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Kenner, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Kenner, LA include 70063, 70065, and 70062. The median home price in Kenner is $149,900 which is roughly $101/per square foot. More Kenner information.

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2 hrs ago | The Advocate

Higher ed commissioner search meetings scheduled

Louisiana Board of Regents members who are handling the search for a new state higher education commissioner will be in Kenner this week for "meetings with interested individuals" at the New Orleans Hilton Airport. Twenty-five people have been under consideration for Louisiana's top higher ed leadership post, but the state board has declined to release their names.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Chat live with former state Sen. Derrick Shepherd on Tuesday at 2 p.m.

SUSAN POAG/THE TIMES-PICAYUNEWith his mother, Margie H. Richardson and other family members at his side, State Sen. Derrick Shepherd walks into the Hale Boggs Federal Courthouse with his attorneys in New Orleans Friday, October 10, 2008. Derrick Shepherd, who spent three years in the state Legislature then two years in federal prison for conspiring to commit money laundering , has agreed to participate in an online chat with NOLA.com readers.

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NOLA.com

Woman lands tagged redfish during Saturday's Louisiana Saltwater Series tournament

The Louisiana Saltwater Series is designed to have anglers assist the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries with its tagging program. On Saturday, it worked even better than usual.

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The Times-Picayune

Saints' Superbowl win inspires Kenner woman to write football books

When the New Orleans Saints won the 2009 Superbowl, Sarah Green realized she wanted a greater appreciation for the sport. Green, a Kenner resident and small business owner, was motivated to increase her football knowledge and shared her expertise through writing a series of books featuring the fundamentals of football.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

NOLA.com

40 Arpent to release new dark wheat beer, more brews in the works

The brew shown in this photo is not Copasaw dark wheat ale, set for release Sept. 19, 2014.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Advocate

WBRH to feature tribute to Matassa

Baton Rouge Magnet High School radio stations WBRH-FM and KBRH-AM will pay tribute to the late New Orleans recording studio owner and engineer Cosimo Matassa from 8 a.m. through noon, Saturday, Sept. 13. Rob Payer, host of Saturday morning program "The Rhythm Review," will feature four hours of Matassa-related music.

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NOLA.com

Kenner charter school adopts $5.8 million budget for 2014-15 academic year

The board that governs Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy, one of Jefferson Parish's five charter schools, has approved a $5.8 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year. That's about $1.5 million more than the school managed a year earlier.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

SHREK Opens Today at Rivertown Theaters

Rivertown Theaters' season opener, SHREK THE MUSICAL, under the direction of co- artistic director, Gary Rucker , will have an added performance of the big, splashy musical, opening today, September 12 and now running through Sunday, September 28, 2014. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, we bring the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling life on the stage.

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The Times-Picayune

NOLA Media Group challenges Advocate's circulation numbers for Kenner contract

NOLA Media Group, which encompasses The Times-Picayune newspaper and NOLA.com website, asked Kenner on Thursday to reconsider its contract making The New Orleans Advocate the city's official journal . NOLA Media Group's executive vice president, David Francis, said Advocate representatives "inflated" that newspaper's paid circulation.

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NOLA.com

Kenner code enforcement sweep finds more than 100 violations

Delores Windsor pulls weeds back to show a stop sign at the corner of California Avenue and 31st Street in Kenner on Thursday, July 17, 2014. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com A "mini-sweep" by the Kenner Code Enforcement Department turned up 108 violations in the University City subdivision, City Hall said Thursday.

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The Times-Picayune

Derrick Shepherd, ex-senator, ex-convict, demanding $37,000 from Kenner Housing Authority

SUSAN POAG/THE TIMES-PICAYUNEWith his mother, Margie H. Richardson and other family members at his side, State Sen. Derrick Shepherd walks into the Hale Boggs Federal Courthouse with his attorneys in New Orleans Friday, October 10, 2008. Derrick Shepherd , the former state senator who spent two years in federal prison for money laundering, has surfaced to demand money from the Kenner Housing Authority.

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The Times-Picayune

Dress for Success holding big sale at the Esplanade in Kenner

On September 18-21, Dress for Success New Orleans will host its third annual inventory reduction sale Sept.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

NOLA.com

For anniversary of Sept. 11, Kenner flags to fly at half mast

Flags atop the Mississippi River levee in Kenner's Rivertown. On Sept. 11, 2014, they will be flown at half mast, according to a Kenner press release.

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NOLA.com

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in New Orleans

Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the independence of five Central American nations as well as the independence of Mexico, Belize and Chile, is being celebrated this month in New Orleans. The acknowledgement of the Hispanic culture by the government of the United States began in September 1968, when Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week in September.

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The Times-Picayune

Race to the Lake 5k/10k in Kenner offers scenic view

Put on your running shoes for a fall tour of Kenner by joining in the second annual Race to Lake 5K/10K road race on Oct. 11. Cooler temperatures will greet runners and walkers as they join the race to benefit local charities. Laketown on Lake Pontchartrain in Kenner will host the race headquarters and the after-party.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

NOLA.com

Kenner man suspected of impersonating a cop -- again

A 43-year-old man has again found himself in trouble with police for pretending to be among their ranks, Kenner police say. Police arrested Wade Boudoin of Kenner, 43, Monday on charges of false personation of a police officer and disturbing the police, according to a police news release.

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NOLA.com

Levee District headquarters in Kenner includes compromise over access to cemeteries

The East Jefferson Levee District is planning to build its new consolidated headquarters on long-vacant land, left when the Federal Aviation Authority bought residences ahead of a potential lawsuit over jet noise from planes at the nearby Louis Armstrong International Airport. For years, the East Jefferson Levee District has sought to consolidate its far-flung operations into a central headquarters.

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NOLA.com

Inmates' sex crime caught on camera at Orleans Parish re-entry program, warrants say

An Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office investigator said 24-year-old Khiri Daniels, left, and 30-year-old Laurence Placide each admitted to participating in a sexual act with a 25-year-old inmate. Daniels and Placide were each booked with one count of oral sexual battery.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

NOLA.com

Woman, 30, struck and killed by car in Kenner, police say

A 30-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night, Sept. 8, in Kenner.

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The Times-Picayune

Harahan woman drunk when she picked up child from pre-school, police say

Harahan resident Erin Coleman, 39, was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated and child endangerment on Thursday . Kenner police arrested a woman they say was drunk when she picked up a 2-year-old from pre-school.

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