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Port Allen, Louisiana is located in West Baton Rouge Parish. Zip codes in Port Allen, LA include 70767. The median home price in Port Allen is $185,000. More Port Allen information.

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Tiger tale back in lege

State Sen. Rick Ward , R-Port Allen, has introduced Senate Bill 250 to exempt certain big-cat owners from a state law banning exotic pet ownership.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Strong thunderstorm threatening Baton Rouge area Friday afternoon

A strong thunderstorm is threatening the Baton Rouge metropolitan area on Friday afternoon, according to a special weather statement from the Slidell office of the National Weather Service.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WBRZ

New era begins with Port Allen Mayor Richard Lee

Richard Lee was sworn in as the new mayor of Port Allen Tuesday. He joined us on 2une In Thursday to talk about his vision for the future of the city.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Advocate

WBR School Board to demolish historic Cohn High School buildings

The West Baton Rouge Parish School Board made its first steps Wednesday toward demolishing the old Cohn High School campus, authorizing school district officials to begin the bidding process to tear down the historic buildings.

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NOLA.com

Do you know this woman? If so, call the St. John Sheriff's Office

The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying the woman captured in a store video who they believe is involved in a counterfeit check scam.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police: 18-wheeler goes over ramp side wall

Police said an 18-wheeler went over the side wall on the LA 1 North onramp to I-10 West Tuesday morning.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Advocate

Senate committee OKs legacy lawsuit bill

In the first legislative hearing of a widely ballyhooed compromise to revamp landowner lawsuits against big oil, a state Senate panel Wednesday rejected one bill, then amended another before sending it to the full Senate for consideration.

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The Advocate

Port Allen council thanks interim Mayor Robertson

Interim mayor Lynn Robertson received a standing ovation and was thanked for her four months of service Wednesday night through a proclamation from the City Council.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Advocate

Continue reading a '

The appropriately named American paint horse could one day become the official state horse of Louisiana thanks to a bill currently under consideration in the Legislature.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Sherifff's office looking for suspect who stole $1,600 in electronics from Walmart

The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's office is searching for a White male suspect who allegedly stole more than $1,600 in electronics from Walmart in Port Allen.

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BayouBuzz.com

Judge allows group to keep billboard

"We will not be intimidated or silenced in our campaign to bring health care to Americans who need it.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Advocate

Hopes high for Port Allen's Mayor-elect Lee

Mayor-elect Richard Lee's phone hasn't stopped ringing since Saturday night's election when he snatched the city's top office from three other mayoral candidates.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Deputies say 3 members of FL 'Felony Lane Gang' arrested in Baton Rouge

Authorities said three members of a Florida gang known to break into vehicles were arrested in Baton Rouge on Saturday.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Advocate

Lee clinches Port Allen mayora s seat in special election

Retired law enforcement officer Richard Lee managed to pull off a win Saturday capturing 58 percent - or 1,395 - of the votes in Port Allen mayoral election, according to unofficial election results.

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The Advocate

Colorful kites soar, indoors and out, at Port Allen festival

The wind was strong and steady on Saturday at the 10th Annual Kite Fest Louisiane in Port Allen as a sky filled with colorful kites jolted back and forth in the air.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Advocate

Despite controversies, candidates for Port Allen mayor are confident about Saturdaya s election

The four candidates vying for Port Allen mayor, all Democrats, are feeling confident about Saturday's special election despite an investigation into alleged voter fraud and a counter-complaint that the investigation is causing voter intimidation.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Advocate

Port Allen officials taking fresh look at annexation

Interim mayor Lynn Robertson asked the City Council Wednesday to revive a push to extend the city's limit out to La.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

I-Team: Deedy Slaughter files official complaint with Dept. of Justice

Lawyers for recalled Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter filed a formal complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice Wednesday afternoon claiming black voters are being intimidated.

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WBRZ

At the Capitol with Sen. Rick Ward

State Senator Rick Ward stopped by 2une In Wednesday to talk about his piece of legislation that would block recalled officials from immediately running for the same office again.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

WBRZ

Police: Drunk driver started as designated driver

Arrest records showed a man accused of driving drunk and killing two people in a wreck on the Mississippi River Bridge this weekend told police he was supposed to be a designated driver.

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