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WCCO’s Jennifer Mayerle Shares Unforgettable Story Of Katrina Survivor

As we reflect on the 10-year anniversary of our nation’s worst natural disaster, one of our own shares her story. WCCO reporter Jennifer Mayerle captured one man’s heartache during Hurricane Katrina, and his determination to keep a promise to his late wife

08/27/2015

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For Vikings Lineman, Hurricane Katrina Remains A Vivid Memory

As Saturday approaches, marking the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in and around New Orleans, Isame Faciane’s memories of what happened that day are still vivid, and continue to impact him a decade later.

08/25/2015

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A Music Lover’s Guide To The South

Guide to five of the most important cities to visit in the South for music lovers

08/07/2015

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Report: La. Dentist Mistaken For Walter Palmer Getting Death Threats

A Louisiana dentist is reportedly getting death threats after being mistaken for the Minnesota trophy hunter who killed Cecil the lion.

08/05/2015

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Official: 3 Dead In Movie Theater Shooting, Including Gunman

A gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Lousiana on Thursday night, killing at least one person and injuring at least six others before shooting himself, officials said.

07/24/2015

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Ex-NFL Player Sharper Pleads Guilty To Rape In Louisiana

Former New Orleans Saints player Darren Sharper pleaded guilty Monday to rape in a Louisiana drug-and-sexual-assault case, completing a series of pleas in four states that will see him serve at least nine years in prison.

06/15/2015

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Investigators: Transgender Woman Held Captive, Abused For Years

A Minnesota woman is free after being held captive in Louisiana for two years. Authorities say she had recently made the transition from male to female, and was forced to do hard labor and sexual acts.

06/09/2014

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Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.

05/13/2014

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Guide To New Orleans’ 2014 Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.

02/18/2014

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Good Question: How Did So Little Snow In Ga. Cause Such A Big Mess?

After two inches of snow fell in parts of Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana on Tuesday, traffic in some places came to a standstill for 24 hours. Thousands of children had to spend the night at school and rescue crews brought food and water to stranded drivers.

01/29/2014

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Saints GM: Randy Moss Works Out With New Orleans

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has held a workout with veteran receiver Randy Moss, who is trying to make a comeback after spending a year out of football.

03/06/2012

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Rochester Investor Buys La. Race Track

A Minnesota real estate investor has bought a bankrupt Louisiana race track for $726,000, a fraction of its original cost.

10/12/2011