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Barataria, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Barataria, LA include 70036. The median home price in Barataria is $174,000. More Barataria information.

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Lafitte Fire Department doubles as the Easter Bunny

Well over 300 children and their parents crowded the field behind St. Anthony's Catholic Church in anticipation of the Lafitte Barataria Crown Point Volunteer Fire Department's annual Easter egg hunt.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Bradenton.com

Sarasota expert helping with dolphin study following BP oil disaster

A local researcher is helping to determine whether the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster has damaged the health of dolphins off the Louisiana coast, near where the massive spill originated.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

NOLA.com

BP Oil spill four years later: Return to Barataria Bay and Cat Island

Four years ago, footage of oiled brown pelicans and the thousands of shorebirds nesting on Cat Island and the Barataria Bay went around the world in the aftermath of the 200 million gallons of thick crude that spilled into the Gulf of Mexico.Today there are no pelicans, no mangroves, and worse, much of Cat Island itself is washing away.

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NOLA.com

See the entire photo of the day collection

Ranger Earl Higgins points out an alligator as hikers look over the beauties along the Coquille Trail in the Barataria Preserve, one of the six sites of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NOLA.com

Louisiana House committee approves $725 million budget for 2015 coastal plan, over protests from St. Bernard, Plaquemines

The proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion would receive $40.4 million for engineering and design work under the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority's proposed fiscal year 2015 annual plan.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Lafitte Fire Department hosting egg hunt

The Easter Bunny won't be hopping down the bunny trail to get to Lafitte, he'll be riding in style on the fire truck straight to the annual Easter egg hunt to be held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

NOLA.com

New Yorker magazine discovers nutria dog treats in Baton Rouge

Freelance writer Mary Ann Sternberg writes in The New Yorker about the latest effort to market the meat from nutria that are being killed in south Louisiana in an attempt to kill the wetland-chomping invasive species.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

NOLA.com

Jean Lafitte Fire Department enjoying that new truck smell

The new truck has several new features that save space and time, which is invaluable in an emergency where every second counts.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Homemade ice cream sweetens math and science night at Marrero Academy

Elijah Entrekin shares ice cream he made with his mother Rebekah Entrekin at Math and Science Night, held at Marrero Academy of the Arts Elementary School.

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