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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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Barge company moving to Gibson

The Courier reports the office and warehouse will replace the company's longtime operation center on Dunn Street in Houma.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Texas legislator uses somtimes-slur for Cajun in discussion of 'Katrina children'

A Texas state legislator used the term "coonass" -- a term for Cajun that some consider offensive -- when talking about Louisiana students who had to attended school in the Lone Star state following Hurricane Katrina.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

What Makes Lafayette so Happy?

A recent report revealed the happiest and unhappy cities in America and Lafayette ranks number one out of more than 19,000 cities in the United States.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Woman accused of raping boy she babysat

Jordan Gribble / Houma Courier A Dulac woman accused of raping a boy while working as his babysitter several years ago was arrested Tuesday, police said.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Electrical short causes heavy fire and smoke damage to home

It's been an extremely difficult day for family and friends as well as officers.

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Daily World

Louisiana's top officer declines retirement hike

Louisiana's state police superintendent said he won't take a hefty retirement boost lawmakers tacked onto an unrelated bill in the final hours of the legislative session.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The News-Star

Nicholls student, history professor visit Normandy

Two members of the Nicholls State University community traveled back in time -- and across the Atlantic Ocean -- to relive history.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Woman stabs boyfriend after he comes home late

A Houma woman admitted to stabbing her boyfriend after he came home too late last night.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Single-vehicle crash claims Houma man's life

According to Louisiana State Police, 35-year-old Leroy Whitley was driving west on Idlewild Drive when lost control of his vehicle, which overturned on its roof in a ditch.

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NOLA.com

Houma man killed in car crash early Sunday morning

Louisiana State Police say a 35-year-old Houma man was killed early Sunday morning in a car crash.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The News-Star

Oue view: LaCarte advocates for vets

The U.S. Marine Corps veteran is touring the state, having conversations with veterans about their experiences with the federal VA system.

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The Advocate

Edmonson wona t take retirement boost

State Police Col. Mike Edmonson said Friday he will not accept the enhanced pension benefits granted as a result of a controversial last-minute law change.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

State Police: Houma man dies after motorcycle crash

The Louisiana State Police is investigating a Thibodaux motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a 43-year-old Houma man and severely injured another.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Morgan City Daily Arrest Report for July 25, 2014

The following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 07/24/2014 1. Rodrick Hunter, 22 years of age, Address-Patterson, La.

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The Advocate

Beer educators granted tax-exempt status

The Bayou Beer Society, a Houma-based group that promotes zymurgy or brewing, has been granted tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service.

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The Advocate

Gallery: International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo gets underway

Advocate staff photo by John Ballance -- Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo's 1st tarpon weighted in at 99 lbs 6ozs caught by Kurt Cheramie of Houma Louisiana.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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The Town Talk

Alexandria named a happy city in national study

If you're happy and you know it, move to Alexandria. According to a paper published this month by Harvard professor Edward Glaeser, Vancouver School of Economics professor Joshua Gottlieb and Harvard doctoral student Oren Ziv, Alexandria is the fifth-happiest city in the country.

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Daily World

Editorial: Secretary's aid to vets a start to fix VA care

The U.S. Marine Corps veteran is touring the state, having conversations with veterans about their experiences with the federal VA system.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Poynter Online

Taft Wireback, Xerxes Wilson and even more great bylines

On Friday, I wrote about some great bylines, including Valerie Wigglesworth and Holly Hacker .

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