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  1. Woman threatened to shoot up Baton Rouge nail salon over price of manicure, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | The Advocate

    An Alexandria woman threatened to shoot an employee at a Bluebonnet Boulevard nail salon because she was unhappy about the price of her manicure, according to an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrest report. Jessica Winslow, 23, was arrested Wednesday on terrorizing, simple assault, and entry on or remaining in places in the June 29 threat.

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  2. Brother Martin's Hunter Appleton, SJA's Lauren Hendry excel at Round Table RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The Advocate

    St. Joseph's Academy's Lauren Hendry won with girls three-mile time of 18:18.56 at the Episcopal's 40th Round Table Run at Highland Road Park Saturday, Brother Martin's Hunter Appleton won the boys three-mile race in 15:34.78 at the Episcopal's 40th Round Table Run at Highland Road Park Saturday, St. Joseph's Academy's Lauren Hendry won with girls three-mile time of 18:18.56 at the Episcopal's 40th Round Table Run at Highland Road Park Saturday, Brother Martin's Hunter Appleton won the boys three-mile race in 15:34.78 at the Episcopal's 40th Round Table Run at Highland Road Park Saturday, Considering the fact that it was Episcopal's 40th Round Table Run, there were expectations.

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  3. Louisiana's top banking regulator seeks 'safe harbor' for banking marijuana industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | The Advocate

    The marijuana industry for years has struggled to find financial institutions willing to handle their cash. Financial regulators in 13 states, including Louisiana, have signed onto a letter to Congressional leaders seeking legislation to clear the way for banks to do business with state-legalized marijuana businesses.

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  4. Alexandria woman used molotov cocktails to ignite ex-boyfriend's home, Fire Marshal saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    An Alexandria woman was booked in jail Friday, more than two years after she allegedly used molotov cocktails to set a fire to her ex-boyfriend's Baton Rouge home, Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal officials said. Jasmine S. Wade, 27, was booked in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Friday on two counts of simple arson.

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  5. Long-shot Interstate 14 idea would take route through Louisiana, 4 other southern statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | The Advocate

    Traffic backs up along I-10 eastbound between Duson and Scott Thursday, September 29, 2016, as emergency crews work to clean up a hazardous spill of molten sulphur leaking from an 18-wheeler's tanker trailer. The spill caused the closure of I-10 between Scott and Duson in both directions for several hours.

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  6. RoyOMartin investing $8 million at its Chopin plywood, solid wood plant; adding 14 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | The Advocate

    RoyOMartin will invest $8 million at its Chopin plywood and solid wood plant to install a new dry kiln designed to increase timber production. The company also will connect to natural gas pipelines, increase log in-feed and out-feed capacity, expand the facility's shipping and finishing area and undergo other modernization efforts, CEO Roy O. Martin III and Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Monday.

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  7. 300-job housing manufacturing facility eyed for former Baton Rouge Holsum bread factoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | The Advocate

    The old Holsum Bread bakery - which shut down almost three decades on Choctaw Drive - could get new life as a housing manufacturing facility. The old Holsum Bread bakery - which shut down almost three decades on Choctaw Drive - could get new life as a housing manufacturing facility.

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  8. Customers at Dutchtown Sonic robbed at gunpoint, have car stolen, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | The Advocate

    Four customers sitting in a car at the Sonic restaurant on La. 73 in Dutchtown on Thursday night were robbed at gunpoint and had their car stolen, Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley said.

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  9. Examining Audubon Zoo's layout, how far escaped jaguar traveled, new details about incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Audubon Zoo's managing director, Kyle Burks, offered new details Tuesday about how an escaped jaguar, Valerio, was discovered and recaptured last weekend, crediting his staff's quick action that prevented the jaguar from killing more animals or potentially making it off zoo property and into nearby residential neighborhoods. The 3-year-old male jaguar's enclosure is near the center of the zoo, but he was spotted skulking around the fox habitat at the Swamp Exhibit, near the far southeast corner of the property.

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  10. Director of Louisiana School for the Deaf replaced as part of staff shakeupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    Front entrance to the Louisiana School for the Deaf, which shares its Brightside Lane campus with the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired, seen March 13, 2018. Front entrance to the Louisiana School for the Deaf, which shares its Brightside Lane campus with the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired, seen March 13, 2018.

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  11. Tonia Bandy, ex-wife of La. prison warden Nate Cain, pleads guilty to federal fraud chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    Now divorced, Nate and Tonia Cain had each faced 18 federal counts of fraud. Tonia Cain, who has reverted to her maiden name of Tonia Bandy, on Monday pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit fraud in the case, court records indicate.

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  12. Political Horizons: With Louisiana's budget under control, Legislature turns to election seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    Rep. Robert Johnson, D-Marksville, makes an impassioned plea to defeat HB1, the state budget bill, during debate on the measure Thursday April 19, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. The budget bill passed 55-47.

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  13. Side Dish: From biscuits to burritos, new cookbook serves up evolved Southern cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | The Advocate

    "Secrets of the Southern Table: A Food Lover's Tour of the Global South" by Virginia Willis, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30, 314 pages, hardcover Georgia-born, French-trained chef Virginia Willis wants everyone to know Southern food is much more than biscuits and gravy, fried chicken and butter-laden dishes. Willis hopes the collection of recipes and stories in her latest cookbook, "Secrets of the Southern Table: A Food Lover's Tour of the Global South," will "expand people's culinary landscape," taking them from "the stereotypes and misinterpretations of Southern food and cooking" to learning about the South's rich, diverse cuisine.

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  14. Our Lady of Lourdes to purchase Women's and Children's Hospital in LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    The mother of Jackson Jumonville, the late 7-year-old organ donor who saved the lives of five people through his gift, Stephanie Cook, with hospital employee Bill David, raises a Donate Life Louisiana Flag on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Women's and Children's Hospital in Lafayette. The Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency partnered with Women's and Children's to honor the local heroes who made the decision to donate organs and tissue.

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  15. Lanny Keller: Tale of fumbling Louisiana House leadership failing to do just that -- leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | The Advocate

    From left, Speaker of the House Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, House Appropriations Committee chairman Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, and Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, confer on legislation in the front of the House Chamber while the House is in recess after rejecting the Senate amendments to send HB1, the budget bill, to conference committee on the final day of the Special Legislative Session June 4, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  16. No more fiscal cliff: Revenue panel recognizes taxes from special...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Revenue Estimating Conference updated the state revenue forecast Tuesday to reflect the nearly $500 million in taxes that state lawmakers approved in two special sessions this month. The new $29.5 billion state budget takes effect July 1 with most agencies funded at levels that will prevent drastic cuts to state services.

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  17. Third time's a charm? Photos: Yet another Louisiana special session kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Louisiana Legislature has begun its third special session of the year -- setting off a last-ditch attempt to address the $650 million fiscal cliff the state faces when more than $1 billion in temporary taxes expire at the end of the month. Accompanied by his wife Donna Edwards, Gov. John Bel Edwards enters the House chamber to address the joint session for the opening of this year's third Special Legislative Session to address the state budget Monday June 18, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  18. 300-job housing manufacturing facility eyed for former north Baton Rouge Holsum bread factoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | The Advocate

    The old Holsum Bread bakery - which shut down almost three decades on Choctaw Drive - could get new life as a housing manufacturing facility. The old Holsum Bread bakery - which shut down almost three decades on Choctaw Drive - could get new life as a housing manufacturing facility.

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  19. Exempt from cuts? Louisiana lawmakers shielding their budget from major slashingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    Speaker of the House Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, left, and Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, confer on legislation in the front of the House Chamber before the House rejected the Senate amendments to send HB1, the budget bill, to conference committee on the final day of the Special Legislative Session June 4, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. As they weigh steep cuts across state services, Louisiana lawmakers have fully funded their own budget so legislative agencies are poised to escape reductions in three weeks, even as those agencies are sitting on tens of millions of dollars in unspent funds.

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  20. Analysis: Cue the blame game as Louisiana legislature's second special session failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | The Advocate

    Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, right, makes a point as representatives, counter clockwise from upper right, Rep. Stephen Dwight, R-Lake Charles, Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, Rep. Bubba Chaney, R-Rayville, and Rep. James Armes III, D-Leesville, watch and listen after the failure of HB18 on the final day of the Special Legislative Session June 4, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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