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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 Sep 12 | NOLA.com

Kenner charter school adopts $5.8 million budget for 2014-15 academic year

The board that governs Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy, one of Jefferson Parish's five charter schools, has approved a $5.8 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year. That's about $1.5 million more than the school managed a year earlier.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

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Business lobby chief charges Jefferson Parish teachers union is on 'attack'

The head of the state's largest business lobbying group, the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry , has concluded that the Jefferson Parish School Board is under "attack" in this year's election cycle -- and the Jefferson Federation of Teachers is the imminent threat. The head of the teachers union dismissed his remarks, recalling it was business activists who took on the School Board in 2010, backing four challengers who ousted incumbents and a fifth who won an open seat.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

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Zoe Fleming drops out of Jefferson's 24th Judicial District Division O race

The slate of candidates vying to replace Judge Ross LaDart at the state district court in Jefferson Parish shrunk by one Friday, when Zoe Olivia Fleming dropped out of the race. Fleming, a lawyer who lives in Lafitte, gave no reason for her withdrawing from the 24th Judicial District Court 's Division O race on Nov. 4. She did, however, endorse one of her former opponents.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

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House of Shock, heavy metal haunted house, to close after 2014 Halloween, co-founder confirms

It's a sad day for evil. Ross Karpelman, a co-founder of the House of Shock heavy metal haunted house in the shadow of the Huey P. Long Bridge, has confirmed that this is the last year for the long-running Halloween attraction.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

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Jefferson Parish School Board approves two new charters, aimed at West Bank

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved two new charter schools on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

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Jefferson Parish School Board approves two new charters

Two new charters are being added to Jefferson's public school portfolio. The Jefferson Parish School Board approved the applications for Laureate Academy and Jefferson RISE Charter School at its meeting Wednesday .

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Jefferson Parish School Board approves two new charters, aimed at West Bank

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved two new charter schools on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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