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Associated Press file photo J. Scott Applewhite -- La. Gov. Bobby Jindal

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal won't be attending the annual Washington D.C. Mardi Gras event, his office told The Advocate on Tuesday.

The event in D.C. is annually organized by Louisianians.

Jindal will be in Baton Rouge on Saturday for his much-publicized prayer rally. Check out our politics blog for more details.