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Shelby: Storms possible, bring the rain gear to Jazz Fest


Date: 4/28/2016 4:36:00 AM

Highs will be in the low to mid 80s again with overnight lows only falling to the 70s on both sides of Lake Pontchartrain. Skies will be mostly dry on Friday with more sunshine and highs in the upper 80s. Saturday, clouds return and rain chances will be

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Speckled trout fishing hitting prime time

The Advocate

Date: 4/27/2016 10:34:00 PM

Photo provided by GREG SCHLUMBRECHT If it's tru that a picture is worth a thousand words, then can charter skipper Greg Schlumbrecht's photo of day on Lake Pontchartrain be worth 100 speckled trout? Certainly, and when Capt. Greg declares "The lake is on

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Mangham softball has eyes on more history


Date: 4/27/2016 2:04:00 PM

The 9th-seeded Lady Dragons punched their ticket to Sulphur by going down to Lake Pontchartrain and beating 8 St. Charles Catholic 3-2, a game that cemented a season-long process of proving themselves against the best competition they could find

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Key Senators Introduce New $3.3B Water Resources Bill

Date: 4/27/2016 9:08:00 AM

The second-largest authorization is a $466.8-million federal share for hurricane and storm protection on the north shore of Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain. The project’s total cost is an estimated $718.1 million. The new-project list may well grow

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In the age of analytics, putting the focus back on scouting


Date: 4/27/2016 7:52:00 AM

Subscribe today! ON THIS JANUARY afternoon in New Orleans, the temperature is hovering in the 40s. The wind is raising whitecaps on Lake Pontchartrain. Baseball practice won't officially start for a week. But Tulane's team has gathered for a voluntary

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• Surface Area: 630 Acres
• Length: 41 Miles
Lake Pontchartrain is a brackish estuary located in southeastern Louisiana in the United States. It covers an area of 630 square miles with an average depth of 12 to 14 feet. Some shipping channels are kept deeper through dredging. It is roughly oval in shape, about 40 miles from west to east and 24 miles from south to north.
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