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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 $94/per square foot. More Houma information.

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12 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Delta Shipyard in Houma named to EPA Superfund cleanup list

Map of the Delta Shipyard in Houma, which was added to the Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund site list on Tuesday. Federal dollars will eventually be used to remove hazardous materials from old evaporation pits, marked in yellow, and more recent evaporation pits, marked in red.

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12 hrs ago | WGNO-TV New Orleans

Large mural depicts 300 years of history

A large mural is almost complete outside Cashio's Food Villa in Destrehan. The mural depicts 300 years of St. Charles Parish history.

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19 hrs ago | The Times

Edmonson retirement boost unconstitutional

Edmonson retirement boost unconstitutional Judge declares state police administrator's retirement boost unconstitutional. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2014/09/16/edmonson-retirement-boost-unconstitutional/15718245/ BATON ROUGE - It took little time for 19th Judicial District Judge Janice Clark to rule that a last-minute legislative amendment granting a retirement boost to the head of Louisiana State Police and one sergeant was unconstitutional.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Town Talk

La. College board to tackle SACS report

La. College board to tackle SACS report The La. College Board of Trustees will meet about the school being placed on probation.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Officials looking at possible funding for BRPD body cameras

The idea of outfitting Baton Rouge Police officers with body cameras has received a good deal of support, but there are still major issues to address before it can become a reality. In particular, funding is a major hurdle.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KSL-TV

Terrebonne Parish votes to accept Houma school

In its Tuesday night meeting, The Courier reports the Terrebonne Parish council voted to regain possession of the now vacant building in downtown Houma from the School Board. Built in 1931, the building was last used as a school in 1970.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

St. Mary Parish daily arrest report for September 11, 2014

According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 50 complaints and reports the following arrests: Jerry Hendricks, 54, 302 Lincoln Street, Houma, LA was arrested on September 10, 2014 at 7:59 am on warrant charges of theft by fraud and theft . Hendricks turned himself in at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Advocate

Dioceses differ on allegation actions

Diocese of Lafayette Bishop Michael Jarrell has steadfastly refused to reveal the identities of clergymen who sexually preyed on south Louisiana children decades ago. Jarrell has questioned what good would come in releasing the names he alluded to in a 2004 diocese report, which acknowledged there had been 15 priests the Lafayette Diocese knew had sexually abused 123 children in the years prior to 1985.

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The News-Star

New pest threatens the South's iconic crape myrtlesNew pest threatens ...

New pest threatens the South's iconic crape myrtles The trees that brighten our hottest months are under attack by a foreign invader Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1rRkM5N Jimmy Dillard, LSU-Shreveport assistant director of facility services, inspects some of the campus crape myrtles that have been treated for crape myrtle bark scale. More than 60 percent of the university's 430 crape myrtles have been infested.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

NOLA.com

New Orleans Business Names in the News: September 2014

Reyes brings to Metairie Bank more than six years customer service and management experience from JP Morgan Chase and Regions Bank. A Kenner native, she graduated from Delgado in 2004 with an Associates of Science-Business Administration degree and continues to live in Kenner with her husband and two children.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Town Talk

State police leader's pension hike challenged

A Baton Rouge state senator filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming a last-minute retirement hike that lawmakers gave to the state police superintendent was unconstitutional. State police leader's pension hike challenged BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge state senator filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming a last-minute retirement hike that lawmakers gave to the state police superintendent was unconstitutional.

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WBRZ

State police leader's pension hike up for review

Louisiana's state police retirement system board is holding a special meeting to consider its response to a last-minute retirement boost that lawmakers approved for the state police superintendent. Attorneys for the board say the pension hike for Col.

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Thenew995fm.com

State Police Retirement System Holds Special Meeting Over Pension Boosts

Louisiana's state police retirement system board is holding a special meeting to consider its response to a last-minute retirement boost that lawmakers approved for the state police superintendent. Attorneys for the board say the pension hike for Col.

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This Man's Having Fun Blasting Away at Lung Cancer With a Five-Foot Rifle

"Let's go shoot Savannah," Tom Galjour says as we bounce along in his vanilla-colored Dodge Ram pickup. He's at the wheel.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Washington Post

He's Having Fun Defying Cancer Shooting a Rifle Before Billiards

"Let's go shoot Savannah," Tom Galjour says as we bounce along in his vanilla-colored Dodge Ram pickup.

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The Advocate

Two EBR area judges draw no opponents for appellate court seats

Concerned that Ascension Parish wasn't getting needed representation on the critical 1st Circuit Court of Appeal, a Prairieville-based state legislator in 2008 pushed through a change to the election maps to give lawyers from the fast-growing area a better shot at making it to the appellate bench.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The News-Star

Kids song about alligator clue to Houma languageKids song about...

Kids song about alligator clue to Houma language Alligator song could help resurrect Houma language, which hasn't been spoken in a century.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Worker charged in bomb threat at Houma hospital

A construction worker who was working in Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center in Houma last month was arrested Wednesday in connection with a bomb threat at the hospital, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office said.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Construction begins on controversial Houma oil waste injection well

Vivian Rodrigue has lived in Houma for 40 years. There are hundreds of homes in her neighborhood, plus a playground, two schools and a church.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Oilfield waste disposal well under construction

Meanwhile, The Courier reports attorneys hired by Terrebonne Parish government are continuing efforts to halt the facility's operation.

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