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    Feb 8, 2016 | The Advocate

    People in the northern end of Tangipahoa Parish who cannot afford a vehicle have a tough time trying to reach health care facilities, physicians, grocery stores, general shopping opportunities and educational facilities farther south in Hammond and Ponchatoula - and that, some residents and officials say, is why an expanded north-south bus service is needed. "I am pleading with you, on behalf of the elderly, the poor and the young students who want to go to Southeastern Louisiana University," Kentwood resident Antoinette Harrell, of Kentwood Harrell told the Tangipahoa Parish Council on Monday.

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    Jan 25, 2016 | The Advocate

    The Tangipahoa Parish Council, sitting Monday as the board of directors for Fire Protection District No. 2, approved a resolution that they hope will end a months-old stand-off between some of the fire departments and the council.

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    Jan 16, 2016 | The Advocate

    A three-car crash on Interstate 55 in Hammond killed a 60-year-old woman on Friday evening, Louisiana State Police said. Mariam William, 60, of Sherwood, Arkansas died in the crash around 6;30 p.m. Friday, Louisiana State Police spokesman Dustin Dwight said.

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  4. Robby Miller, Tangipahoaa s new parish president, says hea ll work closely with the councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    New Parish President Robby Miller on Monday addressed the Tangipahoa Parish Council for the first time, saying he is looking forward to working closely with them to move the parish forward. Miller, along with the 10 council members, was sworn into office earlier in the day at the Florida Parishes Arena near Amite.

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  5. Robbie Miller, Tangipahoaa s new parish president, says hea ll work closely with the councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    New Parish President Robbie Miller on Monday addressed the Tangipahoa Parish Council for the first time, saying he is looking forward to working closely with them to move the parish forward. Miller, along with the 10 council members, was sworn into office earlier in the day at the Florida Parishes Arena near Amite.

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  6. Amite tells its side of story at LHSAA hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Advocate

    The 90-minute hearing at the LHSAA office gave the Tangipahoa Parish school the chance to tell its side of the story about what happened during a football quarterfinal altercation with District 7-3A rival Bogalusa. LHSAA assistant executive director Keith Alexander served as the moderator for the committee and deliberations began around noon.

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    Jan 7, 2016 | The Advocate

    The 90-minute hearing held at the LHSAA office gave the Tangipahoa Parish school the chance to tell its side of the story about what happened during a football quarterfinal altercation with District 7-3A rival Bogalusa High. LHSAA Assistant Executive Director Keith Alexander served as the moderator for the three-member committee and deliberations began around noon.

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  8. Amite to have its LHSAA sportsmanship hearing WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | The Advocate

    Part 2 of an LHSAA sportsmanship hearing to address the football playoff altercation involving Amite High and Bogalusa High is set for 10 a.m. Thursday at the LHSAA office. An LHSAA sportsmanship committee comprised of three principals from the LHSAA's executive committee will preside over Amite's portion of the sportsmanship hearing.

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  9. Stephanie Grace: Louisiana predictions for 2016 ... major Senate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Governor-elect John Bel Edwards addressed the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce in his first speech in New Orleans since the election Friday, December 18, 2015. This time last year, I never would have predicted that U.S. Sen. David Vitter, who's always found a way to win, would implode. 4 comments

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    Dec 28, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Governor-elect John Bel Edwards addressed the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce in his first speech in New Orleans since the election Friday, December 18, 2015. This time last year, I never would have predicted that U.S. Sen. David Vitter, who's always found a way to win, would implode.

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  11. Video: Donna Edwards on governor-elect's cooking talents, plans for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by DONNA EDWARDS -- Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards and wife Donna Edwards on their wedding day 26 years ago, shortly after he completed Airborne Ranger training at Ft. Benning, Georgia.

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  12. After hard-fought campaign, Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards, wife Donna...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by DONNA EDWARDS -- Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards and wife Donna Edwards on their wedding day 26 years ago, shortly after he completed Airborne Ranger training at Ft. Benning, Georgia.

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  13. Planning the inauguration, the transition and their daughtera s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Advocate

    Planning the inauguration, the transition and their daughter's wedding, Christmas for Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards and wife Donna Edwards will be low-key After months on the campaign trail in a bitter fight for the governorship, John Bel Edwards and wife Donna have been busy with the transition and planning the Jan. 11 inauguration. No one has had time to shop.

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  14. 'Frustrated' LHSAA chief: Landry-Walker, McDonogh 35 not allowed to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | The Advocate

    Adcoate file photo by ROD WALKER -- A melee commenced on the court Tuesday night after the Landry-Walker vs. McDonogh 35 boys basketball game. The fight involved players and spectators.

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  15. Suspensions lifted for McDonogh 35, Landry-Walker boys basketball teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    Both teams had been suspended from all basketball activities after a fight that occurred at the end of Tuesday night's game at Landry-Walker. But after reviewing all the information submitted, including a surveillance video filed by Landry-Walker and reports from the two schools and game officials, state high school sports officials said the suspension will be lifted.

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  16. Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards reveals inauguration day plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards is carrying his campaign theme of putting "Louisiana First" over to the day he's sworn in. Edwards' transition team revealed Friday plans for the Jan. 11 inauguration festivities, including its "Louisiana First" theme.

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  17. Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards backs Democrat Rep. Walt Leger III for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- State Rep. Walt Leger III, D-New Orleans, serving as temporary Speaker during a House debate in 2014. Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, center, listens to Rep. J. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, right, and Rep. John Schroder, R-Covington, left, meet in a back room of the House chamber during debate on the state budget in 2014.

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  18. GOP bristles at Democrat running the Louisiana HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- State Rep. Walt Leger III, D-New Orleans, serving as temporary Speaker on a bill in 2015. Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, center, listens to Rep. J. Cameron Henry Jr., R-Metairie, right, and Rep. John Schroder Sr., R-Covington, left, in a back room in the House chamber.

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  19. Bogalusa sportsmanship hearing held; LHSAA committeea s findings not released yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Advocate

    The LHSAA sportsmanship committee completed its hearing involving Bogalusa High on Wednesday at its office. When the committee's findings will be released remains unclear.

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  20. Denham Springsa plans for park on the banks of the Amite River take another step toward realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | The Advocate

    Plans for a new nature park on the bank of the Amite River began to crystallize last week when an engineering firm presented a preliminary map to the Denham Springs City Council. The design identifies 13 areas where primitive campsites can be located and about 75 lots suitable for recreational vehicles.

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