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  1. The Roots Aim To Expand Music Festival Following Record-Breaking Ticket SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Switched

    Music festival season is upon us, and that means that the legendary Roots crew will host their 8th annual Roots Picnic on May 30 at Philadelphia's Festival Pier. In response to the event's growing popularity, the group has curated a diverse lineup which includes their performance, as well as Erykah Badu, The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, electronic rock duo Phantogram and hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa, to name a few.

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  2. Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Hit Us Like a Human-Driven TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Switched

    Late last year, I took a road trip with my partner from our home in New Orleans, Louisiana to Orlando, Florida and as we drove by town after town, we got to talking about the potential effects self-driving vehicle technology would have not only on truckers themselves, but on all the local economies dependent on trucker salaries. Once one starts wondering about this kind of one-two punch to America's gut, one sees the prospects aren't pretty.

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  3. Harry Shearer Reflects On The HuffPost Blog: 'You Were On Your Own To ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Switched

    When the Huffington Post launched in 2005, it created a distinctly unique platform for people from all walks of life to have their voices heard: the HuffPost Blog. "Simpsons" voice Harry Shearer was one such blogger, telling HuffPost Live on Thursday that he'd felt a "responsibility to blog at least once a day" in the site's early days, but still relished the freedom in not being "called at 6 am in the morning" by an editor with a deadline.

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  4. Louisiana Storm Blows Train Cars Off BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Switched

    Several cars were blown off the Huey P. Long Bridge in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, on Monday morning when a furious storm swept through the area. The eastbound Union Pacific train was traveling at approximately 4 mph when the containers, which were empty, fell behind some restaurants along Clearview Parkway in Elmwood, CBS New Orleans affiliate WWL-TV reports.

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  5. Wale And Paul Pierce Troll Drake After Wizards Sweep RaptorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Switched

    With an assist from Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce, Wale just settled a hip-hop score with Drake that was months in the making. The Canadian rapper rubbed a Toronto Raptors victory over the Washington Wizards in Wale's face about six months ago, posting a view of the lopsided score to Instagram and tagging the D.C. native.

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  6. Lil Wayne Uninjured After Tour Bus ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Switched

    People confirms that police were called after the rapper's two tour buses were shot at from two vehicles on Interstate 285 around 3:30 a.m. Lil Wayne was on one of the tour buses when the shooting occurred, but no injuries were reported, according to TMZ . The incident remains under police investigation, and there are no known suspects.

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

    Saturday Apr 25 | Switched

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

    Apr 23, 2015 | Switched

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

    Apr 17, 2015 | 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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  10. Robert Durst Indicted AGAIN, This Time By Grand Jury On Federal Gun ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | 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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  11. Blind Teen With Cerebral Palsy Brings Down The House With National AnthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | 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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  12. You Can Buy Robert Durst's Childhood HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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