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Casket cartel busted in the bayou

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If you want to sell something for a huge markup, you have a few obvious paths: 1) Rely on uninformed, lazy, or price-insensitive customers; 2) Sell to a captive audience (like baseball-game attendees); 3) Get government to outlaw your competitors. Funeral homes in Louisiana have used path No. 3, using the state government as their partner. Let Times-Picayune columnist Jarvis DeBerry...

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