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  1. Fitch Affirms Jefferson Parish & Jefferson Sales Tax District, LA Bond Ratings; Outlook NegativeRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... use tax levied in the unincorporated areas of the parish and a 1% sales and use tax levied within the town of Jean Lafitte. NARROW BUT IMPROVED DEBT SERVICE COVERAGE: Pledged revenues in 2013 provide 1.31x coverage of maximum annual debt service ...

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  2. Lafitte Seafood Market recognized as tourism boosterRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Jean Lafitte was in the spotlight recently as it was honored for significant community achievement.

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  3. New Orleans Calling, Episode 7: The SqueezeboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | WWOZ

    ... has a degree in marine biology, played in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs, and is a naturalist at the Jean Lafitte National Historic Park outside New Orleans. Johnny Sansone is more than just an accordion and harmonica player -- he also cooks. ...

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  4. Better Swamps and Garden Club in Lafitte hosts environmental studyRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... have been possible without all of the wonderful people who contributed to its success. Mayor Tim Kerner and the Jean Lafitte Town Council, the garden club members, the Jean Lafitte Volunteer Fire Department and Police Department, all of the talented ...

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  5. La.'s national parks bring in major tourism dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    About 500,000 visitors to the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park brought in more than $22 million to local communities in 2013.

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  6. West Bank tract open to Louisiana hunters for 2014-15 seasonRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... from the preserve headquarters, located at 6588 Barataria Boulevard in Marrerro. The preserve is part of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park. Applications for permits are accepted only Wednesday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ...

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  7. Down the Road: Just off urban doorsteps, Lafitte is a dive into wild LouisianaRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... of southeast Louisiana. This became increasingly clear the more I explored the area centered on the town of Jean Lafitte, where the natural patterns all seem entangled and entwined, sinuous and flowing. Anything looking too symmetrical or linear is ...

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  8. JPSO: Woman answers doorbell, shot twice in MarreroRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... the doorbell of the woman's Marrero home around 8:20 p.m. in the 5000 block of Bowdon Street, which is near the Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve. The woman's 11-year-old daughter was home at the time, authorities said, and she ran to ...

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  9. Watch a video to learn how Jefferson Parish automated garbage pick-up worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... new garbage carts to residents and small-business owners in unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the town of Jean Lafitte. As Costanza explains in the video, those carts are designed to be lifted and dumped into trucks with minimal risk to ...

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  10. Jean Lafitte is cleanest city in Louisiana in its categoryRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... City Contest Chairman Jean Gilstrap and District II Director Patricia Ortalano. For the fourth year running, Jean Lafitte has been name the cleanest city in the state for its population category. it beat out about 50 other small towns to claim the ...

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  11. West Bank levee authority moves closer to formalizing feral hog eradication planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... system. John Monzon, the authority's regional director, met July 10 with representatives from JPSO and the Jean Lafitte National Park. Since then, the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has given JPSO approval to treat the wild pigs as ...

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  12. 'Gorgeous' Jean Lafitte National Park recommended for summer travel by websiteRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The Chalmette Battlefield is one of six sites that make up the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Barataria Preserve.

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  13. Delta Jackpot Scheduled for Nov. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Blood Horse

    ... have a major impact on the only graded stakes events of the season on Jackpot Day. The winner of the $200,000 Jean Lafitte Stakes Oct. 25 will get an automatic bid into the Jackpot and the winner of the $100,000 My Trusty Cat will earn a berth into ...

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  14. Jefferson Parish sheriff's snipers could set sights on feral hogs destroying West Bank leveesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... we budgeted for,'' he said. Last week, representatives of the sheriff's office, West Bank levee authority and Jean Lafitte National Park discussed the issue. The next step is for the authority's Board of Commissioners to endorse the plan. "If the ...

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  15. Lafitte police chief honored by victims groupRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    At their annual awards event, the group Victims and Citizens Against Crime honored Lafitte Police Chief Marcel Rodriguez for his efforts in keeping crime at a minimum in the town of Jean Lafitte.

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  16. Jean Lafitte remembers privateer namesake with new historical markerRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The small fishing community of Jean Lafitte has a lot to live up to with regards to its name.

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  17. New garbage bins are big and 'husky', and they're dividing Jefferson ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... been distributed at no cost to 109,400 households and small businesses in unincorporated Jefferson Parish and Jean Lafitte . It's the first step by garbage contractor Progressive Waste Solutions of Louisiana into a new age of waste collection. The ...

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  18. Jean Lafitte National Historical Park makes CNN's natural wonders listRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Barataria Preserve has been deemed one of the nation's 50 natural wonders, according to CNN.

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  19. Liberty show will feature Geno DelafoseRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Daily World

    ... the Liberty Theater you can visit the Eunice Depot Museum, and the Cajun Music Hall of Fame and Museum and the Jean Lafitte Prairie Acadian Cultural Center," Moody said. All are free and open to the public. The Jean Lafitte Center this Saturday ...

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  20. Jean Lafitte Tourism Center is a jewelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Most of the residents of Jean Lafitte drive past the Lafitte Tourism Center almost every day, and many probably think, "I have to stop in there one day," but most never have.

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