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  1. West Jefferson fire protection improves; insurance costs might fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | NOLA.com

    ... rating. (Photo by Susan Poag, The TImes-Picayune archive) Property insurance premiums across a large swath of West Jefferson could fall a bit because the area has a better fire protection rating. The territories covered by the Bridge City , Nine ...

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  2. Russia makes action star Steven Seagal a special humanitarian envoy to the USRead the original story

    Monday Aug 6 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    ... a reincarnated lama by a Buddhist master in 1997, he also has another formal role as reserve deputy sheriff in Jefferson, Louisiana, for his reality show "Steven Seagal: Lawman." Seagal has increasingly become a fixture in Russia -- where he says ...

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  3. Anti-reformers get leg up in Jefferson racesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 6 | Between The Lines

    Round III in the reform vs. anti-reform battle for the Jefferson Parish School Board got more interesting last week . Predictably, performance started to lag again, and the Board showed the superintendent the door.

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  4. Clearview Shopping Center owners buy Sears property, plan renovations, new buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | The Advocate

    ... retailers aren't going anywhere. But now that the Richards family has control of the entire 35-acre site in East Jefferson, it will begin pursuing new tenants that could have Clearview looking quite different in the years to come, managing partner ...

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  5. For Mardi Gras season in Metairie, an old parade leaves and a new one arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | NOLA.com

    ... of Family Gras weekend 10 days before Fat Tuesday. Parade applications for next year's Carnival were due in the Jefferson Parish Citizens Affairs Department last week. As expected , the Corps de Napoleon , which historically rolls on the Sunday ...

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  6. Noxious odor focuses new attention on Jefferson Parish landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | NOLA.com

    Persistent pungent odor has focused new attention on the Jefferson Parish landfill, the government's oversight of the sprawling dump and the contractor who runs it. Residents of Harahan , River Ridge and Waggaman have raised concerns about the stench for months, leading to a lawsuit being filed this week.

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  7. Landfill odors cited in new lawsuit filed against Jefferson ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | NOLA.com

    An IESI driver dumps a truckload of garbage at the Jefferson Parish Landfill near Waggaman in 2012. Lawyers filed a suit Wednesday against the parish and its landfill operators over odors from the dump.

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  8. Late-night dining Metairie, West Bank: Where to eat from 11 p.m. on...Read the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Find yourself out late at night and just want one more little snack before you head home? We've got you covered. This list, which focuses on East and West Jefferson, and others we've gathered for the various broad geographical parts of the city come from members of the Where NOLA Eats Facebook group.

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  9. January freeze, pressure drop expose precarious nature of East Jefferson water systemRead the original story

    May 23, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Early on the morning of Jan. 18, the worst seemed to be over. Although the air temperature across East Jefferson was still below freezing, pressure in the water system was climbing from an overnight low of about 33 pounds per square inch.

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  10. 'Everything he did, I admired': Community mourns death of Keeven...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | The Advocate

    Pallbearers of Keeven 'Maxx' Robinson are joined by other mourners including Shrewsbury Choctaw Indians, top right, as the body is moved to the hearse at the Marine Missionary Baptist Church in Jefferson, La. Saturday, May 19, 2018.

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  11. Our Views: After Keeven Robinson killing, Jefferson Sheriff makes correct -- and quick -- decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | The Advocate

    People take part in a solidarity march for Keeven 'Maxx' Robinson in Jefferson, La. Monday, May 14, 2018 after Jefferson Parish Coroner Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich said earlier in the day that Robinson's death was a homicide by asphyxia after a struggle with Jefferson Parish Sheriff Deputies on Thursday.

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  12. Another Conservative Revolt in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | LewRockwell.com

    ... (which just opted out of SB 54). The citizens want more than respect. They want to form their own new state: Jefferson. The namesake comes from President Thomas Jefferson's vision of a free republic emerging in the Pacific Northwest and a desire for ...

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  13. Funeral plans finalized for Keeven RobinsonRead the original story

    May 16, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Relatives have finalized the funeral plans for Keeven Robinson, the Metairie man who died of asphyxiation during a struggle with Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives. The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at Marine & Mt.

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  14. As Ochsner plans for a parking lot, a neighborhood will be left with just a few homesRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | NOLA.com

    George Boudreaux stood in front of his Deckbar Avenue home in Old Jefferson one recent afternoon wondering about the future of his tree-lined neighborhood as Ochsner Hospital seeks parish approval Wednesday to rezone nearly 1.5 acres of land from residential to a hospital medical district. Boudreaux's red brick house sits in the middle of Deckbar Avenue.

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  15. No body-cam footage in Keeven Robinson's death; here's why Jefferson Parish doesn't use camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | The Advocate

    Sheriff Joe Lopinto speaks after Jefferson Parish Coroner Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich stated during a press conference that Keeven Robinson's death was by homicide by asphyxia with bruising to the neck at the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Headquaters in Harvey, La. Monday, May 14, 2018.

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  16. 'He didn't deserve what he got:' Protesters march through Shrewsbury to protest JPSO killing of Keeven RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | The Advocate

    Kiwanda Robinson, center, holds twins Madysen and Morgan Johnson, at a solidarity march for her son Keeven 'Maxx' Robinson in Metairie, La. Monday, May 14, 2018 after Jefferson Parish Coroner Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich said earlier in the day that her son's death was a homicide by asphyxia after a struggle with Jefferson Parish Sheriff Deputies on Thursday.

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  17. Coroner: Detained suspect in Louisiana died of asphyxiationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Gaylor Spiller, president of the Jefferson Parish chapter of the NAACP, speaks after Jefferson Parish Coroner Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich stated that the death of Keeven Robinson was by homicide by asphyxia with bruising to the neck at the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Headquarters in Harvey, La. Monday, May 14, 2018.

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  18. Photos: Family, supporters of Keeven 'Maxx' Robinson march through neighborhood in solidarityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | The Advocate

    Kiwanda Robinson, center, holds twins Madysen and Morgan Johnson, at a solidarity march for her son Keeven 'Maxx' Robinson in Metairie, La. Monday, May 14, 2018 after Jefferson Parish Coroner Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich said earlier in the day that her son's death was a homicide by asphyxia after a struggle with Jefferson Parish Sheriff Deputies on Thursday.

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  19. Sources: 4 JPSO deputies ID'd in Keeven Robinson homicide investigation, placed on desk dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | The Advocate

    Kiwanda Robinson weeps after leaving the Jefferson Parishs Coroner's Office in Harvey, La. Monday, May 14, 2018 where she was told by Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich that her son's death was ruled a homicide after a struggle with Jefferson Parish Sheriff Deputies on Thursday by asphyxiation.

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  20. March planned Monday evening at Shrewsbury site of Keeven Robinson's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Relatives and community members plan to march Monday evening in honor of Keeven Robinson, the 22-year-old who died of asphyxiation during a struggle with Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detectives. The march is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. near the Shell service station at the corner of Jefferson Highway and Labarre Place in Old Jefferson's Shrewsbury neighborhood.

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