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  1. Gretna City Council should oppose coal trains serving Plaquemines export terminal, residents sayRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... the New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railroad's tracks to an industrial corridor along Peters Road in Harvey. But the Westwego City Council has stated its opposition to the plan. On Tuesday, Westwego Mayor John Shaddinger was expected to call for additional ...

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  2. Coalition seeks more public input on Plaquemines Parish coal export facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... the Gretna Library to talk about the possible impacts of another coal export facility in Plaquemines Parish . And Westwego officials, loud in their opposition to the project, demand more public input before additional permits are issued. It is part ...

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  3. West Bank churches invited to dance recital: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Pastor Woodrow Hayden; Shiloh Missionary Batist Church, at 1419 Fourth St. in Westwego; and the Daughters of Korah Liturgical Dance Team will present their annual dance recital Sept.

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  4. Fishing rodeo coming up Aug. 9 and 10 in WestwegoRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... poles and head to the Young Men's Business Club's annual fishing rodeo Aug. 9 and 10 at the YMBC , 1327 East Drive, Westwego. The rodeo will consist of the following categories: speckled trout, red fish, bull red, flounder, sheephead, drum, bass, ...

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  5. Love of film started in Cuba for Pan Am documentary makerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... at ULL in 2006. In addition, he produced a 2007 documentary on the Continental Grain elevator explosion in 1977 in Westwego. His fourth documentary in 2013 examined the UpStairs lounge fire in the French Quarter on Chartres and Iberville in 1973, a ...

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  6. Jpas & The Allways Theatre Present the Fourposter, 8/8-17Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    JPAS & The Allways Theatre present The Fourposter from August 8 to 17. The production will run at Teatro Wego!, 177 Sala Ave. Westwego, LA.

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  7. Former Death Dow inmate Damon Thibodeaux must prove innocence for compensation, judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... convincing evidence" that Thibodeaux is factually innocent of raping and killing 14-year-old Crystal Champagne of Westwego under the Huey P. Long Bridge in 1996, 24th Judicial District Judge Lee Faulkner ruled Friday. Faulkner handed Attorney ...

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  8. Can you be treated fairly if given a traffic camera ticket?Read the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... of Arizona said problems should have been detected and fixed. The company runs traffic cameras in Gretna and Westwego. (NOLA.com Do you think you would be treated fairly if you received a ticket issued by a traffic camera? The Chicago Tribune ...

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  9. Chicago to review 9,000 red-light camera tickets after Chicago...Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... of Arizona said problems should have been detected and fixed. The company runs traffic cameras in Gretna and Westwego. (NOLA.com Chicago officials will review more than 9,000 red-light traffic tickets issued during questionable increases in camera ...

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  10. Daniel Alario retires as curator of Westwego HIstorical MuseumRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Dan Alario resigned as curator of the Westwego Historical Museum. In September, he also resigned as the president of the Westwego Historical Society.

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  11. Jpas & Allways Theatre to Present the Fourposter, 8/8-17Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the second run of The Fourposter. Public Performances will be held: August 8th-17th at Teatro Wego! 177 Sala Ave. Westwego, LA Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3:00pm. The Fourposter written by Jan De Hartog . Joel Derby and Julie Roundtree ...

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  12. Four prospects that improved their stock at Southern Slam AAU tournamentRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... Memphis Magic 55-47 to cap off a perfect run through this year's Southern Slam Tournament at the Alario Center in Westwego. Arkansas prospect Keljin Blevins was the team's leading scorer against the Magic totaling 16. That all changed once he hit ...

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  13. New Orleans Elite wins the 2014 Southern Slam Title: Video HighlightsRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    New Orleans Elite topped the Memphis Magic 55-47 to cap off a perfect run through this year's Southern Slam Tournament at the Alario Center in Westwego.

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  14. Bond commission holds off on building charter schoolsRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... of the the Minimum Foundation Program, called MFP, to repay construction loans. Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, said traditionally local school boards use millages, a tax on property owners, to pay for school construction. The MFP helps ...

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  15. Gretna woman charged in fatal bakery arson sued by insurance companyRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... claimed his wife was in Kansas when the fire happened. He then claimed his wife was burned during a cookout in Westwego, before finally admitting she returned to their home with burns on the morning of the bakery fire. He testified during a Sept. 24 ...

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  16. Top principal in Louisiana took her Westwego school from a D to a BRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Denise Rehm, principal of Joshua Butler Elementary School in Westwego, says strives to make her students feel loved and safe.

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  17. Former Death Row inmate Damon Thibodeaux's attorneys argue compensation from state is dueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... Thibodeaux's confession that he raped and killed 14-year-old Crystal Champagne in 1996. A day after she left her Westwego apartment for a trip to the grocery, Champagne's body was found under the Mississippi River batture, under the Huey P. Long ...

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  18. First Baptist of Waggaman puts on vacation Bible schoolRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... in an effort to help the children learn bible verses and develop a deeper spiritual life. Kelli and George Esler of Westwego, a married couple from the First Baptist Church of Westwego, were among the volunteers. Kelli Esler led the children in ...

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  19. Danyelle Taylor announces candidacy for Jefferson Parish judgeRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Danyelle Taylor of Westwego has announced her candidacy for the 24th Judicial District Court 's Division O seat.

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  20. Westwego officials up in arms over coal trains planRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Westwego's City Council last month approved a resolution, voicing its displeasure over a company's plans to ship coal in uncovered rail cars through West Jefferson to a shipping terminal in Plaquemines Parish.

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