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  1. Barry, the Louisiana Fire Marshal's bomb-detection dog, dies after surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The Advocate

    Louisiana State Fire Marshal Cpl Mitch Trahan with K-9 officers Barry, a 10-year-old black Labrador. Barry succumbed to complications from the surgery.

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  2. Nexstar, with TV stations across Louisiana, makes offer for Tribune...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | The Advocate

    Irving, Texas-based Nexstar, which has TV stations across Louisiana, is offering to buy Chicago's Tribune Media for about $4 billion Monday, four months after the collapse of a similar bid from Sinclair Broadcast Group. Chicago-based Tribune Media owns and operates 42 stations across the U.S., including two in New Orleans: WGNO, the ABC affiliate, and WNOL, the CW station.

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  3. Developers promising billions of dollars in investments for Opelousas, but details are scarceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | The Advocate

    Opelousas Mayor Reggie Tatum, right, arrives with Gbenga Adalumo, second from right, at City Hall in Opelousas, La., Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. ORG XMIT: LAOPL101 When a group of developers announced a sweeping new project for Opelousas in front of TV cameras, politicians and a civic group last month, they vowed to tap an established network of international investors to bring billions of dollars in economic investments and tens of thousands of jobs. 3 comments

  4. Episcopal's embrace of two-team concept looms large in races for LHSAA titles, recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Advocate

    Episcopal's David Whitehurst pulls ahead of Catholic's James Lalonde at the Metro Championship on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Highland Road Park. Whitehurst won with a three-mile time of 15 minutes, 37.94 seconds.

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  5. U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham re-elected to third termRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham easily beat back three opponents Tuesday to claim a third term in Congress, complete, but unofficial election returns show. Abraham, a Republican from the small Richland Parish community of Alto, avoided a runoff to win re-election outright in his northeast Louisiana congressional district, which stretches from the Arkansas border down to the Florida Parishes and includes the cities of Monroe and Alexandria.

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  6. Our Views: Our recommendations on voting for, against each constitutional amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2018 | The Advocate

    Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, center, jabs his finger onto the testimony table for emphasis during debate on his SB243 by the House Criminal Justice Committee at the State Capitol, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. At left is Rep. Edmond Jordan, D-Baton Rouge, and at right is Alexandria attorney Ed Tarpley, left, former District Attorney for Grant Parish, who had earlier testified in favor of the bill.

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  7. Stephanie Grace: Unanimous jury question is part of broader criminal justice movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | The Advocate

    Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, center, jabs his finger onto the testimony table for emphasis during debate on his SB243 by the House Criminal Justice Committee at the State Capitol, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. At left is Rep. Edmond Jordan, D-Baton Rouge, and at right is Alexandria attorney Ed Tarpley, left, former District Attorney for Grant parish, who had earlier testified in favor of the bill. 2 comments

  8. U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham faces three opponents in bid for third term in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | The Advocate

    Photo of Jessee Fleenor with his wife Amanda Fleenor, and their two children Sia, left, and Kai, right. Photo provided by the Fleenor family via votejessee.com .

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  9. Stephanie Grace: Unanimous jury ballot question may be season's marquee voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | The Advocate

    Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, center, jabs his finger onto the testimony table for emphasis during debate on his SB243 by the House Criminal Justice Committee at the State Capitol, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. At left is Rep. Edmond Jordan, D-Baton Rouge, and at right is Alexandria attorney Ed Tarpley, left, former District Attorney for Grant parish, who had earlier testified in favor of the bill.

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  10. Vicious circle: Report says failing schools also have the most inexperienced teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | The Advocate

    One in three teachers at F-rated public schools in Louisiana is either uncertified or teaching outside their field of expertise, according to a survey released Friday. The survey also shows that less than one in five teachers - 19 percent - are uncertified or working outside their speciality in A-rated schools.

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  11. State plans special diplomas for students who excel in math and scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    BESE President Gary Jones, of Alexandria, left, and Education Superintendent John White on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at a Board of Elementary and Secondary Education meeting that approved a revised budget request to fund public schools next year. BESE President Gary Jones, of Alexandria, left, and Education Superintendent John White on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at a Board of Elementary and Secondary Education meeting that approved a revised budget request to fund public schools next year.

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  12. Mattress Firm closing Baton Rouge, Lafayette storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Mattress Firm store in the 5700 block of Johnston Street is pictured Thursday, October 11, 2018, in Lafayette, La. Mattress Firm said it will close a store in Baton Rouge and a Lafayette location as part of its plan to shut down 700 locations nationwide.

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

    Sep 20, 2018 | 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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  14. Brother Martin's Hunter Appleton, SJA's Lauren Hendry excel at Round Table RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | 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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  15. Louisiana's top banking regulator seeks 'safe harbor' for banking marijuana industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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