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Headsup: Crime, Genius, and The Final Frontier

Disclaimer: Warner Brothers Home Entertainment requests that we note it provided a free copy of Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms, Young Sheldon: The Complete Fourth Season, and Mare of Easttown for review purposes. The opinions I share are my own. “Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms picks up shortly after the explosive finale of Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge, the 2020 blockbuster hit that initiated these animated films – which are based on one of the most popular ...
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Today Is September 21st

Every year for the past several years on September 21, Demi Adejuyigbe makes a video featuring the 1978 Earth, Wind & Fire song September (which begins “Do you remember, twenty-first night of September?”) This year, for what he says is his final effort, Adejuyigbe made a whole-ass movie, complete with special effects. Gonna watch this later with my daughter, who is 12 today (and owns the t-shirt). In tandem with the video, Adejuyigbe is raising money to benefit The West Fund (a pro-choice T...
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Eric Clapton Breaks Vow To Never Play Venue With Vaccine Mandate

The “Layla” singer performed a show at a New Orleans venue that required proof of one shot.
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Eric Clapton Breaks Vow To Never Play At A Venue With COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

The “Layla” singer performed a show at a New Orleans venue that required proof of one shot.
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After Ida Outages, Utility Proposals Include City Takeover

The electric company subsidiary that provides electricity to New Orleans is responding to calls for an investigation of power losses during Hurricane Ida with options that include having the city assume control of municipal electrical service.
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New Orleans: Flames Shoot up Side of Superdome Roof, Put Out

Smoke and flames shot up the side of the Superdome's roof after a pressure washer being used to clean the roof of the New Orleans arena caught fire.
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Tennessee says vaccinated people should be last in line for antibody treatments to save them for the unvaccinated

Nurse Janet Gilleran prepares to treat coronavirus patient Mike Mokler with Bamlanivimab, a monoclonal antibody, at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, December 31, 2020. Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe/Getty Images Tennessee recommends prioritizing unvaccinated residents for monoclonal antibody treatments. Vaccinated residents are behind them in line, since they're less vulnerable to severe COVID-19. Monoclonal antibodies are in short supply as the Delta variant tears through unvaccinate...
Tags: Science, News, Congress, Boston, US, Trends, Chicago, Tennessee, Delta, New Orleans, Pfizer, Vaccines, Msnbc, Boston Globe, Johnson Johnson, The Food and Drug Administration

4 leading public-health experts describe what it would take for them to fully return to normal life

A couple take a selfie as Madison Square Garden reopens for a full-capacity concert in New York City on June 20, 2021. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Insider asked four public-health experts what it would take for them to fully return to their pre-pandemic lifestyles. Some are holding out for specific COVID-19 case rates or vaccination thresholds. Others are waiting to hear about fewer cases among their extended social networks. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's the quest...
Tags: Science, News, New York City, US, Trends, Thailand, South Africa, Delta, New Orleans, University of Florida, Salt Lake City, Birmingham, Louisiana, Anthony Fauci, University Of Alabama, Madison Square Garden

Superdome in New Orleans catches fire

One person was injured in a fire on the roof of the New Orleans' Caesars Superdome Tuesday, authorities said.
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1 injured in New Orleans' Caesars Superdome roof fire

One person was injured in a fire on the roof of the New Orleans' Caesars Superdome Tuesday, authorities said.
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Police: Man Who Made Threat Over No Trash Pickups in Custody

Police say a New Orleans man frustrated over slow trash collections following Hurricane Ida remained in custody after allegedly threatening the city’s mayor.
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Flames Pour From Section of Superdome Roof in New Orleans

Smoke and flames have shot fom part of the roof at New Orleans' Superdome as crews worked to clean and prepare the sporting and entertainment arena for painting.
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Caesars Entertainment and Nobu Hospitality Strengthen Partnership with Three New Locations Across The US

Caesars Entertainment, Inc. and Nobu Hospitality – the global lifestyle brand founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper – today announced the expansion of its longstanding partnership with two new Nobu Hotels and restaurants at Harrah’s New Orleans and Caesars Atlantic City, a Nobu restaurant at Paris Las Vegas and a refresh of the first Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.
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Virginia Shocker: Crime to Get Public Health Response, Not Police

The Mayor of Richmond rejected a plan to reduce violence by focusing on gangs. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -( The Mayor of Richmond rejected a plan to reduce violence by focusing on gangs, instead prioritizing a costly “public health” approach that conflicts with the reality on the ground. Pastor Ralph Hodge and an organization called “Richmonders Involved to Strengthen Communities” (RISC) asked Mayor Levar Stoney to fund a focused deterrence program that aims to defuse conflict and inter...
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Trash is rotting in the streets of New Orleans. Everyone agrees it's a labor issue

Many New Orleans residents have gone weeks without trash pickup since Hurricane Ida pummeled the city at the end of August.
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New Orleans garbage hasn't been collected for weeks. So, the residents threw a Trash Parade.

Garbage has not been collected for thousands of New Orleans residents since Hurricane Ida hit three weeks ago. Some of them staged a trash parade.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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The streets of New Orleans after Hurricane Ida: 'Trash everywhere' and a 'revolting' stench

Garbage has not been collected for thousands of New Orleans residents since Hurricane Ida hit three weeks ago. Some of them staged a trash parade.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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NFL Week 2 takeaways: What we learned, big reaction questions and team confidence ratings for every game

New England and Buffalo dominated, while New Orleans looked out of sorts. Here's what to know and what it means going forward for every...
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Southwest Airlines found success with free booze, arm wrestling, and go-go boots - take a look at the 50-year-old airline's full history

Southwest Airlines first flight attendant uniforms Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines, the US's largest domestic carrier, celebrated its 50th anniversary in June. The airline found success using unconventional marketing strategies focused on humor, booze, arm wrestling, and go-go boots. Southwest grew its network by beating the Wright Amendment, a law implemented to restrict operations out of its Dallas Love Field base. See more stories on Insider's business page. Southwest ...
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This is what happens to all the rats when cities flood

When storm flood waters overwhelm sewer systems and inundate subways, what happens to all the rats that live there? Does it make a dent in the rodent population? Or do they have survival skills that let them get through it? Experts in hard-hit cities like New York City and New Orleans weigh in.
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Netflix Series Touts ‘Scandalous’ Look at New Orleans Jail

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight years ago, video shot inside the New Orleans jail of inmates using drugs, drinking beer and handling a gun prompted outrage and a costly federal consent decree that still hangs over Sheriff Marlin Gusman.
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Fleeing Ida, New Orleans Woman Had Her Baby 200 Miles Away

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Monique Jackson of New Orleans certainly has a story to tell her newborn son, Brooks Richard Jackson, about his birth.
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Kid runs onto court, gives Carmelo Anthony hug during game

NBA The way the Knicks’ season has gone, Carmelo Anthony can use a hug — just not necessarily one from a random kid during a game.MORE: Classic photos of Carmelo Anthony | Melo could have been a Heatle A boy ran up to Melo late in New York’s loss to the Pelicans in New Orleans on Monday night. After an embrace and a brief exchange, the youngster was led back into the stands by a game official. “I was shocked. I didn’t really kno...
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3 Weeks After Hurricane Ida, Parts of Louisiana Remain Dark

As businesses and schools have reopened in New Orleans, ongoing power outages in communities just beyond the city put recovery out of reach.
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Flight attendant reportedly tells passengers she will 'be annoying' towards them if they do not wear a mask

Mask mandates and other pandemic rules remain in force on US airlines. YakobchukOlena/Getty Images An unidentified flight attendant was reportedly featured in a viral clip about mask mandates. The clip claims to feature the voice of an attendant who vowed to annoy passengers without masks. It has so far gained more than 2.9 million views on TikTok, Yahoo News reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. An airline passenger reportedly recorded a flight attendant pledging to a...
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The companies polluting the planet have spent millions to make you think carpooling and recycling will save us

Marianne Ayala/Insider Plastics companies spent millions to kickstart recycling programs, and it helped them avoid bans. Decades later, fossil-fuel interests spend millions to promote carpooling and reducing energy use. Activists and researchers say this individual-action narrative distracts from the biggest polluters. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ben Franta is trying to collect every climate-related ad the oil and gas industry has ever produced.Franta, who is pursuing...
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Q&A: What you need to know about LA County’s new coronavirus vaccine rules

Los Angeles County on Friday, Sept.16, planned to revise its health order, requiring certain businesses to require proof of vaccination or negative testing for employees and customers. The order had not yet been formally issued as of Friday afternoon, but Public Health  Director Barbara Ferrer presented an overview during a livecast briefing. The order will cover outdoor mega-events, such as large concerts, sports events and other activities of 10,000 people or more. It will also mandate vaccina...
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After Ida: Mounting Trash, Rising Anger in New Orleans

Garbage and debris are piling up along many New Orleans streets almost three weeks after Hurricane Ida pounded southeast Louisiana.
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Payton: Saints to Spend Week 3 at TCU, Then Return Home.

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton says the club has decided to continue practicing at TCU next week in preparation for their Week 3 game at New England before returning to their New Orleans-area headquarters in Week 4.
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Will There Be A Project Power Sequel? Here's What We Know

(Welcome to Will There Be a Sequel?, a series where we answer that question and explore what comes next.)"Project Power" was released by Netflix at the tail end of last summer. The summer moviegoing season in 2020, for painfully obvious reasons, was sorely lacking in the typical superhero/comic book movie fare. Though not based in the universes of Marvel or DC, this movie attempted to fill that void. Now, more than a year later, we're still left to wonder, is "Project Power 2" going to happen? W...
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