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Edwin Edwards stops by museum

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Tonight the who's who of Louisiana's politics will gather at the Monroe Civic Center to roast one of Louisiana's most colorful character's Edwin Edwards.


The former governor flew in from Baton Rouge this afternoon but his first stop was the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum.

He and his family toured the museum before they headed over to the civic center for his roast.

If you haven't gotten your tickets they're still available at the door. It's $60 for general admission and $100 dollars for VIP.

All proceeds benefit the Chennault Museum.

Edwards says he excited about tonight.


"I don't think any republicans have anything bad to say about me. After all if it wasn't for us democrats republicans wouldn't look so good,” Edwards said.  

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