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  1. Controversial religious objection bill hits snag in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A religious objections bill, similar to laws that stirred controversy in Arkansas and Indiana, is running into roadblocks with the Louisiana Legislature. Though it's supported by Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal, the "Marriage and Conscience Act" is opposed by Senate President John Alario, a Westwego Republican.

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  2. Controversial religious objection bill hits snag in La. HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A religious objections bill, similar to laws that stirred controversy in Arkansas and Indiana, is running into roadblocks with the Louisiana Legislature. Though it's supported by Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal, the "Marriage and Conscience Act" is opposed by Senate President John Alario, a Westwego Republican.

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  3. Westwego City Hall construction begins with a minor hiccupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Less than two weeks after elected officials ceremonially broke ground at the site of Westwego 's new City Hall, construction crews discovered a metal storage tank about the size of a passenger van buried at the site. The tank, discovered during the site excavation, is an apparent remnant of the fueling station that had occupied the site between Central Avenue and West Drive.

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  4. Controversial religious objections bill hits snag in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... with a $1.6 billion budget shortfall. "As it was originally introduced, I'm not in favor of it," said Alario, R-Westwego. "It would put Louisiana in such a bad light, we don't want any part of it." "To be honest, I've been spending all my time on ...

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  5. Photos: 2015 Legislative session beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... Gov. Bobby Jindal's state of the state speech. Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, left, and House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, R-Lake Charles, right, chat on the House floor after the joint session on the first ...

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  6. wego city hall 2.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    A Boasso Construction crew has ripped up the concrete slabs at the Fourth Street site where Westwego is building its new city hall. Last month, the city signed the $3.5 million contract with the Mereaux firm, giving it the green light to begin building the 10,576-square-foot facility the city.

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  7. Bobby Has Left the BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Best of New Orleans

    ... sense of uncertainty presaged the opening of the annual session this week. Even Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, with 43 years at the Capitol and enough chips to make most calls on his own, had no idea what to expect. "I think it is going ...

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  8. What Bobby Jindal plans to talk about in his legislative address todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... by Americans for Tax Reform's guidelines. "I think we will try to stick to that from the beginning," Alario, R-Westwego, said of the Washington group's "no tax" pledge. In last year's address to the Legislature, Jindal studiously avoided talking ...

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  9. Two-month legislative session opens Monday inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Times

    ... that will take care of some of the biggest concerns that people have," said Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego. Efforts to derail the standards - benchmarks of what students should learn at each grade level in English and math - failed last ...

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  10. Senate President John Alario is the key figure in the 2015 legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... "Gates of Dawn." Keyword Arts Building Government Advocate Photo by BILL FEIG -- Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, left, and House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, R-Lake Charles, right, applaud Gov. Bobby Jindal as he arrives to address the joint ...

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  11. Crystal meth investigation on West Bank snares two more suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    Jefferson Parish authorities conducting an ongoing investigating into the manufacturing of crystal methamphetamine on the West Bank arrested two more suspects in the case. Ronald Guidry Jr., 41, and Tiffany Stokes, 37, both of Westwego , join six other suspects Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Guidry and Stokes on Wednesday while following-up on a March 28 meth bust at a residence located at 5019 Oak Drive, Marrero.

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  12. Crystal meth investigation in Jefferson Parish snares two more suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... on the West Bank arrested two more suspects in the case. Ronald Guidry Jr., 41, and Tiffany Stokes, 37, both of Westwego , join six other suspects taken into custody by investigators, according to arrest reports. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office ...

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  13. 2015 Louisiana Legislature: What to expect from Bobby Jindal, lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... got plenty of ideas. It's a matter of whether we have enough people to agree," said Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego. "If there was a golden plan, we would have already done it." Louisiana residents are particularly at risk for paying more ...

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  14. Grand theft parrot: Woman charged with stealing $600 birdRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | NOLA.com

    SUSAN POAG/ THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Wild green parrots that are actually called Quaker Parrots or Monk Parakeets have flocked to an area near Central Avenue in Westwego and are currently busy building their nests. Neighbors said the birds turned up after Hurricane Katrina and at times in the mornings will gather with several hundred parrots covering a single yard.

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  15. Come hear Jefferson Parish schools superintendent candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... egins at 10:30 a.m. at the Brown-Tutt Multi-Purpose Building at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church , 1419 Fourth St., Westwego.

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  16. LSU-bound Ben Simmons can do it all, ready for NBA 'right now,' scouts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    LSU signee Ben Simmons throws down a dunk during a practice prior to the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic at the Alario Center in Westwego on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. team to its third consecutive national title behind his MVP performance.

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  17. Marrero church to celebrate Founders Day: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Second Highway Baptist Church, 1533 Haydel Drive, Marrero, will celebrate "Founders Day: 66 Years of Serving God, Our Church Family and the Community" April 26 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Leander Johnson of Historic True Vine Baptist Church of Westwego. The theme is "Moving Forward Towards the Mark, Philippians 3:12-16.'

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  18. Algiers could split from New Orleans, under Rep. Jeff Arnold billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... smaller. He pointed to Gretna, which is thriving with new economic opportunities and a responsive police force. "Westwego, Jean Lafitte, Grand Isle have less population than Algiers, but they seem to be communities that have survived a long time ...

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  19. Luling gymnast is state champ; Play Ball skit, Day of Pray planned in LulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Kamryn Ryan of Luling, a Level 9 gymnast at Elmwood Gymnastics, was named a state champion March 28 at the 2015 Louisiana Upper Level State Championship at the Alario Center in Westwego. Ryan, 14, competed in four events, placing second on vault and bars, third on beam and first on floor and all around.

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  20. Easter holiday means big business for Westwego seafood lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Easter is one of the biggest holidays for seafood. Missy Tate of Wade's Seafood in Westwego talks about business.

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