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New Orleans Says No to Drones at Super Bowl | U.S. News & World Report

There won't be drones buzzing high over the Super Bowl in New Orleans this February, after all. But city officials say they could use drones at other high profile events, including Mardis Gras.

Multiple city officials, including Deputy Mayor of Public Safety Jerry Sneed, told The Lens, a New Orleans investigative journalism website, that the city had acquired a Department of Homeland Security drone to monitor crowds at the Super Bowl. But the city and DHS have apparently decided to reverse course and will use a manned helicopter instead...

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