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Environment
7:00 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Oil Industry Meeting In New Orleans Urged To Increase Safety, Coastal Restoration Efforts

'Huey Long' makes appearance at the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association meeting.
Credit Eileen Fleming / WWNO

The sight of Huey Long popping out of a seven-foot-tall cloth cake on Canal Street drew some curious looks and a few laughs. But the performance in front of the Ritz Hotel was aimed at a serious conference under way inside.

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