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  1. 500 feet separate Mike Yenni recall backers, Jefferson officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is being asked to settle a dispute between Jefferson Parish election officials and organizers of a recall effort against Parish President Mike Yenni . The question, a pressing one while early voting is underway for the Nov. 8 elections, is how close recall organizers seeking petition signatures may stand to voting sites.

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  2. Passenger in fatal I-10 bus crash says driver was speeding, going '90, 95 mph'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    A passenger in the bus that caused a fatal Interstate 10 crash in August said the driver was going about 30 mph over the speed limit when the bus plowed into a fire truck and other vehicles near LaPlace , killing three people and injuring dozens more. In the first public comments from a bus passenger, Glenny Berroa said she does not know whether the driver, Denis Yasmir Amaya-Rodriguez, may have lost control of the bus due to brake failure, as he has claimed .

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  3. Business lobby gives mixed grades to Jefferson delegation for legislative sessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Senators meet with Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, on the Senate floor ahead of the voting on the final day of a special legislative session on the budget and taxes, on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry released its 2016 legislative scorecard after lawmakers met for a record-setting 19 weeks in three separate sessions in 2016.

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  4. Tour de Jefferson whirls through West Bank for Jefferson Chamber of CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Under bright, blue skies and crisp, cool temperatures, families and friends brimming with excitement cheered on the individual cyclists and participating teams as they crossed the finish line on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the 10th annual Tour de Jefferson Bike Ride. Hosted by the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, the Tour de Jefferson offers three different bike routes 15, 38 and 50 miles, beginning and ending this year at the JEDCO Conference Center located at 700 Churchill Parkway in Avondale.

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  5. 3 arrested in Plaquemines Parish vehicle burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Michael Menard, Robert Bryant and Tyler Hunt were arrested in connection with several vehicle burglaries in Belle Chasse, according to the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office. Investigators also suspect they could be responsible for similar crimes in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Tammany parishes.

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  6. In a single day, Dexter Allen morphed from petty thief to murderer of my familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | NOLA.com

    By all accounts, Dexter Allen was a petty thief prior to April 22, 2015. That was the day that things went very bad for him.

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  7. Kenner, Harahan consider calls for Mike Yenni to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | NOLA.com

    City council members in Kenner and Harahan will consider resolutions on Thursday calling for Mike Yenni to resign as Jefferson Parish president. requesting his resignation.

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  8. Jefferson business group calls for Mike Yenni to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The Westbank Business & Industry Association has asked Jefferson President Mike Yenni to step down Thursday "in the best interest" of Jefferson's business community. "in the best interest" of Jefferson's business community.

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  9. Mike Yenni recall leader decries 'outrageous' conductRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Intent on removing Mike Yenni from office, Metairie lawyer Robert Evans III embarked Wednesday on a six-month effort to collect more than 90,000 signatures to recall the Jefferson Parish president. "Believe me, I don't have any desire to do this or put my time, money and effort into this, but I think I'm obligated to," said Evans, who describes himself as a Christian father of five.

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  10. Mike Yenni recall petition filed by Metairie lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | NOLA.com

    A Metairie-based attorney has filed a petition to recall Mike Yenni, the Jefferson Parish president embroiled in sexting scandal involving a 17-year-old high school student. A Metairie lawyer filed a petition Tuesday to recall Mike Yenni , the Jefferson Parish president embroiled in sexting scandal involving a 17-year-old high school student.

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  11. Already a political pariah, Mike Yenni might be shunned by church, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Now that Mike Yenni has admitted sending improper texts to a 17-year-old high school student, the Jefferson Parish president could be subject to a national policy that forbids certain people to interact with students in Roman Catholic schools and churches. Now that Mike Yenni has admitted sending improper texts to a 17-year-old high school student, the Jefferson Parish president could be subject to a national policy that forbids certain people to interact with students in Roman Catholic schools and churches.

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  12. Mike Yenni sexting scandal: What we know Friday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Jefferson Parish President Michael Yenni, pictured waving to the crowd during the Krewe of Argus Parade in Metairie, left Kenner early Thursday for a Naval Reserve deployment in Virginia. He responded to allegations involving his sending "improper texts" to a 17-year-old student in a television commercial broadcast Thursday night .

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  13. To make Jefferson bike-friendly, parish seeks funding for master planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    A cyclist travels west under the Huey P. Long Bridge on the levee recreational path that runs from Audubon Park in Jefferson Parish near the Louis Armstrong International Airport Sunday, December 14, 2003. The path is one of the best cold-weather cycling routes.

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  14. Harahan 'pump to river' engineers get $7.1 million contract extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Jefferson Parish Councilman Paul Johnston still expects the "pump to the river" drainage construction in Harahan and Elmwood to end in 2017. Nonetheless, the Parish Council has decided to extend its engineering contract on the project for another year, to Jan. 6, 2018.

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  15. Jefferson Parish legalizes ride-booking services Uber, LyftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | NOLA.com

    After two years of negotiations with taxicab interests and ride-booking companies such as Uber and Lyft , the Jefferson Parish Council on Wednesday enacted laws requiring the new companies to be licensed. They also must pay a $500-per-vehicle biennial fee, or $15,000 fee for unlimited vehicles.

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  16. JPSO: Bridge City man accused in 5 armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Anthony J. Randall, 21, of Bridge City was arrested Tuesday in connection with five armed robberies at several Brother's Food Marts in Jefferson Parish, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. A 21-year-old Bridge City man is accused in five armed robberies at three Brother's Food Marts, with two of the stores having been hit twice during the past month, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  17. Statewide law sought for ride-booking services Uber, LyftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Eager to see statewide legislation for ride-booking companies such as Uber and Lyft , a member of Louisiana's Public Service Commission has asked the Jefferson Parish Council to postpone its own push for local regulation. Commissioner Eric Skrmetta of Metairie is preparing a ride-sharing measure for the 2017 legislative session.

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  18. East Jefferson lakefront levee lift to begin in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The first phase of a $10 million "lift" of the East Jefferson lakefront levee, in blue, will begin in late October. The second phase, in red, and third phase, in yellow, will follow the first phase work and will be completed by the early spring 2017.

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  19. Thousands without power after storms in Orleans, JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Thunderstorms on Saturday have left over 5,300 people without power in Orleans and Jefferson Parish. The National Weather Service expects a few scattered showers and thunderstorms to crop up through Friday.

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  20. Jefferson justice accused of misconduct seeks hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Patrick DeJean, the justice of the peace for the Second Justice Court in Marrero suspected of gambling away more than $217,000 in public money, "admits his bookkeeping was sloppy," but denies he committed misconduct, according to his attorney. DeJean's attorney Dane Ciolino addressed his client's concerns two days after Louisiana's Supreme Court temporarily disqualified DeJean from his duties.

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