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Jefferson, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Jefferson, LA include 70121. The median home price in Jefferson is $174,900 which is roughly $124/per square foot. More Jefferson information.

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Harahan City Council to vote on $13,700 increase in property taxes

The Harahan City Council, pictured here, will vote on an increase to city property taxes on August 21. with the surrounding community and parishes," Mosca said when he first proposed the $13,700 tax.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NOLA.com

Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge to run for re-election to Jefferson Parish School Board

Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge announced Tuesday she is running for re-election to the Jefferson Parish School Board.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

NOLA.com

Glenn Mayeaux announces run for Jefferson Parish School Board

Glenn Mayeaux, a former Jefferson Parish public school principal and administrator, said Monday he is running for School Board .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Amateur ham radio class offered in Metairie

Interested in learning more about operating a "ham radio?" Beginning in September, the Crescent Amateur Radio Group will conduct an eight-night Amateur Radio Technician course at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 West Napoleon Ave., Metairie.

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NOLA.com

In Jefferson Parish judicial race, a contentious political campaign begins

Gretna lawyer Juan Labadie, left, wants to unseat Judge Michael Mentz, right, during this fall's elections.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Stephen Petit announces run for 1st Parish Court in Metairie

Stephen Petit has announced his candidacy for Jefferson's 1st Parish Court's Division B seat in Metairie.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

NOLA.com

Jefferson Chamber member announces Jefferson School Board candidacy

Melinda Bourgeois, the chairwoman of Jefferson Chamber of Commerce's Education Committee, is running for the Jefferson Parish School Board.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

NOLA.com

Rainbow fountain to bring touch of Bellagio to Metairie's 'kind of blah' drainage canal

On Monday afternoon, Lee Giorgio turned from the balcony of the restaurant he owns to a view he described as "kind of blah."

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sunherald.com

La, Miss hospitals form cancer drug test network

Officials say including local hospitals and clinics will reduce the need for patients to travel, likely increasing the number who can participate, especially among under-served communities.

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NOLA.com

School supplies needed for Jefferson Parish foster youth

School is starting soon and students are in need of supplies to make it a successful learning year.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

NOLA.com

Jefferson teachers will help craft student learning targets, system officials say

The Jefferson Parish School Board met at Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School in Kenner on June 4, 2013.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Times-Picayune

5 items to watch at the Jefferson Parish Council meeting Wednesday

Two weeks after their quick and breezy annual meeting at Grand Isle, the seven members of the Jefferson Parish Council are rolling up their sleeves and getting down to business.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

NOLA.com

Nine new principals to lead Jefferson Parish public schools

Nine new principals will assume leadership posts in the Jefferson Parish public school system in the 2014-15 academic year that starts next month.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Longue Vue House offers yoga classes

Refresh your inner spirit with a morning yoga class at Longue Vue House and Gardens, No.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

JPSO investigates murder after fight between neighbors

JEFFERSON, La. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the death of a man in Jefferson early Friday morning.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

NOLA.com

Kenner middle school to get new principal

Theodore Roosevelt Middle School is getting a new principal. John Olson, former principal of Mildred S. Harris Elementary in Bridge City, will manage the Kenner school in the 2014-15 academic year that starts next month.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

NOLA.com

JPSO: 77-year-old booked with attempted murder after firing gun at motorist in Metairie

Herman Ferrell Jr., 77, of Old Jefferson, was booked with attempted second-degree murder after say he fired a gun at another motorist during a traffic encounter in Metairie on July 17. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office booked a 77-year-old man with attempted murder after authorities say he fired a shot at another motorist during a traffic ... (more)

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