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Education bills in the 2013 Louisiana legislative session: Where are they now?
Louisiana lawmakers are considering multiple pieces of legislation relating to K-12 and higher education issues.
Fri May 17, 2013
McDaniel-Todd Tops Card at Legendary Landmark Hotel
Les Bonano and The Fight Guys return Professional Boxing to the Legendary Landmark Hotel, 2601 Severn Ave, Metairie, LA on THURSDAY June 6, 2013 at 7:30 PM.
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Device can repair sun damage
The Millennial Generation is starting to see what the baby boomers already know, tanning in your youth makes skin look older, faster.
JPSO names suspects in three Metairie armed robberies
Stanford Randolph, left, and David Lewis are wanted by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office in connection with three Metairie armed robberies.
Memorial Day services planned on the West Bank, East Jefferson
Two Memorial Day services are coming up in Jefferson Parish, one on the West Bank and one in East Jefferson Parish.
New Orleans Saints bring Junior Training Camp to J.C. Ellis Elementary in Metairie
Students at J.C. Ellis Elementary in Metairie were treated to a New Orleans Saints/Gatorade Junior Training Camp Thursday.
School funding to be considered next week
One day after rejecting a public school spending plan, a legislative leader said Thursday his committee will consider a slightly different version submitted by Louisiana's top school board.
Thu May 16, 2013
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LED, SBA honor 2013 Small Business Award Winners
Louisiana Economic Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the 2013 Louisiana Small Business Award winners at an event honoring small business leaders who exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit of Louisiana.
Mandeville road widening project hailed as boon to safety and economic development
Although work began in earnest weeks ago , state highway officials Thursday ceremonially launched one of the more anxiously awaited road projects in western St.
Free New Orleans screening of 'Epic,' based on book by William Joyce, set for Saturday
"Epic," the big-screen, 3-D adaptation of the children's book "The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs" by Louisiana author William Joyce , opens in theaters on Friday, May 24, but local movie fans are getting an early peek at the animated fantasy.
JPSO investigating four early-morning armed robberies in Metairie and Terrytown
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating four armed robberies that occurred early Monday morning in Metairie and Terrytown.
New Orleans music 'Hot Picks' for Sunday, May 19, 2013: Jason Marsalis and more
Jason Marsalis, the youngest of the brothers, cut his teeth on drums. He's still a first-rate jazz drummer, as evidenced by his work with the Marcus Roberts Trio and, at a recent awards banquet, the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra.
Wed May 15, 2013
School systems to get voucher refund
Education Superintendent John White says a Louisiana Supreme Court ruling will result in school systems receiving a $12 million refund for loss of the local shares contributed to vouchers.
The New Orleans Pelicans show off their new practice facility
"I hope they make the sign more permanent," Pelicans head coach Monty Williams jokes of the paper sign marking his new office as he checks out the new state-of-the-art basketball facility under construction at 5800 Airline Drive in Metairie, Wednesday May 15, 2013, on the same property as the Saints practice facility.
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Pay raise bills for assessors, clerks, judges pending
By John Maginnis & Jeremy Alford LaPOLITICS.com Proposed salary bumps for assessors, clerks and judges are all positioned to move forward in the remaining three weeks of the regular session.
Kids team up with Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency in Metairie to sell lemonade for good cause
As National Lemonade Day unfolded across the state on May 4, the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency set up a lemonade stand in Metairie in an effort to raise money and awareness for organ and tissue donation.
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Latin fusion restaurant headed to prominent Metairie Road site
A new cross-cultural Latin restaurant concept from the founders of the Zea Rotisserie & Grill and Semolina restaurant chains is taking shape at a prominent address along Metairie Road just off Interstate 10.
Bill exempting Louisiana guns from federal laws headed to state Senate
An attempt to let Louisiana gun makers circumvent federal gun control laws is headed to a final vote in the state Senate after getting unanimous committee approval Tuesday.
Jefferson Parish arts center contractor may address Parish Council again, as deal remains elusive
Two weeks after the Jefferson Parish Council opted to keep negotiating with Performing Arts Center contractor Joe Caldarera instead of placing him in default, officials Tuesday said they're still working on a deal.
Tue May 14, 2013
Human trafficking, kidnapping, bigamy could lead to racketeering charges under bill advancing in Legislature
Nationwide, a report from the U.S. Department of Education showed tens of thousands of students, 70 percent of them with disabilities, were strapped down or physically restrained in school in 2009-10. Louisiana's racketeering laws would be broadened to include a range of crimes including human trafficking, kidnapping, bigamy and the sale of ... (more)