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Jay Lapeyre

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Chairman of the New Orleans Business Council and President of Laitram LLC, which employs about 1,000 people just outside New Orleans

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Mayor Ray Nagin wants half of  New Orleans  to come back home, and today President Bush got a look at what they would find when they got there.

Life in New Orleans One Year Later

Mayor Ray Nagin wants half of New Orleans to come back home, and today President Bush got a look at what they would find when they got there.

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