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Livingston, Louisiana is located in Livingston Parish. Zip codes in Livingston, LA include 70754. The median home price in Livingston is $159,900. More Livingston information.

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Wednesday Apr 16 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Livingston residents question recent mosquito abatement bills

Some people in Livingston Parish have questioned why they were mailed a bill for mosquito control, when the parish voted down a tax to continue the program.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Switched

Gravitational Waves Mystery May Be Solved Using Powerful Lasers

The ripples from violent cosmic collisions can be felt far across the universe, and thanks to a new, sensitive detector expected to start collecting data next year, scientists might be able to see evidence of those gravitational waves from Earth for the first time.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Advocate

Lafayette police, fire briefs for April 14

A 38-year-old New Iberia man died Saturday night after he was struck by a Jeep as he tried to cross East St. Peter Street on his bicycle, an Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman said.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Space.com

Project LIGO: How Lasers Could Reveal Glimpses of Gravitational Waves

The ripples from violent cosmic collisions can be felt far across the universe, and thanks to a new, sensitive detector expected to start collecting data next year, scientists might be able to see evidence of those gravitational waves from Earth for the first time.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Advocate

Livingston expecting legal fee savings from restructuring

Legal adviser Christopher Moody will now be paid a flat rate of $8,000 per month, rather than $4,000 per month for basic advising plus $175 per hour for work on lawsuits and other complex matters, Ricks said.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Advocate

Inside Report: Recycling program saves lives

Since taking office in early 2012, Dr. Beau Clark, the parish coroner, has implemented new procedures and resurrected some old ones that either extend or enhance life for many sick and dying people.

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The Advocate

Arbitration set for May in Livingston case against FEMA

Livingston Parish officials have a date with a three-judge panel that will hear the parish's arbitration case against FEMA for $59 million in unpaid cleanup costs from Hurricane Gustav.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

NOLA.com

Severe thunderstorm warning for Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Denham Springs until 11:15 p.m. Sunday

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for the hatched area through 11:15 p.m. Sunday.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Bill Feig -- Aerial of the Comite Diversion Canal. Looking north.

In March 2003, then-U.S. Rep. Richard Baker was watching the ceremonial start of a public works project he'd been doggedly pushing for years - the Comite Diversion Canal.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

NOLA.com

Strong thunderstorms affecting Baton Rouge region Friday morning

A line of strong thunderstorms moving east is affecting West and East Baton Rouge , Ascension, St. Helena, East Feliciana, Livingston, iberville, Tangipahoa and Washington parishes in Louisiana and Amite, Walthall and Pike counties in Mississippi, according to a special weather statement issued by the Slidell office of the National Weather Service ... (more)

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Tribute to WWII veterans with F-4 Phantom Navy Fighter Aircraft display

In Satsuma, LA, parked along I-12 on exit 19 in Livingston Parish, you may have noticed an F-4 Phantom Navy Jet on display.

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The News-Star

Relay for Life set for Friday

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Ouachita Parish is set for Friday at The Grove on the University of Louisiana at Monroe campus.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Advocate

BR area ranks among nation's worst for urban sprawl

Baton Rouge ranks among the worst places for vehicle-oriented, low-density developments and is the worst mid-sized city in a new report that measured urban sprawl in more than 220 U.S. metro areas.

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WBRZ

Support grows to stall levee construction

Ricks and the Livingston Parish Council are urging leaders of a proposed levee system around Ascension, St. James and St. John Parish to conduct a study on how the project would affect surrounding areas.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Advocate

Two more resign from Livingston charter commission

Chairman Jimmy Durbin and Commissioner Todd Caruso called it quits before roll call Tuesday, saying they no longer wanted to be associated with a group they say has strayed from its purpose of improving the parish's Home Rule Charter .

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Advocate

Third commissioner resigns from Livingston panel

A third member of the Livingston Parish Charter Review Commission has resigned , citing the group's waning credibility and refusal to follow legal advice.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Advocate

Access to scanned records settles dispute between Livingston Parish president, council

The Livingston Parish Council on Thursday gained access to scanned images of the parish administration's financial records, settling a months-long dispute between the council and Parish President Layton Ricks.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

NOLA.com

Louisiana Senate Committee wants chain restaurants to list calorie information: Snapshot

A hamburger and a coffee sit on a tray inside a Burger King restaurant in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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The Advocate

Two resign from Livingston charter review commission

Two members of Livingston Parish's Charter Review Commission have resigned, with one saying the commission is doomed and the other expressing confidence in the group's work.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Advocate

La. high court upholds ruling on taxes for Comite River Diversion Canal

The Louisiana Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that property tax money funding the Comite River Diversion Canal project be sent to the district that oversees the project instead of being held in escrow.

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