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  1. Braving frigid air, volunteers mobilize to spruce up Baton Rouge for MLK 'festival of service'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Advocate

    In the foreground, Bryson Boutte, of Lafayette, and Antoine 'GHOST' Mitchel, of Baton Rouge, prepare two murals during a weekend long service project on Scenic Highway in Baton Rouge on Saturday, Jan. 13. ORG XMIT: 00058912A Andy Osborn, Jessy Hutchinson, Lauren Trahan and Elizabeth Borne dig a hole to plant a bald cyprus in an empty lot during a weekend long service project on Scenic Highway in Baton Rouge on Saturday, Jan. 13. ORG XMIT: 00058912A Baton Rouge Green employee Chris Cooper demonstrates how to plant a bald cyprus tree during a weekend long service project on Scenic Highway in Baton Rouge on Saturday, Jan. 13. ORG XMIT: 00058912A Lachanda Harris and Florence Tamari, of the National Association of Black Social Workers, dig a hole to plant a bald cyprus during a weekend long service project on Scenic Highway in Baton Rouge on Saturday, Jan. 13. ORG XMIT: 00058912A Dylan ... (more)

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  2. Photos: Louisiana Marathon Saturday races: Quarter Marathon, 5K and Kids 1.2-mile MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Advocate

    The Louisiana Marathons races, including the Quarter Marathon, 5K and 1.2 mile Kids Marathon were run Saturday, starting and finishing in downtown Baton Rouge. The Marathon and Half Marathon are set for Sunday morning.

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  3. Georgetown University plans more meetings with slave descendants in Louisiana, elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Gravestone of Cornelius 'Neely' Hawkins, one of the slaves in the Georgetown University's 1838 slave sale, in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery in Maringouin, La., Thursday, June 30, 2016. Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Gravestone of Cornelius 'Neely' Hawkins, one of the slaves in the Georgetown University's 1838 slave sale, in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery in Maringouin, La., Thursday, June 30, 2016.

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  4. Report: Diesel leak shuts down three lanes of I-12 near Airline HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Advocate

    An 18-wheeler fire was responsible for shutting down three lanes of I-12 East near Airline Highway late Saturday morning, WBRZ reported . The vehicle involved in leaked a large amount of diesel near the highway, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department.

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  5. Check out the high school basketball schedule for Jan. 15-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Advocate

    Advocate Staff Photo by April Buffington-- Denham Springs' Xavier Miles loses the ball as Episcopal's Thomas Besselman defends during the game held at Episcopal High School on Wednesday night. Dunham coach Jonathon Pixley during Dunham High School's game against Madison Prep in Baton Rouge on Friday, Jan. 12. ORG XMIT: 00058854A Advocate Staff Photo by April Buffington-- Denham Springs' Xavier Miles loses the ball as Episcopal's Thomas Besselman defends during the game held at Episcopal High School on Wednesday night.

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  6. Wright's 3-pointer sparks Dunham past Madison Prep in OTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    Madison Prep coach Jeff Jones during Dunham High School's game against Madison Prep in Baton Rouge on Friday, Jan. 12. ORG XMIT: 00058854A Madison Prep's Josh Perry pulls up and shoots during Dunham High School's game against Madison Prep in Baton Rouge on Friday, Jan. 12. ORG XMIT: 00058854A Dunham High School's Jordan Wright plays defense during Dunham High School's game against Madison Prep in Baton Rouge on Friday, Jan. 12. ORG XMIT: 00058854A Madison Prep's Kobe Julien drives towards the hoop during Dunham High School's game against Madison Prep in Baton Rouge on Friday, Jan. 12. ORG XMIT: 00058854A Madison Prep coach Jeff Jones during Dunham High School's game against Madison Prep in Baton Rouge on Friday, Jan. 12. ORG XMIT: 00058854A Madison Prep's Josh Perry pulls up and shoots during Dunham High School's game against Madison Prep in Baton Rouge on Friday, Jan. 12. ORG XMIT: ... (more)

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  7. Two-vehicle crash kills Mississippi man on Winbourne Avenue, Baton Rouge police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge police are investigating a two-vehicle crash Friday near Winbourne Avenue and Dougherty Drive that killed a Woodville, Mississippi, man and injured one other person. Oliver Perry, 67, was taken to a hospital but died later Friday from his injuries, said Sgt.

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  8. Our Views: Baton Rouge is smiling through tears in wake of 'Buckskin Bill's' deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    In 1956, WAFB-TV children's show host William "Buckskin Bill" Black began closing is program witht he admonition "Remember, Baton Rouge needs a zoo." After the Greater Baton Rouge Zoo opened in 1970, Black asked his young listeners to donate pennies to buy an elephant.

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  9. Faith Matters: Equipping men for ChristRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    About five years ago, an Iron Sharpens Iron Equipping Men's Conference helped Todd Shupe take his spiritual walk to a new level. "It had a tremendous affect on me," said Shupe, a member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church of Baton Rouge.

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  10. Four booked on suspicion of DWI in East Baton Rouge between Thursday, FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    Authorities arrested at least four people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Thursday and noon Friday, booking records show. Compiled from staff reports.

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  11. Baton Rouge area religion bulletins for week of Jan. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    Daughters of Naomi: 10 a.m., Camphor Memorial, 8742 Scenic Highway. First lady Kathleen Conrad, wife of Pastor Clifton C. Conrad, will speak on "Exploring Your Spiritual Gifts to God's Glory."

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  12. Attorneys for Alton Sterling family hope subpoena for documents from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    From left, Mike Adams, Brandon DeCuir, Dale Glover and L. Chris Stewart, attorneys for Alton Sterling's children leave the courthouse after filing a wrongful death suit at the 19th JDC Tuesday June 27, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La.. Attorneys for the Alton Sterling family filed a subpoena request Tuesday to the state Attorney General's Office for documents and videos pertaining to the July 2016 officer shooting of the 37-year-old black man, in hopes to push forward the now-18-month long case.

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  13. Louisiana Marathon expected to be coldest in event's seven-year historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    Runners charge down Fourth Street in downtown Baton Rouge during the Louisiana Marathon. This year's race and surrounding activities run Friday-Sunday.

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  14. Letters: Red still means "stop"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    My light turned green the other day. It was a good thing that I didn't go right away.

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  15. Hard freeze watch for Baton Rouge area over weekend; possible frozen precipitation next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    Frank Quinn, right, sits huddled with a green blanket wrapped around his shoulders, sitting next to Lamotte James, left, who stays covered up, as the two men, who said they are homeless, wait as the overnight freezing temperatures in the mid twenties edge up to near 32 degrees, Saturday morning, Jan. 7, 2017. Quinn had a sleeping bag, but James had only the blanket, he said, and the men had several disposable, air-activated hand warmer packets to share, as they shared the porch of a vacant building off Florida Blvd. 'When it's that cold, all you can do is sleep,' Quinn said.

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  16. Mayfair Lab School set to get new classrooms to accommodate incoming eighth gradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    Mayfair Lab School looks likes it will have enough room for all of its students, including its first class of eighth-graders. The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday gave tentative approval to buying a new four-classroom temporary building for the magnet school.

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  17. Police identify woman fatally struck by vehicle ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge police identified the 69-year-old woman killed Thursday after she was struck by a vehicle on Jefferson Highway. Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt.

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  18. Baton Rouge Metro Council bumps airport director pay, takes steps to hire search firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- An egret scours the shoreline of a pond boasting the airport code of 'BTR' at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, Thursday, June 30, 2016. Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- An egret scours the shoreline of a pond boasting the airport code of 'BTR' at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, Thursday, June 30, 2016.

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  19. Ascension officials say they are ready for latest freeze; last one cut water to DonaldsonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    Donaldsonville's James Breaux loads a second 35-bottle pack of water into his SUV, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 outside a Walmart in Donaldsonville, where a water outage in the city due to recent sub-freezing temperatures caused difficulties for many. His family of four had been without water since about 5 a.m. on Wednesday morning, he said.

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  20. Fired LSU professor's lawsuit against LSU dismissed by federal judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Former LSU education professor Teresa Buchanan, left, speaks after a press conference Thursday at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center, following the federal lawsuit she filed Wednesday against LSU's president and other top administrators. At right is Catherine Sevcenko, director of litigation for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education , which is sponsoring Buchanan's lawsuit.The lawsuit says that her free speech and due process rights were violated last year when she was fired.

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