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Saturday Jul 26 | Commercial Dispatch

Rheta Johnson: A New York yankee in King Cotton's court

They say that the Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and ends at Vicksburg, Mississippi's, Catfish Row.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Raw Story

Mass. Governor compares immigrant kids to Jews turned away in 1939, offers to shelter them

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced a proposal on Friday for two military facilities to serve as host sites for some of the thousands of undocumented Central American immigrants who have come into the U.S. in recent months, saying the move falls in line with the country's tradition of helping children in need.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

CNN

Explore Nazi ship sunk off Texas coast

Silent and shadowy, two hulks lie under the Gulf of Mexico's warm waters, unmoved since their deadly encounter 72 years ago during World War II.

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Tyler Morning Telegraph

FRESH chef winner in nationwide competition

In June, Michael Brady, executive chef at FRESH by Brookshire's, was selected to compete in the Food Marketing Institute's Supermarket Chef Showdown.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Advance

Rich Lowry: Crisis at southern border Obamaa s man-caused disaster

The president enjoyed a game at a bar in Denver with Colorado governor John Hickenlooper the other day, without the noir atmosphere of his furtive visits to pool halls with his grandfather as a kid, when he felt "the enticement of darkness and the click of the cue ball, and the jukebox flashing its red and green lights."

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

NOLA.com

Bourbon Street: Authentic, abominable or bore? New Orleans readers react

Mention Bourbon Street in New Orleans and you will get a reaction. We discovered that after writing about Richard Campanella's "Bourbon Street: A History."

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

NOLA.com

Bishop Perry Center brings help and hope to downtown neighborhoods in New Orleans

The Bishop Perry Center opened in August 2013 to minister to the spiritual and physical needs of people in Faubourg Marigny and nearby neighborhoods.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

News Max

Border Crisis Is Obama's 'Man-Caused' Disaster

The president enjoyed a game at a bar in Denver with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper the other day, without the noir atmosphere of his furtive visits to pool halls with his grandfather as a kid, when he felt "the enticement of darkness and the click of the cue ball, and the jukebox flashing its red and green lights."

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National Journal

Three diehard Saints fans during the miraculous 2010 championship....

If you are someone who loves visiting New Orleans for the great food, terrific jazz, and unparalleled nightlife, or for the unique history and architecture, and you don't want that idyllic image complicated in any way, you should probably avoid the film.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Should President Obama Visit The Texas Border?

Much of President Obama's presidency currently falls into the category of damned if he does, damned if he doesn't.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Groups: Immigrant minors lack legal representation

Officials in central New York say four people are dead and four homes have been destroyed in building collapses amid severe thunderstorms.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Is Obama going to repeat Busha s mistake?

President George W. Bush's August 31, 2005 fly-over of New Orleans, Louisiana following Hurricane Katrina was a turning point in his presidency.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

Mystery Diner: Patten House injects southern charm into Geneva dining scene

The Pecan and Andouille Stuffed Chicken is a popular dish served at The Patten House Restaurant and Bar in Geneva.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Business Journal

Southwest to offer non-stop holiday service from San Antonio to New Orleans

Folks looking to take a trip to New Orleans during the Thanksgiving holiday season will have one more travel option this fall.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

NOLA.com

Festival for minority-owned businesses will draw entrepreneurs from around the country to New Orleans

A June 2014 image from the web site of PowerMoves.NOLA, a festival showcasing minority entrepreneurs and taking place alongside the Essence Festival in New Orleans for the first time in July 2014.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

U.S. Air Quality

Saharan Dust Polluting Southern US; Heavy Smoke Produced from Canadian Wildfires

The areas with the most air pollution can be seen in Southern California, the Mississippi Valley, and Connecticut.

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WALB-TV Albany

US sending 300 more US troops to Iraq

New Orleans police continue searching for two men who exchanged gunfire on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter, leaving nine people shot in the crossfire, including two who are in critical condition.

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KTVN Reno

Fracking study finds new gas wells leak more

One person remained in critical condition Monday after a weekend gunfight on Bourbon Street, the historic thoroughfare of nightspots that is a major destination for visitors in tourist-loving New Orleans.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Bryan Cranston leaves 'All the Way' on a new high

South Texas sheriff's officials say a body found this month in brush near the border apparently was an 11-year-old unaccompanied immigrant from Guatemala.

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