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  1. How The Big Easy Is Taking On Big TobaccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ThinkProgress

    Long gone are the days of being able to spark a cigarette at a bar or casino in the Big Easy. Lawmakers in New Orleans unanimously voted to ban smoking in bars and gambling halls earlier this week, continuing where a current citywide ban on smoking in restaurants left off.

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  2. "American Idol" Recap: Carlos Santana's Nephew Hea...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    ... would advance or be sent home. This week, they voted to send a contestant named Alexis Chapa to Hollywood. The Big Easy auditions got off to a slow start with a number of rejected contestants, including Drew Plaisance , whose second cousin used to ...

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  3. 'American Idol' Recap: The Big Easy Touches The HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | HollywoodLife

    So that's why they call it The Big Easy! 'American Idol' arrived in New Orleans on Jan. 22, and just like the city itself, the talent was massive and amazing. Auditions keep on rolling, and so do we! American Idol auditions brought us to New Orleans on Jan. 22, which also happens to be the hometown of judge Harry Connick Jr. , so we knew we were in for an extra special episode.

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  4. Kentucky Derby & Oaks Preps Hit The Big EasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Forbes.com

    ... watching the Rangers at the Garden, playing Scrabble, or rescuing cats. The road to Churchill Downs stopped in the Big Easy on Saturday for the Silverbulletday and the Lecomte Stakes, prep and points races for the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby ...

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  5. 20 Years of Golf: Most influential playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | GolfChannel

    ... PGA Championship win as the ninth alternate remains one of the most improbable major outcomes. (Getty Images) "The Big Easy" is one of only six players with two wins in both the U.S. Open and the British Open. (Getty Images) A star on the ...

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  6. Ben & Jerrya s Goes Back to The Big EasyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Business Wire

    This year, they're going to let the good times roll from January 15th to January 18th, as they host their annual Global Franchise Meeting in New Orleans. This will be the third time the global ice-cream brand has chosen New Orleans as its host city.

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  7. Author inspirations: 'The Big Easy,' shining hope and a real-life blind dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | USA Today

    Author inspirations: 'The Big Easy,' shining hope and a real-life blind date Patricia Rosemoor, Cecy Robson and Chelsey Krause share some of the inspirations behind their new Loveswept releases. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1ItDov8 Today's featured authors: Patricia Rosemoor, author of Dangerous ; Cecy Robson, author of Once Loved ; and Chelsey Krause, author of Can't Always Get What You Want .

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  8. Author inspirations: 'The Big Easy,' shining hope and a real-lifeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | USA Today

    Author inspirations: 'The Big Easy,' shining hope and a real-life blind date Patricia Rosemoor, Cecy Robson and Chelsey Krause share some of the inspirations behind their new Loveswept releases. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1ItDov8 Today's featured authors: Patricia Rosemoor, author of Dangerous ; Cecy Robson, author of Once Loved ; and Chelsey Krause, author of Can't Always Get What You Want .

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  9. Wake up a blues starRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Sunday Herald

    ... new blues talent has been launched with the prize of a record deal for the winning act. The Blues Magazine and The Big Easy bar.b.q and lobstershack have joined forces with the Mascot label, home to musicians including Robert Cray, Joe Bonamassa, ...

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  10. LSP troopers leave New Orleans amid calls to remain, help NOPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The Allstate Sugar Bowl ended last week and along with the two football teams and their fans, several Louisiana State Police troopers are leaving The Big Easy. Dozens of troopers had been in place across areas of the French Quarter and the CBD during the football game that fell on New Year's Day.

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  11. America's 2014 Murder CapitalBy Brandy ZadroznyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | The Daily Beast

    ... was a result of an effort to decrease gang violence. Still, at a rate of roughly 40 per 100,000 residents, The Big Easy is competing with Detroit to be the nation's murder capital. Indiana's capital is one of the few places on our list to see a real ...

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  12. New Orleans waits for next big sporting event as teams, fans return homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Now that the Ohio State Buckeyes have secured their spot in the National Championship, the team and its loyal fans are headed out of The Big Easy. SPORTS WITH SHARIEF I SHAQ .

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  13. Ernie Els shaken up after injuring spectator on 1st hole at Royal Liverpool, shoots 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... The man's injury and Els' subsequent triple-bogey 7 on the first hole were just the start of his problems. The Big Easy will have a big task trying to make the cut after carding a 7-over 79, including 42 on the front nine. Els said he was "quite ...

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  14. Area residents organize French Quarter anti-violence rally on Twelfth NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... Michael Harrison to take action through their respective roles. Recently, the most well-known spot in The Big Easy has become a target for armed robberies, beatings, stabbings and other crimes. Those incidents affect both tourists and residents ...

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  15. George Vogel finds Buckeye fans in The Big EasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    WLWT News 5's George Vogel found Ohio State Buckeye fans in New Orleans the night before the big game. COLLEGE FOOTBALL FANS CANNOT WAIT FOR TOMORROW.

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  16. Ohio State Buckeyes arrives in New Orleans for the Sugar BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    WLWT News 5's George Vogel is reporting from The Big Easy as both teams prepare for a New Year's Day kickoff. SHE HAS A MICROCHIP IN NOT HAVE HER COLLAR ON AT THE TIME.

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  17. Fans from Ohio, Alabama bring bowl game excitement to The Big EasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    As Alabama gets ready to take on Ohio State for the 81st annual Allstate Sugar Bowl, fans have been enjoying a few events leading up to the big matchup. In the French Quarter, the second line parade kicked off at Pat O'Briens.

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  18. Blue OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Houston Press

    ... , Peter & James at the Big Top Lounge or the Big & Easy Blues Jam (with featured guests the Tony Vega Band) at The Big Easy . Above all, drive safe, or if that's not an option, call a cab or the ride-sharing service of your choosing. Happy New Year!

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  19. Andreina Salazar Promoted to Concierge SupervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... home was no stranger to hosting family events, out-of-town guests and just anyone who wanted to get away to "The Big Easy". She has carried this passion into adulthood and now has several years of varied experience in the Hospitality industry. ...

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  20. New Orleans rated most expensive New Year's Eve destination, website reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | The Times-Picayune

    ... (Photo by Kathleen Flynn, NOLA.com l The Times-Picayune) New Orleans for New Year's Eve? Hit the ATM first. The Big Easy apparently won't be so easy on the wallet; New Orleans has been rated the most expensive destination city to ring in the new ...

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