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  1. Tall sailing ships herald New Orleans' 300th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Old-style, tall-masted sailing ships resembling vessels in a pirate movie eased up to the New Orleans riverfront Thursday as part of the city's 300th anniversary celebration. The billowing sails of one ship could be seen as it approached from a distance.

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  2. Woo-hoo! 'The Simpsons' do New Orleans in what producer calls 'love letter to the city'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | The Advocate

    ... Simpsons.' In Sunday's episode Lisa tries to regain her confidence as a jazz musician while the family visits New Orleans. Holding a plate of shrimp, Homer takes a selfie while daughter Lisa looks on in the New Orleans-set episode of "The Simpsons.' ...

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  3. Tall ships herald New Orleans' 300th anniversaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Washington Times

    Massive ships with towering masts and billowing sails are heading for New Orleans ' wharves on the Mississippi River as the city's 300th anniversary celebration kicks into high gear. The vessels with sails hung from masts more than 100 feet tall were expected to arrive at city wharves by midday - a picturesque beginning to a week of events heralding the city's founding as a riverside trading post by Jean Baptiste le Moyne de Bienville.

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  4. The Histories of Cannabis and Race Are IntertwinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... citizens escaping the violence of the Mexican Revolution, and sailors and immigrants from the Caribbean into New Orleans. Warf concludes, "The black community also began to pick up on cannabis, so that reinforced this racial stereotype that brown ...

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  5. the SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... 2000 album No Strings Attached , and continue in his latest, Something New . That marks a return to the love of New Orleans music that first flowered as a teenager in Germany - a time when, in addition to discovering the boogie and stride piano ...

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  6. For decades, he fought for one thing: basic human dignityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | NOLA.com

    The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people who have made New Orleans New Orleans, featuring original artwork commissioned by NOLA.com The legacy : The old man wasn't so sure. Lolis Edward Elie, a black man who remembered being yelled at by police for having the gall to walk through the whites-only Audubon Park as a young boy, wanted to help fight such injustices.

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  7. You're Likely Making This Rental Car Mistake - and It Can Cost You HundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Southern Living

    A recent trip to New Orleans began something like this for me: Deplane at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International airport, smell beignets, book it to pick up a rental car on the airport grounds. Sound familiar? I'm definitely not alone in this popular travel MO, but it turns out, it could be making a serious dent into your travel budget .

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  8. '60 Minutes' report says Allegiant Air may be the 'most dangerous' airline in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    ... to customers (as a link to a PDF in a Dropbox folder). pic.twitter.com/lfhxOQOD5H Nearly 173,000 passengers in New Orleans boarded or arrived on Allegiant flights in 2017, according to statistics tracked by Louis Armstrong International Airport. The ...

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  9. Southwest Airlines New Orleans Landing Attempt Makes Passengers Scream, Cry, VomitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | News Max

    A Southwest Airlines landing attempt in New Orleans during a severe storm made passengers scream, cry and vomit when the pilot had to abort before touching down and then land at another airport 330 miles away. Southwest flight 3461, which originated in Fort Lauderdale, was attempting to land at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport when the plane became unsteady, WWL-TV reported .

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  10. '60 Minutes' report: Allegiant Air, which serves New Orleans, possibly 'most dangerous' U.S. airlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | The Advocate

    Advocate file photo by Richard Alan Hannon -- Budget carrier Allegiant plans to add seasonal nonstop service to Tulsa, Oklahoma, from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Advocate file photo by Richard Alan Hannon -- Budget carrier Allegiant plans to add seasonal nonstop service to Tulsa, Oklahoma, from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

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  11. As brunt of severe weather moves East, temperature to drop overnight in New Orleans, NWS saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | The Advocate

    People gather in Artillery Park during a thunderstorm Saturday, April 14, 2018, in the French Quarter. French Quarter Fest and the St. Bernard Irish Italian Islenos Community Parade were among the events cancelled in the New Orleans area Saturday due to heavy thunderstorms.

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  12. 'Terrifying flight' as plane tries to land at airport during severe weather, passengers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Southwest Airlines flight tried to land at the Louis Armstrong International Airport during Saturday's severe weather, causing passengers to fear for their safety. Southwest flight 3461 was coming from Fort Lauderdale, however it had to be diverted to Panama City before finally landing in New Orleans.

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  13. Touching video: Marines receive body of Lance Cpl. Taylor Conrad at New Orleans airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | The Advocate

    ... April 3, 2018, in a helicopter crash during a routine training exercise. His body was returned to Louisiana at New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International Airport on Saturday. Lance Cpl. Taylor Joseph Conrad, 24, of Central, died April 3, 2018, in a ...

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  14. Attending a wedding, New Orleans styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... ride of the city, the only fishy things we "caught" were in the gumbo and po'boy sandwiches served up in classic New Orleans style by the many fantastic restaurants packed into the French Quarter, often several in each block on both sides of the ...

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  15. Hurray for the Riff Raff sings folk music for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Chicago Reader

    ... Hurray for the Riff Raff's Alynda Segarra, a Puerto-Rican American performer born in New York and now based in New Orleans. Her 2013 record My Dearest Darkest Neighbor (This Is American Music) was a stirring expansion of the definition of folk ...

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  16. PERFORMANCE / TOUR: Superb Music and Whimsy Combine for a Memorable CCJS Season FinaleRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 | All About Jazz

    ... and Snyder doubling their reprise (on trombone and clarinet) of Alphonse Picou's classic clarinet solo on the New Orleans standard 'High Society." Jones, subbing for regular trumpeter Don Johnson- who was home mending broken ribs after a fall, ...

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  17. Greater Alton Concert Association welcomes The Side Street Strutters on Saturday, April 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | RiverBender.com

    ... which has been performing together since 1983, has a repertoire of over 200 musical selections ranging from New Orleans Dixieland and blues to big band swing and popular standards. This live performance features the talents of Rob Verdi, sax; Vince ...

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  18. Brooklyn Music School Presents Struttin' With Some Barbecue BMS Jazz Department FundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... food, swinging music, and jazz community that will make anyone think they've been transported straight to New Orleans, all the while helping support Jazz at BMS. The afternoon will feature performances by all three of the BMS Student Jazz Ensembles, ...

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  19. Who was Louis Armstrong's mentor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | Myrtle Beach Online

    A paradox of the early years of jazz in New Orleans is that while the local press was repeatedly denouncing the homegrown music, the city's newspapers were also publishing notices about jazz bands full of black musicians performing before white society audiences. The phenomenon was particularly acute by 1916, the year the word jazz first appeared here in print, in dispatches about events where influential cornet player Joe Oliver is thought to have played.

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  20. Man tackled 13-year-old girl near TSA at Armstrong airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Fox News

    One 13-year-old girl was in for a fright on April 4, when a man inexplicably tackled her to the ground near security at Louis Armstrong International Airport. Lauryn Wilson was traveling through the New Orleans terminal around 5:15 a.m. with her grandmother, Vedra Jackson, who is in a wheelchair, when the incident happened.

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