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  1. Pencil the plucky Pelicans in the NBA playoffs at your own riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Sunherald.com

    Despite falling into a 0-8 abyss to open the season, Coach Alvin Gentry, shining star Anthony Davis and the resurgent New Orleans Pelicans have pulled themselves up by their bootstraps and joined the playoff race at the midway point of the NBA season. Seven teams currently are lurking for the last playoff berth in the conference, all within sniffing distance of the eighth-seeded Portland Trail Blazers going into Saturday night's games: Sacramento, New Orleans, Denver, Minnesota, Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas and Phoenix.

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  2. Ever dreamed of twerkina with Big Freedia? Nowa s your chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Sunherald.com

    File this under the hashtag #lifegoals as the "New Orleans Queen of Bounce" may want you to join her squad. Off Beat reports that Big Freedia is holding open auditions for dancers Saturday, Jan. 14 at Dance Quarter from 2:30-6:30 p.m. Dancers, male and female, must be 18 years or older to audition.

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  3. He went missing in New Orleans; search leads to use of his credit cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Sunherald.com

    Mark Bakotic said he has walked the streets of the French Quarter and Central Business District almost every day since his son went missing last month. He has gone door to door, passing out flyers at the city's bars, in a desperate attempt to find his son, Mark Bakotic II, who was last seen at the Republic night club on Dec. 30. Police said Thursday they are looking for two women who tried to use the younger Bakotic's credit cards the next day.

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  4. Pascagoula man who moved to N.O. has been missing 3 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Sunherald.com

    Mark Bakotic of Pascagoula said he has walked the streets of New Orleans' French Quarter and Central Business District almost every day since his son went missing last month. He has gone door to door, handing out flyers at the city's bars, in a desperate attempt to find his son, Mark Bakotic II, who was last seen at the Republic nightclub Dec. 30. Police said Thursday they are looking for two women who tried to use the younger Bakotic's credit cards the next day.

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  5. Your dog can have a a beera at New Orleans eatery owned by famous sistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Sunherald.com

    Tater Tot the pit bull sips on some Bowser Beer, a nonalcoholic, broth-based concoction for dogs at Tahyo Tavern. The French Quarter eatery helps support animal rescue work.

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  6. Ita s party time! American Mardis Gras season begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Sunherald.com

    Don your purple, green and gold, prepare to loosen your belts and keep an ear out for that yearly trumpet blow: today marks the beginning of Carnival in the United States, more commonly known as the Mardi Gras season. It's a joyous time but can be extremely confusing to the uninitiated, with good reason, as the only thing static about the season's duration is that it begins on Jan. 6. How long it lasts is a much more complicated matter.

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  7. Barge spills 500 gallons of diesel into Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Sunherald.com

    A barge spilled about 500 gallons of diesel oil into the Mississippi River during a fuel transfer in Reserve, upstream from New Orleans. The Coast Guard said in a statement that the barge is owned by Reserve-based company Custom Fuel Services, which began containing the spill shortly afterward.

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  8. Bourbon Street will close to cars for New Yeara s Eve, Sugar Bowl eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Sunherald.com

    Much of Bourbon Street will be closed to all traffic, with no vehicles allowed even to cross it, and some law enforcement officers will be in tactical gear during New Year's Eve and Sugar Bowl festivities over the upcoming weekend, city officials and law enforcement leaders said Tuesday. Mayor Mitch Landrieu said security measures will be increased throughout the French Quarter and "other sensitive targets" in the city ahead of the two major events.

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  9. Woman changes plea on charge she fraudulently claimed $150K in BP fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 21 | Sunherald.com

    A former Biloxi woman, who received about $150,000 in oil spill recovery money by claiming she was a hotel manager, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud in federal court. Vanna Ly did not work for the Holiday Inn in Biloxi, as she claimed, before or after the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, court records show.

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  10. My favorite way to eat oysters? Oysters RockefellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    This week I'm blogging about oysters. It is the season, the weather is cool, and if the rain will hold off a bit, we should get some pretty good sacks of oysters from Mississippi's 14,000 acres of oyster reefs.

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  11. The Latest: Teen's mom accepts New Orleans mayor's apologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    Jurors walk the Danziger Bridge as State police and agents with the Federal Protective Service close parts of Interstate 10 and Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 so that jurors in the Danziger Bridge case could get a firsthand look at the spot where New Orleans police shot and killed two people and wounded four others less than a week after the 2005 storm. The mother of a teen killed by police in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina says she "wholeheartedly" accepts the mayor's apology for his death.

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  12. Top 10: Gulfport remains steady throughout holiday tournament seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    Laurel's Rasaad Pettis guards Gulfport's Miles Daniels during the second quarter of their Joe Barlow Thanksgiving Invitational basketball tournament game on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 1016. Gulfport's Chad Crenshaw drives to the basket over Laurel's Charles Winston during the second quarter of their Joe Barlow Thanksgiving Invitational basketball tournament game on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 1016.

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  13. Things are only getting better for synth rocker Howard JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    It's no secret that my favorite decade for music was the 1980s. That's a blanket statement and it in no way means that I don't love music from all decades, because I certainly do, but there's something about turning 10 in 1980 and coming out 19 in 1989 that makes the decade extra special for me.

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  14. The nation will see how the Big Easy does New Yeara s EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy will be live from New York. Fergie will break it down in Los Angeles.

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  15. New Orleans will see one of highest levels of sea level rise in the world, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    In this Aug. 31, 2012 file photo, the town of Braithwaite, La., is inundated with floodwaters from Isaac as downtown New Orleans is visible in the distance. Isaac barely had hurricane-strength winds when it blew ashore southwest of New Orleans a year ago, but its effects are still apparent in coastal areas where it flooded thousands of homes.

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  16. Bourbon Street shooting: 2 shooters on loose; 1 victim a MississippianRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    An argument between two visitors to New Orleans sparked a gunfight early Sunday on Bourbon Street, police said, leaving a young Baton Rouge artist dead and nine others injured in a spray of bullets that sent hundreds of early morning partiers running in terror. The bloodshed in the 100 block of Bourbon, near Iberville Street, eerily echoed the carnage from a two-man gun battle six blocks away on the same street in June 2014.

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  17. One dead, 9 injured in Bourbon Street mass shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    One person was killed and nine others were injured in a mass shooting on Bourbon Street early Sunday morning, according to New Orleans police. The incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Bourbon Street near the intersection of Iberville Street.

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  18. Pregnant woman killed, set on fire in New Orleans; parents killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    On the day she was supposed to enjoy her baby shower, a woman who was seven months pregnant was stabbed repeatedly in a bedroom of her home, then covered with books and "accelerant materials" and set on fire, a sheriff said Tuesday. Her father was found shot to death in the kitchen, and her mother was shot and stabbed, her body found just outside the house.

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  19. Saintsa Will Smith murder trial set for Dec. 1 in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    Cardell Hayes, the New Orleans tow truck driver accused of murder in the April shooting death of former Saints defensive lineman Will Smith, appeared in court Wednesday for a final hearing before a trial scheduled to begin in a month. Prosecutors with Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office turned over the last pieces of evidence related to the investigation into the three-car collision and shooting that left Smith dead and his wife wounded late on April 9 on a Lower Garden District street.

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  20. Kicker prevents Saints collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    No-name kicker Will Lutz bailed the New Orleans Saints out of a potentially embarrassing situation Sunday, booting a 52-yard field goal with 11 seconds remaining for an improbable 41-38 win over the Carolina Panthers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The game between the dregs of the NFC South should never have come down to Lutz' right foot in the waning seconds as the Saints zoomed out to a commanding 21-0 lead early in the second quarter.

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