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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 $94/per square foot. More Houma information.

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Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

Lenar Whitney looks to Tea Party, women and south Louisianians for votes in 6th District

State Rep. Lenar Whitney, R-Houma, fills out paperwork to qualify as a candidate in Louisiana's 6th Congressional District Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at the state Secratary of State's office.

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Thursday | Insurance Journal West

California Man Arrested, Charged with Selling Fake Insurance in Louisiana

A Los Angeles man was arrested in New Orleans for selling fraudulent workers' compensation and employers liability insurance policies throughout Louisiana, Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced.

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Thursday | The Advocate

Levee work advances south of Dulac

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING --The 'Bubba Dove' Floodgate, center, a large flood gate in the Houma Navigation Canal in Dulac is shown in this August 2013 Advocate file photo.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Advocate

LSU hospital deals get more CMS scrutiny

The Jindal administration's revised plan for financing the privatization of the state's charity hospitals has run into a new snag gaining necessary federal approval.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Youth Wetlands Summit Aug. 22-23 in Houma

The Wetlands Discovery Center will host the 2014 Wetlands Youth Summit Aug. 22-23 at the Duhe' Building, 235 Civic Center Blvd., Houma.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WGNO-TV New Orleans

71-Year Old Woman Recovers After Attack By Pit-Bull Mix

Police say the pit-bull mix was inside the family's home when it attacked, causing extensive damage to the victim's face.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Police: Husband stabs shop worker, wife drives him from scene

HOUMA, La. A 48-year-old man stabbed an employee of a Houma detail shop after an argument and then drove off from the scene with his wife on Monday, according to Houma Police.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

71-year-old attacked inside her home by son's dog

A 71-year-old woman attacked by her son's pit bull mix Monday suffers from severe injuries to her face, hands and arms, Houma Police said.

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BayouBuzz.com

Houma woman, 71, attacked by son's pit-bull

A 71-year-old woman is hospitalized after being attacked by her son's dog inside of her own home, police say.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The News-Star

Calif. man arrested, accused of insurance fraud in La.Calif. man...

Calif. man arrested, accused of insurance fraud in La. California man accused in insurance fraud scheme that targeted Louisiana companies Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/VAu8DJ A California man was arrested Friday in New Orleans and accused of selling fraudulent workers compensation and employers liability insurance ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Town Talk

Lawyers: Edmonson retirement boost unconstitutionalLawyers: Edmonson...

Lawyers: Edmonson retirement boost unconstitutional Legal panel recommends that retirement system refuse to pay increase in benefits Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/08/17/lawyers-edmonson-retirement-boost-unconstitutional/14182563/ A legal analysis says a big retirement boost for Mike ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

New mosquito-borne illness arrives in Louisiana

The chikungunya virus is transmitted by daytime-feeding aedes aegypti mosquitoes and the aedes albopictus, also known as the Tiger mosquito.

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SFGate

Fugitives arrested for Terrebonne home invasion

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Baton Rouge VA clinic is an island of efficiency in nation's troubled system, patients say

Norwood Williams Sr. started coming to the Baton Rouge VA clinic after waits for an appointment at the Houma clinic started exceeding 90 days.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Lafourche Parish triple murder trial pushed back

The trial for a man accused in the 2012 stabbing deaths of a Lockport woman and her two young daughters has been delayed.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Advocate

Community column for Aug. 15, 2014

Nine faculty and staff from the LSU AgCenter Communications and Information Technology departments received awards at the 2014 International Association for Communication Excellence annual conference in June in Portland, Oregon.

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Insurance Journal West

Planned Improvements Aim to Strengthen South Louisiana Civic Center

The Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center in southern Louisiana would be able to withstand Category 3 hurricane winds after completion of a roughly $2.2 million project the Parish Council is considering.

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The Advocate

James Gill: Edmonsona s gift for old-style politics

In State Police Chief Mike Edmonson's vision of the future, he was enjoying a lavish pension in addition to his salary as Louisiana lieutenant governor.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Hurricane updates planned for Houma civic center

The Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center would be able to withstand Category 3 hurricane winds after completion of a roughly $2.2 million project the Parish Council is considering.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Driver charged in crash with house that left 1 dead pleads not guilty

A man accused of crashing his vehicle into a home, killing a toddler and injuring her mother, has pleaded not guilty to multiple felonies.

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