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Businessman testifies ex-New Orleans mayor took bribes for favors

Businessman testifies ex-New Orleans mayor took bribes for favors
Prosecutors have accused him of receiving trips, cash and tons of granite for a kitchen countertop company he ran with his two sons in exchange for preferable treatment in the awarding of city contracts. "When it came to giving money to politicians …
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Slow response to water leak vexes Fort Worth residents
FORT WORTH — When Sarah Gates noticed the kitchen-faucet-size water leak coming up from the street in front of her house in early January, she expected the city to fix it. Nearly a month later, she said, the leak has grown, the street has bowed, a …
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Ray Nagin trial turns to interpretations of mayor's moves in a complex web of
In another email, Nagin said, "Too many cooks in this kitchen and I might have to shut this down as I don't want any media BS." That was how much of the day proceeded. Nagin's wife Seletha Nagin and other family members … After Mekari, Meffert took …
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