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  1. Robby Miller, Tangipahoaa s new parish president, says hea ll work closely with the councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    New Parish President Robby Miller on Monday addressed the Tangipahoa Parish Council for the first time, saying he is looking forward to working closely with them to move the parish forward. Miller, along with the 10 council members, was sworn into office earlier in the day at the Florida Parishes Arena near Amite.

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  2. Citing his integrity, family and friends say Edwards will be good for LARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... Just a few short months ago, the idea of Gov. John Bel Edwards seemed a bit far-fetched, even to many people in Amite. He was, after all, a Democrat running in a red state. Dora Jean recalls, "Every time I would tell someone 'my son's running for ...

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  3. Inaugural address of Louisiana Governor John Bel EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... state capitol. My fellow Louisianans: I am grateful to be here today and thankful to everyone who has traveled from Amite and other places near and far to join us for this ceremony. Governor Jindal, the first thing Donna and I want to do is thank ...

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  4. Robbie Miller, Tangipahoaa s new parish president, says hea ll work closely with the councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    New Parish President Robbie Miller on Monday addressed the Tangipahoa Parish Council for the first time, saying he is looking forward to working closely with them to move the parish forward. Miller, along with the 10 council members, was sworn into office earlier in the day at the Florida Parishes Arena near Amite.

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  5. John Bel Edwards takes office as Louisiana's 56th governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    John Bel Edwards, the Democratic state representative from Amite who triumphed over Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter to become Louisiana's 56th governor, took his oath of office this morning in Baton Rouge surrounded by family, friends and hundreds of supporters. In his inaugural speech from the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol, Edwards struck a get-down-to-business tone, saying, "We must be honest with ourselves and one another.

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  6. Edwards lays out plan during inauguration to deal with budget deficit, health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Health care, poverty, education and the state's resiliency were at the center of Gov. John Bel Edwards' inauguration speech Monday in Baton Rouge. The newly sworn-in governor from Amite took the oath of office on the steps of the state Capitol.

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  7. Read John Bel Edwards' inaugural speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | The News-Star

    Read John Bel Edwards' inaugural speech The following is the text of Gov. John Bel Edwards' inaugural speech, as prepared for delivery Monday. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: BATON ROUGE - The following is the text of Gov. John Bel Edwards' inaugural speech, as prepared for delivery Monday: I am grateful to be here today and thankful to everyone who has traveled from Amite and other places near and far to join us for this ceremony.

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  8. Inauguration of Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards scheduled for Monday in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... The 8 a.m. mass is for invited guests only. The inaugural ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. Edwards, the Democrat from Amite, La., will be take the oath of office at noon. The public is invited to attend to witness as Edwards, joined by his wife, ...

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  9. John Bel Edwards inauguration: What's happening todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... enter and exit the church. Baton Rouge Bishop Robert Muench will preside over the mass, and Edwards own priest from Amite, Father Mark Beard, will participate. About four busloads of people from Edwards home church, St. Helena in Amite, are also ...

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  10. Political analyst: Governor's inauguration all about celebrating transfer of powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... was created by Gov. Bobby Jindal. But many are wondering what the state can expect from the state representative from Amite when he takes the governor's office. During the campaign season, the West Point graduate said the state needs a healthy dose ...

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  11. With John Bel Edwards' inauguration, it's a new day for Louisiana: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Governor elect John Bel Edwards talks about his upbringing in Amite, Louisiana, his parents, West Point, meeting his wife Donna and the birth of their daughter Samantha. John Bel Edwards , Amite native, West Point graduate, former legislator and lifelong Democrat, will take the oath of office Monday as Louisiana's 56th governor.

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  12. What's in a name? For John Bel Edwards it's the family tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... in the Battle of New Orleans under the command of Andrew Jackson. John Bel Edwards is the fifth generation to live in Amite. His great-grandfather was the sheriff of Tangipahoa Parish, starting in 1898. And that tradition continued with Edwards' ...

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  13. John Bel Edwards brings home-grown compassion to role as Louisiana governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... done. Dora Jean and Frank M. Edwards Jr. would have eight children in 10 years, raising all at their home in downtown Amite. Three of the siblings are serving in elected office and all still live in Tangipahoa Parish. One of their children, Chris ...

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  14. Amite tells its side of story at LHSAA hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... director Keith Alexander served as the moderator for the committee and deliberations began around noon. Alexander told Amite that the committee's ruling/sanctions will be sent to them by noon Friday. Amite was removed from the playoffs by LHSAA ...

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  15. Louisiana Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards talks about his family, early lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Governor elect John Bel Edwards talks about his upbringing in Amite, Louisiana, his parents, West Point, meeting his wife Donna and the birth of their daughter Samantha. When John Bel Edwards is sworn in Monday as Louisiana's next governor, he'll be surrounded by a huge family that includes five brothers and one sister, as well as his mother, Dora Jean Edwards.

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  16. Welcome to Amite: Home of Gov.-elect John Bel EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Amite City looks like a lot of other places you glimpse through a windshield going somewhere else on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish . On the western edge of town, there are the usual modern highway amenities: a 24-hour McDonald's, a brand new Taco Bell, and a Wal-Mart.

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  17. Amite to have its LHSAA sportsmanship hearing WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | The Advocate

    Part 2 of an LHSAA sportsmanship hearing to address the football playoff altercation involving Amite High and Bogalusa High is set for 10 a.m. Thursday at the LHSAA office. An LHSAA sportsmanship committee comprised of three principals from the LHSAA's executive committee will preside over Amite's portion of the sportsmanship hearing.

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  18. C.B. Forgotston photo courtesy Forgotston's Twitter pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... will begin at 9 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to the Oak Forest Academy Patron's Club, P.O. Box 846, Amite, LA 70422. The state district judge in Lafayette who sealed court files of an accused child killer last year is threatening to ...

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  19. Louisiana's future First Lady Donna Edwards has her husband's ear on education issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... spotlight - at least in Tangipahoa Parish - with his wife, Donna. Donna Edwards taught every student who went through Amite Elementary School and then The Lab School at Southeastern University over her nine years as a music teacher. So when the ...

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  20. Stephanie Grace: Louisiana predictions for 2016 ... major Senate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... a way to win, would implode. I also didn't think that a little-known, populist but socially conservative Democrat from Amite would be a stronger gubernatorial candidate than, say, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu might have been. Landrieu was ... 4 comments

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