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New head of Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board, Karen Profita, to face money challenges

Though the board has been in existence for decades, it has become more prominent after proceeds from BP left it flush with $30 million for promotion campaigns to mitigate the spill’s damage to the reputation of the state’s seafood. Over the summer, however, the board ran into a stumbling block. Some thought the board had only until this month to empty that account, which was almost half-full at the time. [email protected] 10:46