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

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

    Friday Oct 17 | 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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  3. Alison Teal Visits The Maldives' Trash Island And Reveals The Plastic Problem That Isn't Shown On TVRead the original story w/Photo

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    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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  4. $627 Million In Gulf Oil Spill Recovery Projects ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | 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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  5. Inspired by Poverty Point, New Orleans could seek UN heritage statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | 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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  6. Louisiana Teen Fatally Shot During Altercation With Police Deputy, Authorities SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | 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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  7. Dinesh D'Souza Optimistic Following SentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin To Start 10-Year SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Switched

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was due to report to federal prison on Monday to begin serving a 10-year sentence for corruption during the years when the city was struggling to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina. Nagin, a Democrat, was thrust into the national spotlight in 2005, when Katrina overwhelmed levees and flooded 80 percent of New Orleans, killing 1,500 people and causing some $80 billion in damage.

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  11. California Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Targeting Kinder Morgan Crude By Rail FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Switched

    A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by environmental groups against Kinder Morgan's Richmond, California, rail terminal, which quietly began unloading crude oil from trains this year, saying the plaintiffs waited too long to file their complaint. The groups argued that since the company was given permission from regulators to begin accepting the deliveries without public notice, they were not immediately aware of the change.

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  12. Oil industry's image is tarnished in Louisiana, green activist saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Switched

    Oil and gas operators have lost their luster in Louisiana, Lafayette resident Mike Stagg, a civic activist and organizer with the grassroots Green Army group, said in New Orleans this month.

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  13. Air Testing Lapse At New Mexico Nuclear Waste Dump Blamed On Staff VacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Switched

    State regulators failed to collect air samples in the week following a radiation release at a New Mexico nuclear waste dump because of a vacancy in the office responsible for monitoring the site at the time, a state official said on Friday.

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  14. Gretna's coal train resolution too tepid for some residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Switched

    Last Wednesday evening, the Gretna City Council in Jefferson Parish approved a resolution calling for coal trains--which could supply a planned RAM Terminals, LLC export site in Plaquemines Parish--to be routed away from their city.

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  15. Jimmy Graham Does Not Care About The NFL's New Anti-Dunking Rule In PreseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Switched

    AUGUST 15: Jimmy Graham #80 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates a touchdown during a preseason game between the New Orleans Saints and the Tennessee Titans at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on August 15, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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  16. Former Marine Coping With PTSD Paddles Mississippi River To Raise AwarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Switched

    When the Winona, Minnesota, resident returned from the war eight years ago, he was coping with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD, the fallout from a minor stroke and other injuries.

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  17. Not Just the Atlantic: Obama Leasing Millions of Gulf Acres for Offshore DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Switched

    "As part of President Obama's all-of-the-above energy strategy to continue to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, BOEM...today announced that the bureau will offer more than 21 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will include all available unleased areas in the Western ... (more)

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  18. 'American Horror Story' Leaked Call Sheet Signals Possible Return Of A Past CharacterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Switched

    While we know a handful of details about Season 4 of "American Horror Story," there are still a lot of things left to speculation.

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  19. Neil Patrick Harris Really Wants To Be On 'American Horror Story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Switched

    JUNE 16: Actor Neil Patrick Harris attends the Trevor Project's 2014 'TrevorLIVE NY' Event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 16, 2014 in New York City.

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  20. 'American Horror Story: Freakshow' Gets A Delightfully Creepy First TeaserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Switched

    "American Horror Story: Coven" may have raked 17 nominations in the upcoming Emmys , but all eyes are on "American Horror Story: Freakshow" now, with its creepy new teaser released Sunday, July 13. In the 20-second clip, the seemingly innocuous -- but truly ominous -- music we've come to expect from the series sounds, as white wings part on a small ... (more)

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