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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes

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Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state's current governor said on Sunday. She was 76.
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

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The 54th governor of Louisiana was the first woman elected governor of the state.
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