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  1. Battle of New Orleans celebrates its 200th anniversary at Chalmette BattlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... America's victory over the British in this final major battle of the War of 1812. Events are held at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park - Chalmette Battlefield and include demonstrations such as cannon and musket firing and campfire cooking. ...

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  2. Jefferson Parish Council to ask U.S. Treasury for $400,000 to develop Restore Act project planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... under the federal Restore Act . The projects could include coastal restoration, levees - such as the proposed Jean Lafitte area ring levee - and programs to support fisheries or tourism. Some of the money might also be used as a local match for ...

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  3. Santa pays a visit on the bayou in LafitteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... things are at the heart of what keeps us strong, and what keeps us going even through the bad times," he said. Jean Lafitte National Park's regular weekly events include ranger guided walks and ranger choice talks every Wednesday through Sunday. ...

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  4. Renato Beluche Bust Restoration CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | WWOZ

    ... Beginning in 1813, he supported the cause of Venezuelan independence led by Simon Bolivar. Beluche then joined Jean Lafitte's Baratarians in support of Andrew Jackson during the Battle of New Orleans, serving as an artillery commander with Dominique ...

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  5. Marrero Fire Company Christmas parade and blood drive coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... said, "They will ride through the area south of Lapalco to the Harvey Canal and down to the V Levee near Jean Lafitte National Park." Streets and neighborhoods included in the route are areas along Eighty Arpent Road, Ehret Road, Ames Boulevard, Oak ...

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  6. Bites: Plan to party at the Blue MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... floats." Swamp Pop's flavor repertoire currently includes Noble Cane Cola, Satsuma Fizz, Praline Cream Soda, Jean Lafitte Ginger Ale and Ponchatoula Pop Rouge. Cover is $5 and the fun starts at 7 p.m. at Blue Moon Saloon. Call 337-234-2422 for more ...

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  7. Nicholls St rec center offers free bicycle sharingRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... ) that they're meant to let people explore surrounding areas, such as the farmer's market, museums, and Jean Lafitte National Park. He says that, with help from student government, the recreation center bought one tricycle, two tandem bicycles and ...

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  8. 'Phantom of the Opera' actress visits the Lafitte bayouRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... I become in each part of my future professional life," she said. This month's regular weekly events at Jean Lafitte Park include ranger guided walks and ranger choice talks every Wednesday through Sunday. Ranger walks take place at 10 a.m. and ...

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  9. No Jefferson Parish garbage collection on Thanksgiving; recycling to proceed as normalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Garbage collection will not occur in unincorporated Jefferson Parish and the Town of Jean Lafitte on Thanksgiving Day, which is Thursday .

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  10. West Bank feral hog management plan to include trapping, levee district officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... one night, Monzon said. They are working along the V-line levee off Barataria Boulevard in Marrero next to the Jean Lafitte National Park. "It's either hit or miss. They'll either shoot between two and seven or none,'' he told the authority's board ...

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  11. West Bank Brownie Girl Scouts collect more than 300 pounds of food for the needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    The members of Brownie Troop 40876 recently held a food drive and collected more than 300 pounds of food for Second Harvest Food Bank just before Thanksgiving. The girls also recently visited Jean Lafitte Park.

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  12. Leo Kerner Elementary students in Lafitte give thanks this holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... she said adding a final reminder, "One more thing for a Thanksgiving tip, make sure you have fun!'' The pirate Jean Lafitte is the only pirate to have a national park named after him. On Dec. 6, find out why in the presentation, Jean Lafitte: ...

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  13. Horse Racing: A Closer Look at the 2014 Delta Downs Jackpot Million StakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Isportsweb.com

    ... that he can get a distance of ground. From there, he won the traditinal prep race for the Jackpot Millions (The Jean Lafitte Stakes, Oct 25) while using a hybrid, stalking running style. He laid off a pedestrian early but ran past the field and was ...

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  14. A Jackpot Awaits at Delta DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Blood Horse

    ... Park West. He took another big step forward in his third and most recent start, tracking the pace in the Jean Lafitte Stakes at Delta Downs before drawing clear to win by 4 A1 2 lengths. Since that race, he's turned in a pair of bullet half-mile ...

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  15. When Evangelicals Got Standing Ovations at the VaticanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | National Review Online

    ... Gerhard Mueller's presentation the first day was very thought provoking, and Sister Prudence Allen and Rev. Jean Lafitte gave valuable presentations based on Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body. Apart from the pope, almost all of the standing ...

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  16. Cypress Fest at St. Joachim Church in Marrero honors veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... to American heroes for Veterans Day. The church known as the "Little Church in the Woods" near the entrance of Jean Lafitte Nation Park at 5500 Barataria Blvd. hosted large crowds wearing red, white and blue. Families enjoyed festivities of music ...

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  17. Fisher High School in Lafitte presents annual Halloween festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Local legend has it that the Barataria Bayou is haunted by the ghost of the pirate Jean Lafitte. However, once each year it is visited by a multitude of ghouls and goblins, as well as cartoon characters, favorite movie personalities, and even a politician or two.

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  18. Lafitte Medical Center welcomes new dentistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... of a health concern they feel may be related to the spill in some way to call and schedule an appointment. Jean Lafitte National Park's regular weekly events include ranger guided walks and ranger choice talks every Wednesday through Sunday. Ranger ...

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  19. Firefighters visit Lafitte schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... you cards for Coulon and Wyman, and expressed how much they enjoyed the visit. Nov. 15 will be a busy day at Jean Lafitte National Park. The annual Better Health Bayou event takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be health screenings, animal ...

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  20. Travelgirl Tips: Check out these New Orleans CemeteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WGNO-TV New Orleans

    ... find lots of artistic tombs, including the one of Captain Dominique You, who some say was the brother of pirate Jean Lafitte, who stood next to Andrew Jackson during the battle of New Orleans. Also on the list, the below-ground Holt Cemetery, ...

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