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

    Dec 5, 2014 | 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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  2. Half of Jefferson Parish's first, second, third graders fall short in reading, data showRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | 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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  3. In Jefferson Parish judge race, Taylor supporter sues Anzelmo over TV 'robe' spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | 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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  4. St. Rita in Harahan to hold Peace Mass: East Jefferson religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | 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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  5. Samantha Elmer scores two goals as East Jefferson blanks RiverdaleRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | 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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  6. Jefferson Parish judicial candidate wearing judge's robe in TV spot lands him in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | 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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  7. Milestone Academy in Old Jefferson has until March to find building or lose charterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | 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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  8. Development of LincolnRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Today he is known as one of the greatest American presidents, but at the time of his election, no one would have predicted Lincoln's success. Abraham was born in Kentucky in 1809 under the Jeffersonian ideal of self-sufficient agrarianism.

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  9. EPA proposes tougher ozone pollution limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Denver Post

    ... plant and vehicle improvements kick in, a 65 ppb limit would lead to violations in Arapahoe, Douglas, El Paso, Jefferson, La Plata, Larimer and Weld counties. "Certainly a lower standard will raise additional challenges for the state of Colorado," ...

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  10. Teachers union head makes it clear for Jefferson Parish voters: James VarneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    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. If anyone was still sitting on a fence in the Jefferson Parish School Board runoffs, it's time to jump off.

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  11. In Jefferson Parish School Board's 7th District runoff, candidates alternately praise, criticize systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Mark Jacobs, left, and Melinda Doucet will compete for votes in the Jefferson Parish School Board's 7th District on Dec. 6. Early voting starts Saturday, Nov. 22. In the Jefferson Parish School Board 's 7th District runoff, voters will help decide whether to keep the school system on its current course or to put it on a path of change. Such are the recent sentiments of incumbent Mark Jacobs and Melinda Doucet of Harahan, who both seek the four-year term.

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

    Nov 19, 2014 | 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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  13. In Jefferson Parish, leaders see room to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | 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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  14. Jefferson Parish School Board cancels Wednesday special session meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | 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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  15. Judge declines to revoke former Jefferson Parish deputy's probation for extensive gun collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | 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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  16. Campaign spending did not mean more votes in Jefferson Parish's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | 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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  17. Shelley Dufresne, Destrehan High teacher in student sex case, asks judge to ease house arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | 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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  18. Milestone Academy in Old Jefferson approves $4.9 million budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | 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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  19. Jefferson Parish public school enrollment expected to rise with immigrants, private school transfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | 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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  20. Language-immersion charter school in Metairie approves $5.2 million budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | 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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