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Dr. Michael White and Company lead a jazz funeral procession during a wreath laying event to remember the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina at the New Orleans Katrina Memorial where the remains of hurricane victims who were either unidentified or unclaimed are held in mausoleums on August 29, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Hurricane Katrina killed 1836 people and is considered the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

10 Year Anniversary: Remembering Hurricane Katrina

With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells, residents in Mississippi and Louisiana gathered Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

08/29/2015

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A Music Lover’s Guide to the South

Guide to five of the most important cities to visit in the South for music lovers

08/07/2015

Bobby Jindal Speaking

Louisiana Lawmakers Shelve Divisive Religious Objections Bill Pushed By Jindal

Louisiana lawmakers on Tuesday shelved a divisive religious objections bill pushed by Gov. Bobby Jindal that has thrust the state into the national debate about where religious freedoms end and the rights of same-sex couples begin.

05/20/2015

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La. Gets Break From ‘No Child Left Behind’ Rules

Federal officials have again granted Louisiana a waiver from compliance with the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law.

12/08/2014

The Louisiana governor urges Congressional majorities leaders to do more than simply reject President Obama's policies. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Jindal: GOP ‘Better Not Waste’ Election Victories

Louisiana governor urges Congressional majorities leaders to do more than simply reject President Obama’s policies.

11/07/2014

Sen. Mary Landrieu speaks to the crowd during the "Women with Mary Geaux Vote" event at the Sugar Mill on Nov. 1, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Senate Dems’ Campaign Committee Cancels Plans For TV Ads In Louisiana’s Major Markets To Help Landrieu

Senate Democrats’ campaign committee on Thursday began canceling plans for television ads in Louisiana’s major markets to help Sen. Mary Landrieu’s runoff campaign against Republican Bill Cassidy, making her re-election bid an even steeper challenge.

11/07/2014

Sen. Mary Landrieu speaks to the crowd during the "Women with Mary Geaux Vote" event at the Sugar Mill on Nov. 1, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Louisiana Senate Race Headed To Runoff In December

The Louisiana Senate race will be decided in December.

11/04/2014

Sen. Mary Landrieu speaks to the crowd during the "Women with Mary Geaux Vote" event at the Sugar Mill on Nov. 1, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Polls Suggest Louisiana Senate Race Headed For December Runoff

Threatened with ouster in a state trending more heavily Republican, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu wasn’t certain to know her political fate Tuesday, as voters cast their ballots in Louisiana’s tight Senate race.

11/04/2014

Sen. Mary Landrieu Speaks

Sen. Landrieu: I’m ‘Not Backing Up From Things I Have Supported President Obama On’

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu said Monday that she is “not backing up” from President Barack Obama, but she also insisted that she had a record of bipartisanship during Louisiana’s latest Senate race debate.

10/28/2014

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Jindal: ‘We Must Be Willing To Pay The Price For Peace’

Urging both political parties to “pay the price for peace,” Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday said the United States must boost military spending by tens of billions of dollars to help end what he described chaos and conflict around the world.

10/06/2014

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