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New Orleans Makes List of Top Cities

Yay! This time Louisiana made a list we want to be on! Sperling's BestPlaces and Edge Shave Gel have compiled a list of the 'Top 50 Cities on the Edge of Greatness.'  The categories examined: (1) the City, including an analysis of the job market, housing cost and appreciation, population, percentage of young people, education level, income and investment in green living; (2) Music, identifying the most independent, homegrown music scenes; (3) Arts, examining artists per 100,000 population, paired with the presence of local art institutions; (4) Hometown Sports Heroes, the percentage of pro football, baseball or basketball players born in each city beginning in 1990 (New Orleans was #3 in this category); and (5) Alternative Sports, analyzing interest in alternative sports such as skateboarding, snowboarding, motocross, BMX, X games, ultimate fighting/martial arts, professional lacrosse and soccer. Keep reading for the complete list.

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Britney Spears
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Britney’s Coming!

Britney Spears will perform @ the New Orleans Arena, Fri. July 15th.

There's an Internet Only Pre-Sale 'til 5pm today

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The French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Louisiana, the Good and Bad

Louisiana recently showed up on a few lists, good and bad:

According to Rent.com, Houston is the best U.S. city for bachelors, however, New Orleans made the top 10.  Rent.com reports the cities that made the list have a high single female-to-male ratio, a vibrant nightlife, a low divorce rate and a low cost of living.

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Reggie Bush Says Goodbye to NOLA?

Last night after the Saints NFL draft pick of Mark Ingram, Bush went on to tweet "It's been fun New Orleans". Is this the end of Reggie Bush's Saints career?

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Nicolas Cage
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Nicolas Cage May Be Investigated for Child Abuse

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, TMZ is reporting that Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage may be investigated for child abuse after it was revealed that he injured his five-year-old son the night he was arrested in New Orleans.

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Nicolas Cage
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Nicolas Cage Arrested in New Orleans

TMZ.com is reporting that Nicolas Cage was arrested in New Orleans this morning.  From looking at his mug shot, I think it was a long night for him.

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New Orleans Crawfish Eating Contest
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Woman Wins Crawfish Eating Contest

NEW ORLEANS, April 10  -- Sonya Thomas, a  Korean native livng in Washington, has won the crawfish eating competition at the French Quarter Festival in New Orleans, organizers of the event said.

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Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration Takes Place In New Orleans
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New Orleans Gears Up For Fat Tuesday

www.mardigrasday.com

The Big Easy is gearing up for the 312th Mardi Gras! Fat Tuesday is right around the corner, so get your travel plans done now. More than 60 parades are scheduled to roll through the Greater New Orleans area in the coming month, many of which will run simultaneously.

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It’s Mardi Gras Time!

 

By: Piecework Productions/ Getty ImagesIt's time for the Purple, Green and Gold to shine.  Barricades start lining the streets of New Orleans and Lafayette this week.  King Cakes, Costumes, Royalty & Krewes, Courier de Mardi Gras, Lundi Gras, Fat Tuesday Festivities, Parades and Beads, Beads and More Beads!!!!!

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Batman
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Louisiana Students Boycott School Over Bats

We've been hearing about the teachers in Wisconsin refusing to go to school.  Now there's a school in Louisiana where the students are refusing to go.  But maybe these kids have a good reason to skip class...

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AI Judges In NOLA

The New Orleans Times Picayune's TV writer did a series on the American Idol Judges that I hope you'll enjoy- whether you're a fan of the show or not.  I love watching the ships and tugboats go by in the background!   To watch, click here.

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Yat Dat Made the List

Once again, I admit I'm a geek...
When I found this list of the American Dialect Society's winning words of the year, I just had to share it!

Word Of The Year:
App: Application program for a computer or phone operating system. As in “there’s an app for that,” an advertising slogan for the iPhone. (Winner)

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