Tuesday, September 20, 2005


Kenner Residents Caught in Turf War

Aren't you proud?

The apartment complex, normally home to about 1,800 people, has become the latest battleground in a years-old political war between Mayor Phil Capitano, who wants to move the residents to shelter outside Kenner, and Police Chief Nick Congemi, who, with City Councilman Michael McMyne, accuses the mayor of trying to drive working poor people out of the city. The complex's owner, Dorvin Development, barred news reporters from the site Tuesday, after several days of seeing the squabble play out in the news media.

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