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  1. Man who died after being found at Norfolk hotel ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... and was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he died. Police identified him as Ralph Hart, 44, of Marrero, La. Shenouda said Hart was staying at the hotel located at 1500 N. Military Hwy. The case is being investigated as an undetermined ...

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  2. Marrero man sentenced to 25 years for using car dealership to distribute cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times-Picayune

    A Marrero man who used his car business to transport large quantities of cocaine between Louisiana and Texas was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite's office announced. Stokely Austin , 33, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to distribution and possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and firearms charges.

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  3. With winter, feral hogs slow down, but keep foraging on West Bank leveesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    ... repair costs about $4,000 in labor and materials, officials have said. A half mile stretch of the V-line levee in Marrero, adjacent to Jean Lafitte National Park, was repaired at least three times in 18 months. The levee board brought in the ...

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  4. St. Joseph the Worker in Marrero hosting fundraisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    ... Worker Catholic Church are hosting the Friday fish dinners through March 27 from 11 a.m.to 7 p.m. at 453 Pine St. in Marrero. Proceeds will be used to defray the cost of their trip to the National Convention in Orlando, Fla. July 9 through 12. ...

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  5. Lenten dinners offered: West Bank religion briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NOLA.com

    ... every Friday in Lent except Good Friday. The church is located at the corner of Barataria and Ames boulevards in Marrero. The menu includes fish po-boy, shrimp po-boy, oyster po-boy, half-and-half po-boys, fish plates, shrimp plates, oyster plates, ...

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  6. CrimeTracker Investigation: Tracking armed robberies in JPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... the suspect. That incident was one of 21 carjackings across Jefferson Parish in all of last year. On the west bank, Marrero ranks first for having the most incidents. It's where deputies investigated 57 armed robberies. Compare that to Waggaman, ...

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  7. JPSO arrests gunman tied to fatal double shooting in MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NOLA.com

    Anthony Miskell, of Marrero, was booked with illegal discharge of a weapon, two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and obstruction of justice. He is accused of firing at the unidentified suspects who shot and killed Darren Dedeaux, 22, of Kenner, outside of a Metairie bar on Feb. 18. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a man accused of firing a gun during a shoot-out outside of a Metairie bar last week that left one dead and another injured.

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  8. Two lawmakers to meet following resurrected university merger, bridge toll talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Two lawmakers -- one from the Eastbank and one from the Westbank -- plan to meet following recent comments that suggested renewed interest in a merger of two local colleges and the resurrection of a Mississippi River bridge toll. The session between Rep. Austin Badon of New Orleans and Rep. Pat Connick of Marrero is expected to focus largely on the idea of a merger between Southern University at New Orleans and the University of New Orleans.

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  9. Proposed UNO, SUNO merger brings return of tolls to discussion tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... near the New Orleans Lakefront. Badon is one of the lawmakers against the idea. His Republican colleague from Marrero, state Rep. Pat Connick, isn't, and if both schools don't receive proper funding, consolidation may be the only choice. "If Rep. ...

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  10. Gretna church celebrates Black History Month with 6-day programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NOLA.com

    ... H. Tate a retired educator, former principal of Lincoln Elementary School, consultant and native of (Walkertown) Marrero. Tate also worked closely with the Dandridge Task Force which works to ensure that all children will have equal access to a free ...

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  11. Battle over college merger could bring back CCC tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... THESE SCHOOLS. SO AUSTIN BADON IS AGAIN IT. WHY DO IT , BECAUSE WE MAY HAVE TO. BUT HIS REPUBLICAN COLLEAGUE FROM MARRERO ISN'T AND PAT CONNICK SAYS IF BOTH SCHOOLS DON'T RECEIVE PROPER FUNDING, CONSOLIDATION MAY BE THE ONLY MOVE. DO WE ELIMINATE ...

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  12. Holyoke's history and future of train service topics of free event at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | MassLive.com

    The former H.H. Richardson train station at Lyman and Bowers street in Holyoke will be among topics discussed at a free event about passenger train service Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Holyoke Public Library, 250 Chestnut St. ) HOLYOKE -- The pending return of rail service and passenger train rides here in the past will be the topics of two speakers at a free event Wednesday at the Holyoke Public Library. "Taking the Train to Holyoke, Then and Now" will begin at 6 p.m. in the library's Community Room, 250 Chestnut St. Marcos A. Marrero , director of the city Department of Planning and Economic Development, will discuss the city's role in the return of passenger train service to the area.

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  13. Run on the Bayou in Westwego attracts more than 400Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Times-Picayune

    ... race is smaller than other races and I like the smaller races and it's close to home." Harry and Susan Cooper from Marrero came back to the race after a couple of years because of the 5K event. Susan said she was signed up for a while, but Harry ...

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  14. Tolls coming back to the CCC? Not so fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... some consternation among groups that fought to end the tolls. When Louisiana State Representative Pat Connick (R-Marrero) said he would propose merging UNO with Southern University at New Orleans, Rep. Austin Badon (D-New Orleans) said he would, in ...

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  15. Marrero Dental Implant Practice Says Goodbye to Staff MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Market Wire

    Dr. CJ Landry, Marrero residents' choice for implant-supported dentures, has announced that a member of his staff has left his practice to return to school. Edna Gonzalez, one of Dr. Landry's longtime staff members, left the practice on Feb. 27 to pursue a degree in respiratory therapy.

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  16. Is it fair game for the Legislature to reconsider bills to reinstate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NOLA.com

    ... is introduced. Badon, D-New Orleans, called the CCC proposal a "shot across the bow,'' to let Rep. Pat Connick, R-Marrero, know the word is out the West Bank official is weighing combining the two universities. Connick, an opponent of the tolls, ...

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  17. New Orleans man booked in Marrero shooting that left 1 dead, wounded 8-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NOLA.com

    Jarred Simmons, 23, of New Orleans, was arrested and booked with being a principal to second-degree murder and being a principal to attempted second-degree murder. He was arrested in connection an Oct. 23 shooting in Marrero that killed Anderson Charles "C.J." Massey III, 29, and wounded an 8-year-old girl.

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  18. Jefferson Parish synthetic marijuana case closes as 12th defendant is imprisonedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NOLA.com

    ... members were able to purchase Lamborghinis, Mercedes-Benzes and Lexuses, prosecutors have said. Bourgeois, 29, of Marrero, pleaded guilty in November to 18 counts, ranging from racketeering to second-degree kidnapping to extortion and operating a ...

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  19. Jefferson Parish Council to vote on future of West Jefferson Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... said the parish would have to look to another company to sign a lease agreement to run the hospital located in Marrero. LCMC voiced some concerns about West Jefferson and the medical center's ability to maintain its existing level of Medicaid ...

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  20. Jefferson Parish Council to vote on hospital contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    The Jefferson Parish Council is set to vote on the company that will take over operations at West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero. EIGHT MONTHS.

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