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Deal Off For Cowboys, Herring In ‘Mutual Parting’

Free agent linebacker Will Herring isn’t joining the Dallas Cowboys after all.

03/14/2014

A large crowd reaches up for beads as a Zulu parade float rolls down Canal Street in News Orleans.(credit: Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images)

Cold, Gray Morning Won’t Stop Mardi Gras Revelers

Despite rain and cold in Tuesday’s forecast, revelers are gathering along parade routes as the Carnival season in New Orleans heads to a crest with the unabashed celebration of Mardi Gras.

03/04/2014

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Guide To New Orleans’ 2014 Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.

02/18/2014

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Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Convicted Of Taking Bribes

A federal jury has convicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work while he was in office.

02/12/2014

Dirk Nowitzki (R) of the Dallas Mavericks and Steve Nash (2L) of the Phoenix Suns arrive in the East Section of New Orleans as players help participate in the NBA Cares Project during the 2008 NBA All-Star Weekend February 15, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The one-day project  is to help rebuild homes that were damaged by Hurricane Katrina.  (Photo TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Dirk, Fellow NBA All-Stars Eager To See Legacy Of ’08 Event

Six years ago this week, LeBron James, Dirk Nowitzki and several other NBA All-Stars left the comforts of a high-rise hotel in downtown New Orleans for a short, sobering bus ride to a devastated neighborhood a few miles away.

02/11/2014

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Best Bachelorette And Bachelor Party Destinations In The U.S.

Among the best American destinations to travel to for a bachelorette or bachelor party are Las Vegas, Los Angeles, South Beach Miami, New Orleans and New York City.

01/28/2014

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

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Federal Court Reviews Texas Abortion Law

A three-judge panel with a federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to review a Texas law on Monday that led to the closing of many abortion clinics in the state.

01/06/2014

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Sooners Expect Best From ‘Bama In Sugar Bowl

Whatever Bob Stoops may have said about the overall strength of the Southeastern Conference, that apparently doesn’t apply when it comes to the challenge he sees before 11th-ranked Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl.

01/01/2014

Running back Pierre Thomas #23 of the New Orleans Saints runs the ball against the Dallas Cowboys during a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 10, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Saints Romp Cowboys 49-17

Drew Brees completed 34 of 41 passes for 392 yards and four touchdowns as the New Orleans Saints dominated the Dallas Cowboys in a 49-17 win at the Superdome in New Orleans.

11/10/2013

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Court To Hear Texas Dispute Over Confederate Flag

A federal appeals court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday on whether a Texas state board violated the free-speech rights of a group that petitioned for a customized license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag.

11/06/2013

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Court To Hear Texas Confederate Flag Dispute

A court is set to hear arguments on whether a Texas state board violated the free speech rights of a group that sought a customized license plate featuring the Confederate flag.

11/06/2013

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