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  1. LSU signee Ben Simmons named to Naismith Trophy Boy's High School All-America TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Ben Simmons of Montverde against Helen Cox during the second day of the fifth annual Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic at the Alario Center in Westwego, La. Thursday, January 8, 2015.

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  2. Boudreaux and Pierre to drop in on Jefferson Parish senior citizen expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The 2015 Jefferson Parish Senior Citizen Exposition will be held March 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Alario Event Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd., Westwego. Visitors are encouraged to wear attire to celebrate the theme, "Spring is in the Air!" Admission and lunch are free and open to the public.

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  3. Westwego City Council approves filming permit feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The city council on Monday voted unanimously to require movie production companies wishing to film in Westwego to get permits. And that means Westwego will charge the production companies an array of fees, depending on the level of involvement.

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  4. Westwego sees dust-up over dust at its historic districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | NOLA.com

    It was the dust-up over dust that stirred up the most contentious debate during the Westwego City Council's March meeting. A resident of Westwego's Sala Avenue, the thoroughfare at the heart of the city's historic district , hammered the council, demanding Monday that it to take action against Jay Truck Service , which she accuses of illegally dumping mounds of dirt at its Louisiana Avenue yard.

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  5. Jay Truck Nathan Badeaux.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Nathan Badeaux, operations manager for Jay Truck Service at 17 Louisiana Ave., Westwego, addresses the City Council on Monday . Councilman Glenn Green invited him to appear before the council, to address concerns raised by a nearby business owner and a resident who accused the business of illegally dumping mud at the truck yard.

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  6. Westwego Fire Department begins push for property tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Westwego Fire Chief Charles Hudson told the City Council Monday , saying his department is begining an informational campaign to tell voters about a 6-mill property tax increase that appears on May 2 ballots. "We believe this millage is very important and will lighten the load on the general fund," Hudson said.

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  7. Some park pools to remain closed for summerRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Due to budgetary constraints, swimming pools at Chemin-A-Haut, Lake Bistineau, Lake D'Arbonne and North Toledo Bend state parks will not open for summer 2015. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne's office, in a news release, said the closure does not impact the wave pool at Bayou Segnette State Park in Westwego or water playgrounds at other parks, and beach swimming will still be available.

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  8. LSU signee Ben Simmons to play in the Jordan Brands Classic at the Barclay's Center in AprilRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate file photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- Montverde's Ben Simmons, 20, runs past Helen Cox's Marlain Veal, 5, during the Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic at the Alario Center in Westwego on Thursday, January 8, 2015.

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  9. Bobby Jindal isn't the only Louisiana official who signed Americans for Tax Reform's 'no tax' pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, second right, talks with State Sen. David Heitmeier, D-New Orleans, left, and Sen. John Alario, R-Westwego, center. Jindal and Alario are trying to solve the state's budget problems, while also complying with a "no new taxes" pledge they signed with Americans for Tax Reform, a group based in Washington D.C. There has been a lot of attention paid to Gov. Bobby Jindal 's decision to sign an Americans for Tax Reform pledge not to raise taxes.

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  10. Republican legislators meet in Baton Rouge Thursday and Friday: What's on the agenda?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... are probably going to be talking about a whole smattering of things," said state Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego. Legislators said they hope a plan about how to respond to Gov. Bobby Jindal 's budget proposal for the next fiscal cycle will ...

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  11. Westwego Farmers Market presents concerts, jambalaya cookoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Take a ride to the Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market for a weekend of free concerts and a jambalaya cookoff. The market is in downtown Westwego, 484 Sala Ave. Aaron Foret kicks off the concert series on March 13 from 7 to 10 p.m. Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary School's second annual jambalaya cook-off will be on March 14 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the gate.

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  12. Several power outages reported Thursday morning in New Orleans, Metairie, JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Canal Street, South Dupre Street, South Gayoso Street and Palmyra Street. The power should be restored by 9 a.m. Westwego: About 50 customers were without power as of 6:40 a.m. along Avenue C and 5th Street. The power is expected to be restored by ...

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  13. St. Joseph's Day prep is in full force at Westwego churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Groups of woman have been working hard on Our Lady of Prompt Succor's St. Joseph's Day altar for weeks in Westwego, and many of them have been volunteering their time for years for this special celebration. The group meets every Saturday morning in the cafeteria of Our Lady of Prompt Succor School.

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  14. Our Lady of Prompt Succor in Westwego gets ready for St. Joseph's Day 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Sadie Licciardi and Fran Saluto decorate cookies for the Our Lady of Prompt Succor's St. Joseph's altar on March 19 in Westwego.

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  15. The players: Who's who in the LouisianaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | The Times

    ... Much of it was provided through interviews with lawmakers and political observers. Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego: Nobody has more institutional knowledge than Alario, who was also Speaker of the House twice during his long career in the ...

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  16. The players: Who's who in the Louisiana LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | The News-Star

    ... Much of it was provided through interviews with lawmakers and political observers. Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego: Nobody has more institutional knowledge than Alario, who was also Speaker of the House twice during his long career in the ...

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  17. Westwego teen arrested after pointing pellet gun at police officer, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Westwego police arrested Dillon Meranto after authorities say he pointed a pistol at an officer. They later discovered the weapon was a replica pellet gun that had been altered to appear more realistic.

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  18. Report: LSU men's basketball team is one of four teams to play in the ...Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Advocate

    Report: LSU men's basketball team is one of four teams to play in the 2015 Legends Classic at the Barclays Center next season Report: LSU men's basketball team is one of four teams to play in the 2015 Legends Classic at the Barclays Center next season Advocate file photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- Montverde's Ben Simmons, 20, runs past Helen Cox's Marlain Veal, 5, during the Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic at the Alario Center in Westwego on Thursday, January 8, 2015.

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

    Feb 25, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... get involved and work to improve civil rights conditions for all people. The Rev. Glenn Green, city councilman in Westwego, president of the LA Black Caucus, senior investigator for the Orleans Parish district attorney's office and holder of many ...

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  20. Westwego abandons plans to replace water treatment plantRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the City Council on Monday voted 4-1 in support of Mayor Johnny Shaddinger's want to invest about $3 million into Westwego's 80-year-old treatment plant. The councilmen cast their votes about an hour after they unanimously approved placing a 10-mill property tax rate increase on ballots during the May 2 municipal election.

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