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Houma, Louisiana is located in Terrebonne Parish. Zip codes in Houma, LA include 70364, 70363, and 70361. The median home price in Houma is $169,000 which is roughly $96/per square foot. More Houma information.

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Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

Intact permit law in New Orleans an important step toward animal safety: Letter

Common reactions to reports of fatal dog bites are disbelief and hysteria. We feel paralyzed with fear and sometimes choose quick fixes to avoid feeling out of control.

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Yesterday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Lafourche council to consider pit bull regulations

The Lafourche Parish Council is taking up a measure aimed at regulating the ownership of pit bulls in the parish.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Security Sales & Integration

ASG Security Completes 2 Regional Acquisitions

ASG Security, based here, has increased its regional footprints in Louisiana and Florida following deals for a pair of installing security contractors.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Deadly dog attack has Terrebonne council considering changes

After a deadly dog attack claimed the life of a 4-year-old Houma girl, Terrebonne Parish officials are looking at stricter dog laws.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Advocate

Smiley: Dad was a gunslinger

"My husband Howard has been retired from Schlumberger Well Services for many years, but while employed there he was sent on 'hotshots.'

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WWL-TV New Orleans

State legislators cautious on marijuana reform

While public support for marijuana legalization has swelled - a poll released last September by the American Civil Liberties Union found over half of Louisiana voters in support of legalizing and taxing the drug - legislators remain cautious.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

CultureMap

Oil spill update: Galveston Bay stays resilient as it skirts the edge of extinction

Leaving there, a carload of birders stopped me. The driver wanted to report that about 50 yards east of the bird sanctuary sign there was a white kite.

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Examiner.com

BP oil spill four years later: How the NIH is assessing its Gulf data

Brad Scott of Houma, La. surf fished at Grand Isle this morning, just days after BP announced it has ended active cleanup in the area Brad Scott of Houma, La.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Offshore demand resurrects Houma's Leevac shipyard

That demand has one old Houma shipyard roaring back to life. Inside a metal hangar alongside the Prospect Street Overpass in Houma, sparks flew and hammers pounded echoes off of ships' steel hulls on a recent Wednesday morning.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Russia Taday

Ex-BP manager settles with SEC over Gulf oil spill insider trading charges

Former BP crisis manager Keith A. Seilhan has settled with the SEC after facing insider trading charges related to the massive 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Report

According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period the Sheriff's Office responded to 32 complaints and reports the following arrests: Gary Draper, 41, 117 Railroad Avenue, Morgan City, LA was arrested on April, 16, 2014 at 10:48 am on two warrants for the Houma Police Department for failure to appear on the ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WNOE-FM New Orleans

Woman Dies After Intentionally Stepping In Front Of School Bus

Police say the woman was pronounced dead at University Hospital in New Orleans at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Parish by parish report

PARISH BY PARISH. WDSU ANCHOR CAMILLE WHITWORTH BEGINS IN TERREBONNE PARISH. HOUMA POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR A SHOOTER WHO SENT ONE MAN TO THE HOSPITAL... POLICE SHOWED UP TO DANIEL TURNER TRAILER PARK....AND FOUND TYWAIN CARSON SHOT TWICE IN HIS ARM AND HE WAS GRAZED ON HIS HEAD.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Animal shelter workers say they're overloaded

The St. Landry Parish Animal Shelter is undergoing expansion and construction. However, shelter workers say they're overloaded right now.

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NOLA.com

Strong thunderstorms moving into New Orleans area Monday afternoon

A line of strong thunderstorms is moving slowly through the New Orleans area at mid-day Monday, according to a special weather statement of the National Weather Service.

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BayouBuzz.com

Father of two children killed in Houma fire turns self in for manslaughter

A Houma father is in custody in connection with the deaths of his two young children, according to Houma Police.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Perfect weather and solid sounds closed French Quarter Fest Sunday

After playing the rock n'roll rave-up "What I Know Now" at French Quarter Fest on Sunday, Creole String Beans guitarist Rick Olivier made a slick segue into salesmanship from the WWL Esplanade in the Shade Stage: "This year, nobody needs to wear their shrimp boots like they did last year," he said, "and that song appears on our album, ' Shrimp ... (more)

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Miami Herald

Produce stands jockey for prime real estate

With local food becoming more popular, small town roadside fruit stands have been busy carving out their own market share, bumping and edging one another out for prime locations.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

No steroids found in second dog at fatal attack, police say

Tests for steroids performed on the second dog present during an attack by another pit bull that killed a 4-year-old girl in March came back negative, Houma Police Chief Todd Duplantis said Thursday.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Nicholls State culinary students working at the Masters

Nikki Buskey / Nicholls State University to the Houma Courier Nicholls State University cooking students are putting their culinary skills into practice at the Masters golf tournament.

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