New Orleans Is Trying To Avoid Pulling 40 Tons Of Mardi Gras Beads Out Of Drains

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After workers pulled more than 40 tons of Mardi Gras beads out of New Orleans' storm drains, the city decided to take action. They've installed "gutter buddies" to keep carnival detritus out of the drainage system. Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: In Baltimore, a federal jury has convicted two detectives of racketeering and racketeering conspiracy. It's part of a larger corruption case that has rocked the Baltimore Police Department. Justin Fenton is a reporter with The Baltimore Sun newspaper, who has been following the case, and he's with us now. Justin, thanks for joining us once again. JUSTIN FENTON: Yeah, thanks for having me. SHAPIRO: Tell us about the case and what these detectives were accused of. FENTON: Two detectives...

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New Orleans Is Trying To Avoid Pulling 40 Tons Of Mardi Gras Beads Out Of Drains

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