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  1. 5 Swamps You Absolutely Must VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Switched

    Far from being murky, boggy areas, the world's swamps, deltas and wetlands are teeming with wildlife, fascinating landscapes and their own unique cultures. Here are five great swamps to visit, from Botswana's Okavango Delta to Louisiana's Atchafalaya.

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  2. Is Robert Durst a Flight Risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Switched

    In this Tuesday, March 17, 2015, file photo, Robert Durst is escorted into Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans. The whispered words of Durst recorded in an unguarded moment in a bathroom could come back to haunt him - or help him - as he faces a murder charge.

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  3. Richard White, Alleged New Orleans Airport Attacker, Had Molotov Cocktails, Smoke Bombs: SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Switched

    Authorities say the machete-wielding man who was shot at New Orleans' international airport after trying to attack passengers and security agents was carrying explosives at the time. Sheriff Newell Normand said suspect Richard White, who was shot three times by a security agent late Friday after approaching a security checkpoint spraying insecticide and brandishing a machete, was also carrying a bag loaded with six Molotov cocktails - six Mason jars with cloth wicks soaked in gasoline.

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  4. Attack At Louis Armstrong New Orleans Airport Leaves Multiple People InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Switched

    A man sprayed a TSA agent in the face with wasp killer then slashed a second guard with a machete before a third agent shot him three times at a security checkpoint in the New Orleans international airport Friday. Richard White, 63, entered the airport and went through the TSA line where boarding passes are checked when he was confronted by one of the guards, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand told a news conference outside the airport.

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  5. Family Of Rapper Jailed In Killing Demands Investigation Into Witness BullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Switched

    ST. TAMMANY PARISH, La. -- The family of McKinley "Mac" Phipps, a once promising rap artist whose conviction in a nightclub shooting death is now in question, is calling on authorities to take a fresh look at the case that landed him behind bars 15 years ago.

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  6. Robert Durst Could Be Linked To Disappearance Of Teen Girls In The 90sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Switched

    MARCH 14: In this handout provided by the Orleans Parish Sheriffs Office, OPSO, Robert Durst poses for a mugshot photo after being arrested and detained March 14, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Family member of a prominent New York City real estate empire and subject of a HBO series, Durst has been arrested on a first-degree murder warrant issued by police in Los Angeles related to the death of his friend, Susan Berman.

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  7. Robert Durst's Houston Home Searched By PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Switched

    MARCH 14: In this handout provided by the Orleans Parish Sheriffs Office, OPSO, Robert Durst poses for a mugshot photo after being arrested and detained March 14, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Family member of a prominent New York City real estate empire and subject of a HBO series, Durst has been arrested on a first-degree murder warrant issued by police in Los Angeles related to the death of his friend, Susan Berman.

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  8. Georgia State Coach Injures Achilles In Post-Game CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Switched

    MARCH 15: R.J. Hunter #22 of the Georgia State Panthers celebrates with his father head coach Ron Hunter of the Georgia State Panthers after defeating the Georgia Southern Eagles to win the Sun Belt Conference Men's Championship game at the UNO Lakefront Arena on March 15, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Hunter injured his Achilles tendon following his team's 38-36 Sun Belt Conference tournament championship win over Georgia Southern on Sunday, ESPN reported.

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  9. Man Shoots Friend In Argument Over Beer Near New Orleans: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Switched

    An argument between a 64-year-old man who wanted a Budweiser beer and his friend who handed him a can of Busch instead ended when the disgruntled recipient shot the other man in the arm, wounding him in a Louisiana parking lot, police said on Friday. The incident, which occurred on March 7 in the New Orleans suburb of Harvey, resulted in Clarence Sturdivant shooting his neighbor Walter Merrick, 66, in the arm, with Merrick sustaining wounds that were not life-threatening, said Colonel John Fortunato, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  10. 5 Spectacular April GetawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Switched

    Itching to get away in April? The door has finally slammed shut on winter, and many of us are itching to get away and dust off the cold-weather cobwebs. April is shoulder season for many North American destinations, so this can also be a wonderfully affordable time for a carpe diem-inspired break.

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  11. First Direct Flight From New Orleans To Cuba Since 1958 To Take Off This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Switched

    A group of 80 business and civic leaders will take the first direct flight from New Orleans, La., to Cuba since 1958 on Saturday, according to an article published on Cuban state media. Saturday's flight comes after U.S. and Cuban officials agreed in December to take steps to normalize diplomatic relations for the first time since 1961.

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  12. Police Respond To Alleged Shooting At Lil Wayne's Miami HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Switched

    TMZ reports that the rapper was not at home at the time of the alleged shooting. Lil Wayne's record label, Young Money, also confirmed in a tweet that he was not home: El rapero Lil' Wayne en el partido de bA squetbol colegial entre Duke y Kentucky de la NCAA en el Domo de Georgia en Atlanta en una fotografA a del 13 de noviembre de 2012.

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  13. Mardi Gras 2015: History, Traditions And Little-Known FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Switched

    Mardi Gras falls on February 17, 2015. As it is commonly understood, Mardi Gras is a raucous celebratory affair that serves as a final shebang before the 40-day abstinence of Lent, but there are several key characteristics of this holiday that may have gotten lost in transition.

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  14. Lil Wayne's Daughter Is Getting Her Own 'My Super Sweet 16' SpecialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Switched

    NOVEMBER 29: Reginae Carter attends her 'All White' Sweet 16 birthday party at Summerour Studio on November 29, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Remember that MTV show, "My Super Sweet 16?" You know, the one about those really appreciative, down-to-earth kids whose parents gave them the rager they deserved? Well, folks, MTV is bringing back the mid-2000s reality show for a very special guest of honor , Miss Reginae Carter, the only daughter of Lil Wayne and his ex-wife, Antonia "Toya" Wright.

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  15. 14 Things You Didn't Know About New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Switched

    Mardi Gras season is well under way. This year, around one million tourists are expected to flock to New Orleans to partake in the festivities.

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  16. 27 Steps to the Perfect Stroll Down Magazine Street in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Switched

    My first visit to New Orleans was spent exploring the French Quarter, the Garden District, and a little bit of the Bywater. By the end of day five, I had tried the cool restaurants - the touristy ones, too - ate beignets, sipped a disgustingly sweet hurricane cocktail, listened to jazz, and visited a few museums.

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  17. Restoring the Concrete Jungle: How to Address Urban Blight in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Switched

    Dilapidated houses. Vacant lots. Abandoned buildings. Residential and commercial properties damaged beyond repair.

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  18. Sarah Palin Criticizes Obama Over Absence From National Unity March In ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Switched

    MAY 29: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Members of the Republican Party are scheduled to speak at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference, which hosts 1,500 delegates from across the country through May 31st.

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  19. Jim Rome Takes On Marching Bands And Gets Trampled On TwitterRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Switched

    A view of the pregame Ohio State Buckeyes marching band prior to the All State Sugar Bowl against the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. CBS Sports Radio host Jim Rome made the mistake of taking a crack at marching bands during the all-day college football action on New Year's Day.

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  20. Ohio State Upsets Alabama To Reach National Championship GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Switched

    JANUARY 01: Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates with his teammates after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide during the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ohio State Buckeyes defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 42 to 35. NEW ORLEANS - Cardale Jones came through again at the Sugar Bowl.

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