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Super Bowl merchandise is seen on Bourbon Street prior to the start of Super Bowl XLVII at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Jan. 29, 2013 in New Orleans, La. (Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

New Orleans: One City, Many Pronunciations

You may be able to correctly spell the name of the city hosting the Super Bowl matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers but that doesn’t mean you can say it.

01/30/2013

A federal judge has ordered New Orleans to scale back its area banning banners and team memorabilia after an ACLU lawsuit argued it infringes upon free speech. (Photo by Skip Bolen/Getty Images)

Fed Judge Rules Super Bowl ‘Clean Zone’ Infringes First Amendment, ACLU Files Suit

The city of New Orleans must scale back its plans for a “clean zone” where the use of banners, signs and flags would be restricted during Super Bowl week, a federal judge said Thursday.

01/24/2013

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who was propelled to national popularity during Hurricane Katrina, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on corruption, bribery and money laundering charges. (Photo by Chris McKay/Getty Images for Usher's New Look Foundation)

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Indicted By Fed Jury For Corruption, Bribery

A Federal grand jury has indicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on corruption charges.

01/18/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Getty Images

Obama Could Reshape 5th Circuit During Second Term

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is widely viewed as one of the nation’s most conservative federal appellate courts, but President Barack Obama could get a chance to change that perception in his second term.

12/26/2012

CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square Cable Bridge Over Decatur Street

CBS Announces Week-Long 24/7 Coverage Before Super Bowl XLVII

CBS, home of Super Bowl XLVII, will create CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square in the heart of the historic French Quarter in New Orleans, La., to serve as the CBS Corporation’s central broadcast center. […]

12/06/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.

08/28/2012

A page from a US newspaper shows the horoscope (Photo Credit: EVA HAMBACH / AFP / Getty Images)

Astrologers Predict Outcome Of Presidential Race

President Barack Obama will likely be re-elected for a second term, the world will not end on Dec. 21, and the economy will look rosier by 2015 — at least that’s according to a group of the world’s leading astrologers who are gathering in New Orleans.

05/24/2012

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Elfin: With An Overload At DB, Torrence May Bring Something The Others Can’t

With a few familiar faces still around, it was a bit of a homecoming for Leigh Torrence when he reemerged at Redskins Park Monday for the first time in more than 3 years. It will be struggle for him to make this roster, but he brings something unique that should land him on the squad.

04/17/2012

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