Saints Finally Return Home, to a City That Needed Them

NEW ORLEANS — The locals streamed down Poydras Street toward the Superdome, walking past tree limbs, over downed poles and through intersections where lights blinked only red. Once they were inside together, they released what the jazz trumpeter Kermit Ruffins last week called the most beautiful sound in the world. “Like Mardi Gras and second line and church altogether,” Ruffins

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