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  1. John Lowe's Past Time: Fourth of July coincidences past, presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Detroit Free Press

    With summer approaching in 1826, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were in failing health.

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  2. JPSO investigates murder after fight between neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WWL-TV New Orleans

    JEFFERSON, La. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the death of a man in Jefferson early Friday morning.

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  3. Kenner middle school to get new principalRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | NOLA.com

    ... 2014-15 academic year that starts next month. It's the latest in a series of leadership changes announced by the Jefferson Parish public school system. Most schools with new leaders are getting them from elsewhere in Jefferson, instead of outside ...

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  4. JPSO: 77-year-old booked with attempted murder after firing gun at motorist in MetairieRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | NOLA.com

    Herman Ferrell Jr., 77, of Old Jefferson, was booked with attempted second-degree murder after say he fired a gun at another motorist during a traffic encounter in Metairie on July 17. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office booked a 77-year-old man with attempted murder after authorities say he fired a shot at another motorist during a traffic ... (more)

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  5. GOP Address: Obama Should Pick Up The PhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | My Mother Lode

    ... House Republicans are working to build a stronger economy and a better future. This is certainly a long way from Jefferson, Louisiana - a town on the banks of the Mississippi where my wife Jennifer and I are raising our two young children. I'd like ...

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  6. Seven new principals to lead Jefferson Parish public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | NOLA.com

    Seven new principals will assume leadership posts in the Jefferson Parish public school system in the 2014-15 academic year that starts next month.

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  7. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Lucianne.com

    ... House Republicans are working to build a stronger economy and a better future. This is certainly a long way from Jefferson, Louisiana -- a town on the banks of the Mississippi where my wife Jennifer and I are raising our two young children. I'd like ...

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  8. Malcolm: Under Obama, 10 Million More Aren't WorkingRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Investor's Business Daily

    ... stronger economy and a better future. (Scroll down for video of these remarks.) This is certainly a long way from Jefferson, Louisiana -- a town on the banks of the Mississippi where my wife Jennifer and I are raising our two young children. I'd ...

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  9. Steve Scalise delivers weekly Republican speech promoting more energy productionRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | NOLA.com

    Rep. Steve Scalise , R-Jefferson, used his own life story to make the case that opportunities in the private sector, rather than big government, is the answer for America's economic problems.

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  10. Jefferson and NapoleonRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... against slavery, and Barack Obama inadvertently aided Vladimir Putin's Russian resurgence. Likewise, Thomas Jefferson fell victim to, and benefited from, events half a world away. The Napoleonic Wars impacted the entire western world, including the ...

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  11. Danyelle Taylor announces candidacy for Jefferson Parish judgeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | NOLA.com

    ... experience will allow her to give litigants the time and attention they deserve in the courtroom. A lifelong West Jefferson resident, Taylor said she has practiced civil and criminal law since graduating from Loyola Law School in 1996. She worked as ...

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  12. Westwego officials up in arms over coal trains planRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | NOLA.com

    Westwego's City Council last month approved a resolution, voicing its displeasure over a company's plans to ship coal in uncovered rail cars through West Jefferson to a shipping terminal in Plaquemines Parish.

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  13. Pump To River closes stretch of River Road in HarahanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | WWL-TV New Orleans

    ... own pump station to take it out and pump it out to over the river," said Army Corps Project Manager Rachel Calico. Jefferson neighbor David Shaw was up on the levee for an afternoon run. He says the detour is the price of progress. "If it shuts down ...

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  14. Jefferson Parish high schools show gains on state tests, loss in graduation rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | NOLA.com

    In general, students in Jefferson Parish's public high schools did better on state tests in the 2013-14 academic year than in the previous year, and slightly more students qualified for college scholarships.

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  15. Jefferson and NapoleonRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... against slavery, and Barack Obama inadvertently aided Vladimir Putin's Russian resurgence. Likewise, Thomas Jefferson fell victim to, and benefited from, events half a world away. The Napoleonic Wars impacted the entire western world, including the ...

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  16. Ray Nagin joins the Louisiana Politicians Hall of ShameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | NOLA.com

    ... member, admitted to accepting $40,000 in kickbacks from a parish contractor looking to dispose of Katrina debris. Jefferson, an 18-year veteran of the U.S. House of Representatives, went to prison for taking bribes to drum up business deals in ...

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  17. The Opening 2014: For Oregon Ducks target Donte Jackson, it's about the football skillsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | OregonLive.com

    ... gather around," whenever it's time to race, said the athlete from Riverdale High in the New Orleans suburb of Jefferson. "So this time, I had to let everybody know that I was pulling back a little bit." By "pulling back," at the Opening's SPARQ ...

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  18. Amid some dissent, Woodmere Elementary to become Jefferson Parish's first turn-around charter schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | NOLA.com

    At a meeting as filled with fireworks as the holiday it preceded, the Jefferson Parish School Board approved an agreement for its first turn-around charter school.

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  19. Dennis Persica: New Orleans gets bump in populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | The Advocate

    ... St. Bernard Parish, which grew by 1,915 people, or 4.6 percent. St. Tammany saw a 1.3 percent population increase, Jefferson Parish a tiny 0.1 percent and St. Charles and St. James parishes each had 0.2 percent increases. St. John the Baptist ...

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  20. Jefferson Parish School Board approves $458 million budget, with teacher and staff raisesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish School Board adopted a $458 million operating budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year on Wednesday.

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