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Pandemia New Orleans

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Tardy Gras? Mobile considers Carnival-style parade for May

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Mardi Gras celebrations along the Gulf Coast were all but a bust this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. But the city of Mobile is considering staging a Carnival-style parade through downtown in May after the state's mandatory face mask rule expires. News outlets report that Mayor Sandy Stimpson discussed the possibility with City Council members during a meeting Tuesday. The event would be held May […]

today03/10/2021 13

Pandemia New Orleans

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Virus-muffled Mardi Gras hits New Orleans’ party-loving soul

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans' annual pre-Lenten Mardi Gras celebration is muted this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The mayor has ordered that bars be closed during the Mardi Gras weekend that starts Friday and runs through Tuesday. The lavish parades are canceled and limits on gatherings further dampen the the fun. Cherished traditions are being put on hold all across the diverse city. From the high school […]

today02/15/2021 13

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