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Mardi Gras kicks off in New Orleans

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NEW ORLEANS (WKOW) -- Mardi Gras celebrations kick off today in New Orleans, and all over the world.

This year marks 300 years of the city's celebration -- officials expect to have close to one and a half million people in attendance today.

WKOW will keep a close eye on the celebration all day long, stay with us to get your dose of purple, green and gold.

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