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Louisiana never had a governor who cared for children more than Kathleen Blanco

By Robert Mann You can tell a lot about people — especially public officials — by how they behave around children. I’m thinking about the baby-kissing politicians who pretend to care but lose all concern for the kids when the … Continue reading

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Three Tiger Stadiums Filled With Poor Children: The Scandal of Poverty in Louisiana

More than 30 years ago, I was a young newspaper reporter, fresh out of journalism school and eager to save world. Assigned to cover the city government of West Monroe, Louisiana, I found myself spending time with the city’s dynamic … Continue reading

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