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  1. 'Deepwater Horizon' director Peter Berg aims for authenticity in what ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times-Picayune

    Director Peter Berg stands next to a model of an oil rig that crews will build for his forthcoming film about the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The Summit Entertainment drama, which is set to start shooting in May in eastern New Orleans and Chalmette, will focus on what Berg describes as the multiple stories of heroism that took place on the rig after it blew out in April 2010.

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  2. 6 great baitcasting reels for South Louisiana priced under $250Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Times-Picayune

    A relative newcomer to the scene, 13Fishing reels have taken South Louisiana by storm in recent months. The Concept line comes in three styles priced for any budget and equipped for a host of fishing demands.

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  3. States that want red-snapper control should be careful what they wish for: CommentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Times-Picayune

    Recreational anglers like Guy Jones, who caught this mammoth fish during the 2014 Faux Pas Rodeo out of Venice, are being squeezed out of the red-snapper fishery. Lead biologists from the five Gulf states have proposed a plan to transfer red-snapper management authority away from the federal government.

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  4. Lawyer says order in BP spill clears her in claim fraud allegations;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Times-Picayune

    Fireboats try to extinguish the blaze on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig south of Venice after the rig exploded, leading to one of the worst maritime oil spill in history, on April 21, 2010. A New Orleans lawyer accused of involvement in fraudulent BP oil spill claims said a judge's order Thursday sanctioning her husband and two other attorneys clears her of wrongdoing, and she intends to press on with defamation lawsuits against BP, claims administrator Patrick Juneau and ex-FBI chief Louis Freeh.

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  5. Yellowfin tuna, wahoo thick off Louisiana coast, whenever weather relentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | NOLA.com

    Yes, it's been windy and rough, but when anglers are able to get offshore right now, they're having no trouble catching tuna and wahoo. All anglers hate bad weather, and right now, South Louisiana is in the midst of some of the crummiest ever to besiege the Bayou State.

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  6. Kick the can! Preserve your own tuna at home, and you'll never buy it at the store againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Times-Picayune

    The bounty of Louisiana's offshore waters this time of year means big tuna hauls for anglers. Capt.

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  7. Two things needed to catch redfish right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Capt. Jacques Blaize, right, has been using shrimp-tipped soft-plastics to catch plenty of redfish in the canals near Empire, Ostrica and Venice. (Photo by Todd Masson, NOLA.com With the weather as crummy as it's been, South Louisiana anglers have to take their fish where they can find them, and more importantly, leave their purist tendencies at home.

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  8. The run is long but the action is easy for Venice redfish in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Capt. Ross Barkhurst focuses on drains and ditches on the east side of the Mississippi River this time of year to put clients on more redfish than they could ever possibly want to catch. No place in South Louisiana do redfish stack up in absurd numbers more than the mouth of the Mississippi River, and that's especially true this time of year, according to veteran Venice guide Ross Barkhurst.

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  9. St. Peter's School holds 'Il Carnevale di San Pietro' fundraiser: North Shore NotablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    A virtual Venice was created at "Il Carnivale di San Pietro" at St. Peter's School pavilion on Nov. 7. "Amici" entered the Venetian Piazza, strolled past gondoliers, then crossed over the Rialto Bridge to a festive party in the cafeteria. Limoncellos and Peach Bellinis were served at the GALAtini bar, guests who visited the Birra Bar quaffed Pumpkin Cider, Peroni, Shiner Bock and Cranberry Ginger Shandy, and glasses at the Vino Bar were filled with Pinot Noir or Pinot Grigio.

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  10. World-wide favorite doughnuts (and beignets) have Mardi Gras connections Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Beignets are New Orleans' own version of a worldwide favorite. Hot dough fried in oil is irresistible to human taste buds.

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  11. Official count shows duck numbers still high in Louisiana's Coastal ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Most Louisiana hunters have been happy with their success this season. Beau Douglas filled his strap this weekend in Northeast Louisiana.

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  12. NOLA.com/outdoors' top 8 stories of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Far and away, the biggest outdoors story in South Louisiana in 2014 was an August shark attack in Lake Pontchartrain. Trent Trentacosta, 7, was swimming with his family near Soutshore Harbor when he was bitten on the foot by what one expert estimated was a 5-foot bull shark.

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  13. Second-split ducks plentiful in Louisiana's Coastal ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Hunters across Louisiana's Coastal Zone had little trouble filling straps with ducks during Saturday's second-split opener. The second split of the duck season in Louisiana's Coastal Zone opened Saturday much the same way the first split did.

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  14. Venice angler boats Louisiana's No. 4 mako shark in epic battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Avid tuna anglers like Capt. Kevin Beach have a love/hate relationship with mako sharks .

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  15. 'The Great Invisible' movie review: Deepwater Horizon doc focus on the human toll of the BP oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Fireboats try to extinguish the blaze on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig south of Venice after an explosion left at least 15 workers injured and 11 missing on Wednesday, April 21, 2010. The lingering fallout from the spill is explored in director Margaret Brown's documentary 'The Great Invisible.'

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  16. Prospect.3 artistic director Franklin Sirmans, discusses 'the search' for self on a New Orleans websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | NOLA.com

    At the start of New Orleans international art festival Prospect. 3 in October, D. Eric Bookhardt, art writer for The Gambit weekly newspaper, provided a thoughtful preliminary interview with Prospect.3 artistic director Franklin Sirmans.

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  17. Chevron ordered Plaquemines councilman to recuse himself in vote on environmental damage lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The area covered by the first of 21 "legacy' lawsuits filed by Plaquemines Parish against oil companies for environmental damages. Oil giant Chevron , one of dozens of oil companies named as defendants in 21 "legacy" environmental damage lawsuits filed by Plaquemines Parish last year, ordered employee and parish Councilman Burghart Turner to abstain from a Nov. 12 vote on rescinding those suits, the company has confirmed.

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  18. Ruby Bozes of Lacombe celebrates her 103rd birthday with family and friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Ruby Bozes is 103. "I never smoked, I never drank and I never fooled around. I left that up to my husband," she said recently while reminiscing at her birthday party on Tuesday at the Lacombe Senior Center surrounded my family and friends.

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  19. Louisiana's official duck count best in two decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana duck hunters like Ty Hibbs were all smiles after their hunts this weekend, and with good reason. The state is holding more ducks at this point in the season than it has in nearly two decades.

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  20. Louisiana's public-land hunters shot plenty ducks during season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Joe Causer and two buddies shot plenty of ducks opening day out of Venice near Pass a Loutre Wildlife Management Area. During Saturday's duck -season opener, it wasn't only hunters of private marshland who came home with full bags and smiling faces.

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