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  1. Christmas Eve Shooting Kills 1 At Louisiana MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Switched

    Last-minute Christmas shopping turned to tragedy Wednesday evening when a man was shot and killed at a Louisiana mall. Authorities with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office confirmed the identity of the victim as 24-year-old James Vaughn, WWLTV reports .

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  2. Hayden Panettiere Gushes About Baby KayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Switched

    Hayden Panettiere attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" on Monday, May 5, 2014, in New York. She only gave birth to her daughter Kaya on Dec. 9, but Hayden Panettiere is already experiencing the joys of motherhood.

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  3. Chinese Authorities Crack Down On Environmental CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Switched

    China's environmental regulators nearly doubled the number of cases they referred to police involving suspected polluters over the first three-quarters of this year compared to all of last year, amid a larger push by the government to crack down on the country's severe environmental problems, state media reported. The official Xinhua News Agency said Tuesday that environmental agencies also penalized about 190,000 enterprises for violating environmental laws over the past two years.

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  4. Appeals Court Rejects 2 Ozone Regulations That Loosened Compliance RequirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Switched

    In a victory for environmental groups, a federal appeals court rejected two Environmental Protection Agency regulations that loosened requirements for achieving compliance with more protective ozone standards. In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said EPA cannot increase the amount of compliance time by an additional year and cannot revoke ozone requirements for highway projects.

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  5. Andre 3000 Reveals He Never Wanted To Do Outkast Reunion TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Switched

    OCTOBER 31: Andre 3000 of Outkast performs during the 2014 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience at New Orleans City Park on October 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. There's a reason Andre Benjamin, best known under his stage name Andre 3000, wore 47 custom jumpsuits during this summer's Outkast reunion tour.

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  6. Lil Wayne Says He's A 'Prisoner' To Cash Money Records As 'Tha Carter V' Is DelayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Switched

    Lil Wayne performs at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. Following the delay of "Tha Carter V," Lil Wayne, 32, went on a tweeting spree Wednesday afternoon to express his discontent with record label Cash Money Records: To all my fans, I want u to know that my album won't and hasn't been released bekuz Baby & Cash Money Rec.

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  7. Harvard Students File Lawsuit To Push University To Divest From Fossil FuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Switched

    Seven Harvard University students have filed a lawsuit asking a judge to force the university's governing body to divest from fossil fuel companies. The lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges investment in those companies violates the university's duties as a public charity.

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  8. Bill Simmons Fires Back At 'Mike And Mike' As ESPN Stars Trade InsultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Switched

    FEBRUARY 14: ESPN TV Personality Bill Simmons Coach of the West Team reacts to a play against the East Team during the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 2014 at Sprint Arena during the 2014 NBA All-Star Jam Session at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on February 14, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images Licen ESPN's Bill Simmons will not sit quietly while being criticized by others at ESPN.

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  9. T-Pain Singing Without Auto-Tune Is BeautifulRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Switched

    Pain stopped by NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series to perform some of his classic hits , without auto-tune. "This is weird as hell for me," he said.

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  10. LeBron James' Wife Savannah Gives Birth To Baby Girl: ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Switched

    NBA Player LeBron James and Savannah Brinson attend GQ & LeBron James NBA All Star Party on February 15, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Back in August, James, who will play his first regular-season home game since returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday, revealed in an Instagram caption what he and Brinson were planning on naming their daughter .

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  11. The 2014 Lexus CT 200h Takes Haunted New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Switched

    Everybody loves a good ghost story. Or, a vampire tale or a witches scare. Have any idea where the number one city in the United States is that you can find this all in one place? New Orleans of course! From local ghost and vampire tours to tea leaf readings and a look inside a real voodoo museum, good food and music is really just skimming the surface of what this famous old French city has to offer.

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  12. Is ESPN Showing A Double Standard When It Comes To Disciplining Personalities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Switched

    FEBRUARY 14: ESPN TV Personality Bill Simmons Coach of the West Team reacts to a play during the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game at Sprint Arena during the 2014 NBA All-Star Jam Session at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on February 14, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

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  13. Momentum builds in Louisiana, the latest front in the fight against coal exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Switched

    In recent weeks, something amazing has been happening in the Gulf Coast of Louisiana - communities have been standing up and casting votes to ring the alarm about proposed coal export projects. As U.S. coal use has declined, mining companies are looking for a future in international markets.

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  14. Alison Teal Visits The Maldives' Trash Island And Reveals The Plastic Problem That Isn't Shown On TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Switched

    Last year, Alison Teal arrived on an uninhabited Maldivian island completely naked and ready to do 21 days without food or water for Discovery Channel's reality show, " Naked and Afraid ." While the world watched Teal survive the scorching hot beach with coconut water and hats made of palm fronds, Teal struggled with something else.

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  15. $627 Million In Gulf Oil Spill Recovery Projects ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Switched

    Officials approved plans Friday to spend $627 million on 44 projects meant to aid recovery from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but environmentalists are fuming that $58 million will go to an Alabama beachfront hotel they say will hurt rather than help the Gulf. BP PLC provided $1 billion in 2011 as a coastal restoration down payment following the Deepwater Horizon spill.

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  16. Inspired by Poverty Point, New Orleans could seek UN heritage statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Switched

    The Paris-based United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in June designated an ancient Native American complex known as Poverty Point, east of Monroe, as Louisiana's first World Heritage site. The state legislature supported that nomination in 2010.

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  17. Louisiana Teen Fatally Shot During Altercation With Police Deputy, Authorities SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Switched

    A 14-year-old boy was shot dead during an altercation with a police officer who was investigating reports of armed males entering an abandoned house in a small city near New Orleans, Louisiana state police said on Tuesday. The altercation between the Terrebonne Parish deputy and the alleged intruders was inside a home in a heavily residential area of Houma, about 57 miles southwest of New Orleans, Louisiana State Police spokesman Evan Harrell said.

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  18. Dinesh D'Souza Optimistic Following SentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Switched

    Conservative filmmaker and author Dinesh D'Souza speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Some of the biggest names in the Republican Party made appearances at the conference, which hosts 1,500 delegates from across the country through May 31. The conservative author and filmmaker was sentenced to five years probation, and eight months in a community confinement center, allowing him to avoid prison time.

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  19. People's Climate March Preparation In Full SwingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Switched

    The People's Climate March is just days away, and participants are already making their way to New York City from across the country to join in what organizers are saying will be the largest ever climate mobilization. The march takes place on Sunday, Sept.

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  20. People's Climate March Kicks Off With Live EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Switched

    Climate activists from around the world are coming together to take part in the People's Climate March in New York City this Sunday, Sept. 21. To kick off the weekend's activities, organizers are hosting top climate ambassadors for an opening night event at ABC Carpet and Home .

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