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Octavia Spencer smiles on a red carpet in front of a banner that says "Truth Be Told" with Apple TV logos.

Actress Octavia Spencer will sign copies of her "Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective" series at a Garden District Books event Feb. 29. Photo: Alberto Rodriguez/GA/The Hollywood Reporter via Getty Images

๐Ÿ“š Octavia Spencer will join author Ashley Elston in a free event Feb. 29 celebrating the release of Elston's new book at Garden District Books. Spencer is adapting the book for the screen.(RSVP)

Kerry "Fatman" Hunter, a Grammy-winning New Orleans brass band drummer, was killed in a hit-and-run while walking early Mardi Gras morning. Fans and loved ones held a second-line in his honor Wednesday night. (WWL)

  • Jeremy Lindsey, a Xavier basketball player, is facing charges related to Hunter's death. (WDSU)

๐Ÿฅฌ Ready for St. Patrick's Day? A woman in Bourg grew a 44-pound cabbage in her home garden. (WGNO)

๐ŸŒ€ Things are still just really bad for Louisiana's coastline as rapidly rising seas thrash the state's natural buffer against major storms, according to a new study out from Tulane. (Washington Post)

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