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Mardi Gras: Top 9 Cities Not Named New Orleans to Celebrate Fat Tuesday

by Diana Lambdin Meyer. Posted Mar 3rd 2014 10:30 AM
Feb. 18, 2012 - Saint Louis, Missouri, U.S - Patrons take time out of their celebration for a quick photo showing off their cost
AlamyPatrons take time out of their celebration for a quick photo showing off their costumes during the 2012 Mardi Gras parade and festival at the Soulard District in St. Louis, Missouri.
It's Mardi Gras season -- time to blow some steam and overindulge before the Christian season of Lent begins. Think New Orleans is the only place to throw some beads? You need to get out a bit more.
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Teen Charged With Sexually Assaulting Minor on Carnival Cruise

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 8th 2011 11:05 AM


A 19-year-old Mississippi man has been charged with sexually assaulting a minor on the 2,052-passenger Carnival Elation, during a four-night cruise to Mexico from Mobile, Alabama.
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Wi-Fi Hotspots Expose Travelers to Hackers: How to Defend Yourself

by Sean O'Neill. Posted Feb 16th 2011 02:00 PM
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Anywhere in the world, public Wi-Fi could be a trap. Public Wi-Fi hotspots at hotels, airports, and coffee shops are less safe than they appear, especially ones that are "naked," or not protected with a hard-to-crack password.
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Mobile Mardi Gras - Alabama's Secret Carnival

by Christopher Curley. Posted Jan 31st 2011 10:52 AM
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Okay, so Mobile Mardi Gras is no secret to the citizens of the state and maybe a few other nearby Southerners, but did you know that there's a Mardi Gras celebration in Mobile, Alabama? Better yet, did you know that the first Mardi Gras celebration in America was in Mobile, Alabama? Yes, it's not all about New Orleans: Mobile is where it all began.
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Mobile Police Say People Often Leave Guns In Hotel Rooms

by Fran Golden. Posted Jan 11th 2011 10:30 AM
Two guns were found in a room at a Hilton property in Mobile, Alabama, prompting a police official to comment that guns left behind in hotel rooms are "pretty common."
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