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Robert, Louisiana is located in Tangipahoa Parish. Zip codes in Robert, LA include 70455. The median home price in Robert is $152,000.

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9 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Eggs in whooping crane nest first sign of reproduction in Louisiana in 75 years

Dressed in a red-striped shirt adorned with large, white birds, Sara Simmonds, of Alexandria, expressed her joy Tuesday over the recent discovery of two whooping crane eggs in a nest in the White Lake area in Vermilion Parish.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Legislation stripping levee districts of autonomy raise questions...

The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West collects $7.2 million in property tax to maintain 100 miles of levees, floodwalls and other assets.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

NOLA.com

Marijuana possession shouldn't carry a 20-year prison term: Editorial

Louisiana's prisons are filled with nonviolent criminals who in another state would have received a much shorter sentence or no jail time at all.

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The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Matthew Hinton-- Stephanie Grace

He or she might be a good, responsible, public steward. Or the person could be a corrupt hack, determined to sell the state out to the highest bidder.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

NOLA.com

St. Tammany Parish residents angry over 'fracking' proposal

St. Tammany Parish residents gather at the Paul Spitzfaden Community Center on Wednesday night, April 16, 2014, to express their concerns about a proposal to drill for oil and gas near the city.

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The Times-Picayune

Delgado Foundation's Roast of the Town honoree is a familiar face for the school

As anyone who has been to a roast - or been the subject of a roast - knows, it can be a freewheeling affair.

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The Advocate

Southeast Authority bill rewritten, gives more power to Jindal

Advocate Photo by MARK BALLARD -- State Sen. Robert Adley, R-Benton, heard testimony Wednesday on legislation that would give governors sweeping power to remove members of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authorities.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Advocate

Mayor: Open container citation dropped against New Roads police captain

Mayor Robert Myer told the City Council on Tuesday night that one of the city's high-ranking police officers had not violated the state's open container laws in a recent investigation into treatment the officer received in an off-duty crash where he was suspected of driving while intoxicated.

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The Daily Advertiser

First known reproduction in 75 years of whooping cranes in Louisiana discovered

I was sorry to see the story in a recent edition of The Daily Advertiser about a proposal by the... What kind of rules should govern our lives? I'd argue that the best rules are those that we'd be... Secretary Robert Barham of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announces the discovery of a new whooping crane nest containing two eggs ... (more)

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NOLA.com

Drone bill sparks constitutional debate in Louisiana Senate committee

Sen. Dan Claitor, R-Baton Rouge, testifies on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, about his bill to regulate the use of drones.

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The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: Bills aim to short-circuit judicial system

Critics of the lawsuits seeking restitution for the oil and gas industry's damage to the state's coast - particularly the suit filed by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East against 97 companies - have focused largely on the message the litigation sends to the state's most important industry.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Adley to fight changes to contract nullification bill

Sen. Robert Adley, R-Benton, says he is prepared to shoot down any attempts to weaken his bill to undo a lawsuit against 97 oil companies for damaging the coast around New Orleans.

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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

A legacy that's been compromised

Louisiana is a unique state -- and that is exactly the way we like it. We pride ourselves in being just a little bit different from every other state.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

NOLA.com

Peter Galvan attorney: Taxpayer-paid legal bills proper; personal defense paid out of Galvan's own pocket

Former St. Tammany Parish Coroner Peter Galvan began serving his two-year federal sentence for corruption on Friday in Pollock, La.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Businesses set to open in Couret Farms

Couret Farms, a traditional neighborhood development off of Pont des Mouton road, will be similar to River Ranch and Sugar Mill pond.

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NOLA.com

Louisiana Senate committee defers action on bill requiring court delays in oil and gas 'legacy lawsuits'

The Louisiana Senate Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday postponed action on legislation that would have required a suspension of all court proceedings involving a " legacy lawsuit " filed against oil and gas companies for environmental damage if one of the companies being sued makes a limited admission of liability.

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NOLA.com

Legislature shouldn't weaken levee board reforms: Editorial

New Orleans firemen return from a rescue operation bearing residents of Lakeview at the Filmore Avenue bridge over the Orleans Avenue Canal after Hurricane Katrina on Monday, Aug. 29, 2005.

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The Times

Authors in April to feature Robert M. Edsel

The author of "The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History" is the first writer to make two appearances as guest speaker of the fundraiser.

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The Advocate

Towns, officials fight pipeline closure

A multibillion-dollar hedge fund's plan to abandon a leaky, money-losing gas pipeline that serves thousands of consumers in Louisiana could force some people to pay up to 15 times as much for natural gas, according to opponents of the proposal.

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