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  1. Escape prompts review of jail constructionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... uthorities have described as a drive-by shooting resulting from a feud over rap music lyrics. Sandra Butler, of Independence, was killed in the Feb. 4 shooting.

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  2. Veterans news: Freedom isn't freeVeterans news: Freedom isn't...Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 29 | The Daily Advertiser

    Veterans news: Freedom isn't free Lloyd King reviews the cost of freedom Check out this story on theadvertiser.com: Friday marks the 238th anniversary commemorating the formal adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental ... (more)

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  3. Murder suspect used piece of metal to create hole and escape from...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | NOLA.com

    ... Osyka, Miss. Moore, 24, of Hammond, was being held on a murder charge in connection with a drive-by shooting in Independence in February. He will face charges for the escape, Edwards said. In a news release Tuesday afternoon, Edwards said Moore ...

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  4. Escaped Tangipahoa Parish inmate captured in Mississippi, Sheriff's Office reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | The Advocate

    ... Dawn Panepinto said. Moore had been awaiting trial in the Feb. 4 shooting death of Sandra Butler, 37, of Independence, when he escaped Sunday night from the Tangipahoa Parish Jail. The Pike County Sheriff's Office took Moore into custody without ...

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  5. Deputies: Man charged deadly shooting escapes jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... with a deadly shooting. Moore was arrested after a drive-by shooting that killed Sandra Butler, 37, of Independence, in February. Edwards added all available resources have been dedicated to finding Moore. The sheriff has also called a news ...

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  6. Murder Suspect On The Loose In Tangipahoa ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | WNOE-FM New Orleans

    Moore was being held on a first degree murder charge in the shooting death of 37 year old Sandra Butler of Independence, sheriff's office spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto said.

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  7. Deputies: Man held in connection with deadly shooting escapes jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... nnection with a deadly shooting. Moore was arrested after a drive-by shooting that killed Sandra Butler, 37, of Independence, in February.

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  8. Tangipahoa inmate escapes Sunday nightRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... ( http://bit.ly/1odILUT ) Moore was arrested after a drive-by shooting that killed 37-year-old Sandra Butler of Independence, in February.

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  9. Officials search for escaped Tangipahoa inmateRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | The Times-Picayune

    ... arrested Feb. 4 and is awaiting trial on charges relating to the shooting death of 37-year-old Sandra Butler of Independence. Officials did not disclose any details about Moore's escape.

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  10. Downtown celebrates the Fourth with family-friendly patriotic eventRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | The Advocate

    Hang Old Glory in the front yard, throw some hot dogs on the grill, but most important of all, remember why we Americans celebrate this Fourth of July, the 238th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

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  11. Veterans news: Freedom isn't freeVeterans news: Freedom isn't...Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 29 | The Daily Advertiser

    Veterans news: Freedom isn't free Lloyd King reviews the cost of freedom Check out this story on theadvertiser.com: Friday marks the 238th anniversary commemorating the formal adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental ... (more)

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  12. July 3rd-Independence DayRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... to reflect on the courage of our forefathers more than two centuries ago. The signers of the Declaration of Independence, some of whom were not even born in America, put their lives at risk by standing up and declaring independence from Britain. ...

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  13. Independence man arrested for home improvement fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested 37-year-old Robert Allen Baham of Independence on two outstanding warrants for home improvement fraud and contracting without a license.

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  14. Independence plans new police stationRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 22 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Officials in the Tangipahoa Parish community of Independence plan to start construction of a new police station in the coming year.

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  15. La. National Guard members return from KuwaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 20 | The News-Star

    ... with detachment locations in Monroe and Ruston. The 1021st, based in Covington with detachment locations in Independence and Gonzales. Together, they deployed more than 160 soldiers to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Lt. Col. Larry ...

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  16. Louisiana National Guard members returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 20 | The Times

    ... in Pineville and has detachments in Ruston and Monroe. The 1021st is based in Covington and has detachments in Independence and Gonzales. Combined, they deployed more than 160 soldiers to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Lt. Col. ...

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  17. Independence celebration and art show set, Bastille Day planned in New OrleansRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 19 | NOLA.com

    City Park in New Orleans is planning an independence celebration July 3 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The Marine Corps Rock Band will perform from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. The Marine Corps Band of New Orleans will provide music from 7 to 9 p.m. Peristyle also will present a fireworks show.

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  18. Court records: Pinestraw had previous attack on womanRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 18 | The Advocate

    ... pleaded no contest in state district court in Amite to battering another girlfriend, Beiounca Watkins of Independence, by punching her in the face and stomach when she was three months pregnant. Watkins told investigators that Pinestraw had beaten ...

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  19. Snubbed by airlines after Kuwait mission, Louisiana National Guard soldiers arrive home by busRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 18 | The Times-Picayune

    ... at Jackson Barracks , greeted by family and friends. The 1021st is based in Covington and has detachments in Independence and Gonzales. The company sent 160 soldiers to Kuwait. They returned to the United States earlier this month, for ...

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  20. 1021 triche.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 18 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Jackson Barracks on Wednesday (June 18). The 1021st, based in Covington, La., with two detachment locations in Independence and Gonzales, deployed more than 160 Soldiers to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom to conduct vertical ...

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