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2010-06-01 10:37:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane Katrina's deluge was Biblical. When it hit Louisiana and Mississippi the morning of August 29, 2005, the storm caused fearsome destruction. Then the disaster grew worse.

2009-07-30 10:29:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor Day weekend promises to be a decadent affair in New Orleans with the intersection of Southern Decadence and the holiday weekend.

2009-01-09 10:17:00

More than 31,000 subscribers vote New Orleans their favorite place to conduct business in the magazine's fifth annual survey NEW ORLEANS, Jan.

2008-09-03 15:00:02

By GUY ADAMS The men who predicted New Orleans would be destroyed by "the mother of all storms" faced charges of over-reacting yesterday as residents dusted themselves down and tried, with limited success, to pick their way home to the battered city.

2008-07-08 18:00:09

By Mary Foster NEW ORLEANS - In New Orleans, cocktails are serious business.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.