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  1. Huntington Ingalls mulling options for Louisiana shipyardRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Newport News-based Huntington Ingalls is still mulling options for its Avondale, La. shipyard facility, that according to a Virginian-Pilot.

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  2. Huntington Ingalls, Kinder Morgan scrap plans for shipyardRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls and energy infrastructure company Kinder Morgan have decided against pursuing a joint venture that could have brought some work back to Avondale Shipyard. In March, Huntington Ingalls pulled the plug on a small outfitting yard it had recently opened in Waggaman after it failed to generate enough work for more than a handful of employees.

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  3. Huntington Ingalls, Kinder Morgan end joint efforts for new use of Avondale shipyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries and midstream energy company Kinder Morgan announced Monday they will not be moving forward with a joint venture to redevelop Avondale shipyard. In April 2014, the two companies agreed to conduct a six-month study to determine a new use for the shipyard, which Huntington Ingalls tabbed for closure in 2011 as part of a consolidation of its Gulf Coast shipbuilding activity to Pascagoula, Miss.

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  4. Zurich Classic to choke Lapalco Boulevard traffic in AvondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Parking requirements for the Zurich Classic of New Orleans professional golf tournament at TPC Louisiana will affect traffic on Lapalco Boulevard in Avondale all week, the Jefferson Parish government administration said.

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  5. Hunter-Reay disagrees with penalty over role in 3-car wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Albany Times Union

    Sebastien Bourdais', of France, car is lifted off the track after a crash during the IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana auto race, Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Avondale, La. Simon Pagenaud, right, of France, and Sebastien Bourdais, left, also of France, exchange words after a crash during the IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana auto race, Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Avondale, La.

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  6. Formula One: Lewis Hamilton defends his victorious bubbly blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Globe and Mail

    ... celebrate with Mardi Gras beads after the IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana auto race, Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Avondale, La. Paul Menard, driver of the #27 Peak/Menard's Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th ...

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  7. Baby Boomer Conference Series Featuring Health, Financial, and...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | PR.com

    New Orleans, LA, April 16, 2015 -- -- Boomers Lifestyle Network will host its Your Life Re-Created! Conference Series on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Jedco Conference Center 700 Churchill Parkway, Avondale, LA from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Your Life Re-Created! is sponsored by BLN, Day Haven Adult Day Care, Edward Jones Financial, JEDCO, Loretta Petit Professional Services, TruthLink2150, Inc., Dog Griggs, and many more. Workshops will be headlined by elder care specialist Sinder Coleman Miller, BSHA-LTC, relationship expert and motivational speaker Dr. Danna Andrus, business expert Loretta Petit MBA, ABD, health and fitness advocate Dr. Eric Griggs, MD, and financial expert Yulonda T. Griffin, PhD.

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  8. IndyCar punishes Hunter-Reay over New Orleans crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Sebastien Bourdais', of France, car is lifted off the track after a crash during the IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana auto race, Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Avondale, La. Photo: Jonathan Bachman, AP Simon Pagenaud, right, of France, and Sebastien Bourdais, left, also of France, exchange words after a crash during the IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana auto race, Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Avondale, La.

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  9. Indy Grand Prix Of Louisiana Post-Event InfractionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Paddock Talk

    INDYCAR announced the following post-event infractions from the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana, the Verizon IndyCar Series race held April 10-12 at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La. * INDYCAR officials have penalized driver Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport for violating Rule 9.3.3 .

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  10. Struck IndyCar crew member: 'I'm a very lucky boy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Indianapolis Star

    Struck IndyCar crew member: 'I'm a very lucky boy' Todd Phillips was alert, and he jumped Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1FSqqrO Francesco Dracone , of Italy, spins out on turn one during the IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana auto race, Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Avondale, La. The IndyCar crew member who got knocked upside down in Sunday's race at NOLA Motorsports Park knows he was fortunate not to be hurt beyond bruises and a cut leg.

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  11. Juncos Racing's Timothe Buret Earns First Podium Finish In Pro Mazda ChampionshipRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Paddock Talk

    The 2015 Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires continued this past weekend with the Cooper Tires Grand Prix of Louisiana at NOLA Motorsports Park . Juncos Racing rookie Timothe Buret claimed his first podium finish in the Pro Mazda Championship taking third in Race 1 on the 2.74 mile, 13-Turn road course located in Avondale, Louisiana.

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  12. JPSO arrests suspect in Harvey murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | NOLA.com

    Javontae Simmons, 21, of Avondale, was arrested and booked with second-degree murder and conspiracy to commit obstruction of justice in connection with the April 7 murder of Stacy Johnson Jr., in Harvey, authorities said. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators have arrested an Avondale man in connection with the April 7 murder of Stacy Johnson Jr. Detectives booked Javontae Simmons, 21, with second-degree murder, an arrest report said.

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  13. Spring time means fishing in WaggamanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Times-Picayune

    Within the first half-hour of fishing in Waggaman on Easter morning, Minh Pham caught a blue catfish and a flat head catfish. This Easter, Minh Pham of Avondale was up early and spent the day fishing at a popular fishing location on River Road near Waggaman Road.

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    Monday Apr 13 | The Advocate

    Video: Nothing like finishing a practice lap at 180 mph...then getting proposed to at Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana! Scott Roeger proposes to Elizabeth Smith both from Indianapolis in town for the race when Smith comes in from a 2-seater IndyCar Hot Lap at the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana in Avondale, La.

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  15. Pro Mazda Race Report: Indy Grand Prix Of LouisianaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Paddock Talk

    ... and maneuvered his way up to finish in P7 - the Canadian racer's fifth top-10 finish on the 13-turn circuit in Avondale, LA Queen's University student heads back to school to complete his finals for his senior year and will graduate soon after the ...

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  16. AVONDALE, La. (AP) - The rain that washed out qualifying and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    The rain that washed out qualifying and ultimately produced a caution-heavy inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana hardly dampened IndyCar chief Mark Miles' enthusiasm for the event. "Everybody's really, really positive," Miles said Sunday.

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  17. IndyCar chief gives high marks to maiden GP of LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Tony Kanaan , of Brazil, slips off the track to the left of Helio Castroneves , of Brazil, during the IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana auto race, Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Avondale, La. The Associated Press Tony Kanaan , of Brazil, slips off the track to the left of Helio Castroneves , of Brazil, during the IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana auto race, Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Avondale, La.

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  18. Lewis: A sweet finish for team owner Sam Schmidt and his new friend,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Sam Schmidt, owner of Peterson Motorsports, right, talks with Ruth Chouest, left, after his driver, James Hinchcliffe, won the IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana Sunday, April 12, 2015, at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale. Helio Castroneves was second, and James Jakes third.

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  19. After series of cautions turns it into a timed race, James...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--NOLA Motorsports Track President Kristen Engeron, second from left, celebrates with winner IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe #5, center, Hlio Castroneves driver of the Team Penske #3, who finished second, and James Jakes #7, who finished third, right, at the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana in Avondale, La. Sunday, April 12, 2015.

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  20. Video: Nothing like finishing a practice lap at 180 mph...then...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Advocate

    Video: Nothing like finishing a practice lap at 180 mph...then getting proposed to at Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana! Scott Roeger proposes to Elizabeth Smith both from Indianapolis in town for the race when Smith comes in from a 2-seater IndyCar Hot Lap at the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana in Avondale, La.

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