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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 $98/per square foot. More Houma information.

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2 hrs ago | Poynter Online

Taft Wireback, Xerxes Wilson and even more great bylines

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7 hrs ago | Fleet Owner Magazine

Kenworth of South Louisiana opens parts and service location

The location, which features two service bays and a parts delivery truck, is near U.S. Highway 90 in Lake Charles, La.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Times

Who's happy? Survey says Shreveport-Bossier City third happiest nationally

Just two months after one survey said Shreveport-Bossier was miserable, a new study says it is one of the happiest places in the United States.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Advocate

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In the final hours of the legislative session, state lawmakers crafted a pension law change that gives the State Police superintendent and one other trooper a sizable retirement boost, with no public debate of the implications or the cost.

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NOLA.com

Strong thunderstorms moving into New Orleans area Sunday afternoon

A line of strong thunderstorms moving east is affecting a number of parishes in the New Orleans area, including Jefferson , St. Charles, Terrebonne and Lafource parishes, according to a special weather statement issued by the National Weather Service.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Houma bridge closing for repairs

State transportation officials say the Houma Navigation Canal Bridge will be closed for repairs starting Monday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Watersblogged

Grand Caillou Middle School Ushers in Innovation and Technology...

Terrebonne Parish Public Schools will open its newest and most innovative school that will feature the latest in technology, new approaches to construction and that was built with financing estimated to save the school district $10 million.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Sheriff: Houma man stole money using wooden stick, duct tape

The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a Houma incident where a man used a wooden stick with duct tape on the end of it to steal money from a finance company's night deposit box.

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The Times

Average Shreveport wages among lowest in Louisiana

Stacey Mitchell loves her job. It's a good job and it pays well -- just not enough to make life easy.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

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Keith Gallicio, president of the Houma chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police, tells The Courier his group contacted the company at the right time.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

NOLA.com

St. Charles Parish crime report, July 14-15

David C. Dinkins, 31, 128 Ruth St., Houma, was arrested 7/14/14 and booked with DWI, reckless operation, suspended driver's license, possession of clonazepam, possession of drug paraphernalia, obscenity, disregarding stop sign and with being a fugitive from Houma Police Department.

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Kenworth of South Louisiana Opens Location in Lake Charles

Kenworth of South Louisiana has opened a new parts and service location with two service bays near U.S. Highway 90 in Lake Charles, La.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Advocate

Last-minute change in legislative committee results in retirement boost

On the final day of the 2014 legislative session, lawmakers signed off on a measure that creates bigger retirement pay for just two people: State Police Col.

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Watersblogged

Consolidated Waterworks, LA Deploys Sedaru Software, Optimizes...

Consolidated Waterworks District No. 1 of Terrebonne Parish, LA has deployed Sedaru , allowing the utility to be connected to system status and performance, predict the outcome of actions before they make decisions, and respond within a real-time, mobile, and social platform.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Rare gators got their start in a Terrebonne swamp

Did you know that a pair of unique reptiles on display at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans were pulled from a Terrebonne swamp? Spots and Antoine Blanc are two of more than a dozen white alligators discovered in 1987 on land outside of Houma owned by the Louisiana Land & Exploration Co.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Daily World

Trail rides carve out new territory in St. Landry Parish

The peak season for trail rides spans from now into the fall. But fewer places than before welcome these multi-day parties on horseback, trailers and ATVs.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Houma welcomes its first adaptive playground

Erica Lambert describes her life as a "play-by-play." As the mother of two boys with L-1 hydrocephalus, a neurological disease that affects development, she says there's a different challenge to overcome each day.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Labor of Love: Houma mom achieves dream of building an adaptive...

THE POWER OF PLAY.... ONE HOUMA MOTHER'S DREAM TO CREATE A SPACE WHERE EVERY CHILD CAN PLAY - DESPITE DISABILITY - IS NOW REALITY.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Houma company agrees to pay $1.6 million in back wages

A Houma-based labor staffing company has agreed to pay $1.6 million in back overtime wages to more than 1,500 workers.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Houma man to serve life in prison for murder

Cody Callais, 38, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Rickie Samanie, 68, of Bayou Blue, prosecutors said.

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