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  1. Hotel tax on the table in meetings with Mayor Cantrell, hospitality industry leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | NOLA.com

    New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell speaks with the editorial board of The Times-Picayune on Thursday, June 14, 2018. , Cantrell's communications director, Beau Tidwell, said the mayor is in the "very early stages" of talks with hospitality industry representatives and state legislators about the hotel tax structure.

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  2. 2nd woman accuses Westwego man of sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | NOLA.com

    After media reports circulated in September about a woman who bit the genitals of John Patton to escape an alleged sexual assault at his Westwego home, a second woman came forward to report a similar attempted rape, according to Kenner police. Like the first victim to contact authorities, the second woman met Patton, 54, through an online dating app, said Lt.

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  3. Chinese shrimp, crawfish subject to Trump tariffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | NOLA.com

    On Monday , President Donald Trump announced that the United States would impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods imported from China . Among the food items is a long list of fresh, frozen and processed seafood, such as shrimp and crawfish, along with popular fish, such as tilapia, trout and catfish.

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  4. Westwego woman admits concealing marijuana traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | NOLA.com

    A Westwego woman has pleaded guilty to helping her boyfriend conceal the trafficking of hundreds of pounds of marijuana, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Tuesday . Tram Nguyen, 32, entered the plea to a charge of misprision of a drug trafficking felony.

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  5. 'Shear Madness' commits laughter in the first degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | NOLA.com

    Glenn Boyer is the beauty salon owner telling an involved tale while the undercover cop, played by John Detty awaits his shave. Meanwhile, his assistant, played by Alison Logan, works on the hair of the salon's wealthy client, played by Janet Shea.

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  6. John Bel Edwards top priority? Giving teachers a raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | NOLA.com

    Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday his "number one priority" for 2019 is to pass a pay raise for teachers and other public school support staff statewide. The governor said he wants teachers to be paid $1,000 more annually and school support staff -- bus drivers, custodians, classroom aides and secretaries -- to get $500 more per year.

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  7. How will Louisiana use its surprise budget surplus?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | NOLA.com

    It will be a few weeks before the size of Louisiana's budget surplus from the fiscal year that ended June 30 gets verified, but state leaders are already contemplating how the money might be used. "We are hopeful that the surplus will be around $300 million," said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne , who builds the state budget for Gov. John Bel Edwards .

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  8. No Jefferson short-term rental permit applications so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Short-term rental owner Kathy Anzelmo of Metairie shows off receipts July 5, 2018, for money she's spent to repair and maintain her guest house. She says short-term rentals such as hers help Jefferson Parish's economy, but the Parish Council has banned the practice in residential zones.

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  9. $550,000 bond set for Westwego rape suspect bitten by victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Bond was set at $550,000 for a Westwego man accused of sexually assaulting and holding hostage a woman who bit his genitals in an effort to escape him. John Patton, 54, appeared Wednesday morning before Jefferson Parish Magistrate Commissioner Patricia Joyce who also issued an 18-month stay-away order barring Patton from contact with the 50-year-old victim in the case.

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  10. Woman held rapist at bay after biting his genitals: Westwego policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | NOLA.com

    When a man she met on an internet dating website tried to rape her, a woman told police she bit his genitals and held him at bay with a coffee table for hours as she stood naked and cornered in his locked Westwego home, according to authorities. "She was just cowering in the corner with the table.

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  11. Jefferson landfill to be topic of La. House panel meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The Louisiana Capitol in Baton Rouge, photographed April 19, 2017, will be the site of a special House Natural Resources Committee meeting Sept. 12, 2018, about the Jefferson Parish landfill.

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  12. Over 800 acres comprise the Jefferson Parish Landfill off U.S. 90 in AvondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni 's administration pushed back Wednesday against pressure to close the public landfill while making repairs there. Amid a months-long public outcry over landfill odors, administration officials told the Parish Council that the legal and financial consequences make a temporary closure unfeasible.

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  13. Jeff Parish garbage collection complaints soar in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Complaints about missed garbage pickups in Jefferson Parish have soared in 2018. It's not just the landfill odor that's causing garbage complaints in Jefferson Parish .

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  14. Where did home prices go up in Jefferson Parish?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A house on 4th Street in Gretna Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Home prices in Jefferson Parish held on for the first half of 2018, rising 1.1 percent.

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  15. Oddities and Curiosities Expo at the Alario CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Wade Leslie, of New Orleans Nightmare, makes his way through the crowd during the New Orleans Oddities and Curiosities Expo 2018 at the Alario Center in Westwego on Saturday, August 18, 2018. More than 100 vendors were featured during the one day event that included taxidermy, wet specimens, antiques, odd jewelry, unusual art, and bones.

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  16. A Westwego man pled guilty to transporting drugs from New Orleans to Georgia.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A Westwego man has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges for moving more than two pounds of heroin from Atlanta to New Orleans. A U.S. Homeland Security Department investigation showed that Mohammed Fatty, 28, transported a total of more than a kilogram of the drug over the course of trips beginning in September 2016, federal prosecutors said.

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  17. Man shot along Causeway Boulevard in Metairie: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A man was wounded in a shooting Friday night at the intersection of South Causeway Boulevard and Lausat Street in Metairie, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. The man's injuries were considered "non-life-threatening," authorities said in an alert issued about 7:35 p.m. The intersection where the shooting was reported sits along South Causeway Boulevard between the Earhart Expressway and Airline Drive.

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  18. Man wounded in Harvey shooting: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A man was shot in the abdomen late Friday afternoon in Harvey, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office reported. The shooting took place in the 1000 block of Estalote Avenue, and the 32-year-old victim's injuries were described as "non-life threatening."

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  19. Beloved Westwego coach killed in shooting Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | NOLA.com

    A popular Westwego Recreation Department basketball and football coach was gunned down in front of his West Bank home Thursday night . Jamal "Coach Jazz" Lewis, 35, died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to Mark Bone, chief death investigator with the Jefferson Parish coroner's office.

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  20. Alligator capture leaves 2 cited, 1 bittenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Two men, including one from Westwego , are in trouble with the law for allegedly capturing an alligator out of season. One of them also faces some medical bills after being bitten repeatedly by the 4 foot 8 inch reptile in St. Mary Parish, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said in a news release.

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