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  1. Former Trojan Joe McKnight Had Chance To Play Cornerback For The ChiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Conquest Chronicles

    ... of USC's most exciting players during the later stages of Pete Carroll's reign back from 2007-2009, 26-year-old River Ridge, Louisiana native Joe McKnight was in the midst of possibly his final chance to make an impact in the National Football ...

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  2. River Ridge man accused of trying to carjack undercover detectiveRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | NOLA.com

    Jonas Kelly, 31, of River Ridge, was arrested and booked with attempted carjacking after authorities said he tried to steal a car belonging to an undercover Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detective.

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  3. Michael O'Brien enters 2015 Jefferson Parish Council 2nd District raceRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | NOLA.com

    ... in the 1st District , which lay solely on the West Bank . But O'Brien, who has since moved from Marrero to River Ridge, said he is running in the 2nd District, which spans the Mississippi River. He said wanted to run in the district in his initial ...

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  4. Harahan Council to consider $13,700 increase of property taxesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | NOLA.com

    ... parish and less than Harahan residents paid in 2012, before a 1.75 mill tax expired. Residents in neighboring River Ridge pay 112.48 mills and those who pay the second-lowest tax rates, residents of Kenner, pay 83.79 mills for their property, ...

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  5. Residents calls re-paving of River Ridge street 'government waste'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | WWL-TV New Orleans

    ... for nine years now, since Hurricane Katrina. Some are so bad they are difficult to drive on. So that's why some River Ridge homeowners turned to Eyewitness News when it didn't make sense that their street was getting FEMA flood money. In River ...

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

    Friday Jul 11 | WWL-TV New Orleans

    ... expected to reduce chronic flooding along Clearview Parkway in Elmwood and certain low lying streets in Harahan, River Ridge and West Metairie. It will send storm water runoff up and over the nearby Mississippi River levee. "What we're doing is ...

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  7. Blood drive in memory of River Ridge boy will be July 27Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Times-Picayune

    Kendall Springman, son of River Ridge resident Keith Springman, would have turned 9 on July 12. Three years ago, July 31, he died of leukemia.

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  8. American Legion Southeast Regional gets underway at Kirsch-RooneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | The Times-Picayune

    ... eville-based LLOG Exploration. And, in the night cap, Brother Martin-based Peake BMW meets the John Curtis-based River Ridge Patriots. Note If three teams remain after Game #13, the winner of Game #11 automatically draws the Bye in Game #14.

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  9. 5 kid-friendly things to do around New Orleans for 4th of July weekendRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Fire Truck Ride and Snow Ball Giveaway on July 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at Station 31, 10423 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge; Station 33, 301 N. Lester, Metairie; and Station 34, 1115 Mississippi, Metairie. Jody Sanderson, public information officer, ...

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  10. Free fire truck rides, snoballs coming up for 4th of July in River Ridge, MetairieRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | NOLA.com

    Third District Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 63rd Annual Fire Truck Ride and Snow Ball Giveaway on July 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at Station 31, 10423 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge; Station 33, 301 N. Lester, Metairie; and Station 34, 1115 Mississippi, Metairie.

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  11. Rotary Club of Harahan gives $12,000 in scholarshipsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | NOLA.com

    ... of Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies; and Ashley Fisette and her twin sister Taylor Fisette, residents of River Ridge and graduates of Archbishop Chapelle High School. All of the recipients were awarded their scholarships at awards luncheons held ...

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  12. Politicians meet at Celebrity Cook-off in KennerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | NOLA.com

    ... 1979 will host all class alumni reunion on October 11 from 7 to 10 p.m. at The Rose Garden, 5616 Citrus Blvd., River Ridge, Louisiana. All alumni of Bonnabel High School including the class of 1979 alumni are invited to attend the coat and optional ...

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  13. Pearl Wine ramps up 'Wine on Wheels' delivery serviceRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | NOLA.com

    ... to midnight Mondays through Saturdays. Pearl Wine's delivery area encompasses New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner, River Ridge, Harahan and Gretna - and there's no need for a raging party or large order to access the service. For delivery service, call ...

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  14. Louisiana running back Raekwon James signs to play football at Kent StateRead the original story

    Friday Jun 27 | Recordpub.com

    James rushed for 977 yards and averaged 7.8 yards per carry last season at John Curtis Christian High School, a perennial national prep powerhouse in River Ridge, La.

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  15. Entergy reports outage in River RidgeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 25 | NOLA.com

    About 630 customers were without power Wednesday morning in River Ridge, according to an Entergy outage map.

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  16. Repairs on Wheels comes to Jefferson Parish senior citizens' homes with 255 volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    The temperature outside was well over 90 degrees, and a 13-member work crew braved the searing heat to help make minor home repairs to the home of Gwendolyn Dupard of River Ridge.

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  17. Students from around the country help elderly, disabled fix homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | WWL-TV New Orleans

    Gwendolyn Dupard, 86, says her River Ridge home needed a lot of work, and a little love.

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  18. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... bill now becomes the latest expression of law by the Legislature, shoving to the side the bill by Talbot, R-River Ridge. The governor could have vetoed Talbot's bill. He decided against sullying Talbot's record with a veto. Talbot has been a friend ...

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  19. Causeway good Samaritans reflect on week of attention, receive Jefferson Parish Council awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... over his work truck, grabbed a rope and tossed it over to heave Cargo and the errant driver, a 26-year-old River Ridge resident, from the water. "I've been getting all the attention," Pike said. "I keep saying Sean should get the attention. If he ...

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  20. Long before Hurricane Katrina, there was Sauve's Crevasse, one of the worst floods in New Orleans historyRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... of 1849, rising waters began to undermine the levee fronting Pierre Sauve's sugarcane plantation in what is now River Ridge. Sauve was not alone in this predicament; other planters eyed their softening levees worriedly. Those lining the Fortier ...

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