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  1. The most popular Jefferson Parish education stories of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | NOLA.com

    American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten addresses the group's Louisiana affiliate at the organization's annual convention luncheon in New Orleans on Monday November 24, 2014. Weingarten has said her group invested heavily in the Jefferson Parish School Board race to help local teachers.

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  2. Kenner charter school makes 'sincere effort' to recruit black and low-income students, wins expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Times-Picayune

    The popular Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy will finally get to expand, after an initial denial and months of tweaked efforts to recruit more African-American and at-risk students. The Jefferson Parish School Board approved the move Wednesday.

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  3. Al Copeland Foundation's Lafreniere Park light display raises money for cancer treatment: LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Eve and Day. (BRETT DUKE / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE) Re: "Behind the glimmering Al Copeland lights, a money pit for Jefferson," NOLA. com, Dec. 9 Cancer respects no geographic boundaries. Jefferson Parish patients and families are among those who benefit ...

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  4. St. Francis Xavier in Old Metairie inducts Young VincentiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | NOLA.com

    ... to these dedicate young people. An AARP Safe Driver Class is scheduled for Jan. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jefferson Senior Center, 4518 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. This classroom course is open to all AARP members and nonmembers. The cost for ...

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  5. Kenner's Driftwood neighborhood hosts hayride and caroling partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Times-Picayune

    ... wants to receive for Christmas but she is sure what she doesn't want. "Another little brother," Gabriella said. Jefferson Parish will hold its 25th annual Christmas Tree Recycling Project to benefit marsh restoration or composting. Curbside ...

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  6. 200 motorcyclists provide gifts to 134 recipients, ages 18 to 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | NOLA.com

    ... pulls the sleigh. Participants met at a truck stop in Avondale and rode to Magnolia School's community center in Jefferson, led by Santa and Mrs. Claus. The recipients cheered as the bikes rolled onto the grounds of the school, a private nonprofit ...

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  7. Decisions of some of Louisianaa s top prospects could make or break LSUa s 2015 recruiting classRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by KYLE ENCAR --Riverdale athlete Donte Jackson is run out of bounds by East Jefferson defensive back Devin Samson during the first quarter Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie. Addressing the Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club this past week, Wilson, LSU's recruiting coordinator and running backs coach claimed the Tigers could reach the 10-win mark for a fifth straight season.

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  8. Cedric Floyd, Mark Morgan to seek Jefferson Parish School Board presidency in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Times-Picayune

    Weeks before the Jefferson Parish School Board will swear in its members and choose new officers, two board members are aiming for the presidency. Cedric Floyd and Mark Morgan, who represent the 1st and 5th Districts, respectively, both say they will seek the top spot.

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  9. Amid $461,108 landfill lawsuit, Jefferson Parish Council OKs $35,433 fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Times-Picayune

    Trucks operated by Waste Management line up to dump their loads at the Jefferson Parish landfill in Waggaman in 2008. The parish and Waste Management are embroiled in law suits over the landfill, which the current operator says was left in a condition that required at least $35,400 in repairs.

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  10. Five ways to count down to Christmas in East JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Times-Picayune

    ... 23rd annual Christmas parade, which is scheduled to roll on Dec. 13 at noon at the corner of Hord St. and Jefferson Highway and end at the Winn Dixie on the corner of Folse St. and Jefferson Highway. The Ghost of Christmas Present (Averis Anderson) ...

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  11. With Jefferson Parish judge race over, Danyelle Taylor focuses on taking benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | NOLA.com

    Two days after voters elected her to Jefferson Parish's state district court bench, Danyelle Taylor on Monday packed up her Sala Avenue campaign headquarters in Westwego's historic district. After four months of campaigning for a 24th Judicial District Court seat, Taylor said she won't get much of a breather.

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  12. National teachers union chief calls Jefferson Parish School Board results win for public schools, studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | NOLA.com

    The American Federation of Teachers' president called the Jefferson Parish School Board election results positive news for public schools. Randi Weingarten's Sunday commentary came after the national union spent almost $650,000 on the Jefferson elections, resulting in union-endorsed candidates Melinda Doucet and Ricky Johnson besting business-backed opponents Mark Jacobs and Rickeem Jackson.

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  13. National teachers union pours another $200,000 into Jefferson Parish School Board raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | NOLA.com

    The American Federation of Teachers has funneled almost $200,000 more into the Jefferson Parish School Board races, according to new campaign finance reports. That brings the national union's local tally to almost $650,000 and solidifies its spot as the biggest contributor in the elections.

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  14. Jefferson Parish arrest reports, Dec. 1-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | NOLA.com

    ... no proof of insurance. Reinaldo Villanueva, 19, 2425 Minnesota Ave., Metairie, was arrested at Shrewsbury Road and Jefferson Highway in Jefferson and booked with DWI and driving with no license. Rockeen Jacks, 17, 3103 Copernicus St., New Orleans, ...

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  15. Half of Jefferson Parish's first, second, third graders fall short in reading, data showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | NOLA.com

    RUSTY COSTANZA / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Second graders decorate Mardi Gras masks at Audubon Elementary School in Kenner on Thursday, January 13, 2011. Students at Audubon and other Jefferson elementary schools are tested annually on their early reading and literacy skills.

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  16. In Jefferson Parish judge race, Taylor supporter sues Anzelmo over TV 'robe' spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Times-Picayune

    A Lafitte lawyer who is backing Danyelle Taylor in Saturday's runoff election for a Jefferson Parish judge seat sued opponent Thomas Anzelmo Jr., Thursday, claiming her practice would financially suffer if he is elected. Zoe Olivia Fleming is seeking unspecified damages in the lawsuit she filed in the 24th Judicial District Court.

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  17. St. Rita in Harahan to hold Peace Mass: East Jefferson religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | NOLA.com

    St. Rita's Mary Group, in cooperation with the MIR Group, will celebrate its monthly Peace Mass on Dec. 11 at St. Rita Church, 7100 Jefferson Highway, Harahan. The celebrant will be the Rev.

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  18. Samantha Elmer scores two goals as East Jefferson blanks RiverdaleRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Times-Picayune

    Samantha Elmer scored twice as East Jefferson blanked Riverdale, 4-0, in both team's district opener played Tuesday night at Riverdale High School.

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  19. Jefferson Parish judicial candidate wearing judge's robe in TV spot lands him in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | NOLA.com

    Thomas Anzelmo Jr. and Danyelle Taylor will be in Saturday's runoff for Jefferson Parish's 24th Judicial District Court Division O seat. Voters in most West Jefferson precincts will decide the race.

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  20. Milestone Academy in Old Jefferson has until March to find building or lose charterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | NOLA.com

    ... said the school is in negotiations to line up a new location. Milestone is a state-governed charter school in Old Jefferson . Its lease with the Jefferson Parish School Board is up at the end of the 2014-15 academic year, and Jefferson officials ...

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