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Yvonne Abraham

Lord Lantigua of Lawrence answers to no one

LAWRENCE — Willy Lantigua is so old-school.

Most mayors left Tammany Hall behind long ago. Prodded by anticorruption laws and public opinion, they try to avoid the appearance, if not the reality, of impropriety. Not Lantigua. He doesn’t care how dodgy he looks – even now, with two close associates indicted on corruption charges, and himself the focus of several investigations.

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