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St. Joseph's Day altars in East Jefferson to honor saint
East Jefferson residents wishing to visit a St. Joseph's Day altar March 19 have several choices.
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St. Louis King of France School in Metairie is 60 and going strong
They began sharing stories of their childhood memories of Bucktown, even before everyone had arrived, or taken their seats.
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Metairie pastor shares his father's World War II stories
While growing up in north Louisiana, the Rev. John Lord noticed the scars on his father's body, but Lord didn't learn what caused the scars until he was much older.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Dozens of bills addressing new academic standards expected
After months of rallies, skirmishing and bickering, the volatile issue of the Common Core academic standards is set for a showdown in the Louisiana Legislature.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
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Metaire man killed after crashing into utility pole in Kenner
Kenner Police say the crash happened around 4:40 a. m. at the intersection of Clay Street and Airline Drive.
New Orleans readers can measure strength of local book scene at March events
New Orleans geographer Richard Campanella will discuss his new history of Bourbon Street, March 13, 6 p.m.,at Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. New Orleans readers don't have to wait for the Tennessee Williams Festival to gauge the strength of the local book scene.
Lawmakers have personal stake in surrogacy debate
As a committee chairman and a fellow Republican, state Rep. Joseph Lopinto usually is in step with Gov. Bobby Jindal on political issues.
Common Core could monopolize 2014 session; vouchers, charters, tenure also on tap
Common Core will dominate the K-12 education debate during the 2014 legislative session, with school vouchers, charter schools and teacher tenure also playing a prominent role.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Jefferson Parish arrest reports, March 5-6
William Starr, 51, 1135 E Avenue, Westwego, was arrested at Jefferson Highway and H Avenue in Westwego and booked with hit and run, driving with a suspended license and no insurance.
Reserve man arrested, booked with killing teen who shot brother, authorities say
Henry Bruer Jr., of Reserve, was booked with manslaughter in the July 3, 2013, death of Dondrell Cage Jr., of New Orleans.
The Kupcake Factory celebrating six year anniversary this Saturday
Much of the rest of the world, when thinking about New Orleans and its food, will tend to focus around gumbo, jambalaya, and red beans and rice.
NPR suggests salt cod: Media Buffet
In Louisiana, strict observers of the Lenten season have abundant fresh options, like fin fish, salty oysters or spicy boiled crawfish.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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Contentious Metairie development approved
It's been the center of a contentious legal battle in Jefferson Parish for years, but neighbors and developers agreed Thursday on the future of the Tolmas Tract, the parish's largest piece of open land that fronts Veterans Boulevard.
Wind and surfs up
Robbie Manard of Metairie, catches air while kite boarding in 15 to 20 mph north on Lake Pontchartrain winds between the Bonnabel Boat Launch and the Bucktown Harbor Thursday, March 6, 2014.
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Crawfish prices higher than normal
LOOKING AHEAD TO THE FIRST FRIDAY OF LENT. IN CASE YOU HAVEN'T NOTICED.. YOU SOON WILL...CRAWFISH PRICES ARE HIGHER THAN USUAL.
In Metairie, eastbound lane of Riverside Dr. to close
For two weeks starting on Mar. 10 the eastbound lane of Riverside Drive in Metairie will close to traffic, so workers can replace panels in the roadway.
Money pours in for Jackie Clarkson, Nadine Ramsey in New Orleans City Council District C race
New Orleans Councilwoman Jackie Clarkson and former Judge Nadine Ramsey will meet in March 15 in a runoff for the City Council's District C seat.
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The Kupcake Factory celebrates sixth anniversary with free cupcakes
For those who have decided to give up sweets for Lent, The Kupcake Factory has officially challenged your resolve.
Appreciation service for pastor will be held in Edgard
Second African Baptist Church will hold an appreciation service March 16 to honor its Pastor Clearence Mollaire.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Smiley: Think hea s a Cajun?
A reader commented on The Advocate's story about Louisiana issuing driver's licenses, to those who desire them, with "I'm a Cajun" below the photo.