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  1. Westwego man has served in the Navy and police force; now he battles Parkinson'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... him by Gov. Bobby Jinal. He was one of 128 veterans to receive this award. (Gina Rivere) Armond "Jay" Duffourc, a Westwego resident, has escaped dangerous situations from being in war in the Navy and as a police officer. But now, at the age of 84, ...

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  2. What isn't Bobby Jindal cutting in next year's budget? TOPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... official reluctant to cut TOPS, even in the fact of a rather serious budget crisis. Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, said "everything is on the table" in terms of state budget cuts during an interview a couple of week ago. Yet when the ...

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  3. Source: Unlikely past lawsuits against Gayle Benson will worry NFL,...Read the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Lane Murdoch, Jr. photographs Hornets owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Monday, October 1, 2012 at the Alario Center in Westwego during media day. Before Tom Benson came into her life, Gayle suffered financial challenges and was the subject of litigation and foreclosure.

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  4. Harvey church to offer 10-table feast: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... is pastor. Pastor Woodrow Hayden and the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Women of Shekinah, 1419 Fourth St. in Westwego, are calling all "Women of God" to unite in a two-night spiritual revival on Feb. 11 and 12 at 7 nightly. On Feb. 11, the guest ...

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  5. Source: NFL, NBA not likely to worry about past lawsuits against Gayle BensonRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Lane Murdoch, Jr. photographs Hornets owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Monday, October 1, 2012 at the Alario Center in Westwego during media day. Before Tom Benson came into her life, Gayle suffered financial challenges and was the subject of litigation and foreclosure.

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  6. Entergy powers up its new $665M facility in WestwegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    With the flip of a ceremonial switch - a gesture that was repeated a few times for good measure - Entergy officials on Monday unveiled the company's newest power generator: a $665 million natural-gas-burning facility in Westwego that uses about a third less fuel than older models and is expected to save customers in Louisiana tens of millions of dollars a year on their electricity bills. Long Bridge, the Ninemile Point plant is owned by Entergy Louisiana.

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  7. Ninemile 6 Key Step in Entergy's Plan to Modernize Generation FleetRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Unit to Cut Fuel Costs, Produce Reliable, Affordable Power for Louisiana Customers WESTWEGO, La. - Several hundred thousand Louisianians can expect Ninemile 6, Entergy Louisiana's newest and most efficient generating unit, to power their lives for decades to come, company officials said today at the plant's ceremonial opening.

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  8. Entergy cranks up new $655 million Ninemile natural gas-fired unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Entergy Corp. on Monday marked the recent startup of a new $655 million natural gas-fired unit at its Ninemile power plant in Westwego , the utility's first newly built generating facility in Louisiana in 30 years, as the company responds to power-hungry industrial expansions unfolding across the state. The 560-megawatt plant is located at the utility's West Bank facility Ninemile, which first began operating in the 1950s.

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  9. Louisiana colleges negotiating for ways to lessen deep budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... stumble our way through this and try to decide something in May?" Alexander said. Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, said he'd be interested in having a special session to consider ways to stop the cuts, "if there was a plan prior to us going ...

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  10. Westwego church presents youth revival: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Pastor Woodrow Hayden and the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Youth Department are calling on all young people to praise the Lord at a youth revival Jan. 28 and 29 at 7 nightly at 1419 Fourth St., Westwego. The third annual St Joachim Family Expo and Craft Show will be March 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 5505 Barataria Blvd, Marrero.

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  11. Westwego City Council approves mayor's $16.6 million spending plan for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Westwego Mayor John "Johnny" Shaddinger speaks to the crowd after he took his oath of office from Judge June Berry Darensburg on June 30, 2013. (Kathleen Flynn, NOLA.com The Westwego City Council Wednesday night unanimously approved Mayor Johnny Shaddinger's $16.6 million spending plan for 2015 that banks on voters agreeing to a property tax increase.

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  12. Westwego moves to award bid to St. Bernard Parish firm to build new city hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Westwego officials could break ground on a new city hall in as little as a month, Mayor Johnny Shaddinger said Wednesday night, after announcing that a St. Bernard Parish construction company offered a bid that's within budget. Boasso Construction LLC of Mereaux, one of eight companies whose bids were opened Tuesday, came in with the lowest proposal at $3.52 million.

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  13. 'Ain't Got No Home' an enjoyable, song-filled sequel to JPAS hit 'Blueberry Hill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... of the show and moving the plot along. Presented by the Jefferson Performing Arts Society, and now playing at Westwego's Teatro Wego before a weekend run in Covington, the story of "Ain't Got No Home" picks up after Hurricane Katrina, giving ...

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  14. Westwego Historical Museum offers history lesson on SalavilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    A display of a kitchen is located in the second-floor living quarters of the Westwego Historical Museum. Now that the holidays are over and you are looking for something to do, take a ride down Sala Avenue to the Westwego Historical Museum.

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  15. Entergy users to see new item, drop in billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    Entergy customers in New Orleans and Algiers will notice a new line item on their power bills as Entergy begins charging ratepayers for the operation of a new 560-megawatt natural gas unit at its Ninemile Point plant in Westwego. The charge will show up beginning this month on the West Bank and next month on the East Bank, company officials told the City Council's Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology Committee on Thursday.

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  16. Activists Cheer More Victories Against Proposed Coal Export TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Sierra

    ... permit . "Fifty percent of the people in my district live next to the railroad tracks. I've got friends in Westwego, friends in Gretna. Unless they (RAM) can come back with a plan that makes more sense that this, I can't support it," said ...

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  17. Jefferson Parish arrest reports, Jan. 8-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Ridge Lee, 25, and Tony Defiore, 30, both of 634 A Avenue, Westwego, were arrested at home and booked with second-degree battery and simple battery. Brandon Baltz, 19, 4434 Herrmann St., Metairie, was arrested at Carnation and West Metairie avenues in Metairie and booked with armed robbery and public intimidation.

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  18. Westwego City Council pushes 2015 budget hearing back a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The Westwego City Council Monday set a public heraing for 7 p.m., Jan. 21, to discuss the proposed 2015 spending plan. From left, Councilman Larry Warino, Councilman Garrison "Gary" Toups, Deputy City Clerk Maurice Bourgeois, Mayor Johnny Shaddinger, Councilman Norman Fonseca, Councilman Johnny Nobles Jr., and Councilman GlennGreen.

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  19. Salmen's Kalani Brown notches double-double, Spartans power past Warren Easton 56-44 in Allstate Sugar Bowl championship: Video HighlightsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Salmen wouldn't be denied its second consecutive Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic championship Saturday at the Alario Center in Westwego. The Spartans got 21 points, 16 rebounds and two blocks from Baylor signee Kalani Brown helping Salmen hold off a late push from Warren Easton to win 56-44.

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  20. Recapping the 2015 AllState Sugar Bowl Prep Classic: Montverde downs Riverside in finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | NOLA.com

    LSU signee Ben Simmons delivered a big-time performance in front of his future in-state home crowd, mustering up a season-high 39 points in a 92-75 defeat of two-time defending 2A champion Riverside in he 2015 AllState Sugar Bowl Prep Classic championship Saturday night. Montverde Academy wrapped up a 22-day road trip with the win over arguably Louisiana's top team, adding an exclamation point to the fifth annual basketball tournament held at the Alario Center in Westwego.

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