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Raindrops, gloomy skies can't stop Mardi Gras

Despite threatening skies, the Mardi Gras party carried on as thousands of costumed revelers cheered glitzy floats with make-believe monarchs in an all-out bash before Lent. In the French Quarter, as usual, Fat Tuesday played out with all its flesh and raunchiness.Full story

Mardi Gras bash in full swing in French Quarter

  Revelers flood the streets of the French Quarter in New Orleans, La., to celebrate Fat Tuesday, the annual bash that marks the end of the Mardi Gras season. NBC News’ Jay Gray reports.

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