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  1. Momentum builds in Louisiana, the latest front in the fight against coal exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Switched

    ... 17 was preceded by a unanimous vote by the Gretna City Council on September 10. In June, the neighboring city of Westwego passed a resolution opposing coal trains. "While the (Jefferson Parish Council) resolution doesn't stop the project or even ...

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  2. State Bond Commission approves $25 million in bonds for Westwego apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The state Bond Commission has approved $25 million in bonds for redevelopment of Tanglewood Apartments in Westwego, which closed in 2009. (NOLA.com A dilapidated Westwego apartment complex will be getting a major makeover after the state Bond Commission approved $25 million in bonds to renovate the community.

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  3. Marrero church to present revival: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Ministry will present its annual Mother and Daughter Tea Oct. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Brown Tutt 1419 4th St., Westwego. Sister Geri Jackson of Macedonia will be the speaker. Women of Shekinah of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 1419 Fourth St., ...

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  4. Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market to host holiday craft fairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Come out to the Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market for early Christmas shopping at the craft fairs on Oct. 25 and Nov. 22 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Booth rentals are available for $30. For more information, contact Allison Romero at 259-1345 or aromero@cityofwestwego.com.

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  5. West Bank rallies for Night Out Against CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | NOLA.com

    West Bank communities from Gretna to Westwego gathered Tuesday to fire up the barbecue grills, listen to music, meet firefighters and police officers, and get to know their neighbors. The events were all part of the Night Out Against Crime initiative.

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  6. Selfie on stolen phone uploads to the cloud, IDs crooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... loud, where they were able to retrieve photos and circulated the images on Sunday. Tipsters identified Anderson, of Westwego, La.

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  7. Westwego to seek property tax hike for fire department equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Westwego Fire Chief Charles Hudson presents his case for a property tax increase that would be dedicated to replacing his department's aging equipment. City officials plan to ask Westwego voters to approve a 6-mill rate increase in the spring of 2015.

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  8. Jefferson Council on Aging to resume serving meals at Westwego's senior centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | NOLA.com

    It's not for them to tell us who the coordinator should be or which excursions we can go on." - Mayor Johnny Shaddinger, of JCOA Eighteen months after Westwego and the Jefferson Council on Aging parted ways amid a dispute over how programs for the city's elderly residents were run, both sides appear to have mended fences.

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  9. Police identify one of two men accused of robbing women at gunpoint, then taking photos on stolen phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... a third man and holding handguns. Detectives identified Anderson, whose last known address was at 421 Poe St. in Westwego, as one of the suspects pictured in those photos, police said. Anyone with information about Anderson's whereabouts, or the ...

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  10. Kenner Police kick off Night Out Against Crime with Laketown partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... Jefferson Parish Unified Command Vehicle Emergency Management, East Jefferson General Hospital EMS Paramedics, Westwego Police Special Response Team, Causeway Bridge Motorist Assistance Services, East Jefferson Levee District Police Department, FBI ...

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  11. Jefferson Parish's 24th Judicial District Division O race features four candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... section includes precincts along the Mississippi River from Bridge City to Gretna's border with Algiers, part of Westwego and Marrero, Harvey, Terrytown, the Lafitte area and Grand Isle. An East Jefferson native who lives in Marrero, Anzelmo says ...

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  12. Immaculate Conception students in Marrero bring pets for blessingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... to P.O. Box 1976, Marrero, LA 70072. Fox said that the next reunion planning meeting is on Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Westwego Fire Station, Avenue H, Westwego. West Jefferson Fitness Center's staff trainer Denise Hoffman continues the "Stress ...

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  13. Vic Pitre Elementary's first chili cookoff heating up in WestwegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Anticipation builds at Vic A. Pitre Elementary School as teams are being formed and preparations are made for its first chili cook-off on Oct. 18. The event will be held at the Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market, 484 Sala Ave., from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. "All proceeds will go toward the school to purchase a marquee for the front of the school, build a structure for shade in the back of the school, and to upgrade technology," Principal Wesley Taylor said. More importantly, Taylor said the event is to get the school and community to come together and for parents to come out to spend the day with teachers, students and faculty.

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  14. Wedding: Amanda Rayes & Brooks PowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... a traditional Christian ceremony with a personalized touch. Parents of the couple are Judy and Michael Yuratich of Westwego, Ken Rayes and Denise Michelet of New Orleans, Deanna and Danny Head of Lafayette, and Cynthia and Michael Price of West ...

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  15. St. Bernard Sheriff hopes residents embrace ProjectNolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... one thousand locations across New Orleans have cameras tied in to the system and even areas on the west bank like Westwego have cameras monitored by the group. Pohlmann has high hopes for the program in St. Bernard and strongly urges residents to ...

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  16. Panamanian man tells Westwego church how receiving Christmas shoebox at age 6 changed his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Luis Gonzales recently told members of Westwego's First Baptist Church how, at age 6, he was living in poverty in Panama with his mother and siblings. "I was raised in the ghetto by a single mother,'' Gonzales said.

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  17. Catholic Charities transforms chapel in Marrero into adult day care centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 504.267.9690 or 504.835.0006 or visit www.HopeHavenSeniorServices.org . Visitors included Westwego Mayor Johnny Shaddinger, Judge Piper Griffin, staff from Wynhoven Healthcare Center, Activity Director Melody Robinson and ...

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  18. Operation Christmas Child collection in WestwegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Luis Gonzalez shared his story how a shoe box from Operation Christmas Child changed his life as a young boy living in poverty in Panama at First Baptist Church in Westwego on Sept.

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  19. Tide Turning Against Coal Exports in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Sierra

    ... a state in which land is disappearing at the rate of a football field every hour." In June, the neighboring city of Westwego passed a resolution opposing coal trains, but the Gretna City Council proceeded more cautiously, even after hearing ...

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  20. What makes for a good high school?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Thomas Jefferson High School graduates were photographed during their commencement ceremony at the Alario Center in Westwego on May 14 2011. Thomas Jefferson is considered by Newsweek and other agencies to be among the best high schools in the country.

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