Redrawing the line – State Sen. Dan Claitor proposes extending the state’s gulfward boundary, a change that could be worth an extra $342 million to $480 million per year.

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    Leander Perez, the late boss of Plaquemines Parish, was best known for his rants in favor of segregation. In 1960, Time magazine said that "the symbol of Louisiana racism is a heavy man with pewtery …


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