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  • Gay Pride parades step off across United States

    June 29, 2014 1:49 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Gay Pride parades are stepping off around the world, in cities large and small. In the U.S., rainbow flags line the streets of New York City's Fifth Avenue. Politicians including Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) and Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) are among those walking... more »
  • Parades roll over dry streets

    February 20, 2012 9:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Sara and Dejohn Benson made a lot of noise as they jumped up and down waiting for the next float to roll down St. Charles Avenue. The bead-laden 10- and 7-year old brother and sister were making up for lost time after missing out on their... more »
  • Crowds Pack Parades Despite Cool Temps

    February 12, 2012 12:57 PM

    The temperatures in the 40's and even 30's for some of the parades Saturday, but that didn't really keep the crowds away. What started out as a mild winter quickly changed within just a matter of days just in time for the first big parade of the carnival season.... more »
  • Opelousas Police Pinched by Parades

    October 16, 2011 11:48 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - The Opelousas Board of Aldermen is taking a tough look at the cost of paying police to staff festival parades. The Daily World reported (http://bit.ly/dailyworld11112) the board has not yet adopted a city budget. Its fiscal year began on Sept. 1. Police Chief Perry Gallow told... more »

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