Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras
Scoot
February 26, 2020 - 12:57 pm
Tandem floats have been an integral part of Mardi Gras parades for years, and there is no evidence that the floats pose a danger to the public.
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Archbishop Gregory Aymond
Kenny Kuhn
February 26, 2020 - 11:26 am
Now that Mardi Gras is over many Catholics in New Orleans will take this Ash Wednesday to reflect and make a sacrifice in their life in the 40 days of Lent leading up to Easter Sunday.
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Elks Krewe
Kenny Kuhn
February 26, 2020 - 7:12 am
Elks Krewe of Orleans bans several truck-floats because riders continued to throw in the no-throw disband area.
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Dressed as peacocks, a group of friends calling themselves "The Ostentation" form a dance line for revelers in the Society of St. Anne on Royal Street in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)
Associated Press
February 25, 2020 - 1:59 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thousands of people thronged the streets of New Orleans on Fat Tuesday, reaching for beads, shimmying to the music of marching bands and celebrating the end of a Carnival season tinged by tragedy after two bystanders were killed by floats this year. Even before sunrise, the...
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Mardi Gras
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Kenny Kuhn
February 25, 2020 - 10:02 am
New Orleans Police Chief Shaun Ferguson says this Mardi Gars everyone has a duty to watch out for each others' safety.
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Zulu
USA TODAY
Kenny Kuhn
February 25, 2020 - 8:07 am
In the shadow of two people fatally run over by parade floats last week, Zulu officials want people to be safe when catching the krewe's signature painted coconuts.
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RADIO.COM Staff
February 25, 2020 - 8:06 am
New Orleans isn’t the only place to celebrate Mardi Gras (but it is objectively the best place to do so). If you’re looking to celebrate Fat Tuesday elsewhere, here are the best cities in America for the holiday.
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king cakes
WWL Newsroom
February 25, 2020 - 6:56 am
The votes are in or the 5th Annual King Cake Snob Competition. Andrew Alexander with King Cake Snob says last year’s winner overall winner Manny Randazzo fell short of defending its crown.
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