Laura Shows Lake Charles No Love

ACORN ACORN International Community Organizing Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsPearl River     I’m fifteen feet above dirt looking out the window at the water that has risen up from the bayou a few miles from the Pearl River dividing Louisiana and Mississippi.  It has filled the bioswale, anchored by cypress trees off of the road, and covered …

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Lake Charles’ NIC at Forty and the Art of the Bank Fair

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New Orleans        Lake Charles is a middle-sized Louisiana city better known for oil refineries, chemical plants, and the fact that the city is home to the closest casinos to the Texas border.  Depending on the traffic through Baton Rouge crossing the Mississippi River and the amount of construction on the great east-west highway, Interstate …

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