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Topic - Carnival
Carnival Cruise Lines is returning to Norfolk next year with a new ship.
Slidell completed its first Carnival season under stricter parade regulations and Mayor Freddy Drennan said the city is still compiling its reports to determine how well the krewes adhered to the new regulations.
About three dozen passengers who sailed on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days are hoping to collect thousands of dollars apiece as a result of lingering medical and mental problems they say were caused by their nightmarish experience.
Skies were gray, temperatures were chilly, and there was some rain.
Extraterrestrial toucan birds, neon green spacemen waving Brazilian flags and legions of scantily clad women and men dancing a furious samba opened the final round of Rio de Janeiro's extravagant Carnival parades that ran to dawn Tuesday.
Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display Sunday night for the opening round of Rio's exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew even by local standards.
A parade of women with a signature float in the shape of a giant high-heel had a different kind of glow this year.
From 2009 to 2012, Louisiana politicians used more than $310,000 in campaign contributions to ride in Mardi Gras parades and attend or sponsor krewe balls, according to a review of campaign records by NOLA.com ' The Times-Picayune and WVUE Fox 8 News.
Carnival Cruise Lines is returning to the Port of Baltimore.
Mardi Gras parade-goers will still be able to use ladders as they reach out to catch beads and other trinkets tossed from floats - but those ladders will have to be six feet from the curb.
Back when she was a nobody, long before she blasted to stardom on "American Idol" and "Dreamgirls," Jennifer Hudson sang on a cruise ship. And on Wednesday, the singer said she would do it again - this time as the headliner for a new concert series on Carnival Cruise Lines called Carnival Live.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe used his first State of the Commonwealth speech to announce a couple of bits of positive economic development news.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Revelers in Hattiesburg are planning the community's third annual Carnival parade, which will roll on Feb. 22.
Arrangements are being made to fly all 4,300 Carnival cruise passengers home following reports of power outages, problems with the propulsion system and overflowing toilets aboard the docked Carnival Dream in the Caribbean.
The glittering costumes and floats that last week marked Rio de Janeiro's iconic Carnival are back as the top six finishers of the annual samba school competition take part in the Parade of Champions.