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September 12, 2007

The measure of a candidate

Like the victim of the third-grade bully, Louisiana has a tough time hiding its political black eyes. From Huey Long to Edwin Edwards to Ray Nagin, […]
September 18, 2007

Rita remembered

A few short weeks ago, the nation’s attention was once again captivated by south Louisiana. In the media’s spotlight, survivors of Hurricane Katrina spoke of the […]
September 25, 2007

Fight for WRDA isn’t over yet

It’s been seven years in the making, but Louisiana finally has Congress’ blessing on the Water Resources Development Act. Monday afternoon, the Senate made it final […]
October 3, 2007

A Louisiana legend is gone

Louisiana lost a modern-day icon Monday in Sheriff Harry Lee. At age 75, Lee lost his five-month battle with leukemia. He died quietly Monday morning at […]