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Boutte man charged with kidnapping woman, 3-year-old

A Boutte man has been charged with simple kidnapping after police say he grabbed a woman and her child and forced them into his car.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:42 am
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Recent rains not enough to hatch mosquito eggs

Mosquito populations are not expected to increase due to recent small rains in St. Charles Parish.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:39 am
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Driver’s ed brings out worst in licensed drivers

With the summer months upon us, hundreds of teenage drivers will be hitting the road for the first time during driver's education courses.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:37 am
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Construction underway on $200 million plant

Construction on a $200 million hydrogen plant in Luling is underway and a pipeline, which will deliver the hydrogen throughout the area, is scheduled to begin construction in July.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:36 am
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Biologists search spillway for ‘relic of dinosaur age’

Biologists with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have spent the last two weeks scouring the receding water of the Bonnet Carre Spillway for an endangered species of fish that is considered to be a relic of the dinosaur era.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:35 am
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Gator attacks Destrehan man fishing in spillway

A Destrehan man was attacked by a 4-foot alligator in the Bonnet Carre Spillway on Sunday, but he only suffered minor injuries.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:33 am
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Extravagant fireworks show to light up sky

For more than two decades, parish residents have made an annual trek to the West Bank Bridge Park during the Fourth of July weekend for an evening filled with music, food, fun, and most importantly, a fireworks show that lasts between 20 to 30 minutes.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:31 am
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Investors set July opening date for Grand Ridge club

Though investors had hoped to have Grand Ridge Golf Club in Willowdale up and running on June 1, the grand opening celebration will now kick off with a tournament on July 30.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:29 am
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Path cleared for Ashton assisted living center

Construction will finally begin this September on an assisted living center that has been in the works for seven years.
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June 30, 2011 at 9:27 am
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Fast TRACK to Harvard

When he was only 9 years old, Jarvis Harris made a name for himself in track and field by winning the gold medal in the long jump at the Southern AAU Junior Olympics Regional Track Meet.
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June 24, 2011 at 2:16 pm
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Dont be alarmed: IMTT holding training drill Saturday

East Bank residents shouldn’t get alarmed if they see smoke rising from the IMTT building in St. Rose.

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June 24, 2011 at 11:36 am
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‘Fishing with dad’ wins grand prize

With more than 500 votes, Wendy Petit's Father's Day photo is the winner of a $50 gift certificate to Outdoor Express.
The photo is of her husband, Craig Petit, and their son, Brenon, 3.
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June 24, 2011 at 9:02 am
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Former deputy, wife plead guilty to conspiracy

A former St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office lieutenant and his wife pled guilty to charges that they filed false federal tax returns using the names of inmates to collect more than $800,000, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten's office.
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June 24, 2011 at 9:01 am
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Steals, deals up for grabs at sheriff's auction

Residents searching for a used car or office equipment will get the chance to buy both for cheap when the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office holds their annual auction this Saturday.
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June 24, 2011 at 8:56 am
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Crawfishing explodes in spillway as water subsides

Thousands of fishermen threw out their nets and traps in the Bonnet Carre Spillway on Monday and Tuesday, pulling in hundreds of crawfish each.
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June 24, 2011 at 8:54 am
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14-year-old booked on child pornography charges

A 14-year-old St. Rose boy was arrested after authorities say he downloaded several pornographic images of young girls.
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June 24, 2011 at 8:51 am
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Handicapped man beaten to death by his own cane
Handicapped man beaten to death by his own cane
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Rodney Naquin Jr. was sentenced to 29 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a count of manslaughter connected with the 2015 death of Jassen Robert of Ama, in which authorities say Naquin stabbed the disabled man 17 times as he burglarized his home.