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  1. Girl on mission to hug police in all 50 states makes it to NHRead the original story

    Friday | UnionLeader.com

    ... Thursday morning with plans to provide inspiration to law enforcement in Portsmouth and Dover. Rosalyn Baldwin of Hammond, La., began her journey after telling family it was in her heart to hug police when she learned about the July 7, 2016, mass ...

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  2. Golden Corral holds ribbon-cuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | The Advocate

    The Greater Hammond Chamber celebrates a ribbon-cutting for Golden Corral on June 14 at its location at 1748 SW Railroad Ave., Hammond. Pictured are members of the Greater Hammond Chamber, members of Disabled American Veterans, the City of Hammond and Tangipahoa Parish, as president of Searcy Inc. Marvin Searcy cuts the ribbon on the new Golden Corral location.

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  3. Teach a kid to fish....Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | The Advocate

    ... rests on one of two of Frank White's lifeless poles while he was fishing for catfish. His son, Ethan White, from Hammond's Pack 251, was fishing for bass at the first Cub Scout fishing derby Saturday at Camp McGee in Clinton. Wayne Schuver helps ...

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  4. Suspect sought in Hammond-area shooting, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | NOLA.com

    The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate a suspect in a recent shooting and robbery in the Hammond area . Investigators are seeking Herman Cortez, 23, of Hammond on charges of armed robbery and aggravated battery, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release Tuesday .

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  5. 10 tasty places to eat and drink in New Orleans: July 18-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | NOLA.com

    ... 3-5 p.m. Call 985.664.9793 or email info@casanola.com. Wings and Ales Fest - Low Road Brewing (1110 C M Fagan Drive, Hammond) hosts a home-brew tasting and chicken wing cook-off. The event benefits the Tangipahoa Humane Society. $25. 4 p.m. See ...

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  6. Louisiana Teenager Might Be First Person on MarsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | US News & World Report

    ... first people on Mars - and based on her trajectory, it very well may happen. Alyssa was born on March 10, 2001, in Hammond, Louisiana . She was raised by her father, Bert, and for the past 17 years, they've basically been inseparable. "Before my ...

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  7. In court explosion, New Orleans FBI accused of surveilling attorney for indicted agent Chad ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Advocate

    ... drugs and stealing cash during federal drug raids along the Interstate 12 corridor. Another former member, longtime Hammond police officer Rodney Gemar, faces six counts including conspiracy and theft of evidence. Among other things, he's accused of ...

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  8. Louisiana teen might be first person on MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Daily World

    ... first people on Mars - and based on her trajectory, it very well may happen. Alyssa was born on March 10, 2001, in Hammond, Louisiana. She was raised by her father, Bert, and for the past 17 years, they've basically been inseparable. "Before my ...

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  9. The New Octavians performing arts academy holds grand openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | The Advocate

    The Greater Hammond Chamber celebrates a ribbon cutting for The New Octavians on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at its location, 1905 W. Thomas St., Suite K, Hammond. Attendees include, from left, Greater Hammond Chamber Member Relations Director Julie Perise; The New Octavians staff members Laurie Bonura, Ronni Settoon, Brent Goodrich, Lauren Gibson and Roger Rivet; and Hammond Mayor Pete Panepinto.

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  10. Sportsline Summer Camp: Hammond TornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Sportsline Summer Camp stopped in Hammond on the Fourth of July and the more things change, the more they stay the same. It's been more than a decade since Atlanta Falcons star Robert Alford was wearing No.

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  11. Alyssa Carson hopes to be the first human to reach MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | Daily Mail

    ... planet, where she will help a Martian colony thrive. For one American teenager, Alyssa Carson (pictured), based in Hammond, Louisiana, seeing images of spacefaring cartoon characters prompted a lifelong obsession. This image is taken from her ...

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  12. Organization builds homes for families in Livingston ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... families in their homes within the next two months. The Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center for Housing, based in Hammond, has been working in the community for ten years and recently started serving the Livingston Parish area following the August ...

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  13. Locat student competes in Scripps Spelling BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | The Advocate

    ... of the word "cardialgia." She won the honor by winning the Louisiana Children's Discovery Center regional contest in Hammond. Neha correctly spelled the word "bayamo" in Round 2 and "proxemics" in Round 3. There was a total of 519 spellers in the ...

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  14. North Oaks Sports Medicine provides free physicals for student athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | The Advocate

    Dr. Juan Martinez, of North Oaks Primary Care in Hammond, prepares to evaluate Physical Day first-timer Nicholas Graves, 14, a pitcher for the Walker High School Wildcats baseball team. Dr. Stephen Graham performs a heart and lung check on Hammond High Magnet School football and track athlete Kevin Primus, 18. Camryn Woods, a 17-year-old point guard for the Albany High School Lady Hornets, gets a blood pressure check from North Oaks Patient Access Associate Britani Jackson.

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  15. Party Barn celebrates ribbon cuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | The Advocate

    The Greater Hammond Chamber celebrates with The Party Barn on May 18, 2018, as it celebrates its ribbon cutting at 15587 Club Deluxe Road location in Hammond. Pictured are Beverly Delatte, Amy Brumfield, Christy Whitaker, Shaun Holcomb, Greater Hammond Chamber President and CEO Melissa Bordelon, Hammond Mayor Pete Panepinto, Anthony Regalo, Heather May, Travis Regalo, Cris Cochran, Dinavia David, Rene McLin, Molly Amant, Alvon Brumfield and Cammie Proctor.

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  16. Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys receive June chamber awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | The Advocate

    The Greater Hammond Chamber awards the June Link Award to Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, at 901 W. Thomas St., Hammond. From left are attorney Carmen Liriano; George Anthon; Chamber board member Theresa Harris; Whitney Statham, of the City of Hammond; Jewel Jamal; Link Award Committee Chairman Rusty Mayer; Hammond Mayor Pete Panepinto; attorney Trey St. Romain; attorney Brad R. Matthews; General Manager Jim Scala; assistants Kristen Crawford and Erica Straughan; and paralegal Cheri Mowen.

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  17. Former NFL referee Terry McAulay of Howard County joins NBC Sports as rules analystRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... high school games - mostly in Howard and Anne Arundel counties - between 1982 and 1993. Raised by his mother in Hammond, La., he earned money officiating games while in high school, working beside older refs. It helped him pay to attend LSU. McAulay ...

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  18. Louisiana Literature: 'Pistols and Politics' by Samuel C. Hyde Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | The Advocate

    "Pistols and Politics: Feuds, Factions, and the Struggle for Order in Louisiana's Florida Parishes, 1810-1935" by Samuel C. Hyde Jr., LSU Press, $27.95, paperback Samuel C. Hyde Jr.'s new novel is a followup to his "Pistols and Politics: The Dilemma of Democracy in Louisiana's Florida Parishes, 1810-1899," published in 1998. Hyde is the Southeastern Louisiana University Leon Ford Endowed chairman, professor of history and director of the Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies at the Hammond university.

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  19. altRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | WGNO-TV New Orleans

    ... The bicycle did not have safety lights, and Hughes was wearing dark-colored clothing, police said. A 24-year-old Hammond man was driving a 2005 Buick Lacrosse that crashed into Hughes' bicycle. Hughes, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected from ...

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  20. Hot air balloon builder has his head in the cloudsRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... And I'd never sewn anything before I built my first one." "I went to this little balloon event in my hometown - Hammond, Louisiana. And I'd never been around them, never seen them. I don't know why, I was just captivated. I was like, 'Woah, this is ...

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