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  1. Reaction from LSU signee Ben Simmons following win at Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic | VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Ben Simmons a senior at Montverde Academy near Orlando, has committed to LSU, and is the number one recruit in the nation, plays for the first time in Louisiana 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. West St. John clings to top spot, Curtis moves up to No. 2 in Small Schools Starting FiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The biggest upset in the Small School's Starting Five took place this week with Curtis upending West St. John in the Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic at the Alario Center in Westwego. The Rams hold on to the top spot for now but the Patriots are gaining steam and could jump West St. John in the coming weeks.

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  3. Walker: LSU signee Ben Simmons as good as advertisedRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by VERONICA DOMINACH-- Montverde's Ben Simmons, dunks against Helen Cox at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic on Thursday at the Alario Center in Westwego. The hype and the expectations surrounding Ben Simmons seem almost unfair to put on the shoulders of an 18-year old.

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  4. Oil prices could lead to future cuts to colleges and universitiesRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... it's big enough, there won't be any other place to go to spread it around as happened in the past," said Alario, R-Westwego. "The oil prices, while it helps the consumer at the pump, it has a big effect not only on the state revenues but what it ...

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  5. Phillips Vincent leads late surge as Karr beats Landry-Walker in Battle of AlgiersRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... down the stretch to defeat rival Landry-Walker , 56-52, in a quarterfinals matchup Thursday at the Alario Center in Westwego. Landry-Walker center Blake Paul and Karr guard Raekwon Bush were ejected with 4:31 remaining the game, but taking over for ...

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  6. Diamante Woolridge scores 18, Vincent Phillips nails floater in overtime as Karr outlasts Salmen 57-53 in Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic: Video HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Karr needed some late-game heroics to hold off Salmen Wednesday in the opening round of the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Alario Center in Westwego. Cougars guard Vincent Phillips put in a floater with 1:25 left in overtime that put Karr ahead 55-53, then made a layup as time expired in a 57-53 win for the Cougars.

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  7. Almost 3,000 without power in Crescent City as cold hangs onRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Advocate

    Almost 3,000 electric service customers in New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner and Westwego are without power this morning as the Greater New Orleans area remains gripped in a record-tying cold snap, according to Entergy's website. More than 2,700 of those customers are in New Orleans itself.

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  8. Woman pleads guilty to bank fraud in embezzlement caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Federal prosecutors in New Orleans say a 67-year-old Westwego woman has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud. A news release Wednesday from U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite says Cynthia Hefler had worked as the office manager for A&H Armature Works, a Westwego motor and generator repair company.

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  9. West St. John girls take No. 1 in Small Schools Starting Five,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Haynes and South Plaquemines were the only two teams in the Small Schools Starting Five to take the court after Christmas Day. The top four teams all rested as they prepare for the stretch run of the season including West St. John and Curtis, who will see some stout competition in the Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic January 8-10 at the Alario Center in Westwego.

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  10. New Year's home fires displace four New Orleans area families, Red Cross saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... The fires followed in quick succession, Eugene-Duplantier said. Two were in New Orleans, one in Kenner and one in Westwego. On Wednesday in mid-afternoon, Red Cross volunteers helped two adults after a fire in the 3400 block of Livingston Street in ...

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  11. West Bank carolers bring hope to elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    A group of carolers of the Christmas Outreach Program filled two limousine buses as they traveled to the homes of 12 elderly and home-bound residence of Bridge City, Westwego, Marrero and Harvey to sing Christmas carols on Dec. 21. The group lined up in the front yards of the residents and sang several Christmas carols while holding candles. The group wished them a merry Christmas and gave them a stocking filled with goodies, personal care items and handcrafted ornaments made by Chucky Gautreaux of Westwego.

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  12. Christmas caroling outreach in WestwegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Mary Barre and her daughter, Sylvia Galley stood on the porch and enjoyed the carolers of the Christmas Outreach Program on Dec. 21.

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  13. Plaquemines Parish District Court overturns permit for proposed coal terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... to service the proposed terminal, which sparked criticism from nearby Jefferson Parish councils in Gretna and Westwego. Resolutions were passed there against the terminal and its coal trains, because of public health and pollution problems, in ...

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  14. Entergy: LA Needs More Electricity For IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Manufacturing.net

    ... The privately owned utility bought a plant in Arkansas to make electricity, mostly for Louisiana, and a new unit in Westwego will go online by New Year's Day. The Advocate reports Entergy is spending a couple of billion dollars over the next few ...

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  15. Louisiana Needs More Electricity For Industrial Boom: UtilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    ... The privately owned utility bought a plant in Arkansas to make electricity, mostly for Louisiana, and a new unit in Westwego will go online by New Year's Day. The Advocate reported Entergy is spending a couple of billion dollars over the next few ...

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  16. Ninemile 6 gas plant joins Entergy's power generation portfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Utility Products

    For the first time in nearly 30 years, Entergy Louisiana, LLC has added a new power plant to its fleet with the completion of the Ninemile 6 combined-cycle gas turbine unit in Westwego. The facility, which was authorized by the Louisiana Public Service Commission almost three years ago, is part of the company's long-term plan to modernize its fleet, while helping to meet Louisiana's surging energy needs.

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  17. Entergy: La. needs more electricity for industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The News-Star

    ... The privately owned utility bought a plant in Arkansas to make electricity, mostly for Louisiana, and a new unit in Westwego will go online by New Year's Day. Entergy is spending a couple of billion dollars over the next few years to move huge ...

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  18. Louisiana needs more electricity. But who will pay?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | BayouBuzz.com

    To meet the demands of Louisiana's ongoing industrial boom, the state's largest utility needs to come up with more power - about the same amount as it takes to light New Orleans on the hottest day of the year - before the end of 2016, and then find even more by the end of 2019. That likely means building power plants for about $1 billion a pop, which the 1 million customers of Entergy Corp. The privately owned utility bought a plant in Arkansas to make electricity, mostly for Louisiana, and a new unit in Westwego will go online by New Year's Day.

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  19. Entergy completes Westwego plantRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Advocate

    Entergy Louisiana LLC has completed its Ninemile 6 power plant in Westwego, the first time in 30 years the company has expanded its fleet of power plants. The combined-cycle gas turbine unit cost $655 million, well below the original budgeted cost of $721 million, according to Entergy.

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  20. Suspect blamed girlfriend's murder, grandmother's accidental shooting on drive-by, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    When the staccato pops of rapid gunfire rang out in the 900 block of North Claiborne Parkway near Westwego Tuesday evening, neighbors emerged from their homes and heard screams coming from Peggy Cole's front porch. There sat Andrea Grant, 20, bleeding and slumped over in a plastic patio chair while Jarius Cole, her boyfriend and Peggy Cole's grandson, hysterically muttered that she had been shot.

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