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Dwayne Boudreaux Jr., owner of the Circle Food Store in New Orleans, dumps out dirty water that was vacuumed up from the store on Monday, after severe flooding over the weekend. The city's pumps were not fully functional, officials now acknowledge. Boudreaux told a local news station that the last time he saw waters rise so high was during Hurricane Katrina. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Nicole Boykins is principal at Crocker College Prep in New Orleans. The pre-K through eighth grade school is one of five schools in a program to better serve children who've been exposed to trauma. Clarence Williams/WWNO hide caption

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When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline

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A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee is removed Friday from Lee Circle in New Orleans. Lee's was the last of four monuments to Confederate-era figures to be removed under a 2015 City Council vote on a proposal by Mayor Mitch Landrieu. Scott Threlkeld/AP hide caption

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A statue to Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard is the third post-Civil War monument to come down in New Orleans. The bronze statue was taken down from its previous spot at the entrance to City Park just after 3 a.m. local time Wednesday. Scott Threlkeld/AP hide caption

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The statue of Jefferson Davis is removed from its base in New Orleans as police officers stand watch early Thursday. Demonstrators both for and against the removal of Confederate-era statues had gathered at the site. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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As they travel the parade route, tuxedoed men and youths distribute strings of colorful beads, dried fava beans and genuine Italian kisses. Courtesy of The Italian American St. Joseph Society hide caption

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The New Orleans Police Department was one of the first big police departments in the U.S. to embrace the use of body cameras. Sean Gardner/Getty Images hide caption

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New Orleans' Police Use Of Body Cameras Brings Benefits And New Burdens

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A New Orleans police officer strings up used crime scene tape at the scene of a drive-by shooting in the Central City neighborhood. One hundred people were shot in New Orleans by Feb. 10 — about a month sooner than recent years. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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New Orleans And The Hard Work Of Pushing Down The Murder Rate

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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's position against the enforcement of Trump's immigration policies could jeopardize some federal funding. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Louisiana Immigrant Rights Groups Organize Against Trump Policies

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On Tuesday, a tornado tore through New Orleans East, causing destruction to a neighborhood hit hard by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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After Tornado, Families In New Orleans Begin Rebuilding Once Again

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A neighborhood in the eastern part of New Orleans where a tornado touched down on Tuesday. Tornadoes destroyed homes and injured dozens of people in the city. Sean Gardner/Getty Images hide caption

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