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Realtors lobby against new home taxes

Lawmakers and realtors across the state are taking preemptive action to stop the implementation of new taxation on real estate sales.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:43 pm
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Workout warrior battles back from deadly bacteria

Four months ago, Bentley Louviere was as healthy as a man could be. He exercised regularly, ate right and took great care of his body.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:32 pm
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Landrieu alarmed by levee gaps

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu visited St. Charles Parish last week to tour the West Bank hurricane protection levee system and said that the gaps in levee protection that leave 30,000 people at risk were alarming.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:30 pm
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Police: St. Rose victim hit with brick, robbed while walking home

A 34-year-old St. Rose man is in jail after police say he allegedly hit another man in the back of the head with a brick, beat the man in the face and then fled the scene with the victim's money and keys.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:39 am
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Alleged Luling voyeur booked on child pornography charges

A Luling man arrested earlier this month after authorities say he took lewd photographs of children has been booked with additional charges of child pornography.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:39 am
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Student participation rises due to new attendance policy

Since new attendance requirements were implemented in Louisiana last August, attendance in St. Charles Parish public schools has consistently risen each quarter.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:37 am
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Parish pays it forward to Smithville tornado victims

After tornadoes ripped through the south in April, leaving total destruction in parts of Mississippi and Alabama, several St. Charles Parish businesses and residents stepped up to help.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:36 am
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Luling father recovering after receiving double lung transplant

Luling’s Michael Diaz Jr. has dedicated his life to helping others, serving as a United States Marine, protecting the country in the Army National Guard and keeping local streets safe as both a state trooper and police officer.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Real estate market sees increase in buyers

With the future of the local real estate market still uncertain, local realtors say that buyers and sellers should move sooner rather than later.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:33 am
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Brave teen remembered for breaking color barrier

Former Hahnville High School student-athlete Don Raymond accomplished many firsts in his short life. Not only was the trailblazer the first black athlete to play a sport at Hahnville, he was also the first black four-sport letterman in the state’s history and was the first black player named to Louisiana’s All-State football team.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:31 am
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Luling levee permit approved

The Army Corps of Engineers finally signed a permit on Friday to construct the Willowridge Phase, or Phase II, of the West Bank hurricane protection levee after years of prep work and consideration by various state and federal agencies.
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May 27, 2011 at 9:29 am
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View, comment on new land use plan online

After two years of information gathering and analysis, a complete draft of St. Charles Parish's new comprehensive land use plan will be made available for public viewing and comment.
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May 20, 2011 at 11:50 am
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Residents clash with parish over Sunset Drainage District

About 50 parishioners butted heads with parish officials on Tuesday night during a town hall meeting about possibly disbanding the board of the Sunset Drainage District.
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May 20, 2011 at 11:49 am
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Nearly half of termite samples are from most aggressive species

‘Tis the season of termites, as swarms of the destructive insects are being spotted flying together near street lamps throughout the parish. And nearly half of the termite samples that are being collected are of the most aggressive species - Formosan.
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May 20, 2011 at 11:48 am
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Teen drowns in Des Allemands

A 14-year-old boy drowned on Sunday while swimming with friends in Lac Des Allemands, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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May 20, 2011 at 11:47 am
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Long-awaited library opens doors in Paradis

Residents in Paradis, Des Allemands and Bayou Gauche finally got the chance to walk into their own library on Monday when a new 6,200-square-foot branch opened on the corner of Audubon and Fonda streets.
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May 20, 2011 at 11:46 am
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St. Charles library’s annual Teen Lock-in set June 10 - 11
St. Charles library’s annual Teen Lock-in set June 10 - 11
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St. Charles Parish Library’s Annual Teen Lock-In will visit the Star Wars Universe.