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Governor Who Had Infamous Run-In With Hurricane Is Dead at 76

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Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by Hurricane Katrina, has died. Gov. John Bel Edwards' office confirmed Blanco had died Sunday in hospice care in Lafayette. She was 76, the AP reports. Blanco had a...
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina, Dies at 76

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina, Dies at 76

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She was the first female governor of her state, and won mixed reviews for her response to the devastating storm.
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies at 76

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Blanco was panned after the 2005 hurricane as unprepared, overwhelmed and indecisive, but views of her performance have since moderated.
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Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco dead at 76

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Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, has died. After struggling for years with cancer, Blanco died Sunday in hospice care in Lafayette. She was 76. ...
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Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

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Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday in hospice care at 76 years old. She was Louisiana's first elected female governor.
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's governor during Katrina, dies

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After struggling for years with cancer, Kathleen Blanco died Sunday in hospice care in Lafayette. She was 76.
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Katrina, has died

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Katrina, has died

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BATON ROUGE, La. - Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who led Louisiana through Hurricane Katrina as her state's first elected female governor, has died. The office of Gov. John Bel Edwards confirmed Blanco died Sunday. She was 76. Blanco had battled a rare eye cancer successfully in 2011, but that later returned and spread to her liver. Her death came more than a year after the Democrat who served in state government offices for more than two decades announced she was in a “fight for my own life, one that will be difficult to win.” Blanco was governor from 2004 to 2008. Katrina stopped her plans...
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's governor during Katrina, dies

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BATON ROUGE, La. - Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by Hurricane Katrina, has died.
Gov. John Bel Edwards' office confirmed Blanco had died Sunday in hospice care in Lafayette. She was 76.
Blanco had a rare eye cancer that she battled successfully in 2011, but that later returned and spread to her liver. Her death came more than a year after the Democrat who served in state government offices for more than two decades announced in December 2017 that she was being treated for the...
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