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'Man, you talk about a legend': Second line for Fats Domino draws hundreds

NEW ORLEANS — A long line of prominent New Orleans musicians, Mardi Gras Indians, kids, grown-ups, tambourines, and, of course, dancing.

It was a truly New Orleans sendoff for Fats Domino, as hundreds gathered at Vaughan’s Lounge in the Bywater Wednesday afternoon to second line to Domino’s home on Caffin Street in the Ninth Ward. 96 more words

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NOPD names two persons of interest in Ninth Ward murder

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is looking for two people they say are persons of interest in a murder in the Ninth Ward.

Police believe 61-year-old Gail Hardy and 47-year-old Patrick Gentry may have information about the stabbing death of Margie Shorty. 58 more words


WWOZ pays tribute to musical legend Fats Domino

NEW ORLEANS – So many hearts are aching following the loss of rock n’ roll pioneer Fats Domino.

WGNO Anchor Jacki Jing went out to iconic local radio station WWOZ 90.7 FM, where they paid tribute to musical legend all morning long. 259 more words


One dead, one injured in Ninth Ward double shooting

NEW ORLEANS – A double shooting last night in the Ninth Ward left one man dead and one injured.

The shooting happened just before 6 p.m. 110 more words


Head, Hands and Feet


I told you I really wasn’t changing direction all that much. I hope that you believed me. You have no reason to because I change directions on Storyteller, every chance that I get. 191 more words

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New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina: When the Levees Failed

During the ten years we lived on Padre Island off the coast of Texas, we talked several times of making the nine-hour drive to New Orleans and taking in the famous sights: the jazz and zydeco music, the shotgun, antebellum and Victorian homes, the guesthouses and outdoor cafes, the live oaks draped in Spanish moss and Jackson Square.  1,838 more words