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  1. Kenner Discovery approves amended expansion pact, discusses enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

    Almost two months after the Jefferson Parish School Board approved an amended operating agreement for Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy, the charter school's officials have decided to accept the agreement. Discovery Health Sciences Foundation, the board that runs the Kenner charter, voted to sign the contract at its Monday meeting .

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  2. Old Jefferson man guilty of murder in woman's 2012 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    A self-described drug dealer and wannabe rapper who wove sex, guns and violence into his lyrics, Johnny Fair admitted to a Jefferson Parish jury Thursday that he killed a man in Old Jefferson in 2006. But he said he shot that man three times in self-defense.

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  3. Witness in Old Jefferson homicide names the shooter: 'It was Johnny Fair'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    ... Brooks' repeated warnings to leave her Barry Avenue apartment, and she sought and then used drugs in their Old Jefferson neighborhood. Brooks shadowed her and found a neighbor with a car who was willing to drive Frey to her mother's home on the West ...

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  4. St. Rita in Harahan presents Lenten mission: East Jefferson religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    St. Rita of Cascia Catholic Church, 7100 Jefferson Highway, Harahan, invites the public to attend its Lenten Mission March 9-11 at 7 nightly. The mission will be led by the Rev.

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  5. Convicted in an '06 Old Jefferson homicide, defendant stands trial in a '12 killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NOLA.com

    ... Fair wrote in statement to jurors. For the second time in the past seven years, Johnny "Red" Fair stared down a Jefferson Parish jury Wednesday (Feb. 25), accused of being a drug dealer who committed a homicide in Old Jefferson. In 2008, when he ...

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  6. JPSO: Man who reported being shot during armed robbery actually shot selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NOLA.com

    Jakob Whitfield, 21, of Metairie, was booked with false swearing against public health or safety after authorities say he false reported that he had been shot during an attempted armed robbery. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office officials say Whitfield later admitted accidentally shooting himself while putting his gun into his pants pocket.

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  7. Jefferson Parish Council to vote on future of West Jefferson Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    On Monday, the Jefferson Parish Council will vote on a master lease agreement with Louisiana Children's Medical Center to take over and run West Jefferson Medical Center for the next 45 years. On Jan. 14. Council Chairman Chris Roberts said the company would have 30 days to complete the deal.

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  8. Jefferson Parish Council to vote on future of West Jefferson Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The Jefferson Parish Council decided to defer a vote on a resolution on to approve one suitor to lease East Jefferson General Hospital and West Jefferson Medical Center. The Jefferson Parish Council decided to defer a vote on a resolution on to approve one suitor to lease East Jefferson General Hospital and West Jefferson Medical Center.

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  9. Man racks up 8th DWI arrest after Mardi Gras hit-and-run accident in MandevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NOLA.com

    ... he St. Tammany Parish jail. Hittson's driving history includes seven prior DWI's starting in 1984 from Tangipahoa, Jefferson and St. Tammany parishes, police said.

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  10. East Jefferson churches preparing Lenten fish friesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NOLA.com

    ... located at 8600 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie. For more information, call 504.466.4511. St. Agnes Men's Club , 3310 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, will have its first Seafood "Fryday" on Feb. 27. The meal includes fish, shrimp, French fries, cole slaw ...

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  11. Magnolia School in Jefferson presents Magnolia FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Times-Picayune

    Magnolia School in Jefferson, which provides supports to adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, is holding its first Magnolia Fest on April 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All are invited to the Magnolia School campus, 100 Central Ave., Jefferson for a day of food, arts and crafts, and music. Bring the family for a fun-filled day supporting Magnolia School.

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  12. Mardi Gras 2015 draws enthusiastic crowds undaunted by chilly weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Times-Picayune

    ... those of other Fat Tuesdays. The Argus parade was followed by the Elks Krewe of Jeffersonians and the Krewe of Jefferson truck parades. Young children were everywhere along the route, bundled to the point that some had trouble raising their arms ...

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  13. Mardi Gras : Elks Krewe of JeffersoniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Times-Picayune

    The Elk's Krewe of Jeffersonians parade makes its way along Veterans Memorial Boulevard in Metairie on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com

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  14. The Metairie truck parades keep the Mardi Gras party goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | NOLA.com

    ... takes to the streets with more than 60 flatbed trucks into Carnival floats. Then, it is time for the Krewe of Jefferson to roll with its 75-truck procession, which follows Elks-Jeffersonians. Did you stick around for the 100-plus trucks? If you had ...

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  15. Brawling, smoking maskers lead to the removal of float from Metairie Mardi Gras paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | NOLA.com

    Todd Hales and Chris Cambre, 14, gives a target for throws during parades on the Metairie route on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. , leading Jefferson Parish officials to remove their truck float from the Mardi Gras procession.

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  16. Metairie maskers hospitalized after falls from floats in Elks Jeffersonians Mardi Gras paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Times-Picayune

    ... 17) after falling from truck floats in the Elks Jeffersonians Mardi Gras parade in Metairie , according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. A man in his 30s fell from truck float 33 as it traveled along the 3400 block of Veterans Boulevard ...

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  17. The Krewe of Argus makes Mardi Gras magic in MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Times-Picayune

    ... The parade kicked off the day at 10 a.m., starting at Kingman Street and Vets. Argus has a long tradition in East Jefferson . The krewe was founded in 1972 by Jefferson Parish businessmen. For some, the krewe is now a family tradition: Drago ...

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  18. 2-16 8am Tommy, Mardi Gras celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Stephen you always hang on I want to argue about parking you'll talk to John Young president of Jefferson Parish about Mardi Gras in Jefferson. Right now there's somebody texted him a question it has started with a Tommy's of that leads us to an addition of talker in we don't want to.

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  19. U.S. NewsWoman could get life in prison for sex with 4-year-old and dogRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Angeline Lodice of Old Jefferson, Louisiana was depicted performing oral sex on a toddler in videos and photos viewed by police, an arrest report obtained by the Times-Picayune in October said.

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  20. U.S. NewsWoman could get life in prison for sex with 4-year-old and dogRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Angeline Lodice of Old Jefferson, Louisiana was depicted performing oral sex on a toddler in videos and photos viewed by police, an arrest report obtained by the Times-Picayune in October said.

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