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Plaquemine, Louisiana is located in Iberville Parish. Zip codes in Plaquemine, LA include 70765, and 70764. The median home price in Plaquemine is $142,000. More Plaquemine information.

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Sunday Aug 17 | The Advocate

Iberville plans suit challenging charter school funding

School board members and local education officials across the state have grumbled for years that charter schools divert money from public school systems to independently run institutions that compete with them for the best students with the most engaged parents.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Advocate

RSD a rebootsa charter school effort in EBR parish

After nearly three years in the making, the Recovery School District in Baton Rouge is finally launching an extensive reboot, starting with five new charter schools opening their doors to children Monday.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Quote of the week: Karen St. Germain

"It's OK if we call each other crazy but it's not good for someone else to insinuate that word in a conversation about children.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Advocate

Hotels cashing in on influx of workers to Ascension, St. James

The hotel industry, far better known for tapping into the tourism trade, has its eyes on the industrial corridor south of Baton Rouge, where new construction is expected to lure tens of thousands of skilled workers to new or expanding chemical plants.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Advocate

Acadian cottage has deep ties for Ford and Genny Thomas

The couple had already talked about retiring there when a friend told them about an old house on 12 acres near Jackson.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

SFGate

DOTD promises congestion fixes along La. 1

West Baton Rouge Parish officials say they have received word that relief is on the way for daily congestion along La.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The News-Star

Two freshmen LSU signees arrested

LSU's updated version of the 1986 movie "One Crazy Summer" continues. Tiger freshmen signees Trey Lealaimatafao of San Antonio and Davon Godchaux of Plaquemine were arrested last week on misdemeanor charges of theft and criminal mischief, respectively, in separate incidents on campus.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Advocate

West Side Expressway, new bridge, gaining traction

Traction is starting to build for a proposed a new four-lane highway on the west side of the Mississippi and a new bridge across the river, but the speed bump on the plans may be the estimated price tag: $1.65 billion.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Advocate

A day at the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo

Advocate staff photo by John Ballance -- International Grand isle Tarpon Rodeo sunset.

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The Advocate

DOTD promises congestion fixes along La. 1

As daily congestion along La. 1 and the Mississippi River bridge on Interstate 10 continues to infuriate drivers sitting in traffic, West Baton Rouge Parish officials received word recently that some relief is on the way.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Driver dies after going off the road and hitting tree

Investigators said a man was killed when he drove off the road and his truck slammed into a tree late Thursday night.

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WBRZ

LSP: Man not buckled-up in fatal accident

According to Louisiana State Police, a Plaquemine man wasn't wearing his seatbelt when he was killed in a car crash in Iberville Parish.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Advocate

Ascension council gives OK to West Bank Connector study funding

The Ascension Parish Council on Thursday approved a proposed contract with Iberville Parish to share the costs to conduct a feasibility study of a new highway on the west bank of the Mississippi.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

NOLA.com

SE Tylose hosting job fair for south Louisiana manufacturing facility

SE Tylose, developer, producer and seller of water-soluble cellulose ethers is hosting a job fair for its south Louisiana manufacturing facility on July 29-30 from 5-8 p.m. at the Mathematics Science and Arts Academy gym located at 57955 Saint Louis Road in Plaquemine.

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