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This Louisiana town runs largely on traffic fines. If you fight your ticket, the mayor is your judge.

by Samantha Sunne, Dannah Sauer and Lee Zurik, WVUE-TV This article was produced for ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network in partnership with WVUE-TV. Sign up for Dispatches to get stories like this one as soon as they are published The village of Fenton, outside the oil and gas town of Lake Charles, covers only about 20 blocks. There’s City […]