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Monroe, Louisiana is located in Ouachita Parish. Zip codes in Monroe, LA include 71211, 71207, and 71201. The median home price in Monroe is $137,500 which is roughly $77/per square foot. More Monroe information.

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7 min ago | The News-Star

ULM pharmacy student makes major mark in breakthrough cancer research

Katherine Gary's not too different than most University of Louisiana at Monroe students.

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4 hrs ago | The News-Star

Monroe police searching for two shooting suspects

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Detective Kent of the Monroe Police Department at 329-2600 or Crime Stoppers of Ouachita at 388-CASH.

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5 hrs ago | The News-Star

More West Nile found in Ouachita's mosquito pools

Six new locations in Ouachita Parish tested positive for West Nile virus, according to a report released Friday from the Department of Health and Hospitals to the Ouachita Parish Mosquito District.

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9 hrs ago | The News-Star

Monroe ranked in top 50 most affordable college towns in the nation

In a recently released ranking of the "50 Great Affordable College Towns in the U.S.," Monroe is ranked No.

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9 hrs ago | The News-Star

Monroe ranked in top 50 most affordable college towns in the nation

In a recently released ranking of the "50 Great Affordable College Towns in the U.S.," Monroe is ranked No.

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10 hrs ago | The News-Star

Voucher school audits account for state funds

Although not every dollar that flowed to Louisiana's 126 private and parochial schools receiving state funds for vouchers was tracked, Superintendent of Education John White says each school complied with a requirement that they account for use of state funds this past school year.

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18 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Internationally Known Author and Pastor Brings Worship to a New, Exciting Level

This revelation will bring you into a life-changing intimacy and love relationship with God that will help you fulfill your destiny, said Sid Roth, Its Supernatural TV.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The News-Star

Burglary suspect claims he switched clothes with stranger

While conducting the investigation, deputies said they observed James Earl Fields, 21, of 1702 Shanno St., Monroe, nearby.

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Wanted: Secondary science and math teachers

Principal Marsha Baker, center, assists Sherrell Butler as she registers her daughter for enrollment into Ouachita Junior High School.

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The News-Star

Monroe police search for armed robbery suspect

Assistant Police Chief Don Bartley said at approximately 11 p.m. Sunday, two females were parked at a convenience store in the 1100 block of South Second Street when a black man armed with a handgun approached the driver's side and demanded money.

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The News-Star

Enjoy the cool spell while it lasts

Thursday's cool morning was "quite unusual" weather for Louisiana in July, according to the National Weather Service in Sherevport.

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Man accused of DWI, submits sample more than three times legal limit

James R. Stephenson, 42, of Lincoln Road, Monroe, was booked at Ouachita Correctional Center for driving while impaired and improper lane usage.

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The News-Star

Clairy Brown and the Banging Rackettes at Live Oaks

Over the past three years the arresting head chanteuse in charge of nine-piece Clairy Browne and the Bangin' Rackettes has transcended humble origins from playing a residency at a local club in Melbourne, Australia ,to joining an international tour with Oz stadium rockers the Cat Empire, to recently signing with Vanguard Records and headlining ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson called new John the Baptist by son

Phil Robertson , star of A&E's Duck Dynasty television show, is well-known for his devout faith and for never being afraid to speak his mind despite the consequences.

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Hometown News

Birthdays Mary Anne Andrews, Monroe; Jean Carr, Monroe; Shirley Godwin, West Monroe; Olivia Hennen, 13, Choudrant; Rusty Humphreys, 40, Crowville; Joleen Martin, West Monroe; Gabriel L. Parson, 28, Monroe Anniversaries Martin and Ruth Ann Williams, West Monroe; Ricky and Becky Nichols, married 38 years, Baskin Wednesday Kiwanis Club of Monroe ... (more)

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Art Foundation hosting kitchen shower for Masur

The Twin City Art Foundation is hosting a kitchen shower for the Masur Museum of Art, according to Mayor Jamie Mayo's office.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The News-Star

Letter: Fight crime with complete families

I note that a committee has been formed for the study of crime problem in Monroe.

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The News-Star

Delhi girls compete, hone riding skills

The Northeast Louisiana District 4-H show was held July 1 and 2 at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe.

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The News-Star

28 Twin Cities businesses cited for selling alcohol, tobacco to minors

Agents with the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control in Baton Rouge recently conducted compliance checks at 173 businesses in the Monroe and West Monroe areas and found 28 restaurants, bars and convenience stores sold alcohol and tobacco products to minors.

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The News-Star

New BMX park revs up in West Monroe

The sport of BMX bike racing has put its American roots firmly in the soil of Ouachita Parish with the recent opening of Rebel BMX Park in West Monroe.

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