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

    Monday Aug 25 | 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.


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

    Saturday Aug 23 | 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.


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

    Monday Aug 18 | 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.


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

    Saturday Aug 16 | 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.


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

    Friday Aug 8 | 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.


  6. 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, 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)


  7. '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.


  8. 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.


  9. '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)


  10. Brandon Nodier Pleads Guilty, Says Dead Woman's Ghost Haunted His DreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | Switched

    A Louisiana man who had long been a suspect in the brutal 1985 slaying of woman at a secluded pet cemetery where he worked as a groundskeeper pleaded guilty on Friday to manslaughter in her death, authorities said.


  11. Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Sentenced To 10 Years In PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Switched

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.


  12. R&B Singer KEM Gives Fans Behind-The-Scenes Look Into His Essence Festival ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Switched

    Hello from the Essence Festival in New Orleans! I'm headed out of the Crescent City today to go to the studio to put the final touches on my new album, "Promise To Love," but first I wanted to share some photos with you to give you a behind-the-scenes look into my experience at the 20th Annual Essence Festival! I hope you enjoy them! -Kem ... (more)


  13. Bourbon Street Shooting Suspect ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | Switched

    Police on Friday arrested a suspect in a shooting last weekend in New Orleans' popular French Quarter in which a woman was killed and nine people were wounded, police said.


  14. The Ultimate Guide To Getting Out Of The French QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Switched

    Known for delicious beignets, soulful tunes and lavish parades, New Orleans certainly lives up to its reputation.


  15. The 33 best beer bars in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Switched

    Any bar worth its pretzel salt has at least a beer or two at the ready. These are not those bars.


  16. The GOP's Real Ted Cruz Problem: Why Party's Revenge Plot Is Silly And Self-DefeatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    MAY 31: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.


  17. BP Must Continue Paying Gulf Spill Claims During Appeal, Supreme Court SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Switched

    The U.S. Supreme Court says BP must continue paying claims from a fund established after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill while the company appeals terms of its settlement with some businesses.


  18. Drake's '0 To 100 / The Catch Up' Teases New Album In Spring 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Switched

    Drake performs in concert on the last date of his "Would You Like A Tour? 2013" at the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in Philadelphia.


  19. Kanye West 'Spoke A Truth' About Hurricane Katrina, Says Mike MyersRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Switched

    "I actually wasn't familiar with his work," Myers, who was paired with West for the telethon, told GQ.


  20. This Comedian Is Going To Make The World A Better Place By Jet Skiing The Mississippi RiverRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Switched

    Kurt Braunohler has an unorthodox plan to do some good in the world: he's going to jet ski the length of the Mississippi River, from Chicago to New Orleans, in order to raise funds "to send 500 goats and 1,000 chickens to African families in need."


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