Mardi Gras

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RADIO.COM Staff
May 10, 2020 - 10:25 am
Will some parades bolt to neighboring parishes? Arthur Hardy Explains
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Not everyone on board with Mayor Cantrell's social media posts on tax liens
Chris Miller
April 30, 2020 - 1:20 pm
How will New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell's comments on possibly not holding Mardi Gras in 2021 affect her politically?
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Amos Morale III
April 29, 2020 - 8:38 pm
Local Mardi Gras historian Arthur Hardy said that while krewes are in a wait-and-see mode "no one is throwing in the towel."
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Chris Miller
April 11, 2020 - 4:37 pm
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Mardi Gras was likely a fertile breeding ground for the novel coronavirus
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 4, 2014, file photo, members of the Krewe of Zulu hold painted coconuts to give to paradegoers, as they march during Mardi Gras in New Orleans. In a city ravaged by the coronavirus outbreak, Zulu and its members have paid a heavy price. Several of the group's members have died from coronavirus-related complications, said Zulu President Elroy A. James. Multiple other members have tested positive. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
Associated Press
April 11, 2020 - 8:04 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — On Fat Tuesday, 51-year-old Cornell Charles was taking part in a storied New Orleans Mardi Gras tradition central to the city's African American community — driving a car in the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club’s parade. A month later his wife of three decades was watching him...
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Chris Miller
March 28, 2020 - 8:23 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell told Fox News that she would have called off Mardi Gras, had federal leaders given any indication the coronavirus would spread across the country as rapidly as it did
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LaToya Cantrell
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 26, 2020 - 7:05 pm
Cantrell says, "In hindsight, if we were given clear direction, we would not have had Mardi Gras, and I would have been the leader to cancel." The mayor of New Orleans insists no one expressed concern from the federal government about coronavirus as they worked together planning Mardi Gras.
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 19, 2020, file photo, a view of the nearly deserted scene on Bourbon Street, which is normally bustling with tourists and revelers, in the French Quarter of New Orleans. In the city here, the old saying “Let the good times roll” has given way to a new municipal maxim: “Wash your hands.” Due to the coronavirus outbreak, New Orleans has joined those places shutting down bars, eliminating restaurant dining and banning crowds. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
Associated Press
March 21, 2020 - 3:13 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A week ago, revelers jammed bars in the French Quarter and New Orleans' Irish Channel neighborhood ahead of St. Patrick's Day while hotels, taverns and restaurants looked ahead to what is usually a lucrative festival season. Now, the party is suddenly and decisively over...
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Mardi Gras
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 12, 2020 - 6:27 pm
Arkansas officials say one case of coronavirus in that state is "likely" the result of a patient contracting the illness while in New Orleans for Mardi Gras.
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NOPD, state, federal agencies will release results of interdiction, enforcement push and State Auditor's report on what needs to be done
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Thomas Perumean
March 08, 2020 - 9:46 am
NOPD, state, federal agencies will release results of interdiction, enforcement push and State Auditor's report on what needs to be done
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