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Saints News, 1/28/15: Tom Benson Maintains Active Role In Running Saints

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From NOLA.Com: "I talk to him every day, just as I have for 15 years," Loomis said. "He talks to me about the same subject matter: The status of the team. And after the season: What are the issues? How are we going to fix the issues? Nothing's changed here."

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Tom Benson maintains active role in running Saints, Pelicans, according to team officials <a href="http://t.co/W8xreWeNtl">http://t.co/W8xreWeNtl</a> <a href="http://t.co/r9xObz7hnL">pic.twitter.com/r9xObz7hnL</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/560294846888706048">January 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Rob Ninkovich on his stints with the Saints: &quot;I didn&#39;t believe anything they were telling me.&quot;</p>&mdash; Nick Underhill (@UnderhillAdv) <a href="https://twitter.com/UnderhillAdv/status/560286869942841344">January 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Benson rebuttal: Seeking drastic, &quot;civil death&quot; remedy of interdiction is sad, telling indication Benson&#39;s concerns (3 Rs) were well placed</p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/560270822024429569">January 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Tom Benson&#39;s failure to identify president came after fall, team officials and lawyers say <a href="http://t.co/ra8jvM9Amt">http://t.co/ra8jvM9Amt</a> via <a href="https://twitter.com/NOLAnews">@nolanews</a></p>&mdash; Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) <a href="https://twitter.com/LarryHolder/status/560269261307146240">January 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Now THIS is the way to dress for Media Day.... <a href="http://t.co/FQ8v0exewf">pic.twitter.com/FQ8v0exewf</a></p>&mdash; Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) <a href="https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/560232436273926144">January 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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