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

    Sep 29, 2014 | 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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  2. Michael Barone: Obama Stands Aloof from America's Four Foreign Policy TraditionsRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | 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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  3. Juan Labadie challenges incumbent Michael Mentz for Jefferson Parish state district courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | 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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  4. Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge, Gene Katsanis in rematch for Jefferson School Board's 9th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | 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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  5. Obama stands aloof from America's four foreign policy traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | 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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  6. St. Mary Magdalen festival in Metairie offers seafood, rides, musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | 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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  7. Drowning Pool Launch New 'Bodies' Lyric Video In Advance Of 'Sinner' Tour [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | 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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  8. Jefferson Parish School Board's 8th District race features teacher, business-backed incumbentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Jefferson Parish School Board member Michael Delesdernier and his 8th District challenger, Marion "Coach" Bonura, are equally adamant in their views on what makes an ideal school system. Bonura, 68, is convinced that the current Jefferson system isn't it.

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  9. Jefferson Parish School Board's 7th District race pits retired teacher, parent against business incumbentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | NOLA.com

    As has become common in Jefferson Parish School Board races in which business-backed incumbents are challenged, 7th District board member Mark Jacobs' positive view of the schools stands in stark contrast to Melinda Doucet and Jo Ann Scott's views of a system swerving drastically off course. Jacobs sees reforms made over the past few years as progressive, while Doucet and Scott dismiss many of them as divisive and poorly executed.

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  10. Jefferson Parish School Board 5th District race reminiscent of 1998 contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Jefferson Parish School Board 5th District candidates are former board member Karen Barnes of Marrero and incumbent Cedric Floyd of Kenner. Not shown is Sharlayne Jackson-Prevost of Marrero.

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  11. Class reunions planned in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... 1964 will hold its 50th year reunion Oct. 18 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Southport Music Hall, 200 Monticello Ave., in Jefferson. Tickets are $40 each and covers the cost of food and drinks. For information contact Juliette Hare O'Connor at 504-456-6060 or ...

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  12. Union president challenges business incumbent in Jefferson Parish School Board's 6th District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Jefferson Parish School Board member Larry Dale, a long-time business owner, doesn't see himself as anti-labor union. On the contrary, he says he's one of five business-backed School Board members who's been receptive to union representatives' concerns.

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  13. Jefferson Parish School Board 2nd District voters will choose second minority memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish School Board 's 2nd District will get a new representative for the first time in 10 years after the fall elections. Incumbent Etta Licciardi is retiring, after the board's 2012 reapportionment placed her in the 3rd District of ally Ray St. Pierre.

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  14. Melinda Bourgeois, Glenn Mayeaux face off in Jefferson Parish School Board's 4th District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Glenn Mayeaux and Melinda Bourgeois' campaigns for the Jefferson Parish School Board are in many ways representative of two conflicting brands of public education. One champions conventionally managed school systems, and the other highlights those run with business principles in mind.

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  15. Jefferson Parish Council selects contractor that didn't meet its own termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish Council on Wednesday approved hiring a company that violated the council's own specifications for the job. The company also is the only one of four seeking the contract to have made campaign contributions, a total of $14,000 in three years, to council members and Parish President John Young, according to required affidavits provided with the companies' proposals.

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  16. Alliance for Good Government endorses in Jefferson Parish judicial racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | NOLA.com

    State district court judge candidates Angel Varnado, Michael Mentz and John Sudderth received endorsements Tuesday night from the Alliance for Good Government 's Jefferson chapter. John "Johnny" Lee Jr. also received the alliance's endorsement in the 1st Parish Court race in the Nov. 4 elections.

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  17. Community breakfast brings people together to honor founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... (Sept. 22). Founder's Day Convocation 11.00 a.m. T.H Harris Auditorium. The speaker is the honorable Patrick Jefferson Louisiana House of Representatives -District 11. Founder Week Tours and Departmental and Organizational Exhibits throughout the ...

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  18. Red-light camera lawsuits could come before Louisiana Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... on Wednesday, Sept. 17. (Times Picayune Archive) Was the red-light camera program that ticketed drivers in Jefferson Parish illegal to begin with, or just administered unlawfully? Or was everything about it legal? Those are the questions that ...

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  19. Free cooking classes offered in JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... public, and take place on Wednesdays at noon at the Xavier University Health & Wellness Center, located at 5110 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. (next to Walmart). Registration is not required; walk-ins are welcome. Classes are approximately an hour in ...

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  20. Jefferson Parish School Board endorsements announced by Alliance for Good GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    The Alliance for Good Government's Jefferson chapter on Friday announced its endorsements for the Jefferson Parish School Board's Nov. 4 elections.

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