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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 $129,900 which is roughly $77/per square foot. More Monroe information.

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11 hrs ago | The News-Star

St. Francis designated by American Heart Association as Fit-Friendly Worksite

St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe has been recognized as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The News-Star

Man accused of cyberstalking

Deputies with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Robert Pohl, 37, of 182 S. Radar Drive in Monroe on Thursday night.

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The News-Star

Hometown News

Birthdays Milan Arpino, 15, Monroe; Debbie Frost; Connor Reitzell, 1, Monroe; Collin Shively, Ruston Belated Jessey Thomas, 3, West Monroe; Susan Worley, West Monroe Saturday The Northeast Louisiana National Guard Retirees Association meets at 11:45 a.m. at Catfish Charlie's, 2329 Louisville Ave., Monroe Contact Sgt.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Advocate

Monroe mayor to run for congress

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo speaks during the 5th District Forum sponsored by the East Feliciana Parish Democratic Executive Committee during the last campaign for the congressional seat.

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The News-Star

One dead after wreck on I-20 near Rayville

One person was killed and another injured in a four-vehicle wreck involving three 18-wheelers and a car on Interstate 20 about four miles east of Rayville on Tuesday afternoon.

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The News-Star

Girl, 4, dies in crash as man arrested for DWI

Impairment is suspected as a 4-year-old female pedestrian died in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday night in Ouachita Parish.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The News-Star

Hometown News

Birthdays Celicia Bingham, Calhoun; Margaret Brandon, 84, Monroe; Bonnie Cook, Monroe; Bobby Martin, West Monroe; Mary Mizell, Monroe Belated P. Barnes; Ron Harp; Virginia Miles, 90 Tuesday Friends of Chennault Museum meets at 6 p.m. with guest speaker A.B. Smith who will talk about his experiences as a crewman who parachuted from a disabled ... (more)

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The News-Star

WM man accused in drug case involving female juvenile

A West Monroe man faces charges in a case involving drugs and a female juvenile.

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The News-Star

Regions Bank donates $100K to ULM for WISE Plan qualification

The Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy Plan was created by state education and legislative officials to increase investments in higher education in Louisiana.

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Daily World

School bus law could add costs, time

Officials are warning that a new state law could cause a big increase in school bus costs and travel times across Louisiana.

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The Times

Jimmy Watson: Calvary's Craig heads to nationals

The stars were apparently aligned just right UL-Monroe's Tyler Craig of Stonewall, and Joseph Grassi of Monroe recently in the Carhartt College BASS Wild Card on Pickwick Lake out of Florence, Alabama.

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The Times

Monroe zoo applies to get license back

Monroe's Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo could regain its exhibit license by this fall if it passes a United States Department of Agriculture inspection.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Times

Jury selection begins in murder trial of Shreveport man

Jury selection began Monday in 4th District Court in the trial of a Shreveport man charged with two counts of second-degree murder.

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Utility line construction: Scott Powerline will add the new Tadano Mantis GTC-1200 teleboom crawler crane to its rental fleet.

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NOLA.com

Democratic Monroe Mayor to run for 5th Congressional seat again, The News-Star reports

Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo, a Democrat, announced he would be running for Louisiana's 5th Congressional District seat.

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The Times

'It's still a long journey to freedom'

Johnny Ray James of Louisiana boarded a yellow school bus Wednesday morning and took a seat behind his heroes -- Freedom Riders and other veterans of the civil rights movement who traveled to the South 50 years ago on a mission to battle segregation.

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The Times

'It's still a long journey to freedom'

Johnny Ray James of Louisiana boarded a yellow school bus Wednesday morning and took a seat behind his heroes -- Freedom Riders and other veterans of the civil rights movement who traveled to the South 50 years ago on a mission to battle segregation.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Times

Catching Up

Capt. Kenny Sanders, of the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office Regional Training Academy, has been training churchgoers and church leaders to defend their congregations with force and voice since Louisiana law changed to allow weapons inside places of worship.

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The Town Talk

Monroe mayor Mayo to make second run at Congress

Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo will make a second run at Louisiana's 5th Congressional District seat, he told The News-Star Saturday.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The News-Star

Woman suspected of leaving four young children in car

A Monroe woman has been accused of leaving four young children unattended in a car in the heat.

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