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  1. Which Jefferson public school students are National Merit, Achievement finalists?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Elected officials and school board members cut the ribbon at the new Patrick F. Taylor Academy campus in Avondale on Thursday Sept. 5, 2013.

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  2. Waggaman students learn about black historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times-Picayune

    ... .8724. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can be reached at waggamannews@yahoo.com or 504.343.6916.

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  3. NOLAsport Preparing For Home Cooking In April In New OrleansRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Paddock Talk

    ... this is here now. Here at our home track.'" NOLA Motorsports Park, located 15 minutes from downtown New Orleans in Avondale, Louisiana, is more than just a home track for NOLAsport. It's also one of the two home bases for the business. The New ...

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  4. Inexpensive fishing seminar will get you thinking about springRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NOLA.com

    ... Westbank chapter will host a spring fishing seminar Thursday night at 6 p.m. at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale. Guest speakers will include Capts. Peace Marvel, C.T. Williams and Sam Barbera as well as former Plaquemines Parish President Billy ...

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  5. Westwego hopes to cash in on inaugural Grand Prix of Louisiana in AvondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NOLA.com

    By some optimistic estimates, as many as 30,000 people could converge on West Jefferson over several days in April, for the inaugural Grand Prix of Louisiana at the NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale. The city of Westwego hopes to get a piece of that action.

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  6. USF2000 - 2015 Winterfest at the halfway markRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Formula 1 Blog

    The first three races of the 2015 Cooper Tires Winterfest for the Mazda Road to Indy's Cooper Tires USF2000 Series powered by Mazda and the Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires were contested at the NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, LA just outside of New Orleans last week. Day One of the two-day activities at NOLA included a practice session, qualifying, and Race #1.

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  7. 5 cool things to know about Will Smith's NOLA-shot 'Focus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | NOLA.com

    ... haven't held races there since 2009." The solution? Many of the racetrack scenes in "Focus" were actually filmed in Avondale, at the NOLA Motorsports Park just outside of New Orleans. It's not just the look of the New Orleans that Requa and Ficarra ...

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  8. Avondale church's fish fry includes television raffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NOLA.com

    Martin Nguyen and Diana LeBlanc, both of Avondale, volunteered to help with the raffle of this 52" flat screen television at St. Bonaventure's Ash Wednesday Lenten meals fundraiser. St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Avondale began the Lenten season on Ash Wednesday with Mass, celebrated by the Rev.

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  9. New Venue To Provide Challenge For Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge By Yokohama TeamsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Paddock Talk

    ... test Feb. 24-25 at the new venue for the championship in 2015, NOLA Motorsports Park. The circuit is located in Avondale, Louisiana, just 15 miles from the famed French Quarter of New Orleans. Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars in the Platinum Cup (2014-15 ...

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  10. Prototype Lites Field Prepares For 2015 Season, New Venue Feb. 24-25Read the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Paddock Talk

    The path to the 2015 Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda championship starts with the opening two rounds March 18-20 at Sebring International Raceway, one of the oldest tracks in North America. But the real on-track work for series teams and drivers begins Feb. 24-25 with an official test session at the newest track in the championship - NOLA Motorsports Park, located in Avondale, Louisiana, just 15 miles from the famed French Quarter of New Orleans.

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  11. Beta Sigma Phi sorority gathers at TPC LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Times-Picayune

    Theta Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority recently gathered at the TPC Louisiana to conduct rituals on Jan. 27. Seated from left to right: Joy Thibodeaux, Judy Rawle, Betty Muse Standing: Lee Valance, Hazel Saucier, Donna Kennedy, Janet Parker, Frances Stanga, Suzanne Cole, Debbie Hankins, Ann Donahue and Betty Webb. Members of Theta Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority recently gathered at the TPC Louisiana in Avondale to conduct rituals on Jan. 27. Beta Sigma Phi is an international, nonacademic sorority comprised of women of all ages, interests and educational and economic backgrounds.

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  12. GolfStar Classic to benefit Volunteers of America's Adoption ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Times-Picayune

    The GolfStar Classic will be held March 17 at TPC Louisiana,11001 Lapalco Blvd. in Avondale, to benefit Volunteers of America's Adoption Program. Once again this year's golfers and non-golfers will be treated to a day of food, a silent auction and the opportunity to win a 2015 Mercedes CLA250.

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  13. West Bank churches get cooking for Lenten fish friesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | NOLA.com

    ... homemade desserts also will be available. The meals will be served from the parish hall at 329 S. Jamie Blvd. in Avondale. Take-out is available. Donations of food items and paper products may be dropped off to the parish office from 9 a.m. to 5 ...

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  14. City Park championship golf course could draw national, regional tournamentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | NOLA.com

    ... Parish, Orleans Parish, St. Bernard Parish and St. Tammany Parish. It's not that TPC Louisiana, located in Avondale, is a bad course. The PGA Tour players rave about it, especially the greens, which they say roll true. To them, that's a big deal, ...

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  15. harry-smoot-mug.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2013 | The Times-Picayune

    Harry Smoot, 27, of Avondale, was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison after he pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in a homicide. He was accused of taking a pistol belonging to Albert Bullock, after Bullock was shot in the head outside a Waggaman business two years ago.

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  16. St. Michael's Special School needs donations of Mardi Gras beadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Times-Picayune

    ... 8, following the 10:30 a.m. Mass. The address is 6851 River Road. The family and friends of Denise Cancienne of Avondale have organized a benefit to financially assist Cancienne, following her recent diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma. Organizers ...

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  17. New City Park golf course will be a player for Zurich Classic: Jeff DuncanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Times-Picayune

    ... development," said Darrah Schaefer of the Fore!Kids Foundation. "It has everybody's attention." TPC Louisiana in Avondale is contracted to hold the Zurich through 2019. But after that, all bets are off. And City Park is expected to be the leader in ...

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  18. City Park championship golf course a go as officials break groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Times-Picayune

    ... the Zurich Classic , could eventually move to the new course. The tournament is currently held at TPC Louisiana in Avondale and is contracted to be there through 2019. "From our standpoint, we've always approached this as we're looking to build ...

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  19. ACT scores in Jefferson Parish public schools improve slightly, but trail state averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | NOLA.com

    Elected officials and school board members cut the ribbon at the new Patrick F. Taylor Academy campus in Avondale on Thursday Sept. 5, 2013.

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  20. Kvsh Racing's Sebastien Bourdais Kicks Off 2015 Season With Two-Day Test At Nola Motorsports ParkRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Paddock Talk

    KVSH Racing driver Sebastien Bourdais opened the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season with a successful and productive two-day test, February 10-11, at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, Louisiana. Bourdais, a four-time IndyCar champion and the only driver to win four consecutive titles , ran 68 laps the first day of testing in the No.

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