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  1. Can African-Americans live like race doesn't exist?: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | NOLA.com

    In this file photo from June 7, 2008, Raven-SymoneA of Disney's "That's So Raven" signs a t-shirt for another Raven, Raven Sipp, 11, of Houma. The actress was one of the few celebrities scheduled to appear who actually showed up at the "Crank the Future" event at the National Conference of Black Mayors' Youth Day Summit at the Convention Center.


  2. Tunnel vision: In 1966, New Orleans built a tunnel downtown hoping the traffic would comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Under natural conditions, southern Louisiana's deltaic soils do not lend themselves to features like basements, tunnels or even subterranean graves. Abundant groundwater promptly inundates excavations, and organic matter makes the finely textured soils prone to slide laterally when a hole is dug.


  3. Man wanted in Orleans Parish captured in HoumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Jamaar Payne, 31, was arrested Thursday morning, Oct. 2, in Houma after failing to appear for court in Orleans Parish on a drug charge, federal authorities said. A 31-year-old man wanted in Orleans Parish for missing a court date on a drug charge is back in custody after being arrested in Houma, according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation release.


  4. After Houma 14-year-old killed by sheriff's deputy, council to hold prayer event, TV station reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A week after a Houma 14-year-old holding a BB gun was shot and killed by a Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputy, the Terrebonne Parish Council has planned a prayer event for Saturday to help the town heal, according to a report on WDSU-TV . Many questions remain unanswered about the fatal shooting of Cameron Tillman, which is under investigation by State Police.


  5. Covington Brewhouse's pink 'Caps for a Cause' to raise funds for breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The Covington Brewhouse at 226 East Lockwood Street in Covington, photographed in 2013. For the month of October, the local craft brewery will offer its beer bottled with pink caps, intended to raise awareness for breast cancer and indicate that a portion of the sale will be donated to south Louisiana cancer centers.


  6. Houma dodged a racial bullet: James VarneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | NOLA.com

    If a white cop had shot and killed that 14-year-old kid in Houma last Tuesday, there's a good chance Houma would be a household word. The town dodged a racial bullet.


  7. New Orleans On Tap, Smithsonian Day, and more things to do SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    New Orleans On Tap offers delicious beer, live music and adoptable animals in City Park. A portion of proceeds benefit the Louisiana SPCA.


  8. 13 cool things to do in New Orleans this weekend, Sept. 26-28Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    This weekend in New Orleans : remember the Stormin' of the Sazerac, enjoy the sights, sounds and craft beers of New Orleans On Tap, take in a concert, and more. Explore more things to do in New Orleans at NOLA.com/events .


  9. Woman accused of inciting riot in Houma neighborhood where teen was shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Glenda Parker, 65, was arrested Wednesday after Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's deputies said she incited a riot. The woman lives next door to where a deputy shot a 14-year-old boy Tuesday while investigating reports of armed individuals inside an abandoned house.


  10. Teen killed by Terrebonne Parish deputy was holding BB gun, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The teen shot and killed Tuesday by a Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's deputy was holding a BB gun, The Courier reported Wednesday . The deputy, who was i nvestigating reports of armed individuals at an abandoned house in Houma , was met at the door by 14-year-old Cameron Tillman holding a BB gun, Terrebonne Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said.


  11. Terrebonne Parish deputy fatally shoots 14-year-old, state police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office deputy fatally shot a 14-year-old Tuesday, Sept. 23, in Houma, state police say.


  12. Larose man might be state's fifth West Nile virus death, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A St. Tammany Parish Mosquito Abatement worker sprays to control the mosquito population in this file photo. Authorities said a Larose man is believed to have died from West Nile virus, the Houma Courier is reporting.


  13. LABI grades legislators on their pro-business votes last sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry released its 2014 legislative scorecard that graded legislators on their votes last session. The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry recently released its 2014 legislative scorecard that evaluated legislators on their "pro-business" voting records last session.


  14. Delta Shipyard in Houma named to EPA Superfund cleanup listRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Map of the Delta Shipyard in Houma, which was added to the Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund site list on Tuesday. Federal dollars will eventually be used to remove hazardous materials from old evaporation pits, marked in yellow, and more recent evaporation pits, marked in red.


  15. Livonia's Malcolm Dedrick, East Ascension's Jessie Watts named Baton Rouge Players of the WeekRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Dedrick showed Friday night why Grambling State and more recently Southern Miss have come calling with scholarship offers in recent months. The senior running back and linebacker had a monster game in Week 1, tallying 220 yards on the ground to go along with four touchdowns on his 19 carries.


  16. Louisiana's table set for blue-winged teal, and many have already arrivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Ducks Unlimited's Waterfowl Migration Map is a sea of blue, testament to the annual late-summer flight of a 1-pound duck that is so endearing to the hearts of South Louisiana hunters. Unlike last year at this time , blue-winged teal are on the move, and the situation couldn't be set up more perfectly for Saturday's opener of the 16-day season.


  17. New Orleans Business Names in the News: September 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Reyes brings to Metairie Bank more than six years customer service and management experience from JP Morgan Chase and Regions Bank. A Kenner native, she graduated from Delgado in 2004 with an Associates of Science-Business Administration degree and continues to live in Kenner with her husband and two children.


  18. FBI probing Louisiana lawmaker after news series raises questions of double-billingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Federal authorities are investigating a state lawmaker's campaign and official finances after news organizations raised questions of possible double-billing and improper reimbursement from public dollars over a period of more than four years. A federal grand jury in New Orleans requested House records of reimbursements since 2009 to Rep. Joe Harrison , R-Napoleonville, according to a subpoena signed July 15 and obtained by NOLA.com The subpoena was issued three weeks after the news organizations reported that Harrison charged his campaign more than $25,700 in gas purchases between 2010 and 2013 while also receiving nearly $24,900 in mileage reimbursements from the House, according to public records.


  19. Latter & Blum acquires Houma real estate firm, continuing statewide expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Bob Merrick, CEO Latter & Blum Inc., Sandy Brooks & Ron Brooks, owners of Houma-basd Patterson Real Estate & Rick Haase, president Latter & Blum Inc. New Orleans-based real estate firm Latter & Blum Inc. has acquired Houma-based Patterson Real Estate Agency Inc. as part of a statewide expansion fueled by industrial growth, the companies said ... (more)


  20. Lenar Whitney looks to Tea Party, women and south Louisianians for votes in 6th DistrictRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    State Rep. Lenar Whitney, R-Houma, fills out paperwork to qualify as a candidate in Louisiana's 6th Congressional District Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at the state Secratary of State's office.


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