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  1. Swamp tour operators react to video of alligator-wrangling guideRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... lot of alligators in Louisiana, and there's a reason nobody gets eaten by them." Jason Beasley, the manager of Jean LaFitte Swamp Tour, took a more skeptical view. In 2009, Jean Lafitte National Park purchased the Aux Carpes waterway where his swamp ...

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  2. Guide Lance Lacrosse says swimming with gators is following in family footstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... called stupid and reckless. Lacrosse says don't be so quick to judge him. After all, he grew up on the bayou in Jean Lafitte and has been swimming with gators for 20 years. "I don't disrespect them, I don't try to drag them out the water, hold them ...

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  3. La. gator-feeding video draws controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | NBC12

    ... Facebook page states the video comes from Airboat Adventures, a company specializing in airboat swamp tours in Jean Lafitte, La. The video is quite controversial, drawing both praise and criticism. Many question the legality of the guide's antics. ...

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  4. Video of Jean Lafitte guide feeding gators sparks JPSO crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | WWL-TV New Orleans

    A hair-raising video capturing a Jean Lafitte swamp tour guide swimming with and feeding alligators isn't just catching the attention of social media viewers.

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  5. JPSO Responds To Gator-Feeding Viral VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Thenew995fm.com

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office has opened an investigation after a viral video showed an employee of a local airboat tour company feeding alligators marshmallows from his mouth in waters near the Jean Lafitte National Park.

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  6. JPSO investigating West Bank tour guide's alligator frolicking videoRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... an overnight media sensation for the video shot by Stacy Hicks of Oregon during an Airboat Adventures tour in Jean Lafitte in May. Lacrosse's antics have appeared on "Good Morning America'' and "The Today Show.'' In the video, Lacrosse wrestles with ...

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  7. Tourist's video shows terrifying moment a Louisiana swamp boat tour ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Tourist's video shows terrifying moment a Louisiana swamp boat tour guide jumped in alligator-infested water to feed reptiles Stacy Hicks, from Oregon, recorded a three-minute video last month showing Lance, a guide with Airboat Adventures, feeding two gators in Jean Lafitte, Louisiana There is no state law that prohibits people from feeding ... (more)

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  8. Alligator wrestler in Jean Lafitte becomes social media starRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A video featuring an Airboat Adventures tour guide from Jean Lafitte frolicking with two alligators is making the rounds on Facebook and You Tube.

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  9. The Catholic soul of Cajun CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2010 | Catholic Digest

    ... and their livelihoods. He entertains us, too, with the legend of the locally celebrated pirate and privateer Jean Lafitte, who is said to have hidden his treasure nearby. Nods to the famed French buccaneer along Louisiana's coast are almost as ...

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  10. The Haunting of Chretien PointRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... banks of the Bayou Bourbeaux. He ran a 3,000-acre cotton plantation and became quite wealthy. The French pirate Jean Lafitte was a friend of the Chretien family as Chretien had saved Lafitte's life during the War of 1812. A Spanish family, the ...

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  11. St. Bernard Law Enforcement Torch Run held May 23Read the original story

    May 28, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    St. Bernard Highway and Jean Lafitte Parkway in Chalmette came alive with spirit on Friday, May 23, during the St. Bernard leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Louisiana.

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  12. West Bank teachers honored with celebrationRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... appreciated for the long hours and dedication that is the catalyst for improvement in Jefferson Parish schools. Jean Lafitte National Park offers regular weekly events including a ranger-guided walk to explore the swamp and wetlands Wednesday to ...

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  13. Is Jefferson Parish's new garbage collection system a help or hindrance?Read the original story

    May 22, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A 32-gallon garbage cart advertised on Home Depot's website, left, and the new 95-gallon cart that Progressive Waste Solutions is introducing in unincorporated Jefferson Parish and Jean Lafitte.

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  14. LCG and Bike Lafayette announce designationRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... and pedestrian underpass providing access across Highway 90 and linking Beaver Park to Vermilionville and the Jean Lafitte Acadian Cultural Center A Share the Road signage along popular rural bicycle routes in northeast Lafayette Parish "We ...

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  15. Jefferson Parish to phase in semi-automated garbage collection in...Read the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Unincorporated Jefferson Parish and Jean Lafitte residents will be receiving new garbage carts as part of a transition from manual to semi-automated collection, the parish announced Monday.

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  16. Terrytown auxiliary fights fire with fashionRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... restaurant gift certificates, a wide variety of gift baskets, tickets to Audubon Insectarium and the aquarium, Jean Lafitte swamp tours, painting classes, original artwork, and beautiful plants. There were lots of consolation prizes as well, and no ...

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  17. Fisher Middle High School in Lafitte sends 16 to Breakfast of ChampionsRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... and the first African American prom queen for Fisher High School. It just meant so much to me," Shavannah said. Jean Lafitte National Park offers regular weekly events including a ranger-guided walk to explore the swamp and wetlands Wednesday to ...

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  18. Contractor begins roundup of feral hogs feeding on West Bank leveesRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... is paying for the cost of feed. The project has focused on the V-line levee off Leo Kerner Parkway near the Jean Lafitte National Park. Traps are set and baited with feed. The captured animals are donated to a nonprofit that uses the meat to feed ...

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  19. Lafitte Police Department honored for sex offender arrestRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... everyone working together the arrest wouldn't have been possible," Lafitte Police Chief Marcell Rodriguez said. Jean Lafitte National Park offers regular weekly events including ranger-guided walks which showcase a variety of migrating birds and ...

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  20. National WW II Museum commemorates D-Day and opens a major expansion and exhibitRead the original story

    May 4, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Orleans might seem a strange location for such a museum-might it be better suited to remember the Jewish pirate Jean LaFitte or Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans-the city was a critical part in the Normandy invasion and the subsequent ...

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