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Workers recover Bible from rubble of NYC buildings
Rick Del Rio, pastor of Abounding Grace church in Manhattan, and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, display a damaged but intact Bible they said was recovered in the rubble of the Spanish Christian Church, Saturday, March 15, 2014 in New York.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Advocate staff photo David Mitchell -- Workers, above, with North...
Marcos Rodrigues was saving up and looking forward to moving back to his native Brazil when the construction worker fell to his death from the Sunshine Bridge in St. James Parish on Sunday, his brother says.
Facets of Faith: Third Day/Skillet tour combo a coola
Advocate staff photo by LEILA PITCHFORD-ENGLISH -- From left, David Carr, drums, Mac Powell, lead singer, and Tai Anderson, bass, members of longtime band Third Day, play at the Rivercenter in Baton Rouge in October 2011.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Advocate file photo by Heather McClelland -- The Sunshine Bridge near Donaldsonville.
A man working on a $25.1 million DOTD project to repair and repaint the Sunshine Bridge in St. James Parish died Sunday after he fell about 100 feet from scaffolding, sheriff's deputies said Wednesday.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
California Governor Jerry Brown Intervenes in Case of Exide Technologies, Says Consumer Watchdog
The governor discussed the case with regulators at the Department of Toxic Substances Control , which revealed that testing of soil at 39 area homes showed unacceptably high levels of lead.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Raw Story
Louisiana father allowed pastor to rape his mentally disabled daughter, police say
A Louisiana pastor was arrested over the weekend on charges that he raped a 20-year-old woman, and car theft charges.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The F-Word Blog
March's guest bloggers
Charlie Hale is a Computer Science student and blogger by night and asleep by day.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Developing an intelligent avatar to help UK's aging population
Kent's Centre for Child Protection is heading a consortium of partners developing a project, known as Responsive InTeractive Advocate , which has won a share of A 2.4m in funding from the UK's innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board .
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Worthy of Ophelia
The non-profit organization WEAVE-- Working to Educate, Advocate and Empower-- was founded in 1974 as South Sydney Youth Services.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Executive Shuffles: Beats Music, Caroline International, STIM
Dave Allen , founding member of Gang of Four, has been hired by Beats Music . Billboard reports that Allen will serve as an Artist Advocate, helping artists see the benefits of the streaming service.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Robert Parker Faces His Toughest Critics: Wine Writers
Famed wine critic Robert Parker recently alighted in Napa Valley to give the keynote address at the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
School board president sentenced in hit, run death
A state district judge has sentenced Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley to a suspended 90-day jail term after Sibley pleaded no contest in a June 15 fatal hit-and-run crash in St. Helena Parish.