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While waiting for federal grant, Landrieu taps charitable trust for stop-the-violence program

By Matt Davis, The Lens staff writer | Mayor Mitch Landrieu is hoping to land a $2.5 million federal grant to run a violence-prevention program, but while that grant remains uncertain, he’s using $250,000 to start the work. Landrieu mentioned the pending federal grant in passing during Saturday’s citywide crime summit, called Save Our Sons, […]