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2011-05-12 08:00:00

Rotary brings the world to New Orleans NEW ORLEANS, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A city already famous for its internationality and color will receive an added splash of both May 21-25, when more than 19,000 Rotary club members from over 160 countries arrive in New Orleans for the humanitarian service organization's annual convention. Often described as a "mini-United Nations" because of its global scope and cultural diversity, the always colorful Rotary convention is expected...

2011-05-12 08:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A city already famous for its internationality and color will receive more than 19,000 Rotary club members from over 160 countries for the humanitarian service organization's annual convention. Often described as a "mini-United Nations" because of its global scope and cultural diversity, the always colorful Rotary convention is expected to inject more than $22 million into the local economy during its weeklong run at the Ernest N. Morial...

2006-05-23 16:14:45

By Jeffrey Jones NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Actors playing evacuees lined up and boarded buses on Tuesday at the same New Orleans complex where thousands of desperate people were stranded for days after Hurricane Katrina. The people at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center were fleeing fictional Category 3 "Hurricane Alicia" in a test of the city's new evacuation plans aimed at preventing the chaos and death that followed last year's storm. "We're here to brief you on exactly what's...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.