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  1. AP Explains: How Robert E. Lee went from hero to racist iconRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | News Times

    In this Friday, May 19, 2017, file photo, workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans.

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  2. Sold-out birthday bash for 90-year-old Louisiana ex-governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | News Times

    In this March 17, 2014 file photo, Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, center, walks down the hallway pushing his son, Eli, as he is accompanied by wife Trina Scott Edwards, right, and Charlotte Guedry, left, before speaking at the Baton Rouge Press Club in Baton Rouge, La. Louisiana's four-term former governor Edwards is having an ostentatious 90th birthday bash, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, with a $250-per-person price tag to attend.

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  3. The Latest: Threat of thunderstorms looms over New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | News Times

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency for New Orleans with the city's water-pumping system malfunctioning and needing repairs as more rain is in the forecast. Forecasters say the threat of thunderstorms over New Orleans will continue Friday as residents worry about neighborhoods left vulnerable to flooding because of a damaged water pumping system.

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  4. New Orleans on edge as city scrambles to fix pumping systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | News Times

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency for New Orleans with the city's water-pumping system malfunctioning and needing repairs as more rain is in the forecast. NEW ORLEANS - Schools closed for the week, and the mayor of New Orleans urged residents to park their cars on high ground.

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  5. After flood, New Orleans braces for more rain, pump problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | News Times

    As New Orleans' water-pumping system continues to malfunction, the mayor is urging residents in some of the city's already-soaked neighborhoods to move their vehicles to higher ground as more rain is in the forecast. Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office said in a news release early Thursday the city has lost service to one of its power turbines, which powers most of the pumping stations that service the East Bank of New Orleans.

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  6. New Orleans council to look at drainage after floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | News Times

    As New Orleans dried out Monday from torrential rains that flooded areas for the second time in two weeks, the City Council called a special meeting to review the drainage system and warning processes. Council President Jason Williams said he plans the Tuesday meeting "not to make any presumptions or cast any aspersions, but to really do an autopsy of every single thing that happened between Saturday and Sunday."

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  7. New Orleans council to look at drainage after floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | News Times

    Jomel Walker, center, helps his parents Joann Walker left, and Wallace Walker, throw out soggy furniture from their Crown And Glory Beauty Salon, in the aftermath of the past weekend's flooding, in New Orleans, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. less Jomel Walker, center, helps his parents Joann Walker left, and Wallace Walker, throw out soggy furniture from their Crown And Glory Beauty Salon, in the aftermath of the past weekend's flooding, in New Orleans, ... more Randy Davis, manager at the Circle Food Store, mops the floor after the store flooded from the past weekend's torrential rains, in New Orleans, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017.

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  8. New Orleans floods as downpour overwhelms city pump stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | News Times

    This Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 photo shows a woman carrying an infant through floodwaters as two boys tag along in Metairie, La. This Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 photo shows a woman carrying an infant through floodwaters as two boys tag along in Metairie, La.

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  9. Old South grandeur, leavened with a cold look at slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | News Times

    This July 14, 2017 photo shows a memorial by Woodrow Nash for the German Coast Uprising at the Whitney Plantation in Edgard, La. After the uprising, slaves who participated were tried and executed.

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  10. High school honoring Confederate general may get name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | News Times

    In this photo taken July 20, 2017, the sign for J.E.B. Stuart High School is photographed in Falls Church, Va. A two-year debate over whether to change the name of a northern Virginia high school honoring a Confederate general is coming to an end.

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  11. The Latest: Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | News Times

    Much of Florida's Panhandle remains under a tornado watch as Tropical Storm Cindy looms in the Gulf of Mexico. Officials in Santa Rosa County, which is just east of Pensacola, tweeted that some roads were under water early Wednesday.

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  12. Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm CindyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | News Times

    People sit in a car and watch the waves on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain as weather from Tropical Storm Cindy, in the Gulf of Mexico, impacts the region in New Orleans, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. People sit in a car and watch the waves on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain as weather from Tropical Storm Cindy, in the Gulf of Mexico, impacts the region in New Orleans, Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

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  13. Pound for pound, Dillard University is a physics powerhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | News Times

    It's no coincidence one of the stars of "Hidden Figures", a movie about black women scientists, delivered the commencement address at Dillard University. The school boasts more black female graduates in physics than any other school in the US.

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  14. Alton Sterling's family seeks officers' immediate dismissalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | News Times

    In this Wednesday, May 3, 2017, file photo, Kimberly Pierson, mother of Alton Sterling's son Na'Quincy Pierson, cries as she speaks to reporters following a meeting with the U.S. Justice Department at federal court in Baton Rouge, La. The family of Alton Sterling is demanding the immediate firing of the two officers involved in the man's death.

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  15. Black caucus: White rep should resign over lynch commentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | News Times

    In this Jan. 30, 2017, photo, Rep. Karl Oliver, R-Winona, rear, listens to Reps. Sam Mims, R-McComb, foreground left, confer with Bryant Clark, D-Pickens, during the 2017 Legislature at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss.

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  16. Mississippi lawmaker apologizes for calling for lynchingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | News Times

    In this Friday, May 19, 2017, file photo, workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate general Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans. Mississippi Rep. Karl Oliver of Winona apologized on Monday, May 22, for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments, only after his comment sparked broad condemnation in both states.

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  17. Confederate statue removals part of New Orleans mayor legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | News Times

    File - In this July 26, 2016, file photo, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu speaks at the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Philadelphia. Landrieu, who spearheaded the recent removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans, is term-limited and will leave office in 2018.

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  18. Gen. Lee the last Confederate statue removed in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | News Times

    Workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate general Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. Workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate general Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017.

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  19. not Real News: a look at what didn't happen this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | News Times

    In this Sept. 2, 2015, file photo, a woman walks past a monument of Jefferson Davis on Jefferson Davis Parkway at Canal Street in New Orleans.

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  20. The Latest: Crowd gathers at Lee statue ahead of removalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | News Times

    In this Sept. 2, 2015 file photo, the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans.

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