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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 $121,000 which is roughly $82/per square foot. More Monroe information.

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5 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Wal-Mart eyes northeast Louisiana for smaller stores

MONROE, La. -- Wal-Mart, which is ramping up openings of its smaller stores nationwide, apparently plans to open as many as four in Ouachita Parish either late this year or in 2015.

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9 hrs ago | The Times

Bond set for Dean Hart Jr. on 8 counts

Fourth Judicial District Judge Benjamin Jones granted Monroe businessman Dean Hart Jr. a bond of $137,000 in a Wednesday hearing.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

CMT casting team coming to Louisiana, Florida and Tennessee

CMT Casting is coming to Louisiana, Florida and Tennessee this spring, seeking outgoing and entertaining characters for a variety of CMT shows.

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The News-Star

Take a virtual tour of downtown Monroe

1 restaurant Monday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Foreman will show visitors photos of historic downtown buildings and talk about the owners, businesses, architecture and other interesting information about the structures.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Times

Civil suit filed against ULM in 2013 rape

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is accused of negligence and failing to provide proper security in a civil suit filed by the victim of a January 2013 rape and her mother.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The News-Star

St. Vincent de Paul recognizes volunteers

Linda Foster always had a hand in social services in the community, so when she heard about St. Vincent de Paul Community Pharmacy, she immediately wanted to volunteer.

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The News-Star

Woman charged in death of boyfriend's father

A Monroe woman was arrested on second-degree murder charges Sunday night after police say she struck her boyfriend and his father with a car, killing the father.

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The News-Star

Man killed working on car at wrecker company

A mid-morning accident Monday at Justice Wrecker Company on Southern Avenue in Monroe killed one man.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

NOLA.com

Nicholls State signs Curtis guard Tia Charles

John Curtis' Tia Charles and St. Thomas Aquinas' Meg Gambel battle for the ball in the first half during the Girls Class 2A championship at Fant-Ewing Coliseum in Monroe, LA.

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The News-Star

Two Monroe men indicted on murder

The Ouachita Parish grand jury returned indictments on second-degree murder in two separate cases Thursday.

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The Times

Dean Hart Jr. says wife's report was false

Monroe businessman Dean Hart Jr. requested an injunction Tuesday against his wife, Barbie Hart, accusing her of lying to police about the December incident that landed him in jail and a rehabilitation facility.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The News-Star

Hometown News

Birthdays Brady Brooks, 13; Rhonda Duff Davis, 43, Calhoun; David Sanderson, Choudrant; Susan Schanks, Kansas; Angela Talton, West Monroe; Nettie Spivey Welch, West Monroe Wednesday OPHS Class of 1961 meets at 11:30 a.m. at Jade Garden restaurant.

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The Washington Post

Rep. Vance McAllister kissed. Now can he make up with voters after the scandal?

Vance McAllister celebrates with his family and supporters after winning the 5th Congressional District election 60 percent to 40 percent on Nov. 16, 2013.

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The News-Star

ULM ranked 'most underrated' in LA

Business Insider magazine has ranked the University of Louisiana at Monroe as the most underrated college in Louisiana.

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The News-Star

MPD: Unknown suspect reportedly robbed two on Pecan Street

Monroe police have requested the public's assistance in searching for a suspected robber.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The News-Star

Dean Hart Jr. case to go before grand jury

Evidence in the case against Monroe businessman Dean Hart Jr. will be presented to a grand jury in Ouachita Parish on Thursday.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The News-Star

Hometown News

Birthdays Ken Bryan, Calhoun; Robert H. Martin, Ruston; Jeanetta Marzell, 57, Monroe; Janet Nolan, Monroe; Dylan Roberts, 13, Mangham; Coach Lane Welch, 30, West Monroe Anniversary J.E. and Charlotte Brown, West Monroe Sunday The Northeast Louisiana Genealogy and Historical Society meets at 2:30 p.m. at the Ouachita Parish Public Library Main ... (more)

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The News-Star

Felon accused of shooting at ex

Around 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Monroe police responded to a reported shooting in the 1900 block of Cagle Drive.

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The News-Star

Tanker truck successfully offloaded by early Saturday morning

A Monroe Regional Airport ARFF tanker sprays a layer of foam on an overturned gasoline tanker that flipped Friday afternoon on Interstate 20 in Monroe.

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The News-Star

Police seek accused kidnapper

Monroe police are searching for a man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and holding her hostage for several hours.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Ouachita Parish was issued at April 24 at 7:43PM CDT

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