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  1. a Tonsa of people apply to lead Baton Rouge bus agency; only 17 appear to be qualifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    More than a hundred people have applied to lead the troubled Capital Area Transit System, an agency official said, but only 17 appear to meet the qualifications for the job. Monday was the deadline to submit a resume to take over from Bob Mirabito, who resigned as CATS CEO last month .

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    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    The government is expected to spend hundreds of millions - if not billions - of dollars on infrastructure in the Baton Rouge region the coming decades, and Tuesday, officials from five area parishes began the process of divvying up the pot. By U.S. law, metropolitan areas must establish a planning agency which follows certain procedures to apply for federal transportation funding.

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    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    The state's top school board Tuesday endorsed a potentially controversial review of science standards in Louisiana's public schools. BESE member Sandy Holloway , a former science teacher who lives in Thibodaux, said enhanced rigor is needed in the classroom.

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  4. Baton Rouge artist touts products made in America -- with a soula -- in new documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by LINDSEY SMITH -- 'We talk about why American-made matters,' says Baton Rouge artist Lindsey Smith of the new Netflix documentary she's in. 'It's not just about jobs.

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  5. Pama s Party Line for June 22, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by VIVIAN FREY --- Saying so long --- Several hundred well-wishers came by the Baton Rouge Regional Eye Bank May 13 to say so long to retiring Executive Director Ginger Miller, left, after her more than 30 years at the helm. Taking over is Jamie Collier, who previously served as technical director.

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  6. LSU baseball notebook: Pitcher Jesse Stallings will sign with the Cincinnati RedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU pitcher Jesse Stallings pitches against Northwestern State, Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La. Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU starting pitcher Alex Lange pitches in Game 1 of the 2016 NCAA Baton Rouge Super Regional between LSU and Coastal Carolina, Saturday, June 11, 2016, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La.

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  7. White House clears small, commercial drones for takeoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    Associated Press file photo -- A drone is used to capture videos and still images of an apartment building in Philadelphia. Routine commercial use of small drones was cleared for takeoff by the Obama administration Tuesday.

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  8. Report: Longtime WAFB broadcast journalist Paul Gates diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    Michael Acaldo of the St. Vincent de Paul Dining Room, Paul Gates and chef John Folse visit at the Empty Bowls event on Feb. 16. Keyword Association Photo provided by JASON MARC GRIFFITH -- Walk/Run to Remember - Mayor Kip Holden, right presents certificate proclaiming Oct. 20 Alzheimer's Walk/Run to Remember Day to honorary chairmen Michelle and Paul Gates. In all the event raised $298,000.

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  9. tram connecting downtown to LSURead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- Carlos Thomas, center, discusses ideas during a land use workshop to solicit ideas for the area along the proposed tram between LSU and downtown Baton Rouge held at the McKinley Alumni Center on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- Local residents gather around a map of Old South Baton Rouge and come up with ideas for the proposed area during a land use workshop to solicit ideas for the area along the proposed tram between LSU and downtown Baton Rouge held at the McKinley Alumni Center on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

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  10. Lamont Cole announces for Metro Council seat formerly held by C. Denise MarcelleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    Metro Councilman LaMont Cole will run for election this fall to hold onto the Metro Council seat that he was appointed to in January , when he replaced Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle. Cole, the former president of the NAACP Baton Rouge branch, said in an announcement letter Tuesday that he has enjoyed his brief time on the council thus far.

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  11. East Baton Rouge deputies: Woman jailed after she drives into parked car, claws arresting deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    A woman with a nearly-empty bottle of vodka found in her vehicle and who clawed at a lawman when he attempted to handcuff her after she failed a sobriety test was arrested late Monday, deputies said. Nancy H. Baham, 68, drove into a parked vehicle, causing it to crash into another automobil, as she pulled into a parking lot at Calandro's Supermarket, 12732 Perkins Road, about 10:40 p.m. Monday, according to an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office report.

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  12. Baton Rouge Area Leadership Program applications being acceptedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    The Baton Rouge Area Chamber is taking applications until 5 p.m. Friday for its 2017 Baton Rouge Area Leadership Program class. The program prepares a diverse group of professionals for leadership positions in the community.

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  13. Schaquana Evita Spears, 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    A Baton Rouge mother who caught her three sons breaking into a residence was arrested Tuesday after she whipped them as a punishment, East Baton Rouge deputies said. Schaquana Evita Spears, 30, admitted she hit her three sons - aged 10, 12 and 13 - after she caught them breaking into a residence on Satinwood Drive on Friday, according to a Sheriff's Office report.

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  14. Justice of the Peace in Central arrested on DWI after driving car into fenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    A justice of the peace in Central was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Sunday morning on a drunken driving count after he crashed his Mercedes 350 into a barbed-wire fence along Greenwell Springs Road. Mark Miley, 42, 18652 Loch Bend Ave., faces counts of first-offense DWI, careless operation and having an open container of alcohol in his car.

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    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    P&N Tech, the information technology subsidiary of accounting firm Postlethwaite & Netterville, has released a new business development software application called Pounce. The Baton Rouge-based accounting firm describes Pounce as an easy-to-use, web-based system for service providers in the accounting, business consulting, legal and architect/engineer/contractor industries.

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  16. Wife of Baton Rouge assistant principal accused in slaying 'hurt,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    Wife of Baton Rouge assistant principal accused in slaying 'hurt, sad, confused,' but 'I can't turn off my love for him' Wife of Baton Rouge assistant principal accused in slaying 'hurt, sad, confused,' but 'I can't turn off my love for him' Photo provided -- Robert and Kala Marks are pictured above while on a cruise to Cozumel, Mexico, in early June. The couple returned to Baton Rouge June 6 and Lyntell Washington disappeared June 8. Photo provided by Lionel "Lon" Burns New Orleans attorney Lionel "Lon" Burns sits next to Kala Marks Monday as the two prepare to appear on the "Nancy Grace" show.

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  17. 'My mind has not changed': East Baton Rouge commissioners cut off...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Residents of Timber Ridge celebrate upon hearing that the Planning Commission voted against the controversial Timber Ridge development near South Tiger Bend Road during a meeting Monday night. The matter was deferred a few months ago following a 3-hour debate in which residents in nearby neighborhoods cited typical concerns about traffic and floodplains management.

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  18. Baton Rouge man, wanted in rape, surrenders to policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Advocate

    A 59-year-old Baton Rouge man suspected of raping a woman at his home earlier this month has surrendered to police. Quinters Demetrius Bouie, of 928 N. 19th St., Apt.

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  19. Wife of assistant principal accused in slaying 'hurt, sad, confused,' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Advocate

    Wife of assistant principal accused in slaying 'hurt, sad, confused,' but 'I can't turn off my love for him' Wife of assistant principal accused in slaying 'hurt, sad, confused,' but 'I can't turn off my love for him' Photo provided -- Robert and Kala Marks are pictured above while on a cruise to Cozumel, Mexico, in early June. The couple returned to Baton Rouge June 6 and Lyntell Washington disappeared June 8. Photo provided by Lionel "Lon" Burns New Orleans attorney Lionel "Lon" Burns sits next to Kala Marks Monday as the two prepare to appear on the "Nancy Grace" show.

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  20. 'Better ... but still short': As clock winds down, new budget plan heads to Louisiana SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, answers questions about his supplemental spending bill HB 69 Monday in the House Chamber during the last week of the second special legislative session,. Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Rep. Thomas Carmody, R-Shreveport, asks for clarification from Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, about his supplemental spending bill HB 69 Monday in the House Chamber during the last week of the second special legislative session,.

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