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  1. West Bank levee authority approves $1.6 million cost share to hire interim operator for West Closure ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... and Restoration Authority to temporarily take over the structure, as the deal is worked out over expenses. Jefferson Parish, the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board, Plaquemines Parish and the levee authority were to split the costs, with Jefferson ...

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  2. In Jefferson Parish, leaders see room to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    With acres of undeveloped land on the West Bank, a growing population of millennials seeking to settle down, and the possibility of a new rail line strung between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, there are vast opportunities for Jefferson Parish . That was the message of Parish President John Young and Parish Council Chairman Elton Lagasse in their annual State of the Parish address.

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  3. Jefferson Parish School Board cancels Wednesday special session meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

    The Jefferson Parish School Board cancelled a special called meeting Wednesday. The meeting was to discuss rescheduling the board's December meeting until after the Dec. 6 elections.

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  4. Judge declines to revoke former Jefferson Parish deputy's probation for extensive gun collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Former Jefferson Parish deputy Albert Morris Jr., dodged a bullet and a possible 15-year prison sentence Tuesday, when a judge found he did not break the rules of his probation because of the 108 firearms he had hidden at his Old Jefferson property. Morris, 49, is barred from possessing firearms because of his July guilty plea to aggravated obstruction of a highway , a felony that carries a punishment of up to 15 years in prison.

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  5. Campaign spending did not mean more votes in Jefferson Parish's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NOLA.com

    Thomas Anzelmo Jr. and Danyelle Taylor will be in the Dec. 6 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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  6. Shelley Dufresne, Destrehan High teacher in student sex case, asks judge to ease house arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | NOLA.com

    ... The 32-year-old English instructor and fellow Destrehan High teacher Rachel Respess, 24, also face charges in Jefferson Parish for allegedly having group sex with the same 16-year-old student at Repess' apartment in Kenner. Respess' attorney made an ...

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  7. Milestone Academy in Old Jefferson approves $4.9 million budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Times-Picayune

    The board that governs Milestone Academy, one of six charter schools in Jefferson Parish, has adopted a $4.9 million budget for the 2014-15 academic year. That's about $960,000 more than the Old Jefferson school had last year.

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  8. Jefferson Parish public school enrollment expected to rise with immigrants, private school transfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Times-Picayune

    Jefferson Parish's public school enrollment is on the rise, with almost 50,000 students expected by the 2018-19 academic year, analysts say. Among key trends and projections: As more immigrant and international families move into Jefferson Parish , some residents are leaving.

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  9. Language-immersion charter school in Metairie approves $5.2 million budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Times-Picayune

    The board that governs the Metairie campus of International School of Louisiana, one of Jefferson Parish's six charter schools, has adopted a $5.2 million budget for the 2014-15 academic year. That's about $600,000 more than last year.

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  10. In Jefferson's judicial races, a runoff, a lawyer elected and a judge re-electedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | NOLA.com

    Emerging from Tuesday's election as the top vote getters in a Jefferson Parish judge race, Thomas Anzelmo Jr. and Danyelle Taylor turned their attention Wednesday to courting West Bank voters for another four weeks. Taylor, of Westwego, and Anzelmo, of Marrero, made the Dec. 6 runoff, outpacing Frank Buck and John Sudderth in the race to replace Judge Ross LaDart at the 24th Judicial District Court 's Division O seat.

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  11. Danyelle Taylor, Thomas Anzelmo to meet in runoff for Jefferson Parish judge seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | NOLA.com

    ... Dec. 31. Taylor, Anzelmo, Frank Buck of Gretna and John Sudderth of River Ridge appeared on ballots in most West Jefferson precincts. Candidates courted West Bank voters by playing up their ties to West Jefferson. Taylor, a lifelong Westwego ...

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  12. Business, labor struggle for Jefferson Parish School Board far from overRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Times-Picayune

    Business and labor split six Jefferson Parish School Board races on Tuesday, with two more seats to be decided in runoffs. Here is who's out, who's in and who must run again: 2nd District -- Runoff between Rickeem Jackson, the business candidate, and Ricky Johnson, who has the Jefferson Federation of Teachers endorsement.

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  13. Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge wins re-election to Jefferson Parish School BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | NOLA.com

    Incumbent Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge, member of a Jefferson Parish School Board voting bloc that approved controversial schools reforms, won her second term serving the board's 9th District Tuesday. Denapolis-Bosarge, 55, faced off against former School Board president Eugene "Gene" Katsanis.

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  14. Incumbent Mark Jacobs, newcomer Melinda Doucet head to runoff for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | NOLA.com

    Incumbent Mark Jacobs will meet newcomer Melinda Doucet in a runoff for the Jefferson Parish School Board 's 7th District seat. Jacobs is a 43-year-old business owner, who ran with the Jefferson business community's backing.

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  15. Harvey charter school looks to give fresh start to Woodmere familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | NOLA.com

    ... explore different avenues," Culver said. Her son, Marion Fisher, attended the former Woodmere Elementary under the Jefferson Parish School Board 's management. Woodmere had long struggled academically, making an F grade under the state's grading ...

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  16. Market Report, "Stewart Enterprises, Inc. (STEI) - Financial and...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | PR-inside.com

    ... homes and 141 cemeteries in 24 states within the US and in Puerto Rico. Stewart Enterprises is headquartered in Jefferson, Louisiana, the US. Full Report Details at - .. This ...

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  17. National teachers union pours $450,000 into Jefferson Parish School Board electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | NOLA.com

    The American Federation of Teachers has spent almost $450,000 on the Jefferson Parish School Board elections, recent campaign finance reports show. That's more than all individual candidate contributions combined.

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  18. 10-27 2pm Angela,Demographic ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... of your pieces to on I was fascinated by them so I know that's the workable. But let's start with you did one on Jefferson Parish and one and Orleans parish in sort of Greg what town about what you're projecting. So this is very very interest in the ...

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  19. Independent Living Skills Program benefits from Catholic men's softball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | NOLA.com

    ... Men's Club Association Softball Tournament. Fourteen teams from men's clubs throughout the New Orleans and East Jefferson areas competed in the event at City Park's softball facility and raised money for the Independent Living Skills Program. The ...

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  20. Our Lady of Divine Providence in Metairie to celebrate 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | NOLA.com

    ... 16 schools were represented at the event. Among the schools represented were St. Michael's Special School, East Jefferson High School, Grace King High School, Meisler Middle School and T. H. Harris Middle School. "The Darro Caravan has one reason ...

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