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  1. The Who, Ryan Adams, John Legend Wrap Jazz Fest Day 2Read the original story w/Photo

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    "The Gods of Rock wouldn't let it rain on The Who," shouted a voice in the crowd fleeing an afternoon storm at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. And They didn't - the sun broke through by late afternoon and The Who had the chance to sing Talkin Bout My Generation to their generation.

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  2. Gun And Drug Charges Dropped Against 'Jinx' Murder Suspect Robert DurstRead the original story w/Photo

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    Louisiana prosecutors on Thursday dropped gun and drug charges against Robert Durst, the real estate heir facing murder charges in Los Angeles, after his arrest under an assumed name in a New Orleans hotel last month. While executing a search warrant for a cold case homicide from LA, investigators in New Orleans claimed to have found Durst with a .38 caliber revolver, five ounces of marijuana , a latex mask, $42,000 in cash and a fake Texas ID, USA Today and the Los Angeles Times reported.

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  3. Earth Day Is Nearly Here, But Our Planet Is Worth Caring About Every DayRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Switched

    Earth Day is nearly upon us. The April 22 event, now in its 45th year, is meant to help draw attention to environmental issues, but remember, there are 364 other days to care about the planet.

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  4. Robert Durst Indicted AGAIN, This Time By Grand Jury On Federal Gun ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Switched

    Millionaire Robert Durst has been formally charged by a New Orleans-based federal grand jury with illegally possessing a handgun. The charge in Friday's indictment says Durst violated the federal gun-control act because he was in possession of a firearm after being convicted of earlier felonies.

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  5. Blind Teen With Cerebral Palsy Brings Down The House With National AnthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Switched

    The 18-year-old, from Denver, Kentucky, sang the "Star Spangled Banner" at the launch of Rand Paul's presidential campaign Tuesday, and she absolutely brought the house down. " I like to give people hope and strength to live ," VanHoose told CBS News in 2013.

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  6. You Can Buy Robert Durst's Childhood HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Switched

    The childhood home of Robert Durst can be yours for a cool $3.8 million. Durst, the real estate heir, alleged killer and subject of HBO's recent docu-series "The Jinx," grew up in Scarsdale, New York, which is allegedly where he saw his mother fall from the roof when he was 7 years old.

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  7. 5 Swamps You Absolutely Must VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | 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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  8. Is Robert Durst a Flight Risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | 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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  9. Richard White, Alleged New Orleans Airport Attacker, Had Molotov Cocktails, Smoke Bombs: SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | 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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  10. Attack At Louis Armstrong New Orleans Airport Leaves Multiple People InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | 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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  11. Family Of Rapper Jailed In Killing Demands Investigation Into Witness BullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | 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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  12. Robert Durst Could Be Linked To Disappearance Of Teen Girls In The 90sRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | 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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  13. Robert Durst's Houston Home Searched By PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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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  14. Georgia State Coach Injures Achilles In Post-Game CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | 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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  15. Man Shoots Friend In Argument Over Beer Near New Orleans: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | 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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  16. 5 Spectacular April GetawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | 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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  17. First Direct Flight From New Orleans To Cuba Since 1958 To Take Off This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | 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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  18. Police Respond To Alleged Shooting At Lil Wayne's Miami HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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