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  1. Strong area economy helps many Baton Rouge businesses buck trend of closure in flood's aftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    Emery Equipment owner/President Kelly Emery, foreground, Chief Financial Officer Trent Murchison, and background, from left, Parts Manager Todd Sweeney, Rental Manager Matt Huff and Service Manager Bryan Hauk are among some of the 20 employees at the Baton Rouge compact construction/forestry equipment dealership that got the business up and running quickly after the 2016 flood so that their equipment and service could help residents and contractors with demolition and moving of rubble in the rebuilding process.

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  2. Photos: Back-o-school supplies giveaway at Baker School Board offices SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | The Advocate

    Kids got a head start on the year with at a back-to-school supplies giveaway held by the City of Baker School Board, the office of State Rep. Barbara W. Carpenter, D-Baton Rouge, and Southern University, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at the offices of the school board. Baker High football team members helped stuff the bags earlier, in a community service project, and vendors with booths and information, as well as snacks, were part of the day.

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  3. Slaughter Community Charter: a new 1A team with big football dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | The Advocate

    The grass is thick on the practice field located behind an elementary school. There are no yard-lines burned in.

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  4. One of three men arrested in Wednesday beating, shooting on Cherrryl Drive, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The Advocate

    A Baton Rouge man was arrested Friday after he was accused of beating an acquaintance with an aluminum baseball bat with two other men on Wednesday, according to an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office report. The victim told investigators that he gave three acquaintances, nicknamed "Deezy," "Mojo" and "Rocko," a ride to the 6300 block of Cherryl Drive, but when he got out of the car they started beating him.

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  5. Zoo attendance hit low in 2016: BREC, opponents of proposed move disagree on whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    A North American river otter munches on an icy fish treat, at the annual Frozen Safari event at BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo, Saturday, July 22, 2017. Zookeepers gave out frozen 'enrichment' to animals as a treat on a hot summer day, and keepers gave several chats about animals.

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  6. Zachary bookings for July 14-20, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    The following people were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison or issued a summons by the Zachary Police Department on July 14-20: Laphand, Barry: 39, 16575 Plank Road, Baker, booked in possession with intent to distribute Schedule I drugs, possession of a firearm with drugs, improper lane usage, possession of Schedule I drugs and failure to yield.

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  7. National disaster recovery team to help Baker residents, officials...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Advocate

    Nearly a year after the devastating August flood, much of the City Council meeting Tuesday night focused on continued rebuilding and recovery. Sandra Bowling, head of the National Disaster Recovery Function Team, addressed the council about the team, which was sent by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help Baker with long-term recovery from the flood.

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  8. Pam's Party Line: Hot fun in the summertimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Advocate

    Lee High reunion -- Getting together for a 'mini' reunion the end of June are members of the Lee High School classes of 1961 and 1962, front row from left, Margaret Vandeworker, B.J. Lorio, Lee High Magnet Assistant Principal Cindy Perret, Gordon Ellis, Mary Helen Merrick Heroman, Joe Baker and Butch Spielman; second row, Fredrick Sharbaugh, Janet LeBlanc Juban, Jeanne Bannerman Alexander, Gayle Gillym Macdiarmid, Jean Spitze McCay, Dee Hunt Hamilton, Scott Tetlow and Charles Hoge; and, back, Warren Bofinger, Harry Heroman, Frank Robert, Edith Smith Hackett and Brent Norwood Caldwell. The alumni made a $6,065 donation to support their alma mater's digital media classes and programs.

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  9. Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie stepping downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Law enforcement officials including Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie, Jr., center, followed by La. State Police Supt.

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  10. 11 booked on suspicion of DWI in East Baton Rouge between Saturday, SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    Authorities arrested at least 11 people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Saturday and noon Sunday, booking records show. Joseph Christy, 25, 5155 Lanier Drive, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, reckless operation of a vehicle, license plate required, and driver's license suspended or revoked.

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  11. Baker Police bookings for July 7- July 13, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Advocate

    The following people were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison by the Baker Police Department from July 6 to July 13: Carter, Julius: 40, 2908 Tecumseh St., Baton Rouge, bench warrant for failure to appear for simple criminal damage to property and criminal trespass. George, Shawn: 45, 1145 Shilo Drive, Apt.

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  12. Judge: Baker man accused of threatening police, civilians to be held on terrorizing chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Advocate

    Enough evidence exists for a terrorizing charge against a 20-year-old Baker man accused of threatening to kill police officers and civilians last fall, a Baton Rouge judge decided Tuesday. State District Judge Beau Higginbotham, who ruled in April that Noel Marquell Beauchamp Jr. was competent to proceed, found probable cause Tuesday to continue holding Beauchamp on $1 million bail.

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  13. Smiley: His uncle's colorful faux pasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Advocate

    "He walked out of the airport, got into a taxi, and told the female driver where he wanted to go. Then he settled back to enjoy the newspaper.

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  14. Zachary sports for July 6, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Advocate

    There are a number of ways for young aspiring golfers to learn about the game. Just picking up clubs and going out to a course is probably the worst way learn golf.

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  15. Zachary man accused of contractor fraud in Baker, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    A Zachary man is accused of accepting $78,000, but failing to complete work on a home in Baker, according to an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office report. Deputies say 32-year-old Benjamin Dwayne Cheek worked on the home sporadically, telling the homeowner excuses such as that he ran out of gas or was overwhelmed with other projects.

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  16. Visit Baton Rouge eyes another election to seek approval of occupancy taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The Advocate

    Visit Baton Rouge is hoping voters will react more favorably at the polls this November and approve an occupancy tax for those who stay in Baton Rouge hotel rooms. A two percent occupancy tax for hotels failed at the polls last year that would have given money for Baton Rouge River Center renovations and for Visit Baton Rouge.

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  17. Accounting firm open in ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Advocate

    Mary Sue Stages CPA owner Mary Sue Stages, with scissors, cuts the ribbon on her new Clinton office June 15 during a ceremony hosted by the East Feliciana Parish Chamber of Commerce. Mary Sue Stages CPA owner Mary Sue Stages, with scissors, cuts the ribbon on her new Clinton office June 15 during a ceremony hosted by the East Feliciana Parish Chamber of Commerce.

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  18. Baker City Council seeks CPA, trying to get off state legislative auditor's noncompliance listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    The City Council agreed Tuesday night on procedures for hiring a CPA to audit the city's books for 2016-17. The council set a deadline of July 7 to apply for the job and will schedule interviews for July 11 and 12. Melvin Davis, the certified public accountant who conducted the city's audit for 2015-16 and 2014-15, declined to apply for a new contract with Baker.

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  19. Both Greenwell Springs residents arrested in the killing of two found ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    The Greenwell Springs man and woman arrested last week in the killing of two Baker men found in St. Helena Parish had both been entangled in criminal matters before this incident. William Bottoms Jr., 27, who authorities allege fatally shot Derrick D. Williams, 23, and Mohamed S. Hussain, 29, on June 1, had been recently on parole after serving time for possession of heroin, said Department of Corrections spokesman Ken Pastorick.

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  20. School district secessions more difficult in Louisiana, but other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Chris Allsup, left, and Clay LeGrande, center, answer questions from Christina Franks, right, who signs the petition as St. George organizers collect petition signatures on Jones Creek Road during the campaign in 2015 to create a new city. Advocate staff file photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Jane Patton with Better Together Baton Rouge announces during a June 2015 press conference how residents who signed a petition to break away from East Baton Rouge Parish to form the city of St. George can remove their signatures.

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