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Westwego, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Westwego, LA include 70096, and 70094. The median home price in Westwego is $99,500 which is roughly $85/per square foot. More Westwego information.

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Wednesday | The Times-Picayune

Fishing rodeo coming up Aug. 9 and 10 in Westwego

BRETT DUKE / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE William Thomas, 99, of St. Rose, prepares to fish as Mary Lee, 73, of New Sarpy, fishes in the background during the St. Charles Council on Aging Inc. and St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation's annual fishing rodeo at the Bonnet Carre Spillway recreation area in Norco Wednesday, April 1, 2009 for St.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

NOLA.com

Love of film started in Cuba for Pan Am documentary maker

Filmmaker Royd Anderson, who teaches social studies and English as a second language to seventh- and eighth-graders in Jefferson Parish, is writer, director and producer of the documentary "Pan Am Flight 759,'' a movie about the crash that happened 32 years ago in Kenner.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Jpas & The Allways Theatre Present the Fourposter, 8/8-17

JPAS & The Allways Theatre present The Fourposter from August 8 to 17. The production will run at Teatro Wego!, 177 Sala Ave. Westwego, LA.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

NOLA.com

Former Death Dow inmate Damon Thibodeaux must prove innocence for compensation, judge rules

Damon Thibodeaux spent 15 years on Louisiana's Death Row for killing a teenager in Bridge City before he was released from prison after Jefferson Parish's district attorney concluded the former convict's confession was not reliable.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

NOLA.com

Chicago to review 9,000 red-light camera tickets after Chicago...

Chicago officials will review 9,000 questionable traffic tickets after the Chicago Tribune found more than 13,000 questionable tickets stemming from problems with red-light traffic cameras in the city.

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NOLA.com

Daniel Alario retires as curator of Westwego HIstorical Museum

Dan Alario resigned as curator of the Westwego Historical Museum. In September, he also resigned as the president of the Westwego Historical Society.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Jpas & Allways Theatre to Present the Fourposter, 8/8-17

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be teaming up with The Allways Theatre to present the second run of The Fourposter.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Advocate

Bond commission holds off on building charter schools

The idea of shifting state money traditionally used to pay for public school education into a fund that would pay for construction at the charter schools chilled some members of the State Bond Commission.

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NOLA.com

Gretna woman charged in fatal bakery arson sued by insurance company

Lesly Martinez, 42, is jailed while awaiting trial for manslaughter in the death of her friend Marta Alvarado-Lopez, 40, who died from burns last year.

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NOLA.com

Top principal in Louisiana took her Westwego school from a D to a B

Denise Rehm, principal of Joshua Butler Elementary School in Westwego, says strives to make her students feel loved and safe.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Former Death Row inmate Damon Thibodeaux's attorneys argue compensation from state is due

Just days before they're expected to appear before a Jefferson Parish judge , attorneys for a former Marrero resident who spent 15 years on Death Row based on a confession that's since been deemed false continued Tuesday accusing the state of erecting unrealistic barriers in his attempt for compensation.

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The Times-Picayune

First Baptist of Waggaman puts on vacation Bible school

The children who participated in vacation bible school at the First Baptist Church of Waggaman had an opportunity to brush up on their singing and dancing skills.

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NOLA.com

Danyelle Taylor announces candidacy for Jefferson Parish judge

Danyelle Taylor of Westwego has announced her candidacy for the 24th Judicial District Court 's Division O seat.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Westwego City Council enacts new hazardous materials storage laws

It's official: Westwego has new ordinances in place to help it regulate the companies that operate chemical storage terminals inside city limits.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

NOLA.com

Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market make changes

Torisia Hotard and Vanda Clifford, left, were the first customers at the market on July 7 to purchase produce from the market's newest vendor, Ernie Elfer during the market's new hours of operation.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

NOLA.com

Miss Creole Gumbo seeking contestants for Bridge City pageant

Reigning Queen and King of the 2014 Gumbo Festival Miss Amanda Rene Defrene and Mr. Damian A. LeCompte King Creole Gumbo XL The Miss Creole Gumbo pageant committee is seeking contestants for the next queen of the Bridge City Gumbo Festival.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Jpas Hosts Special BBQ Dinner Performance of the Complete History of America (Abridged) Tonight

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society is happy to announce a special BBQ Dinner performance of The Complete History of America tonight, July 3rd, 2014 at 6:00pm at Teatro Wego! 177 Sala Ave. Westwego, LA.

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