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Houma, Louisiana is located in Terrebonne Parish. Zip codes in Houma, LA include 70364, 70363, and 70361. The median home price in Houma is $169,000 which is roughly $95/per square foot. More Houma information.

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8 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

Parish by parish report

PARISH BY PARISH. WDSU ANCHOR CAMILLE WHITWORTH BEGINS IN TERREBONNE PARISH. HOUMA POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR A SHOOTER WHO SENT ONE MAN TO THE HOSPITAL... POLICE SHOWED UP TO DANIEL TURNER TRAILER PARK....AND FOUND TYWAIN CARSON SHOT TWICE IN HIS ARM AND HE WAS GRAZED ON HIS HEAD.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Animal shelter workers say they're overloaded

The St. Landry Parish Animal Shelter is undergoing expansion and construction. However, shelter workers say they're overloaded right now.

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NOLA.com

Strong thunderstorms moving into New Orleans area Monday afternoon

A line of strong thunderstorms is moving slowly through the New Orleans area at mid-day Monday, according to a special weather statement of the National Weather Service.

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BayouBuzz.com

Father of two children killed in Houma fire turns self in for manslaughter

A Houma father is in custody in connection with the deaths of his two young children, according to Houma Police.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Perfect weather and solid sounds closed French Quarter Fest Sunday

After playing the rock n'roll rave-up "What I Know Now" at French Quarter Fest on Sunday, Creole String Beans guitarist Rick Olivier made a slick segue into salesmanship from the WWL Esplanade in the Shade Stage: "This year, nobody needs to wear their shrimp boots like they did last year," he said, "and that song appears on our album, ' Shrimp ... (more)

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Miami Herald

Produce stands jockey for prime real estate

With local food becoming more popular, small town roadside fruit stands have been busy carving out their own market share, bumping and edging one another out for prime locations.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

No steroids found in second dog at fatal attack, police say

Tests for steroids performed on the second dog present during an attack by another pit bull that killed a 4-year-old girl in March came back negative, Houma Police Chief Todd Duplantis said Thursday.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Nicholls State culinary students working at the Masters

Nikki Buskey / Nicholls State University to the Houma Courier Nicholls State University cooking students are putting their culinary skills into practice at the Masters golf tournament.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Advocate

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The federal government told state officials it would not pay $307 million - at least for the time being - for medical services delivered at the new privately operated LSU public hospitals, a state official confirmed late Thursday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The News-Star

Superintendent of education could be elected

For the first time since 1988, Louisiana could have an elected superintendent of education.

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Wall Street Journal

Cajuns Edge Out Texas, North Dakota Oil Country With Lowest Unemployment Rate

The energy industry helped small-town southern Louisiana claim the lowest unemployment rate in the U.S., unseating oil boom-towns in Texas and North Dakota.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Advocates remember 43 Louisiana children lost to abuse, neglect in 2013

GRETNA, La. On Tuesday night, dozens of people gathered to light 43 candles. Each represented a prayer for the 43 children lost to child abuse or neglect in Louisiana in the fiscal year 2013, which ran from June 2012 through July 2013.

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The Advocate

Senate OKs hospital closure

LSU's hospital in Pineville moved a big step closer to closure Tuesday as the Jindal administration nears completion of its privatization of the state's public hospital system.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Teen kills a man over prescription drugs in Houma, authorities say

HOUMA, La. A teen is in jail after he confessed to murdering a man over prescription pills, according to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Parishes claim stake in oilfield company suits

Xerxes Wilson / The Houma Courier The Catholic Church is among more than a dozen local property owners who are seeking court action to force the oil and gas industry to clean up their wetlands.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Hotel space in Houma getting tight

Houma hotel rooms are packed to the gills these days, so much so that recent conventions have led some to look as far as Morgan City to find a place to stay.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Island Packet

Terrebonne fights plan for wastewater well

Transport company Vanguard Environmental has obtained necessary approvals to begin building the facility, which would inject oilfield waste thousands of feet below ground.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

One arrested, one sought in home invasion robbery that left man critical

HOUMA, La. One man has been arrested and another is being sought in connection with the home invasion shooting and robbery of a man and woman early Wednesday.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Abused Houma infant remains on life support

A Houma infant who was injured by his mother about three weeks ago is on life support at a New Orleans hospital, and the state will ultimately decide his fate, authorities said.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

MCPD Daily Arrest Report

The Following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 04/03/2014 1. Kiersten Johnson, 32 years of age, Address-Morgan City, La.

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