Jordan Jumps Ship in NOLA

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New Orleans has seen it's share of problems since Katrina paid a visit two years ago... including the near collapse of it's criminal justice system. And plenty of people pointed a finger at District Attorney Eddie Jordan. Under the weight of the criticism, a $3.7 million discrimination verdict against his office, and accusations that he let a wanted robbery suspect stay in his home... he's decided to call it quits. Nobody's saying his leaving will fix the office overnight, but they're hoping it's a start. We'll talk with a reporter in NOLA about his tenure, and what his resignation means for the city.

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