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Latest Stories Michael Showers Battled Depression Before Drowning, Coroner Saysupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 16:30:00

There were no signs of trauma to his body, the coroner's report shows Michael Showers Found Dead in Mississippi Riverupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 01:48:00

An autopsy is pending on the actor who appeared on the New Orleans HBO drama

'Treme' actor Showers found dead, authorities sayupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 12:30:00

Actor Michael Showers, who made several appearances in the HBO series "Treme," was found dead Wednesday in Louisiana, a Port of New Orleans official told CNN Thursday.

New Orleans suburb rises from Katrina's shadowupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 09:55:00

"This can be yours," the black-and-white newspaper advertisement promised above an image of a tree-lined ranch home in Pontchartrain Park.

Soledad O'Brien: Rebuilding after Katrina honors a generationupdated: Fri Aug 20 2010 14:17:00

My first visit to Pontchartrain Park is on a big day in New Orleans East. I'm met by actor Wendell Pierce, the president of Pontchartrain Park's Community Development Corp., for the opening of the first model home.

'New Orleans Rising'updated: Fri Aug 20 2010 14:17:00

Watch the trailer for "New Orleans Rising," which chronicles the rebuilding of Pontchartrain Park. John Goodman: How I Lost 100 Lbs. - and Countingupdated: Fri Aug 06 2010 06:47:00

"I'm breaking a sweat but I'm not going nuts," he says

John Goodman: How I lost 100 lbs. -- and countingupdated: Thu Aug 05 2010 17:14:00

John Goodman is no longer a couch potato.

Music of 'Treme' captures flavor of New Orleansupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 15:41:00

The music of New Orleans, Louisiana, is more than just Dixieland jazz, Professor Longhair and Pete Fountain.

Sandra Bullock adopts as single momupdated: Fri Apr 30 2010 10:53:00

Sandra Bullock has adopted a child of her own, and as a single parent, after filing for a divorce from her husband.

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