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* Technically, 59 songs, but what’s wrong with a little lagniappe?

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Why Three of the Five Most Politically Polarized U.S. Cities Are in Louisiana

And what the failures of suburban sprawl and the wisdom of Lyle Lovett can teach us about fixing a bitterly divided state.

Book Review | “Back in the Game” by U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise

A politician’s memoir that somehow avoids all mention of the politician’s politics.

Holden and the Phonies

A white man whose father works as a local sheriff’s deputy was arrested for burning down three black churches, in a case that earned national headlines. While investigators should be praised for tracking down the culprit, the decision to not immediately charge him with a hate crime is absurd and willfully ignorant.

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