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New Orleans' mayor faces tough reelection race despite city's strides
NEW ORLEANS — Mayor Mitch Landrieu strode into a battered city park in the troubled Central City neighborhood one recent Saturday, stopping to clap a boy on the shoulder and watch him twirl a basketball. Wearing jeans, sneakers and a New Orleans Saints football sweat shirt, he looked like a coach, solidly built, with a gravelly tenor that projected over the field and basketball courts.
By Molly Hennessy-Fiske
January 27, 2014