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TULSA, Okla. — The city of Tulsa could pay nearly $400,000 in legal fees after losing a federal civil rights case involving a black...
Eagles center Kelce plays sax with high school jazz band

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce got attention for his impassioned and profane speech after the team's Super Bowl parade, but he's now...
Greening Mardi Gras: Recycling effort targets parade trash

NEW ORLEANS — Mardi Gras produces days of merriment, indulgence, a few hangovers — and a lot of garbage. Once the parades have passed...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Smaller than expected crowds have rolled out for Mardi Gras celebrations along the Gulf Coast. ...
Use of blackface in Brazil Carnival parade sparks debate

SAO PAULO — A top samba school's use of blackface in a Carnival parade sparked debate Tuesday about depictions of race in Brazil, which...
Art Van Elslander, founder of furniture chain, dies at 87

WARREN, Mich. — Archie "Art" Van Elslander, the founder of Art Van Furniture and a major Detroit-area philanthropist who is credited with saving the...
Ridicule of leaders, samba, skimpy garb at Brazil Carnival

RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro's top samba schools danced and sang hard Monday as millions of other Brazilians did the same during...
Millions flock to Carnival street parades across Germany

BERLIN — Millions of dressed-up revelers and schoolchildren took to the streets across Germany to celebrate Carnival with elaborate costumes, chocolates and fervor Monday. ...
Rio kicks off Carnival parade with anti-establishment tone

RIO DE JANEIRO — There are some Brazilians who probably aren't finding much to enjoy in Rio de Janeiro's colorful Carnival parades — the...
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MOBILE, Ala. — It's a big weekend for Carnival celebrations along the Alabama coast. Now if the weather will just cooperate. ...

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