• Issue of
  • Nov 28 - Dec 4, 2006
  • Vol. 24, No. 196


  • Broken Promise
  • Broken Promise

    A Vietnamese-American church paid thousands in insurance for a FEMA trailer park for its parishioners and the Archdiocese of New Orleans gave FEMA land for $10, but government has reneged on its promise to give church members first dibs on the trailers.
  • Country Boy Done Good
  • Country Boy Done Good

    The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries finally has a secretary who can both skin a deer and run a trotline, but Bryant Hammett is also a shrewd political player.
  • Boom Town
  • Boom Town

    With its population back, its stores bustling and its streets jammed, Jefferson Parish can arguably claim the title of 'epicenter' of the local post-Katrina rebound.
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