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Tough permit rules, location regulations, and rigorous inspections make the city so known for its food one of the least hospitable to food trucks in the country.
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New Orleans wants to tax its tourist areas, but can't agree on how.
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Using a car-top video camera, USC researcher Andrew Curtis tracks disaster recovery over time.
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Miami, Boston, New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and other places that could have entire neighborhoods underwater by 2050.
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It's about time.
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