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  1. Head-on collision in Terrebonne Parish leaves two deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | NOLA.com

    All lanes have been cleared after a two-vehicle crash caused a box truck to flip and block part of I-12 in Living Parish, and two people were sent to the hospital. A head-on collision in Terrebonne Parish on Saturday left both drivers dead and a female passenger with moderate injuries.

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  2. UL-Lafayette's Elijah McGuire is Sun Belt player of the year; 12 Cajuns earn all-conference honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NOLA.com

    University of Louisiana-Lafayette sophomore Elijah McGuire had a dream night in the Cajuns' 55-40 victory against Arkansas State on Tuesday. He rushed for 265 yards on 19 carries and four touchdowns.

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  3. Audit shows Louisiana 1 toll bridge collections increase, newspaper saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Times-Picayune

    Toll collections have risen on the Louisiana 1 Bridge in Leeville, according to a 2014 audit of the bridge's finances, the Houma Courier reports. (NOLA.com Toll collections for the Louisiana 1 Bridge in Leeville have increased according to its 2014 fiscal audit, the Houma Courier reports . 1 comment

  4. Million dollar skate park to open in Houma in February, website reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Times-Picayune

    Construction on a $1.2 million skate park in Houma is on track to be completed in February of 2015, according to Houmatoady.com. The park, which will be called Fireman's Skate Park, is being built on La.

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  5. Hess, Chevron start oil production at Tubular Bells field in Gulf of MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | NOLA.com

    Hess Corp. has started oil and gas production at its Tubular Bells field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, the company said Monday . Hess estimates the field could hold as much as 120 million barrels of oil equivalent.

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  6. Strong thunderstorms moving into New Orleans area early MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | NOLA.com

    Strong thunderstorms are moving into the New Orleans area, according to a special weather statement issued by the National Weather Service. A line of strong thunderstorms moving east is affecting New Orleans and parts of Terrebonne, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, and St. Charles parishes, according to a special weather statement from the National Weather Service .

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  7. Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputy involved in fatal shooting of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputy is back to work, less than two months after his Sept. 23 fatal shooting of a 14-year-old, and before State Police have concluded their investigation into his actions, The Daily Comet reports.

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  8. Houma drug mule caught with 4 kilos of drugs gets 10-year prison sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A 36-year-old Houma man who was arrested with a backpack filled with bricks of cocaine a New Orleans bus terminal was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Wednesday , U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite announced. Channing Christopher Miller was stopped by Louisiana State Police and Drug Enforcement Agents who had staked out a French Quarter Megabus stop last November, according to court records.

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  9. Louisiana recommends five projects for Restore Act oil spill fine moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana is applying for funding collected after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that would support five projects that would help protect the coast. . The Restoration Council is expected to spend $150 million on multiple plans submitted for the Gulf Coast states, according to Kyle Graham, executive director of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.

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  10. Gulf Island Fabrication wins foundation work for first U.S. offshore wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    An image from the Deepwater Wind website on Nov. 12, 2014. Gulf Island Fabrication Inc., based in Houma, has won a contract to build wind turbine foundations for Deepwater Wind's Block Island Wind Farm off the coast of Rhode Island, which will be one of the first offshore wind farms in the nation.

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  11. A John Besh bakery, beans spark debate and 8 more piping hot...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    It's been a rough patch for local sports fans. But for serious eaters, there was plenty of good news last week.

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  12. Houma couple tags more than 750 fish in 15 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Diane, left, and Norman Norton were honored Thursday night by the TAG Louisiana program for more than 750 fish over the span of 15 months. Most of their adult lives, Arkansas natives Norman and Diane Norton would make a habit of driving down from the Natural State to fish lower Terrebonne Parish with area guides.

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  13. Bayou Beer Fest set for Nov. 15 in Houma: 5 things to know before you goRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Every brewery open in Louisiana will be represented at Bayou Beer Fest, organizer Joel Ohmer said, including two Shreveport breweries that, as of now, have not reached the New Orleans area. The New Orleans beer scene is hopping, but the fervor for craft brews extends well beyond the city and its suburbs.

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  14. 19th-century La. school superintendent supports budgets and work groups, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana education superintendent of 1876 didn't have a website illustrated with watery teal clouds, but he still managed to call for more money and teacher professional development in a report to the Legislature described by the Houma Courier. (Lauren McGaughy, NOLA.com There's not enough money for schools, everyone's working just as hard with smaller budgets and teacher meetings are bearing fruit.

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  15. Houma police officer involved in shooting, TV station reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A Houma Police officer wounded a man after a burglary call turned into a homicide investigation Saturday , WDSU is reporting . Louisiana State Police told the station that the Houma Police Department responded to a burglary at a local residence and found a possible homicide victim inside.

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  16. Prospect.3 opening, Halloween events, and more things to do in New Orleans SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The third annual Rougarou Fest in Houma , which supports the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center, spotlights Cajun culture with live music, children's activities food and drink. This weekend in New Orleans : Prospect.3 heralds hundreds of art openings, a host of Louisiana festivals festoon the calendar, Gleason Gras brings a party to Champions Square, Harrah's celebrates its 15th anniversary with two stages of outdoor music and a fireworks show, and much more.

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  17. Redfish angler leads state agents on boat chase near HoumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Accused of violating Louisiana fishing laws, Charlie Use, 32, was arrested Monday morning after leading state fish and wildlife agents on a boat chase in Bayou DeCade, according to a release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. A Houma man accused of violating Louisiana fishing laws was arrested Monday morning after leading state fish and wildlife agents on a boat chase in Bayou De Cade , according to a release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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  18. Court documents: Terminally ill meth distributer busted after delivery from California suppliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A terminally ill Houma man, previously pinched for selling meth out of a trendy hotel in New Orleans' Central Business District, is again facing a federal drug charge after his California suppliers sent him meth through the mail, according to court documents. A federal grand jury indicted Shawn Jaccuzzo, 43, on a charge of conspiracy to possess and distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.

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  19. Houma man accused of terrorizing Terrebonne DA on Facebook, State Police saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A Houma man accused of sending threatening messages to the Terrebonne District Attorney via Facebook was arrested Thursday , according to a press release from the Louisiana State Police. , according to a press release from the Louisiana State Police.

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  20. Louisiana hopes to get between $1 billion and $4.9 billion in Restore Act oil spill fine moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    CPRA executive director Kyle Graham explains the state's plans for spending up to $4.9 billion in Restore Act money from the BP oil spill Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority executive director Kyle Graham explains how the state plans to spend as much as $4.9 billion it hopes to receive from Clean Water Act fines stemming from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill under the federal Restore Act. Louisiana hopes to receive between $1 billion and $4.9 billion for coastal restoration, related infrastructure improvements, scientific studies and education programs from the federal Restore Act , the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority was told Wednesday .

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