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Archives: Feb. 2008


Morning report, Mardi Gras edition

I’m back from my trip down to the Big Easy, and I’m not going anywhere for a while. (A depleted checking account has that effect.)

But while I sort through four days of e-mail, voicemail and the occasional snail mail, let me just tell you what is one of the most beautiful sights in the world: Thousands lining St. Charles Avenue in Uptown New Orleans ahead of Mardi Gras festivities and wearing purple-and-gold T-shirts in honor of LSU’s national championship.

And then it gets even better when the man himself, coach

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