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  1. Pretrial hearing set for suspect in North Shore kidnapping, Jefferson Parish chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | NOLA.com

    Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick charged Christopher Garcie, 41, of Kenner, with four counts of attempted first-degree murder for allegedly shooting at law enforcement officers during a 56-minute, 40-mile chase into Avondale from the North Shore. Authorities were pursuing Garcie, who is accused of kidnapping a woman he met online.

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  2. Why did Mike Yenni choose YouTube video to deliver State of Jefferson Parish address?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Advocate

    ... a month ago. In the annual assessment, Yenni highlights his administration's work to find tenants for the former Avondale Shipyard and other property ripe for development along the West Bank of the Mississippi River. He lauds the Jefferson Economic ...

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  3. Brandy Christian brings tenacity, strategic mindset to the top spot at the Port of New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... provide a service to move your goods.'" Most recently, the port has begun exploring new purposes for the shuttered Avondale shipyard. Now two years after the facility closed, the port is hopeful that the site will soon be resurrected. The shipyard, ...

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  4. commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | NOLA.com

    ... of 2016 activities, including the renewal of a one-percent sales tax , talks to secure a tenant for the shuttered Avondale Shipyard and balancing Jefferson's more than $600 million budget. He also touts his creation of an education task force , a ...

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  5. Mountain Ridge keeps hoops season alive with win at Red MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Arizona Republic

    ... ree days after No. 19 Gilbert Perry handed top-ranked Chandler Basha its only loss of the season, it fell to No. 14 Avondale La

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  6. Q&A with Fore!Kids Foundation CEO Steve Worthy on the 2017 Zurich ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | NOLA.com

    Brian Stuard leaves the course after shooting a 64 in the first round of the 2016 Zurich Classic of New Orleans at the TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La. Thursday, April 28, 2016.

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  7. Tornado inflicts major damage in New Orleans East, building collapse reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... scattered around the neighborhood. Locations impacted include New Orleans, East New Orleans, Metairie, Chalmette, Avondale, Jefferson, Harahan, Westwego, Elmwood, River Ridge, Waggaman, Bridge City, Arabi, New Orleans Armstrong Airport and Lakefront ...

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  8. Ronald Gasser indicted on second-degree murder in killing of Joe McKnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The Advocate

    ... John Curtis standout and NFL player shot to death in Terrytown last week, was laid to rest at Restlawn Cemetery in Avondale. New York Jets rookie Joe McKnight stretches during rookie football mini-camp, Friday, April 30, 2010, in Florham Park, N.J. ...

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  9. Arizona Sports Awards weekly honors for Jan. 26-Feb. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | The Arizona Republic

    ... Ranks in the top 1 percent of her junior class ... The team's leading scorer in wins against Phoenix Central and Avondale La Joya ... Leads her team with 10.2 points per game, as of Jan. 26 ... "I like being tired because that means I'm pushing ...

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  10. 1 pedestrian killed, 1 injured crossing Peters Road in HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... was not cited, Louisiana State Police said. Police said Miranda Perry, 43, of Raceland and Nicole Hingle, 42, of Avondale were attempting to cross the road just before 11 p.m. Saturday. They had made it across the northbound lanes and were running ...

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  11. Power outage hits 3,000 Entergy customers in AvondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Two high school students from Lake Charles are learning what their late great-grandfather did during the Korean War. Korean War veteran Raymond Bernard Sherman died in 2002, but his legacy continues through his great grandchildren who are students here at St. Louis Catholic High School.

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  12. Registration for 2018 Drive, Chip & Putt opens Jan. 25; Louisiana qualifiers setRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... and July 11 for Alexandria. Winners at those sites advance to the subregional July 26 at TPC Louisiana in Avondale. From there, golfers advance to a Sept. 17 regional at The Club at Carlton Woods in The Woodlands, Texas. To register, visit ...

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  13. Report that Obama pardoned rapper Corey 'C-Murder' Miller is false: AP fact checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The story shared on gummypost.com claimed Obama issued a pardon for Corey Miller, the rapper's real name, on Dec. 7. It also quoted lyrics from "Dear Supreme Court/Under Pressure," a song in which Miller pleads for the Supreme Court to release him. The rapper was convicted of murder in the 2002 killing of an Avondale teenager at a Harvey nightclub.

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  14. Jindal-era economic development deal that didn't go as planned now costing Louisiana millionsRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... the early 2000s, when LED entered into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with Northrop Grumman, which had acquired Avondale Shipyard in Jefferson Parish. Under the terms of the deal, Northrop Grumman agreed to maintain employment levels of some 3,500 ...

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  15. Man arrested in connection with Avondale armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department has arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with the armed robbery of a Dollar General store in Avondale on Saturday night . Officials are still searching for a second suspect involved in the incident, a JPSO spokesman said.

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  16. High school boys basketball: Fab Five performers, Dec. 3-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Arizona Republic

    ... the King Church on Saturday. He had 41 points on 16 of 27 shooting and 7 of 15 3-pointers in a 103-100 win over Avondale La Joya. The next night, in an 88-67 win over Tucson Rincon, he had 35 points, making 7 of 14 3-pointers. He is averaging 27.5 ...

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  17. 'It's insulting,' Joe McKnight's family attorney says of shooter's manslaughter arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... repast to be held thereafter at Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club. McKnight will be buried at Restlawn Cemetary in Avondale. Speaking by phone Sunday night (Dec. 11), attorney George Tucker said a possible manslaughter sentence for Gasser could ...

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  18. Funeral arrangements set for ex-NFL player Joe McKnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... three seasons for the New York Jets and one with the Kansas City Chiefs, will be buried at Restlawn Cemetary in Avondale. He was 28. Ronald Gasser, the 54-year-old man accused of shooting McKnight, has been arrested on a manslaughter charge. Bond ...

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  19. Brian Thorburn to leave as head of PGA of AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    In this May 2, 2016, file photo, Harold Varner III tees off the 18th hole during the final round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La. Varner held on to win the Australian PGA Championship in Gold Coast, Australia, on Sunday, Dec.4, 2016 by two shots after a roller-coaster last round of 65 that included seven birdies and two bogeys in an entertaining nine-hole stretch at Royal Pines.

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  20. Avondale Shipyard, public transportation seen as challenges for JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2013 | NOLA.com

    Finding a new use for Avondale Shipyard and improving public transportation are two of the most significant challenges that Jefferson Parish must address, President Jerry Bologna of the Jefferson Economic Development Commission President said Tuesday . His comments came at a Bureau of Governmental Research breakfast in Metairie, where the topic was Jefferson trends in the New Orleans region's economic development.

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