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  1. About Town for Oct. 12, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... will be stationed at the mansion's front door, setting the stage for seafaring coastal history and the infamous Jean Lafitte. FHL, which is headquartered at the Old Governor's Mansion and operates the historic building as a museum and an events ...

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  2. Hungry HogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | BayouBuzz.com

    After sunset Monday, four-man sniper teams from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office will begin prowling the levees outside of Jean Lafitte National Park on the West Bank, using night-vision goggles and .308-caliber rifles to rid the hurricane protection system of what has become one of its most immediate threats. Feral hogs have been around for years, but late last year they began tearing up the levees north and east of the park at such a rate that the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West struggled to keep up.

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  3. Jefferson Parish officials devise agreement to eliminate wild hogs damaging leveesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... Office will use night vision equipment and a .308 rifle to shoot the hogs. They will be shooting toward the Jean Lafitte Park during night hours and carcasses will be removed the next day. Those that aren't removed will be left to decompose ...

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  4. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office sharpshooters to begin feral hog hunts MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office sharpshooters will begin nightly hunts for feral hogs Monday at the V-line levee in Marrero near Jean Lafitte National Park. The hogs have been causing major damage to the West Bank's hurricane protection system, costing an average $4,000 per repair.

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  5. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, West Bank levee district officials ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... event will take place in Marrero at the V-line levee, one of the areas hardest hit by the pigs, just outside Jean Lafitte National Park. Sheriff Newell Normand and Susan Maclay, president of the levee authority board, is expected to discuss an ...

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  6. Fisher High School pep rally in Lafitte for academics, not sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... in their curriculum for the past two years, and they are wholly invested in the success of the program. At Jean Lafitte National Park, the various birds beginning their southerly migrations, as well as indigenous birds, can be observed in a ...

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  7. Helping Hands for America's LandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Girl Scouts take part in National Public Lands Day held at The Chalmette National Cemetery of Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.

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  8. With fall, action is heating up at Jean Lafitte National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    If the summer was just too hot to enjoy all that Jean Lafitte National State Park has to offer, then now is the time to take advantage of all of their fall activities. The temperatures are starting to cool off, and the action at the park is just heating up.

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  9. Talk Like a Pirate Day Founder John Baur (Ol' Chumbucket) Shares His...Read the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | AOL City Guide

    ... And there's a lot of bands there too. The city's pirate story begins with one of the last of the great pirates, Jean Lafitte. Lafitte and his brother, Pierre, had a pirate fortress on Barataria , down where the Mississippi River empties into the ...

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  10. Audit finds Jefferson Community Healthcare Centers failed to verify income status of five patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... me off earned in the year of separation, the report said. The nonprofit runs four clinics in Marrero, Avondale, Jean Lafitte and River Ridge. For a look at the report, click here .

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  11. 'The Battle of New Orleans' is focus of 13th season lecture series at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... which are free and open to the public." The upcoming lectures on the Battle of New Orleans features "Role of Jean Lafitte," presented by Jack Henkels, Oct. 6; "Role of Renato Beluche," presented by Thais Solano, and "Battle of Lake Borgne," ...

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  12. Volunteers needed to assist at Chalmette National Cemetery for National Public Lands DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Chalmette National Cemetery of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve is seeking volunteers to help preserve the local national park Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. as part of the 21st annual National Public Lands Day .

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  13. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office hunts for feral hogs to begin by Oct. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... tracking down the animals during their weekly outings, according to Monzon. The work will begin on levees near Jean Lafitte National Park off Leo Kerner Parkway. Deputies also will target an area on Lake Catouache. The hogs rut through the berms ...

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  14. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says Gulf of Mexico oil spill has increased focus on safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... Last week, she visited southeast Louisiana to address the Society of Environmental Journalists and to tour Jean Lafitte National Park's Barataria Preserve. Jewell said she believes regulators and the industry are more focused now on safety than ever ...

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  15. U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell applauds La. coast planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | UPI

    U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, during a trip to southern Louisiana on Friday, applauded the state's plan to restore its coast. Jewell reviewed the $50 billion, 50-year plan to protect the state's coast from the effects of storm surge while touring Jean Lafitte National Park's Barataria Preserve.

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  16. Jean Lafitte celebrates first phase of levee work for southern Jefferson Parish communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, four storms have struck Jean Lafitte , Crown Point and Barataria, deluging homes and businesses and leaving residents to rebuild. Surge from Rita , Gustav , Ike and Isaac pushed Bayou Barataria's waters into the communities, sparing little that was not perched up high.

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  17. Jean Lafitte breaks ground on $8 million levee projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

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  18. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell praises Louisiana coastal restoration planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... culture, the economic opportunity that's here in Louisiana. That's very encouraging.'' She spoke after touring Jean Lafitte National Park's Barataria Preserve with scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. The ...

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  19. Lafitte area tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Thomas Doyle, with the U.S. Geological Survey, talks with U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell during a tour of the Jean Lafitte National Park's Barataria Preserve Friday, September 5, 2014.

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  20. Jean Lafitte levee project aims to protect town from Bayou Barataria's tidal surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Jean Lafitte officials will break ground on the $8 million Fisher Basin project designed to protect hundreds of homes and businesses along Main Street from tidal surge. on an $8 million levee project.

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