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  1. 'Pastor Protection,' LGBT rights have New Orleans CVB talking progressive valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Pastors who came to Baton Rouge to support Rep. Mike Johnson's "Pastor Protection" bill lay hands on Johnson in prayer after a Senate judiciary committee rejected it on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau on Tuesday came out hard against state Rep. Mike Johnson's "Pastor Protection" bill, arguing the perception of legislation with anti-gay overtones could cost the state millions of dollars in tourism revenue.

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  2. Work begins on resort-style senior living community near CovingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Rendering of Avanti Senior Living Community to be built near Covington. Groundbreaking for the $15 million project near the intersection of Interstate 12 and Louisiana 21 will be Wednesday .

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  3. Resignations sought after goatee blocks grad from ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    A Louisiana chapter of the NAACP wants a school superintendent and three school board members to resign after a high school valedictorian was blocked from participating in graduation for refusing to shave his beard . At a Monday rally in support of Andrew Jones, the Tangipahoa chapter's president, Patricia Morris, said Superintendent Mark Kolwe and board members Walter Daniels, Brett Duncan and Rose Dominguez should step down.

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  4. 5 Louisiana teams and 3 Regional hosts?; Baseball America's projectionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Baseball America rolled out its latest NCAA Tournament field of 64 and 5 Louisiana teams are projected to make the tourney, with 3 estimated to host a Regional. LSU, Tulane and UL-Lafayette are listed as hosts, according to the site .

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  5. TOPS funding could drive state discussion of taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | NOLA.com

    State Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, fought to keep TOPS fully funded in the state budget. If TOPS had been fully funded, the Legislature might have an easier time avoiding another session to raise taxes and eliminate tax breaks.

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  6. LSU Bayou Picnic a huge success: recruiting notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The Tigers completed a successful recruiting weekend, as the annual Bayou Picnic leads to multiple commitments and positive movement with many others. The Tigers received three commitments in 24-hours, giving them 10 for the class.

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  7. 2 killed in St. Francisville trailer that held remnants of meth labRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    A Baton Rouge-area sheriff's office said two men were gunned down in a trailer home Saturday, May 21, 2016. Five people have been arrested after a good Samaritan reported seeing a wallet and papers thrown from a car about 60 miles from the trailer home.

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  8. East Baton Rouge deputy loses job after using pepper spray at H.S. band eventRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office has fired a prison deputy accused of misusing pepper spray near high school students leaving a "Battle of the Bands" competition on Southern University's campus last month. The deputy was fired Friday, sheriff's office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks told The Advocate, but she wouldn't release his name because he hasn't been charged with a crime.

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  9. Skip Bertman statue gets approval from LSU Athletic Hall of Fame committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Skip Bertman, seen here walking off the field in June 2001 in his last game as LSU's baseball coach after losing to Tulane in the NCAA Super Regionals, is getting a statue in his honor. After former Tigers' basketball star Bob Pettit had his statue revealed in February in front of the LSU practice facility and with a statue of Pete Maravich, college basketball's all-time leading scorer, given the green light, it's Skip Bertman's at-bat.

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  10. 100 mph winds hit Napoleonville, 70 mph winds hit B.R. area ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    The Slidell office of the National Weather Service sent out this radar image of the severe line of thunderstorms that moved through Napoleonville and the Baton Rouge area at about 10:15 p.m. Thursday, by Twitter, @NWSNewOrleans. Intense straight line winds, and not tornadoes, caused damage in Napoleonville and the Shenandoah neighborhood of unincorporated East Baton Rouge Parish on Thursday night , according to the Slidell office of the National Weather Service.

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  11. St. Tammany Parish names teachers and administrators of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Three teachers and three principals have been selected as the 2016-2017 St. Tammany Parish Public School System Teachers and Principals of the Year. Named as 2016-2017 District Teachers of the Year are Jerrilyn Swett, Lancaster Elementary, in the Elementary Division, Veronica Fucich, Bonne Ecole Elementary, in the Middle/Jr. High Division, and Quay Brisco, Slidell High, in the High School Division.

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  12. LSU Bayou Picnic recruiting notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    New LSU defensive line coach Ed Orgeron speaks to the media on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. (Photo by Brianna Paciorka, NOLA.com Generally, a recruiting notebook will touch on a myriad of topics revolving around Louisiana prospects and colleges, but LSU's Bayou Picnic warrants its own feature simply because of the endless story lines surrounding the upcoming event.

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  13. Metairie senator laments 'plague of violence' in New Orleans areaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | NOLA.com

    State Sen. Conrad Appel, R-Metairie, doesn't believe there is much hope for bringing down Louisiana's incarceration rate as long as violent crimes continue to be a problem in the New Orleans area. "With the plague of violence that is besieging my community -- I imagine Baton Rouge and some of the other urban centers have the same sort of issues -- I don't see an end to high incarceration rates," Appel told Louisiana Department of Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc.

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  14. Is BREC Zoo delay careful consideration or avoiding controversy before tax renewal time?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | NOLA.com

    BREC officials say a decision on where to locate a reimagined Baton Rouge Zoo won't be made until after November tax election. upset about moving the zoo or not moving the zoo, voting against this tax will not impact that decision.

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  15. It makes perfect sense that the NCAA makes no senseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | NOLA.com

    LSU coach Les Miles would probably rather rappel off the Capitol One building in downtown Baton Rouge that spend most of his summer appearing at satellite camps. Every week, the organization that pretends to represent the best interests of student athletes and the betterment of college athletics does something that boggles even the tiniest of minds.

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  16. Bayou Country Superfest 2016: The bros are back, and here's what you should knowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Bayou Country Superfest returns to Baton Rouge on Friday, May 27, and will take up a three-day residency inside Tiger Stadium, where headliners Luke Bryan, Eric Church and Jason Aldean will fill the space with twangy tunes. The festival, which is now in its seventh year, is organized by the same team that puts together the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell, but it takes a different tack.

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  17. Visitors list for LSU's Bayou PicnicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | NOLA.com

    LSU Tigers head coach Les Miles gives instructions to the team during spring football practice in Baton Rouge on April 5, 2016. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com The annual LSU Bayou Picnic is set to kick off on Saturday, and the list of attendees is extremely impressive.

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  18. Kenny Havard won't apologize for controversial stripper amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    State Rep. Kenny Havard holds a press conference at the Capitol to talk about his decision to offer a "joke amendment" to a bill regulating strip clubs that caused controversy. State Rep. Kenny Havard said during a news conference that he's "regretful" for touching off a swirl of controversy over his joke amendment to require maximum age and weight requirements for exotic dancers.

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  19. John Snell, Nancy Parker moving to mornings as part of WVUE-FOX 8 anchor shuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Longtime WVUE-FOX 8 anchors John Snell and Nancy Parker will move from the station's evening broadcasts to its morning show on June 20, it has been announced. After 18 years as evening co-anchors on the New Orleans airwaves, John Snell and Nancy Parker are moving to mornings.

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  20. LSU attempts to sweep Tennessee at 1 p.m.: Live updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | NOLA.com

    LSU infielder Cole Freeman reacts after hitting a triple against Southeastern Louisiana in Baton Rouge on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

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