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  1. How many homes is too many? Court battle continues for Old Jefferson developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | NOLA.com

    Vacant land on the 600 block of Newman Avenue -- the site of a proposed development to build 15 new homes. (Adriane Quinlan, NOLA.com Home builders in the east bank of Jefferson Parish, where undeveloped land is hardly abundant, often encounter resistance from neighbors.

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  2. Milestone Academy must find building or lose charter, state officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | NOLA.com

    The fate of Milestone Academy, a state-chartered school in Jefferson Parish, is uncertain next year as Milestone and state education officials continue to grapple over where it might operate. Now in Old Jefferson, the school has yet to secure a campus for the 2015-16 academic year, and the state might close it down if Milestone doesn't get one by December.

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  3. Jefferson Council on Aging to resume serving meals at Westwego's senior centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | NOLA.com

    It's not for them to tell us who the coordinator should be or which excursions we can go on." - Mayor Johnny Shaddinger, of JCOA Eighteen months after Westwego and the Jefferson Council on Aging parted ways amid a dispute over how programs for the city's elderly residents were run, both sides appear to have mended fences.

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  4. Jefferson alternative charter adopts $2.4 million budget for 2014-15 school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | NOLA.com

    The board that governs the Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy, one of Jefferson Parish's six charter schools, has adopted budgets totaling $2.4 million for 2014-15 school year. The board approved separate budgets for the school's east and west bank locations.

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  5. Joseph RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Crescent-News.com

    ... was an ASC certified master auto technician. Joe was a veteran of the United States Army and had been employed by Jefferson Auto Service in Jefferson, Louisiana. He was an avid fan of NASCAR, a diehard Ford enthusiast and enjoyed old time ...

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  6. Jefferson Parish's 24th Judicial District Division O race features four candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | NOLA.com

    From left, Thomas Anzelmo Jr., Frank Buck, John Sudderth and Danyelle Taylor, are competing to replace retiring Judge Ross LaDart for the 24th Judicial District Court's Division O seat. The election is Nov. 4. Voters in much of West Jefferson will decide the race.

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  7. Upcoming home & garden events: French Quarter home tours, garden festivals, art marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Times-Picayune

    ... for Preservation Resource Center members). Pre-registration required, 504.636.3399, sblaum@prcno.org. Friends of Jefferson the Beautiful Planters Lunch -- Thursday, Oct. 16, noon, Lafrienere Park Foundation Center, 3000 Downs Blvd. -- Kenny Rabalais ...

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  8. New strip mall coming to Clearview Parkway, former residential corridor in MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | NOLA.com

    ... a heavily trafficked thoroughfare, strung with the brake lights of cars streaming south from Interstate 10 to Old Jefferson, Elmwood and Harahan, it was a quiet residential Metairie corridor, lined with lots wide enough only for single-family ...

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  9. New Orleans: How to Get Tickets to the Final Season of 'The House of Shock' in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Jaunted

    ... the labyrinth, there is also a full-service bar and restaurant. House of Shock, located at 319 Butterworth St in Jefferson, LA, is open Friday and Saturday nights through Nov. 1. General admission tickets are $25, VIP tickets with front of the line ...

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  10. Jefferson Parish's 24th Judicial District Division G race draws three candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Times-Picayune

    From left, Adrian Adams, Terri Miles and Angel Varnado are seeking election to Jefferson Parish's 24th Judicial District Court Division G seat. The Nov. 4 election is the first in which newly drawn subdistricts will be used.

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  11. Teacher's union, business interests fight for control in Jefferson School Board electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Times-Picayune

    Business owners dine on $150 suppers at a Jefferson Parish School Board candidate's fundraiser. Signs for incumbent board members adorn the grass near dozens of apartment complexes owned by a prominent business activist.

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  12. Michael Barone: Obama aloof to traditionRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... organizations. The one of Mead's four traditions that Obama comes closest to embracing is the Jeffersonian. Thomas Jefferson wanted to keep a pristine agricultural America apart from the evil European empires. Obama talks repeatedly about "nation ...

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  13. Michael Barone:Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Jewish World Review

    ... organizations. The one of Mead's four traditions that Obama comes closest to embracing is the Jeffersonian. Thomas Jefferson wanted to keep a pristine agricultural America apart from the evil European empires. Obama talks repeatedly about "nation ...

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  14. Michael Barone: Obama's ISIS Policy in Historical ContextRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | National Review Online

    ... organizations. The one of Mead's four traditions that Obama comes closest to embracing is the Jeffersonian. Thomas Jefferson wanted to keep a pristine agricultural America apart from the evil European empires. Obama talks repeatedly about "nation ...

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  15. Michael Barone: Obama Stands Aloof from America's Four Foreign Policy TraditionsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Noozhawk

    ... organizations. The one of Mead's four traditions that Obama comes closest to embracing is the Jeffersonian. Thomas Jefferson wanted to keep a pristine agricultural America apart from the evil European empires. Obama talks repeatedly about "nation ...

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  16. Juan Labadie challenges incumbent Michael Mentz for Jefferson Parish state district courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | NOLA.com

    Juan Labadie of Harvey, left, seeks to unseat Judge Michael Mentz of Metairie, for the 24th Judicial District Court's Division F seat in the Nov. 4 election. Voters in most precincts in East Jefferson, including northern parts of Kenner, will decide the race.

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  17. Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge, Gene Katsanis in rematch for Jefferson School Board's 9th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | NOLA.com

    It's looking a lot like 2010 in the race for the Jefferson Parish School Board's 9th District. The Nov. 4 ballot features Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge, who unseated Gene Katsanis in the 2010 election, and Katsanis himself, who said he signed up this year after multiple people asked him to run.

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  18. Obama stands aloof from America's four foreign policy traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | AEI

    ... organizations. The one of Mead's four traditions that Obama comes closest to embracing is the Jeffersonian. Thomas Jefferson wanted to keep a pristine agricultural America apart from the evil European empires. Obama talks repeatedly about "nation ...

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  19. St. Mary Magdalen festival in Metairie offers seafood, rides, musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | NOLA.com

    ... annual Monster Dash, family friendly 5 K fun run fundraiser Oct. 11 at the Rivershack Tavern, 3449 River Road, Old Jefferson. Registration begins at 8 a.m. followed by the race at 9 a.m. Registration fee is $30 in advance and $35 the day of the ...

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  20. Drowning Pool Launch New 'Bodies' Lyric Video In Advance Of 'Sinner' Tour [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... Jasen Moreno set to handle vocal duties when the group hits the road this fall. The trek launches on October 22 in Jefferson, LA, and continues through late November. In addition to 'Bodies,' the 'Sinner' album generated such radio hits as 'Tear ...

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