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Grand Isle, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Grand Isle, LA include 70358. The median home price in Grand Isle is $265,000. More Grand Isle information.

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Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill

Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Large package of marijuana washes ashore in Grand Isle

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office and the Grand Isle police are trying to figure out where 18 pounds of marijuana that washed ashore Tuesday came from.

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NOLA.com

Early voting in Jefferson Parish starts Saturday April 19

Jefferson Parish is asking voters to weigh in on renewing a slate of property tax millages on May 3. Early voting begins on April 19. Early voting for the May 3 general election in Jefferson Parish starts at three locations on Saturday, April 19 and lasts through April 26. The sites will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sunherald.com

Gulf of Mexico Tide Predictions

Here are the tide predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ocean Service for principal points along the Gulf of Mexico for Thursday, April 24, 2014.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Sunherald.com

Gulf of Mexico Tide Predictions

Here are the tide predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ocean Service for principal points along the Gulf of Mexico for Friday, April 11, 2014.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Advocate

Guest commentary: Why is lawsuit such a bad idea?

Louisiana legislators, still searching for a reason to quash the New Orleans levee board's you-broke-it-you-fix it lawsuit against major oil companies, have turned up instead a canard.

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The Times-Picayune

Jefferson Parish asks voters on May 3 whether to renew slate of...

The continued maintenance and improvement of lighting on parish roads is one of a slate of projects whose funding relies on property tax millages, set to go to voters on May 3 for renewal.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Coastal work gets extra funding

An additional $144.5 million was provided to the state from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to build the second phase of the Caminada Headland Beach and Dune Restoration project, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announced Thursday.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

NOLA.com

Shades of Harry Lee: Louisiana sheriff convicted of hunting-related crime

The story that a Louisiana sheriff was convicted of a hunting-related crime triggered memories of one of the most colorful sheriffs in state history, the late Harry Lee of Jefferson Parish.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Underwater landslide in gulf could cause 15-foot tsunami on Louisiana coast

The National Weather Service says a landslide into the Mississippi Canyon, about 30 miles off the Louisiana coast, could send a 15-foot tsunami toward Grand Isle, according to The Lens.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

WBRZ

Severe Storms Potential

A second round of showers and thunderstorms is expected to roll across Louisiana on Friday Night.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Tsunami in Gulf of Mexico rare, but officials still preparing

When Rickey Hampton decided to rebuild his home and three rental properties at Holly Beach, he was fully prepared for the threat of future hurricanes.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

NOLA.com

Grand Isle water system to undergo increased disinfection

The Grand Isle water system will undergo disinfection with chlorine starting March 27 through May 1, after disinfectant levels dropped, Jefferson Parish has announced.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Today's Sicilian Recipe from Our Files: Oyster Spaghetti

Spaghetti with oysters is the New Orleans equivalent of linguini with clam sauce, except it's a bit harder to find a recipe for the oyster version.

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