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  1. On the Town May 24Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Several northeastern Louisiana residents went on a "Reflections of Italy Tour" of Italy and Switzerland. Pictured in gondola in Venice are Peggy and Billy Lockhart, Gay and John Morris and Mike and Jan Clay.

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  2. Local fishing crew catches 500-pound marlin, wins big money in Billfish ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Up next the Rise Up, which docks at Baytowne Marina in Sandestin, will fish the Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic in Venice, LA, then to Biloxi for Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic, then back home for the Emerald Coast Billfish Classic at Baytowne Marina ...

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  3. Oil sheen 'dissipating' in Breton Sound, no shoreline impact, Coast Guard saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Times-Picayune

    ... offshore supply vessel Miss Katherine, which had evacuated 28 employees from the platform. The workers were taken to Venice and no injuries were reported. The Coast Guard on Saturday was "working on repair and cleanup operations," said Guard Petty ...

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  4. Gulf of Mexico oil sheen, 1.4 miles long, spotted after platform fire off Louisiana coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Mississippi Press

    A reported fire on board an oil production platform off the coast of Venice, Louisiana, has results in a 1.4 nautical mile rainbow sheen, according to gcaptain.com . Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:50 a.m. Friday from the offshore supply vessel MV Miss Katherine reporting a fire on board an oil production platform in Breton Sound Block 21, located off the coast of Venice, Louisiana near the mouth of the Mississippi River.

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  5. Oil platform catches fire off Louisiana coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The New Orleans Coast Guard received reports of the fire around 2:40 a.m. Friday near Brenton Island. A nearby supply vessel reported the fire on the platform in Brenton Sound Block 21. All 28 people aboard the platform were evacuated to the offshore supply vessel and were taken to Venice, the Coast Guard said.

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  6. MomentumUNDERSTANDING SARAHRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | American Reporter

    As the oil seeps from the capsized carcass of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig 52 miles off Venice, La., and the bdies of 11 workers remain undiscovered in the Gulf of Mexico, the incredible stupidity of recent White House approval for drilling off the coast of Florida is dramatized in a way nothing else can. Hey, can we get a burning, sinking, polluting and deadly oil rig right off Florida? What a great tourist attraction that would be! And you get free oil, too - 1,000 barrels a day is leaking from the wellhead and liming across the Gulf, headed for Florida today.

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  7. Potential No. 1 redfish caught, released in VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... would have almost certainly broken the current state record was caught - and then released - last Friday afternoon in Venice along the shoreline outside of South Pass. Capt. Mike Frenette, with Redfish Lodge of Louisiana , said the massive fish ...

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  8. Louisiana's Top 10 May speckled trout hotspotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Louisiana Sportsman

    May is a great month to target speckled trout across the Louisiana coast. From Big Lake all the way down to Venice, trout begin spawning and the bite really turns on.

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  9. Venice Offshore Report-Super Strike Charters-Capt. Damon McknightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Venice, La. Offshore Fishing Report-Super Strike Charters-5/11/2015. The offshore fishing out of Venice right now is definitely starting to move into more of a summertime pattern, which is definitely welcome.

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  10. Tagged outRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | North Carolina Sportsman

    ... smart and waited for his ladies to loose interest id get him. It was a test of whitts and a hunt to be remembered. Venice Outdoors offers inshore, offshore, and duck hunting. We do it all redfish, trout, tuna, snapper, cobia, wahoo, and duck ...

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  11. MomentumUNDERSTANDING SARAHRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | American Reporter

    As the oil seeps from the capsized carcass of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig 52 miles off Venice, La., and the bdies of 11 workers remain undiscovered in the Gulf of Mexico, the incredible stupidity of recent White House approval for drilling off the coast of Florida is dramatized in a way nothing else can. Hey, can we get a burning, sinking, polluting and deadly oil rig right off Florida? What a great tourist attraction that would be! And you get free oil, too - 1,000 barrels a day is leaking from the wellhead and liming across the Gulf, headed for Florida today.

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  12. Head to Venice's outer bays in May for hot trout actionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2012 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... just doesn't get any better than this. Charter Capt. Owen "Big O" Langridge (225-978-1136), who has been fishing Venice for some 40 years, is convinced May and June are absolutely his favorite two months of the year for targeting big trout in the ...

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  13. Sight-Fishing, Frogs, Flipping Ruled At DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | BassFan.com

    ... the lengthy boat rides to the Delta to fishing the 2011 Bassmaster Classic when many in the field made the run to Venice, La., from New Orleans. What he's not growing weary of is the string of strong finishes he's putting together. Counting this ...

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  14. First Cast: Value of fishing lost in closure of launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... Anglers head down Highway 23 every day to fish legendary fisheries such as Pointe a la Hache, Myrtle Grove, Buras and Venice. And the bait shops, convenience stores, hotels and marinas - along with the Plaquemines Parish government - reap huge ...

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  15. MomentumUNDERSTANDING SARAHRead the original story

    Sunday May 3 | American Reporter

    As the oil seeps from the capsized carcass of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig 52 miles off Venice, La., and the bdies of 11 workers remain undiscovered in the Gulf of Mexico, the incredible stupidity of recent White House approval for drilling off the coast of Florida is dramatized in a way nothing else can. Hey, can we get a burning, sinking, polluting and deadly oil rig right off Florida? What a great tourist attraction that would be! And you get free oil, too - 1,000 barrels a day is leaking from the wellhead and liming across the Gulf, headed for Florida today.

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  16. No tanks! Skin-diving group braves shark-infested waters to spear fish off Louisiana's coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Times-Picayune

    ... and yourself back up." That's not always a guarantee. Much of the free-diving Barnhill and his buddies do is out of Venice, where a high Mississippi River will add a layer of silty, opaque water that may hide fishing line or nets tangled in the ...

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  17. Speckled trout, shrimp arriving now in Little Lake, Manila Village near LafitteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... minute flight from Lafitte to the 55-mile long, horsehoe-shaped island chain that stretches all the way from almost Venice to North Island, which is south of Biloxi near the Mississippi coast. "I concentrate on big fish with topwater bait," he said. ...

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  18. Tornado touches down in Plaquemines, minor damage, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | NOLA.com

    ... the parish. Earlier in the morning, heavy rainfall was still being reported in the lower end of the parish - Buras, Venice, and Boothville, according to the Sheriff's Office. A tree fell on a home on Monday morning April 27, 2015, in the 1700 block ...

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  19. I'm open sat-mon who wants in??Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... you and your crew will never forget? I am open this Saturday-Monday if you are interested in taking a charter out of Venice! Also if you have your own boat and would like some great fishing knowledge and experience to come along with you please ...

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  20. MomentumUNDERSTANDING SARAHRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | American Reporter

    As the oil seeps from the capsized carcass of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig 52 miles off Venice, La., and the bdies of 11 workers remain undiscovered in the Gulf of Mexico, the incredible stupidity of recent White House approval for drilling off the coast of Florida is dramatized in a way nothing else can. Hey, can we get a burning, sinking, polluting and deadly oil rig right off Florida? What a great tourist attraction that would be! And you get free oil, too - 1,000 barrels a day is leaking from the wellhead and liming across the Gulf, headed for Florida today.

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