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A crowd of almost 200 people packed the Lakewood Country Club Wednesday night for retired judge and former mayoral candidate Nadine Ramsey's kick-off for the City Council District C race against incumbent Councilmember Kristin Gisleson-Palmer.

Ramsey's strong turnout, especially by the faith-based community who laid hands on Ramsey, sets the stage for a tough race at a time when African-American voters in Algiers feel empowered by their recent big victories...

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