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  1. Report: Runaway Baton Rouge inmate captured at Metairie Mardi Gras parade Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Advocate

    Mertis Wade, a 25-year-old who walked off from a job site Tuesday with the West Baton Rouge Parish work release program, was captured at the Krewe of Caesar parade in Metairie on Saturday night, according to WBRZ . Wade, a Department of Corrections inmate in the parish's custody through its work release program, was cleaning dishes at a restaurant on Valentine's Day when the job site was so busy that it needed an extra set of hands, WBRSO Sheriff's Office Col.

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  2. Launch Louisiana brings 'Let's Rock' attitude to help rebuild flood-ravaged homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Launch organizer Janet Rhodus has been working since the flood to help those in need. Neither the orthopedic boot on her leg or her recent completion of chemotherapy stopped her from working on flooded houses.

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  3. Smiley: Twisted history of 'Sunshine'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Advocate

    Perry Snyder says mention of Gov. Jimmie Davis and his signature song, "You Are My Sunshine," brings to mind this story about the song's origin: "Cindy and I lived in LaGrange, Georgia, for 11 years. When we learned that 'Sunshine' was first sung in 1933 by a LaGrange musician, we were shocked to learn that one of the Pelican State's state songs was not written by the late governor.

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  4. Four Louisiana State Police officials under investigation for Las Vegas 'side trip'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Advocate

    A group of Louisiana State Police officials, including the head of the agency's Internal Affairs Division, were paid thousands of dollars in overtime last year while driving across the country to attend a law enforcement conference in San Diego - a scenic but circuitous road trip that included overnight stays at the Grand Canyon and a Las Vegas resort and casino. The questionable expenses, outlined in travel records obtained by The Advocate, were on top of tens of thousands of dollars the State Police spent otherwise to send at least 15 people to the annual conference in October of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, a four-day event that attracts a who's who of law enforcement leaders.

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  5. State Senate ducks bitter expulsion fight with Troy Brown's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Advocate

    State Sen. Troy Brown, D-Napoleonville, second from left, resigns from the state senate effective immediately in Baton Rouge, La., Thursday Feb. 16, 2017. From left, Attorney Harry Isom; Sen. Troy Brown, D-Napoleonville; Brown's cousin Attorney Alva Williams and Attorney Jill Craft.

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  6. River cruises return to Red StickRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    The American Queen steamboat docks at Nottaway Plantation. The 414-passenger vessel has been paddling up and down the Mississippi River under its current ownership since 2012.

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  7. Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area People in Business for Feb. 19, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    During his six years with Southeastern, Lane has held positions of pickup and delivery driver, outbound supervisor, inbound supervisor and operations manager in Tri Cities, Tennessee, and Houston, Texas. Lane attended Northeast State Community College in Blountville, Tennessee.

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  8. Heads up, flood victims: These key tax tips could boost your return by thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    Andy Deshazer, his wife Stacie and their children Anthony, 18, and Heather, 16, have been living in an RV next to their Denham Springs home since late September after their house and vehicles were flooded in August. A casualty loss deduction on their federal income taxes gave them a benefit of about $1,000, 'not much, but better than nothing,' Andy Deshazer said.

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  9. LSU softball cruises past Georgia Southern, rallies past Central Arkansas for Saturday sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    LSU left fielder Claire Weinberger rounds third base in a game against Georgia Southern, Saturday, February 18, 2017, at LSU's Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, La. Georgia Southern first baseman Morgan Robinson makes the catch at first base, forcing LSU second baseman Constance Quinn out, Saturday, February 18, 2017, at LSU's Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, La.

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  10. Two men arrested in two fatal shootings and one attempted murder in Baton Rouge; third suspect soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    Kendric Francis, 20, of 1555 Duchess Drive, and Berkelin Terrell Scott, 26, of 5122 Enterprise St., were arrested in connection to the separate Tuesday murders of Roosevelt Florida and Marcus Anthony Holmes. The men are also suspected in the Jan. 20 shooting of a man in the 9100 block of Tracey Court.

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  11. Photos: Krewe Mystique de la Capitale Mardi Gras paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    The Krewe Mystique de la Capitale's annual Mardi Gras parade rolled down River Road and through downtown Baton Rouge Saturday afternoon, with parade-goers enjoying the drier skies and warmer temperatures than were present a day earlier, which prompted Friday's Krewe of Artemis parade to be postponed, rolling instead Saturday night after Mystique. Baton Rouge's Diana Griffin waves excitedly, clutching a handful of just-caught beads, at the Krewe of Mystique de la Capitale's Mardi Gras parade, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 in downtown Baton Rouge.

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  12. Arts calendar for February-MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    River Community Church, 36367 Old Perkins Road, Prairieville, is accepting submissions from youngsters ages 5 to 13 for its annual Children's Community Art Show, which opens Sunday, Feb. 26, and runs through April 2. Viewing will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays and during the week when the church office is open. For requirements and take-in times, call 744-4367 or email [email protected] .

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  13. Seven booked on suspicion of DWI in East Baton Rouge between Friday, SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    Authorities arrested at least seven people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Friday and noon Saturday, booking records show.

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  14. Goodwood Plantation's charms, history outlined at meeting of Baton Rouge history buffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    A majestic Baton Rouge plantation home's transformation over the past 150 years and its place as the heart of the city's Goodwood Place neighborhood was the topic of a local historian's talk to a group of history buffs on Saturday. John Sykes, director of BREC's Magnolia Mound Plantation, highlighted the Goodwood Plantation home's significance at the Baton Rouge Genealogical and Historical Society's monthly meeting at Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library.

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  15. Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra's upcoming concert looks at the Age of EnlightenmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    The Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra will perform "Looking Forward: The Age of Enlightenment" at the Raising Cane's River Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. Timothy Muffitt will conduct the concert, featuring piano soloist Marianna Prjevalskaya, winner of the 2016 New Orleans International Piano Competition. The Age of Reason, also known as the Enlightenment, is the period between 1685 and 1815 when western politics, philosophy, science and music were radically reinvented.

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  16. Prosecutor seeks to use 'other crimes' evidence at Baton Rouge man's murder, kidnapping trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by APRIL BUFFINGTON -- Baton Rouge Police Officers Zac Woodring, left, and Bryan Ballard, right, escort Curtis King from Louisiana State Police compund on Wednesday, May 6. Advocate staff photo by APRIL BUFFINGTON -- Baton Rouge Police Officers Zac Woodring, left, and Bryan Ballard, right, escort Curtis King from Louisiana State Police compund on Wednesday, May 6. When Curtis King goes on trial in the 2015 killing of a Baton Rouge woman and abduction of her then-2-year-old daughter, prosecutors want to introduce evidence that the Baton Rouge man also faces charges in the 2013 death of his 6-month-old son.

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  17. Alex Lange, LSU cruise to 9-0 win over Army in season opener to start Saturday doubleheaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    LSU shortstop Kramer Robertson , left, walks with Brad Garafola, Jr., the son of fallen East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy Brad Garafola, after Garafola, Jr. threw the first pitch, Saturday, February 18, 2017, before LSU Baseball's game one against Army in a doubleheader at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La. LSU shortstop Kramer Robertson , left, walks with Brad Garafola, Jr., the son of fallen East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy Brad Garafola, after Garafola, Jr. threw the first pitch, Saturday, February 18, 2017, before LSU Baseball's game one against Army in a doubleheader at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La.

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  18. LSU lands three 2018 commitments from EvangelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron addresses the crowd, Wednesday, February 1, 2017, during the 2017 Bayou Bash on National Signing Day at the Belle of Baton Rouge. LSU head coach Ed Orgeron addresses the crowd, Wednesday, February 1, 2017, during the 2017 Bayou Bash on National Signing Day at the Belle of Baton Rouge.

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  19. Video: Inspiring moment before LSU game at Alex Box as slain officer's son throws out first pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    LSU shortstop Kramer Robertson , left, walks with Brad Garafola, Jr., the son of fall East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy Brad Garafola, onto the field to throw the first pitch, Saturday, February 18, 2017, before LSU Baseball game one against Army in a doubleheader at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La. Brad Garafola, Jr., the son of fallen East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy Brad Garafola, throws the first pitch, Saturday, February 18, 2017, before LSU Baseball's game one against Army in a doubleheader at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field in Baton Rouge, La.

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  20. Opening Tip: LSU at AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    LSU sophomore guard Antonio Blakeney, who had 11 points and three rebounds in an 81-66 loss to Alabama on Jan. 14, is on a serious roll in averaging 27.0 points a game in the Tigers' last three outings. LSU sophomore guard Antonio Blakeney, who had 11 points and three rebounds in an 81-66 loss to Alabama on Jan. 14, is on a serious roll in averaging 27.0 points a game in the Tigers' last three outings.

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