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Jefferson, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Jefferson, LA include 70121. The median home price in Jefferson is $170,000 which is roughly $121/per square foot. More Jefferson information.

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Friday Aug 29 | NOLA.com

The House of Shock closing after Halloween 2014? Say it ain't so.

The House of Shock, that venerable haunted house complex in the shadow of the Huey P. Long Bridge in Jefferson, will be no more after Halloween 2014, according to a note on its website .

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

NOLA.com

New Orleans area veterans get 3 town halls next week: What questions do you want addressed?

Willie Brice, chairman of the St. Tammany Parish Veterans and Military Affairs Advisory Council, salutes during the National Anthem as the Robert H. Burns American Legion Post 16 family held a Veterans Day program, at the St. Tammany Justice Center in Covington in November.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

NOLA.com

VA plans New Orleans area town hall meeting Sept. 4

New Orleans area military veterans and their families are invited to attend a town hall meeting with Veterans Affairs officials Thursday, Sept.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

NOLA.com

Jefferson Parish DA Paul Connick, slew of judges automatically re-elected

Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick Jr., was automatically re-elected to a fourth term Friday, when no opponents signed up to challenge him.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

NOLA.com

Embattled Constable Tony Thomassie seeks re-election in Jefferson Parish

Antoine "Tony" Thomassie , the embattled West Jefferson constable whose work ethic has been questioned in recent news reports, filed papers Thursday to run for re-election.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

NOLA.com

Harahan City Council to vote on $13,700 increase in property taxes

The Harahan City Council, pictured here, will vote on an increase to city property taxes on August 21. with the surrounding community and parishes," Mosca said when he first proposed the $13,700 tax.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NOLA.com

Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge to run for re-election to Jefferson Parish School Board

Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge announced Tuesday she is running for re-election to the Jefferson Parish School Board.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

NOLA.com

Glenn Mayeaux announces run for Jefferson Parish School Board

Glenn Mayeaux, a former Jefferson Parish public school principal and administrator, said Monday he is running for School Board .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Amateur ham radio class offered in Metairie

Interested in learning more about operating a "ham radio?" Beginning in September, the Crescent Amateur Radio Group will conduct an eight-night Amateur Radio Technician course at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 West Napoleon Ave., Metairie.

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NOLA.com

In Jefferson Parish judicial race, a contentious political campaign begins

Gretna lawyer Juan Labadie, left, wants to unseat Judge Michael Mentz, right, during this fall's elections.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Stephen Petit announces run for 1st Parish Court in Metairie

Stephen Petit has announced his candidacy for Jefferson's 1st Parish Court's Division B seat in Metairie.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

NOLA.com

Jefferson Chamber member announces Jefferson School Board candidacy

Melinda Bourgeois, the chairwoman of Jefferson Chamber of Commerce's Education Committee, is running for the Jefferson Parish School Board.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

NOLA.com

Rainbow fountain to bring touch of Bellagio to Metairie's 'kind of blah' drainage canal

On Monday afternoon, Lee Giorgio turned from the balcony of the restaurant he owns to a view he described as "kind of blah."

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sunherald.com

La, Miss hospitals form cancer drug test network

Officials say including local hospitals and clinics will reduce the need for patients to travel, likely increasing the number who can participate, especially among under-served communities.

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NOLA.com

School supplies needed for Jefferson Parish foster youth

School is starting soon and students are in need of supplies to make it a successful learning year.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

NOLA.com

Jefferson teachers will help craft student learning targets, system officials say

The Jefferson Parish School Board met at Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School in Kenner on June 4, 2013.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Times-Picayune

5 items to watch at the Jefferson Parish Council meeting Wednesday

Two weeks after their quick and breezy annual meeting at Grand Isle, the seven members of the Jefferson Parish Council are rolling up their sleeves and getting down to business.

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