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03

Dec

Ghost hunters burn historic mansion near New OrleansNo was hurt in the LeBeau Plantation fire, but police have seen an uptick in ghost hunting-related deaths and injuries.

Ghost hunters burn historic mansion near New Orleans
No was hurt in the LeBeau Plantation fire, but police have seen an uptick in ghost hunting-related deaths and injuries.

07

Apr

Is this refinery to blame for toxic smells in New Orleans?
An investigation into complaints of bad smells and resultant side effects has revealed a wastewater leak at Chalmette Refinery.

Is this refinery to blame for toxic smells in New Orleans?

An investigation into complaints of bad smells and resultant side effects has revealed a wastewater leak at Chalmette Refinery.

20

Dec


 5 odd animal names under consideration to replace New Orleans Hornets 



The NBA has filed for a handful of potential new names for the team (Rougarous?), but fans are left scratching their heads.
The NBA has filed for a handful of potential new names for the team (Rougarous?), but fans are left scratching their heads.

07

Apr

Disaster-resilient prototype home completed in New OrleansSunshower SSIP House, an eye-catching, dual-roofed prefab abode that’s designed to withstand the gnarliest of weather events, is completed in the Lakewood section of New Orleans.

Disaster-resilient prototype home completed in New Orleans
Sunshower SSIP House, an eye-catching, dual-roofed prefab abode that’s designed to withstand the gnarliest of weather events, is completed in the Lakewood section of New Orleans.

20

May

A satellite image displays the open NOCO levee located north of New Orleans on May 16. The U.S. Corps of Engineers opened the levee in an attempt to control the current flooding of the Mississippi River. The last time the corps had to open the levees was in 1973.

A satellite image displays the open NOCO levee located north of New Orleans on May 16. The U.S. Corps of Engineers opened the levee in an attempt to control the current flooding of the Mississippi River. The last time the corps had to open the levees was in 1973.

10

May

'Before I Die': NOLA's bucket list houseAn abandoned home in New Orleans is transformed into a interactive art installation where passersby are invited to pick up a piece of chalk and share what they’d like to see and do before kicking the bucket.

'Before I Die': NOLA's bucket list house
An abandoned home in New Orleans is transformed into a interactive art installation where passersby are invited to pick up a piece of chalk and share what they’d like to see and do before kicking the bucket.

23

Feb

A shipping container home for the elderly in the Big Easy

A shipping container home for the elderly in the Big Easy