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  1. La Carreta crosses the lake and opens on Magazine StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Nearly 20 years and 13 restaurants later, brother and sister Leticia and Saul Rubio, have opened their first La Carreta location in New Orleans proper. The restaurant chain, which serves an assortment of Mexican dishes, grew quickly mainly in the North Shore, which both Rubios have called home since 1998.

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  2. Slidell support sought for Louisiana Philharmonic OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | NOLA.com

    What do you want for Christmas? Larry Gay wants to see residents of the North Shore - and Slidell , specifically - fill Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church on Dec. 2 for the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra 's "Yuletide Celebration" concert. Even better, Gay is wishing for a sell-out crowd for both the holiday concert and the LPO's Feb. 17 "Beethoven Meets the Wild West" concert at OLL, as well as a packed park for the orchestra's free "Some Enchanted Evening" performance May 6 at Heritage Park.

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  3. North Shore woman accused of cashing in $3K in stolen lottery winningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | NOLA.com

    A clerk at a Tangipahoa Parish convenience store is accused of stealing $21,000 in Louisiana Lottery tickets over the past four months, and cashing in $3,000 in winners. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said Charish Granier Watson, 41, of Hammond, was arrested Sunday on a charge of felony theft in the amount of $21,000.

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  4. Hot car death of 8-month-old prompts call for safety bellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | NOLA.com

    Barbara Vanzant of Bush is campaigning for parents to tie a bell to the inside of their car door so it will ring when they get out, reminding them to check the back seat for a child. Vanzant's 8-month-old great-grandchild died Oct. 11, 2017, after being left in a hot car in Tangipahoa Parish.( Grieving over the death of her 8-month-old great-grandson, who was left in a hot car in Hammond , Barbara Vanzant of Bush is all about bells these days.

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  5. Intralox expands in Hammond, creating 40 new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | NOLA.com

    Intralox, the Harahan company that invented modular plastic conveyor belting, has completed a 60,000 square-foot expansion that will bring new jobs to its Hammond facility. The expansion, which opened last week, will house 40 additional injection molding machines to increase production capacity and will result in more than 40 new jobs, the company said in a news release.

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  6. Infant who died in hot car was forgotten by guardian: sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | NOLA.com

    An infant who died in a hot car in Tangipahoa Parish on Wednesday spent the entire day in the vehicle after his guardian forgot to drop him off at a daycare center, Sheriff Daniel Edwards said Thursday. The 8-month-old child's guardian thought she had dropped the boy off at daycare on her way to work but never did, Edwards said in a news release.

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  7. 8-month-old boy dies after being left in car on North Shore: TPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A baby boy died Wednesday after he was unintentionally left in a car in the Hammond area for more than eight hours, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office. The baby was left in the car about 8 a.m. Wednesday and discovered about 4:30 p.m., the Sheriff's Office said in a news release issued late Wednesday.

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  8. MS bike tour cancelled due to Tropical Storm NateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The annual MS Bike Tour scheduled for Saturday and Sunday has been cancelled due to Tropical Storm Nate. There is no plan to reschedule the Bike MS: Dat's How We Roll 2017 event this year, organizers said.

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  9. Northshore 3, Slidell 0: Panthers sweep Tigers at home in 5-IRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | NOLA.com

    They're almost at the half-way point in District 5-I and it looks as if Northshore is getting harder to catch after a 3-0 sweep at home against Slidell. As power ratings are being watched more and more, the Panthers are sixth in Division I, a spot behind Ponchatoula, a team they swept last week on the road.

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  10. SLU launches new scholarships tied to high test scores, high school GPAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | NOLA.com

    High college entrance exam scores and stellar grade point averages will be worth more money at Southeastern Louisiana University next year. The Hammond-based university said recently that it has launched "a new aggressive scholarship program aimed at rewarding students for high achievement in high school.'

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  11. Discoveries Furniture on Magazine Street is closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Discoveries Furniture on Magazine Street will close Oct. 8, 2017 and move to a new location in Baton Rouge. Owner Scott McKearn said "high overhead costs" made it impossible to keep the store open.

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  12. St. Paul's 23, Northshore 17: Corey Williamson totals 221 yardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Coach Kenny Sears and the Wolves wanted to get senior running back Corey Williamson in a rhythm early, and it worked. The running back ran for 186 yards on 18 attempts and a score and caught three passes for 35 to help lead St. Paul's to its first district win of the season.

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  13. Slidell 32, Hammond 8: Jy'Lan Claiborne, defense, lead the Lions to district victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The Tigers were impressive on the defensive side of the ball, forcing four turnovers, one blocked punt, and four sacks. It was an easy decision to give the player of the game to the whole unit, as it held Hammond to just 189 total yards.

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  14. This week's gardening tips: pollination celebration, collecting seeds and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | NOLA.com

    This family-friendly event will be held today from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 21549 Old Covington Highway in Hammond. Admission is $5 per vehicle, and parking is free.

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  15. One Stone, a new coffeeshop and cafe, opens in Algiers PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | NOLA.com

    One Stone , the new Algiers Point cafe, draws from the whole community. A pastry chef in the neighborhoods is bringing in sweets.

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  16. Northshore 28, Salmen 14: Walter Harris III, Panther defense shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Northshore quarterback Walter Harris III prepares to take a snap Friday night against Salmen. Harris led the Panthers with three touchdowns in the win.

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  17. Man's death in Tangipahoa Parish ruled suicide: sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said in a news release that a preliminary autopsy showed the death north of Hammond was not the result of foul play, but of "self-inflicted means." The Sheriff's Office reported earlier Friday that it was investigating the man's death and that foul play had not yet been ruled out.

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  18. Tangipahoa deputies investigate death of man with gunshot woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Tangipahoa Parish authorities said they are investigating the death of a man found with a gunshot wound lying beside a vehicle north of Hammond on Thursday . A sheriff's deputy stopped to check on the vehicle on Stafford Road near Louisiana 442 around 3:30 p.m. and discovered the body of the 25-year-old man, whose name has not been released, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

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  19. Louisiana opens several public fields to dove huntersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The first shots fired in anger every year that kick off Louisiana's hunting seasons are those from the barrels of dove hunters' shotguns. Almost every year, dove season begins the Saturday before Labor Day, when the air is still thick and hot, but after eight months not hunting anything, no one really cares what the conditions are like.

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  20. Woman accused of stealing baby formula from Hammond retailersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A 37-year-old Mississippi woman has been accused of stealing more than $18,000 worth of baby formula from retail outlets in Hammond and attempting to sell the products through social media. Samone Rimes of McComb was arrested late Friday and booked with organized retail theft and possession of stolen property, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported.

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