Behind The Lens episode 30: One-newspaper town

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This week on Behind The Lens, a project to install lead and microbe water filters at local schools has run into a problem: insufficient water pressure.

Also, Mayor LaToya Cantrell was in Baton Rouge this week to broker a deal on a series of bills that would send more money to the city for infrastructure repairs. One of those bills deals with a tax increase on short-term rentals. Michael Isaac Stein has the details.

And a major shakeup for local news in southeast Louisiana: owners of The Advocate have purchased NOLA.com/The Times Picayune. We check in with veteran journalist and Lens Opinion Editor Jed Horne about what this means for journalism in New Orleans.

Behind The Lens is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and Stitcher.

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