hit US Gulf statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Lethbridge Herald

    First responders search for victims in the debris of the Sugar Hill RV Park, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 in Convent, La. A suspected tornado ripped through a Louisiana recreational vehicle park Tuesday, leaving a mangled mess of smashed trailers and killing at least one person, officials said.


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

    Feb 3, 2016 | Lethbridge Herald

    It's glitter season in New Orleans. A time for feathers, paper mache, sequins, paint, bailing wire, bones, and just about any other item that can be used for decoration.


  11. BUKU bringing stars of electronic dance music, hip-hop and indie rock to New Orleans in MarchRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | Lethbridge Herald

    Heading into its fifth year, the Buku Music + Art Project remains on the cutting edge of entertainment as it fuses electronic dance music, hip-hop and indie rock in a city famous for its music celebrations. Founded in 2010 by Dante DiPasquale and Reeves Price, the two-day festival is scheduled March 11-12 in New Orleans' warehouse district along the Mississippi River front.


  12. Tipitinaa s owner agrees to spend $12M to turn vacant casino dock into outdoor music venueRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2015 | Lethbridge Herald

    The owner of one of New Orleans' best-known music bars has agreed to spend at least $12 million to turn a vacant riverboat casino dock into an outdoor music venue and high-end retail centre. According to its website, Tipitina's was established as a "neighbourhood juke joint" to provide a place to perform for Henry Roeland Byrd, better known as pianist Professor Longhair.


  13. 2 Louisiana officers charged in shooting death of 6-year-old autistic boy, wounding of fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | Lethbridge Herald

    In this photo combination shows booking photos provided by the Louisiana State Police, Marksville City Marshal Derrick Stafford, left, and Marksville City Marshal Norris Greenhouse Jr., both were arrested on charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Jeremy Mardis, a six-year-old autistic boy, on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 in Marksville, La. The shooting also wounded Mardis' father, Chris Few.


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