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Stories with person: Mitch Landrieu
  • Lawmakers back company responsible for decade-old Gulf leak 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 4:40 am

    WASHINGTON - Capitol Hill lawmakers from Louisiana have intervened on behalf of a New Orleans company that has failed to stop a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico but lobbied for a refund of money reserved for spill containment work, according to letters obtained by The Associated Press through public records requests.

  • Mayor: Move 4 monuments of 'fight for bondage and supremacy' 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 10:03 am

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans City Council granted the mayor's request Thursday to consider moving three prominently displayed statues of Confederate leaders and an obelisk known locally as the white supremacy monument.

  • Mayor: Move 4 monuments of 'fight for bondage and supremacy' 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 8:25 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans City Council granted the mayor's request Thursday to consider moving three prominently displayed statues of Confederate leaders and an obelisk known locally as the white supremacy monument.