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  1. Rivertown Theaters presents 'Honk Jr.' for the younger setRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Times-Picayune

    Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts has announced the upcoming production of "Honk, Jr.,'' based on "Honk," the musical version of the classic tale, "The Ugly Duckling." "Honk Jr." runs from April 10 - 19. Rivertown Theaters is located at 325 Minor St. in the heart of Rivertown in Kenner.

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  2. Jefferson Parish ballroom dance challenge for kids is April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... for over 30 years,. This is Torres' first year participating in the Dance Challenge. He is the instructor at Kenner Discovery and has two other schools as well. Nani Cusson is the instructor at Schneckenburger Elementary, also in Kenner. She has ...

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  3. Prom 2015 in the New Orleans area: Riverside Academy in Reserve celebrates promRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

    Riverside Academy "Masquerades Along the River" was the theme of the school's annual junior-senior prom March 28 at Crown Plaza in Kenner. The colors of the evening were black, white, silver, and blue.

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  4. Jefferson candidate tired of questions about ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BayouBuzz.com

    Elton Lagasse, who at 75 is running for Jefferson Parish president in the Oct. 24 primary, is tired of hearing about how old he is. That much was clear as the third-term parish councilman hosted his campaign kickoff rally at The Crossing in Kenner on Wednesday night.

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  5. Candidates starting to line up for top Jefferson Parish jobsRead the original story

    Saturday | The Advocate

    ... Who will run to succeed Lee-Sheng in District 5? Who will oppose Lagasse for the presidency? Many eyes now turn to Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni, who has been pegged by many observers as an obvious candidate for the presidency, in part because his ...

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  6. Homeland security chief visits New Orleans airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... and law enforcement officials at the airport which is owned by the city of New Orleans but located in the city of Kenner in neighboring Jefferson Parish. Last Friday, authorities said 63-year-old Richard White entered the airport carrying a bag ...

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  7. 'That's when I saw the machete;' inside the New Orleans airport attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NOLA.com

    TSA officer Carol Richel and Jefferson Parish duty Lt. Heather Sylve, who shot Richard white, 63, of Kenner, who was wielding a machete after he stormed a security checkpoint at Louis Armstrong International Airport in Kenner Friday, March 27, 2015.

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  8. Feds: Armstrong officer, TSA agent "inspiration" following shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... in my life to that capacity," she said. Sylve said when she felt the TSA agents were clear, she shot White. The Kenner man died the next day. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson visited Sylve and TSA agents who were at the scene. He shared ...

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  9. JPSO makes synthetic marijuana bust at Metairie convenience storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NOLA.com

    ... to authorities. Detectives served warrants at the convenience store, owned and managed by Saed Amireh, 35, of Kenner, just before 3 p.m. Wednesday, arrest reports said. No details were available about the investigation that led up to the application ...

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  10. Slavery in New Orleans is the subject of a harrowing exhibit at the Historic New Orleans CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NOLA.com

    ... reward notices for the return of slaves who escaped from plantations. An 1821 insurance policy taken out by William Kenner, the plantation owner whose family gave its name to the East Jefferson municipality, covered a shipment of slaves for the ...

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  11. Texas man booked with Metairie truck theft, burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NOLA.com

    ... Texas, man accused of stealing a truck in Metairie after finding a spare key inside of another unlocked vehicle. Kenner police arrested a Dustin Michael Guillory, 27, after an officer caught him attempting to hide the theft by stealing a license ...

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  12. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson visits with officers who foiled airport security breechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Times-Picayune

    United State Secretary of Home Land Security Jeh Johnson, center, hugs Jefferson Parish duty Lt. Heather Sylve, left, who shot Richard white, 63, of Kenner, who was wielding a machete after he stormed a security checkpoint and Carol Richel, right, who was chased by White and was struck in the arm by one of Slyve's bullets, during a meeting at Louis Armstrong International Airport Kenner Friday, March 27, 2015.

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  13. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Advocate

    Report: Heather Sylve, the Jefferson Parish officer who shot airport attacker, speaks out: 'I've never, ever, ever felt fear or terror in my life to that capacity' Report: Heather Sylve, the Jefferson Parish officer who shot airport attacker, speaks out: 'I've never, ever, ever felt fear or terror in my life to that capacity' Jefferson Parish Sheriff Lt. Heather Sylve spoke out for the first time Thursday since she shot Richard White , the Kenner man who attacked New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International Airport security agents with a machete and wasp spray, in an interview with FOX 8 .

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  14. Community News, March 27, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Advocate

    ... in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Marika Buchholz, of Baton Rouge; Jong-Ho "Jimmy" Lee, of Kenner; Somasundara Pandian, of Mandeville; and Shiva Velingker, of Leesville, achieved the honor. Merit Scholar designees are selected ...

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  15. Big Book Sale benefits Friends of Jefferson Parish LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | NOLA.com

    The Friends of the Jefferson Parish Library's Big Book Sale takes place at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner on Thursday . It continues Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. More than 65,000 items are for sale, including used adult and children's books, puzzles, digital video discs, compact discs, videotapes, music tapes and records.

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  16. Jefferson Public Library's Big Book SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Times-Picayune

    ... it runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at the Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., in Kenner. The book sale benefits the Jefferson Parish Library System and the admission and parking are free. The used book sale features ...

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  17. Homeland Security chief to visit New Orleans after airport machete attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | NOLA.com

    ... during the attack at Louis Armstrong International Airport , officials said in a news release. Richard White, 63, of Kenner, was shot March 20 by a sheriff's deputy after he stormed a security checkpoint at the airport. He later died. JPSO Lt. ...

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  18. How will the campaign for Jefferson Parish president unfold?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | NOLA.com

    Following two weeks of campaign events, the race to for Jefferson Parish president is established: Jefferson Parish Councilman-at-Large Elton Lagasse will face off against Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni . Their early platforms offer little daylight.

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  19. Elton Lagasse draws battle lines in Jefferson Parish president campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NOLA.com

    In formally announcing his candidacy for parish president, Jefferson Parish Councilman Elton Lagasse on Wednesday sought to claim turf that his opponent, Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni, figures to occupy throughout the campaign. For one thing, Lagasse held his announcement party at a private banquet hall in Kenner's Rivertown neighborhood, two blocks from where Lagasse told supporters he grew up.

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  20. Kenner employee Joey Metzler files whistleblower lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NOLA.com

    Joey Metzler, a former inspector for Kenner's Code Enforcement Department, testifies at a civil service hearing in 2014. Metzler was reinstated to his job as an electrical inspector and awarded back pay.

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