Baton Rouge Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. About $2 million in federal school improvement money coming to Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    The East Baton Rouge Parish school system is likely to receive almost $2 million in federal funding to help improve classroom instruction at 32 of its lowest-performing schools, but it's only about half what the school system originally sought. Narechania's agency is giving out roughly $33 million in school improvement grants this year, but it received more than $100 million in requests.

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  2. Ask The Advocate: Asking about malfunctioning water fountain, asphalt overlaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    Katy Fell, nanny, supervises and holds 18-month-old Jeff Venable who keeps a close eye on the whooshing water while getting the feet wet in the City Park fountain on March 5, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. The pair were taking advantage of the great weather that's been around for the last several days.

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  3. Smiley: When a Rose is not a RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    ... charging to name roads, cities, etc.: (I'm flattered, Donald. Should the city officials act on your idea and put Baton Rouge's name up for sale, I can offer up to $52.73, my life savings, for the honor of having the city named for me.) Gladys Mae ...

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  4. Baton Rouge man arrested after stealing and killing dog, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Baton Rouge man is accused of threatening a woman by stealing and killing her dog, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. On June 8, 2018, Baton Rouge police responded to a call about a disturbance at a residence in East Baton Rouge Parish.

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  5. A new kind of modern riverboat will start cruising out of New Orleans in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | Sunherald.com

    It's much like the Viking River Cruise boats in Europe, which had planned to come to New Orleans but couldn't because of a longstanding federal law that says all boats carrying goods between U.S. ports must be manufactured, owned and operated by U.S. citizens. The new riverboat, called American Song, is the first of a new series by American Cruise Lines , which has been operating paddlewheel boats out of New Orleans and Baton Rouge for several years.

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  6. Cortez's instant impact at Edinburg High nets Player of the Year honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | TheMonitor.com

    ... - Last August, Erika Cortez participated in USA Elite Select's second annual Select 30 All-American Camp in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The three-day event hosted the best softball players from 40 states in five different age groups: the Class of ...

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  7. Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area People in Business for June 17, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    ... degree in advertising and communications from Loyola University New Orleans. Zehnder has offices in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Nashville, Tennessee. The Louisiana Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association has elected as president Kim ...

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  8. Jeff Sadow: Gov. Edwards actions disprove his words on government transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    ... Representatives majorities. The bills' authors, GOP state Reps. Tony Bacala of Prairieville and Rick Edmonds of Baton Rouge, have clashed with Edwards over measures that would rein in government spending. They as well as many other Republican ...

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  9. Drew Holbrook is an LSU banking graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Drew Holbrook, Vice President and Commercial Lender at Athens Federal Community Bank, recently achieved the distinction of graduating from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State a Drew Holbrook, Vice President and Commercial Lender at Athens Federal Community Bank, recently achieved the distinction of graduating from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Over 16,000 executives have successfully completed the program which is held each spring on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge.

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  10. Dan Fagan: Will President Trump's campaign tactics work for Sen. Kennedy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    ... businessman or woman jump into the race. Maybe we need someone outside of politics to shake things up in Baton Rouge. My uneasiness with Kennedy as a possible governor is similar to how I felt about Donald J. Trump during the presidential primary. ...

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  11. 'The vision is huge,' says Trey Godfrey on leading 100 Black Men, the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    Brace 'Trey' Godfrey III is the first executive director of 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge, an organization his late father, Brace Godfrey Jr., started 25 years ago. Brace Godfrey Jr., left, who died unexpected in 2010, and his son, Brace 'Trey' Godfrey III, shared a passion for helping African American youngsters through 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge.

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  12. Photos & Video: Baton Rouge Pride Festival 2018 celebrates LGBTQ diversity and cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge's 12th annual Pride Festival, touted as the largest family-friendly indoor LGBTQ pride celebration in the South, was presented by the Aids Healthcare Foundation on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at a new and larger venue, the Raising Cane's Baton Rouge River Center Arena. A blessing of relationships ceremony and 60-plus tables of resource booths were part of the event, as well as performances from DJ Cameron Kelly, YEHHITSKOOL, Theater Baton Rouge, About Last Night, Krewe of Divas, Orphan Annie, Austin Babtist Women and Michigan Avenue.

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  13. Pam's Party Line: Leadership Baton Rouge graduates new classRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    Leadership grads -- Among those graduating from the Baton Rouge Area Chamber's Leadership program are, from left, Frederick Thomas, Lynn Daigle, Sara Kleinpeter, Melissa Thompson, Emily Kline, Eugene Collins and Franz Borghardt. Leadership grads -- Graduates of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber's Leadership program include, from left, Michelle Hardy, Jeff Boykin, Melissa Curtis, Brandon Kelly, Heather Maturin, Adrian Owen, Kyle Finke, Ann Fontenot, Kimberly Tang, Timothy Johnson and Christen Losey-Gregg.

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  14. One person injured in shooting on Victoria Drive, Baton Rouge police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    A person was injured in a Saturday evening shooting on Victoria Drive, Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. said.

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  15. Body of missing Gonzales woman found in West Baton Rouge Parish, Ascension Parish sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    The body of a missing Gonzales woman was found in West Baton Rouge Parish, but it's too early to tell if there was foul play in her death, Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Allison Hudson said Saturday. The body of 39-year-old Julie Moak was found Friday night somewhere in West Baton Rouge Parish, Hudson said on behalf of Chief Deputy Bobby Webre.

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  16. At Baton Rouge's Juneteenth event, the long struggle for civil rights takes center stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    Just a few days before the 75th anniversary of the Baton Rouge bus boycott, a landmark event in the Civil Rights movement, people gathered Saturday beneath Interstate 10 for the annual Juneteenth Roots and Heritage Festival. Held adjacent to the Odell S. Williams Now and Then African-American History Museum on South Boulevard, the festival featured speakers, music, arts, crafts, an antique car show and a special guest, 98-year-old attorney Johnnie A. Jones Sr. In June 1953, Rev.

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  17. Bless Your Heart: My dad's best advice - ignore the hatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    ... people who is smart enough to know that they actually could be wrong from time to time. Christina Stephens is a Baton Rouge native who tweets often, usually about LSU, her dog and south Louisiana. Follow her on Twitter, @CEStephens .

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  18. Austin Baroque Orchestra is bringing its 17th and 18th century sounds to Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    ... entire orchestra of Baroque players in Austin, Texas, called the Austin Baroque Orchestra. And they're coming to Baton Rouge for a June 18 concert, "Croissant Baroque," at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 2025 Stuart Ave. The 7:30 p.m. performance will ...

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  19. Human Condition: The best Father's Day giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    ... ut 500 words to The Human Condition at features@theadvocate.com or The Advocate, EatPlayLive, 10705 Rieger Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70809. There is no payment, and stories will be edited. Authors should include their city of residence.

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  20. Baton Rouge man arrested after raping, impregnating teenager, sheriff's office saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    A Baton Rouge man accused of raping and impregnating a 16-year-old girl was arrested Friday, according to an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrest report. Gasper Aleman, 34, was booked in Parish Prison on second-degree rape, indecent behavior with a juvenile and molestation of a juvenile.

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