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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 $95/per square foot. More Houma information.

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9 hrs ago | 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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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Advocate

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The federal government told state officials it would not pay $307 million - at least for the time being - for medical services delivered at the new privately operated LSU public hospitals, a state official confirmed late Thursday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The News-Star

Superintendent of education could be elected

For the first time since 1988, Louisiana could have an elected superintendent of education.

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Wall Street Journal

Cajuns Edge Out Texas, North Dakota Oil Country With Lowest Unemployment Rate

The energy industry helped small-town southern Louisiana claim the lowest unemployment rate in the U.S., unseating oil boom-towns in Texas and North Dakota.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Advocates remember 43 Louisiana children lost to abuse, neglect in 2013

GRETNA, La. On Tuesday night, dozens of people gathered to light 43 candles. Each represented a prayer for the 43 children lost to child abuse or neglect in Louisiana in the fiscal year 2013, which ran from June 2012 through July 2013.

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The Advocate

Senate OKs hospital closure

LSU's hospital in Pineville moved a big step closer to closure Tuesday as the Jindal administration nears completion of its privatization of the state's public hospital system.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Teen kills a man over prescription drugs in Houma, authorities say

HOUMA, La. A teen is in jail after he confessed to murdering a man over prescription pills, according to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Parishes claim stake in oilfield company suits

Xerxes Wilson / The Houma Courier The Catholic Church is among more than a dozen local property owners who are seeking court action to force the oil and gas industry to clean up their wetlands.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Hotel space in Houma getting tight

Houma hotel rooms are packed to the gills these days, so much so that recent conventions have led some to look as far as Morgan City to find a place to stay.

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