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  1. Democrat wants to call Louisiana House back into session over state worker benefitsRead the original story

    Tuesday | NOLA.com

    Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, has asked that the Louisiana House of Representatives come back to Baton Rouge to discuss changes to state workers' health care benefits.

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  2. House Group Benefits meeting possibleRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Advocate

    ... employees, retirees and their dependents. Democratic Caucus Chairman John Bel Edwards, a state representative from Amite who is running for governor in 2015, on Tuesday asked House Speaker Chuck Kleckley to call the meeting so the House can "do the ...

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  3. Residents push Tangipahoa board on desegregationRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... Eldorado casinos late Tuesday night, and downtown Shreveport is out of the dark after power was off for a brief time. AMITE, La. (AP) - Members of Tangipahoa Parish's black community gathered at the school system's central office Tuesday to demand ...

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  4. August 19 Parish by ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... BURGLARY THAT HAPPENED ON AUGUST 5TH. POLICE SAY 5 LAWNMOWERS AND A 20-FOOT TRAILER WERE STOLEN FROM STAR EQUIPMENT IN AMITE. IF YOU KNOW WHO DID IT, CALL CRIMESTOPPERS AT 800-554-5245. IN TERREBONNE PARISH, HOUMA POLICE SAY A 71-YEAR OLD WOMAN WAS ...

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  5. Utah football notes: Porter out for the season with knee injuryRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Deseret News

    ... Whittingham said. "He was right in the mix battling for a starting job." The 5-foot-11, 181-pound defensive back from Amite, Louisiana, appeared in 11 games last season (starting twice) and made 10 tackles with one pass breakup. Whittingham noted ...

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  6. Mississippi's same-sex couples to record licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... Southern Equality, the statewide day of action for marriage equality will involve couples recording their licenses in Amite, Desoto, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Lafayette, Lamar and Pearl River counties. Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, the group's ...

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  7. Tangipahoa board advances desegregation planRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... into their own hands after being told they can't have a traffic light at an intersection they are calling dangerous. AMITE, La. (AP) - The Tangipahoa Parish School Board has voted to send a student assignment plan to federal court in New Orleans in ...

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  8. Community column for Aug. 5, 2014Read the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | The Advocate

    ... the drawing. Raffle proceeds support the group's community projects. Myrtle Clark, of Hammond; Vanessa Creel, of Amite; Janet Ritzman, of Ponchatoula; Ashley Neal, of Amite; and Mike Potts, of Amite, won the five top prizes. Prize sponsors and other ...

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  9. Bookkeeper accused of $125,700 fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... check cashing began, but Dantone was hired in 2005. Dantone, of Robert, was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail in Amite Tuesday on more than 250 counts of forgery as well as more than 250 counts of bank fraud. It was unclear whether Dantone has ...

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  10. Bookkeeper accused of $125,700 fraudRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... cies. The Advocate reports ( http://bit.ly/1nMtxKJ ) Dantone, of Robert, was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail in Amite Tuesday on more than 250 counts of forgery as well as more than 250 counts of bank fraud.

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  11. Bookkeeper, 70, accused of $125,700 fraud against employerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | The Advocate

    ... jor Trooper Greg Marchand, a State Police spokesman. Dantone, of Robert, was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail in Amite on more than 250 counts of forgery as well as more than 250 counts of bank fraud.

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  12. 2 arrested after stray bullet hit vehicle with toddler insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... and his father inside. It happened Monday around 8 p.m. Deputies were called out for a second time on Puleston Road in Amite, LA. The same men involved in the first disturbance are accused of getting into another argument and firing shots in random ...

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  13. PoPs and the population complicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | WBRZ

    ... Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, St. Mary and West Feliciana Parishes along with Amite, Pike and Wilkinson Counties in South Mississippi. On Monday, the forecast called for a 50% chance of rain. Examining the rain totals ...

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  14. Tangipahoa Council supports proposed Access Health clinicRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | The Advocate

    ... adding that the company has the support of both North Oaks Health Systems in Hammond and Hood Memorial Hospital in Amite as well as nursing educators at Southeastern Louisiana University. He said Access Health Louisiana works with both Tulane and ...

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  15. Deputies arrest woman in western story burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... parish prison on one count of simple burglary. She is accused of burglarizing the Tack and Treasure Western Store in Amite on Monday. Deputies released surveillance pictures on Thursday in hopes of identifying a suspect. They did not say whether a ...

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  16. Detectives arrest accused Western store burglarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WBRZ

    Detectives from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said they arrested a 23-year-old woman for the July 21 burglary of a Western store in Amite.

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  17. Deputies investigate Western store burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WBRZ

    Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish asked for the public's assistance on Thursday identifying a woman caught on security camera as she burglarized a store in Amite.

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  18. Deputies ask for help identifying store burglarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... was burglarized. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported the burglary happened at the TNT Western Store in Amite on Monday around 10 p.m. Anyone who thinks they recognize the woman in the pictures is asked to call Crime Stoppers at ...

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  19. Flash flood watch cancelled for areas north, west of Lake Pontchartrain on Friday afternoonRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... East Baton Rouge, Ascension, Livingston, Assumption, St. James, and Tangipahoa parishes in Louisiana and Wilkinson, Amite, Pike, Walthall and Pearl River counties in Mississippi. Earlier Friday, winds accompanying some thunderstorms did cause some ...

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  20. 2 wanted for questioning in Amite shoplifting spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | WBRZ

    ... reports of a string of shopliftings that happened between May 14 and July 10 at a dollar store on Hwy 16 in Amite. The men, seen by surveillance cameras at the scene, are considered persons of interest in the crimes and are wanted by TPSO for ...

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