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Less than two months after Mayor Mitch Landrieu jubilantly celebrated its reopening with a splash, the pool at the Lyons Center is now closed for the summer, along with all the other outdoor pools in the city.

Closing the pools at the end of July was budgetary decision based on the return to school in August, but residents and some officials say another week or two would have been appropriate.

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