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Authorities are searching for two men who robbed a Boutte Popeyes’ employee at gunpoint and then allegedly fired gunshots at a vehicle leaving the Wendy’s parking lot across the street.
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October 06, 2011 at 8:56 am
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Hahnville tops McDonogh 35 in shootout, Destrehan falls to Dutchtown

During Friday night’s Hahnville and McDonogh 35 game, it wasn’t much fun to be a defensive coordinator.

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September 30, 2011 at 10:58 pm
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Political signs have not been problem this year

Earl Matherne, with Planning and Zoning, said that the department has not seen many problems with political signs this year.
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September 30, 2011 at 10:03 am
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Colleges flock to Destrehan to meet with teens

St. Charles teens will have the chance to meet with college, technical school and military recruiters from across the country at the district's annual Future Prep Night on Oct. 5.
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September 30, 2011 at 10:03 am
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New Sarpy man gets 30 years for killing neighbor

A 60-year-old New Sarpy man was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of his neighbor.
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September 30, 2011 at 10:02 am
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Students grill officials on cyberbullying, future jobs

Parish leaders were put under the microscope last week as teens from across the parish asked pressing questions about life and the future in St. Charles during the New Generations Forum.
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September 30, 2011 at 10:01 am
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Record 101 teams sign up to cook jambalaya, gumbo in culinary battle

This year’s Battle for the Paddle winner will truly have to earn the trophy after 101 teams signed up to cook their special gumbo and jambalaya recipes for a parish full of taste testers.
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September 30, 2011 at 9:58 am
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Candidates to air out issues during forum

Eleven candidates for public office have been invited to speak in a public forum that will be held at Hahnville High School on Oct. 4.
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September 30, 2011 at 9:56 am
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Former lieutenant, wife get jail time for tax scam

A former St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office lieutenant and his wife both received jail time after pleading 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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September 30, 2011 at 9:55 am
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Police seek Kenner woman in credit card thefts

Police are searching for a Kenner woman they believe stole credit cards from businesses in St. Charles and Jefferson parishes and then used the stolen cards to make purchases.
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September 30, 2011 at 9:54 am
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St. Aug beats Hahnville, Destrehan loses to West Jeff

Turnovers and penalties were the downfall of the Hahnville Tigers Friday night as the St. Augustine Purple Knights pulled ahead in the second half of the game to take a 40-21 victory.

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September 23, 2011 at 10:51 pm
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H1N1 flu not major threat this year, experts say

While nearly 100 percent of all influenza diagnoses last year were the H1N1 virus, there is no indication that the same problem should occur this year in St. Charles Parish, according to Julia Bodden with the St. Charles Community Health Center.
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September 23, 2011 at 9:49 am
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Major changes coming to Airline

Big changes are coming to Airline Highway that should increase safety on the heavily-traveled road.
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September 23, 2011 at 9:48 am
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Lane closures on Hale Boggs Bridge this weekend

The right lanes of the Hale Boggs bridge on Interstate 310 will be closed in both directions starting at 7 p.m. Friday until 5 p.m. Saturday for movement of construction equipment, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
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September 23, 2011 at 9:47 am
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Teachers, emergency responders tested in fake school shooting

Gun shots and explosions rang through the halls of Lakewood Elementary School last Friday as school district staff, Sheriff’s Office employees and high school students enacted a fake school shooting scenario.
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September 23, 2011 at 9:47 am
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DNA evidence halts St. Rose arson case

The St. Charles Parish District Attorney’s Office has chosen not to prosecute a man authorities believed set his convenience store on fire twice in an attempt to collect a $1 million insurance policy.
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September 23, 2011 at 9:45 am
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