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  1. With latest master plan, Port of New Orleans looks ahead to a decade...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | The Advocate

    Containers are loaded at the Port of New Orleans' Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal. The facility is gradually nearing cargo-handling capacity.

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  2. Zurich Insurance announces contract extension to sponsor PGA Tour event in N.O. through 2026Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 29 | The Advocate

    Scott Brown watches his shot go down the fairway while teeing off to start his third round of the Zurich Classic at the TPC Louisiana course Saturday April 28, 2018, in Avondale, La. The announcement of a seven-year extension for the PGA Tour's annual springtime stop was made midway through the final round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Sunday at TPC Louisiana.

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  3. Best player available approach ends up filling some of Saints' few remaining needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 28 | The Advocate

    Major League Baseball great Roger Clemens, left, and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton talk during the Zurich Classic of New Orleans Wednesday Pro-Am at TPC Louisiana in Avondale Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Major League Baseball great Roger Clemens, left, and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton talk during the Zurich Classic of New Orleans Wednesday Pro-Am at TPC Louisiana in Avondale Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

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  4. Putts, pandas and paintings color a weekend of funRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | The Advocate

    Teammates Jonas Blixt, left, and Cameron Smith celebrate after Smith birdied the 17th hole during the final round of the 2017 Zurich Classic of New Orleans. The two return for 2018.

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  5. Smiley: Holmes and Watson started itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | The Advocate

    Bob Dewell, who no doubt has way too much time on his hands, has come up with a name game for golf fans: "Last year, when the Zurich Classic golf tournament of New Orleans went to a new format with two-man teams, there was an inspired pairing of Holmes and Watson. "Why stop there?" asks Bob.

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  6. Analysis: How Jefferson Parish's east bank turnout propelled Sheriff Joe Lopinto to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | The Advocate

    Seven-year-old twins Lily and Joey Lopinto, celebrate with their mother, Lauren, after their father, Joseph Lopinto, won the Jefferson Parish race for Sheriff at the Marriott Metairie at Lakeway in Metairie, La. on Saturday, March 24, 2018.

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  7. Avondale shipyard's potential redevelopment moves forward, developers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | The Advocate

    The idle Huntington Ingalls Industries Avondale shipyard has a buyer, but few details are being divulged. Business and economic leaders lauded the news, hoping the West Bank facility can fill the void left by what was once Louisiana's largest private employer.

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  8. Shoppers Value acquires several New Orleans-area Winn-Dixie stores; see list of storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | The Advocate

    Shoppers Value , a Baton Rouge-based grocery store chain, is entering the New Orleans market through a deal Thursday to purchase seven Winn-Dixie stores that includes three in Mississippi. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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  9. Waterway, shipyard industries report shows loss of 21,500 jobs, $1.4...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | The Advocate

    Louisiana's waterway and shipyard industries suffered through the downturn in worldwide oil prices with direct and indirect loss of 21,500 jobs, $1.4 billion in wages and $5.3 billion in economic impact from 2014 to 2016, a report from two major industry groups shows. Total employment, counting those jobs and indirect and other jobs created related to the industry, dropped to 83,300 from 104,800.

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  10. Former LSU golfer Ben Taylor wins Web.com eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    Former LSU golfer Ben Taylor reacts after sinking a putt on the sixth hole at the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La. Friday, April 29, 2016.

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  11. Louisiana offered massive incentive package in long-shot bid to land Amazon's new HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | The Advocate

    Amazon, with its Spheres under construction at the Amazon Urban Campus in Seattle, on Thursday unveiled its 20 finalist cities in which to build its second headquarters. Amazon, with its Spheres under construction at the Amazon Urban Campus in Seattle, on Thursday unveiled its 20 finalist cities in which to build its second headquarters.

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  12. Letters: Change Pell grants to boost workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    In the 50 years since the Higher Education Act was first signed into law, students, workers, businesses, and our economy have all transformed in response to the technological revolution that has swept the globe. Yet our nation's approach to higher education seems to be stuck in neutral.

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  13. Two 8-year-old girls killed in fire at Gretna home on Sunday, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | The Advocate

    Two young girls died in a fire at a Gretna home early Sunday morning, according to state and local fire officials who were on the scene. Two young girls died in a fire at a Gretna home early Sunday morning, according to state and local fire officials who were on the scene.

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  14. Your guide to the solar eclipse: What to know, how and when to watch in New Orleans, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    The moon is seen as it starts passing in front of the sun during a solar eclipse from Ross Lake, Northern Cascades National Park, in Washington on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Madeline Monistre and Katsu Kawahara practice with their solar eclipse viewer at Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy in Avondale, LA.

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  15. Eclipse lessons: 'Super pumped' teachers hope event helps bring science to light for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    Students at the recent Astro Camp at the St. Tammany Children's Museum in Mandeville look up at the sun with NASA solar glasses as they learn about the solar eclipse. Mason Mackie, Katsu Kawahara and Madeline Monistre practice with their solar eclipse viewer at Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy in Avondale on Aug. 10. Teacher Michelle Leonard talks to students at Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy about protecting their eyes during the solar eclipse.

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  16. Avondale shipyard's potential buyer unlikely to redevelop it without outside helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Advocate

    Those breathing a sigh of relief that the former Avondale shipyard has found a buyer that could potentially bring back some semblance of its glory years may have to temper their excitement, or at least keep it in check for a while. At least for now, the fate of the idle West Bank facility rests with Hilco Global, an Illinois-based financial services firm that often is hired to help liquidate bankrupt companies, according to sources familiar with the situation.

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  17. JPSO: Man suffers life-threatening injuries in Avondale shooting SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | The Advocate

    One man suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting on Sunday in Avondale, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  18. Huntington Ingalls finds buyer for former Avondale shipyard, but few details availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    Engineers confer on the Avondale Shipyard site in a historical photo of what became Louisiana's largest employer. Business and economic leaders are hopeful the idle shipyard can be re-purposed for other uses.

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  19. New Orleans area under flood advisory until 4 p.m.; see latest radar, updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | The Advocate

    Powerful thunderstorms rolled through the New Orleans area Saturday afternoon, prompting a flood advisory for parts of Orleans and Jefferson parishes. More than 3 inches of rain had already fallen in some areas as of 2:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

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  20. Don't miss these events in the New Orleans areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    A scene from a past Mr. Legs event, which returns at 6 p.m. Saturday at Generations Hall in New Orleans. The benefit is a fundraiser for the Bridge House/Grace House with male competitors dressed up in costumes and shorts, going for titles like "best costume," "hairiest" and many more.

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