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  1. Events Calendar for Jun 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Advocate

    DETAILS: The program will include the Pershing Rifle Color Guard, Mayor Kip Holden, the Foto Sisters string trio, pianist Benji Harlan, violinist Christy Lee Gandy, Stan Mansinter on bagpipes, the Baton Rouge Concert Band, the Community Choir, voice of the LSU Tigers Jim Hawthorne, Willery Capron as Minnie Pearl, Bells Jubilate bell ringing group, vocalists Alaina Richard, Christopher King and Terry Patrick Harris, the Children's Chorus and orator MG Hunt Downer. The program also will include audience participation, patriotic video presentations and will honor all veterans.

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  2. Capital CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- 'Bravo Broadway!" --- At a reception before the Baton Rouge Symphony's 'Bravo Broadway!' Pops concert are, from left, Kay Gaudin, Chadwick Kenny-Possa, Kelly Hurtado and Joe Possa. Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- 'Bravo Broadway!" --- Attending the reception following the Baton Rouge Symphony's 'Bravo Broadway!' Pops concert are, from left, Associate Conductor David Torns; guest artists Christiane Noll, Doug Labrecque and Debbie Gravitte; and symphony Executive Director Cary Byrd.

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  3. Danny Heitmana s a oeAt Randoma : La. figures in book about rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Advocate

    Thanks to author Cynthia Barnett, we now know that it's possible to write an entire book on the subject of rain. "Rain: A Natural and Cultural History" crossed my desk a few weeks ago, as black clouds hung like Hindenburgs outside my fourth-floor office window and emptied torrents of water on the traffic below.

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  4. Going a over the edgea to bring awareness to adoption issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Advocate

    Photo by MARK H. HUNTER -- The Rev. David Crosby, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in New Orleans, spreads his arms as he gets ready to go 'Over the Edge for Adoption' in downtown Baton Rouge.

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  5. Faith Matters: Finding comfort in times of griefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Advocate

    "It's been my calling all along. I just didn't know it," said Matthews, a certified life coach and the minister of congregational care at Star Hill Church in Baton Rouge.

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  6. Religion Bulletins for June 27. 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Advocate

    RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS WOMEN'S GROUP: 6 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1. A support group for women seeking spiritual freedom from destructive habits.

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  7. Investigation Discovery to feature Addis caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- From left, Monique O. Kitts, of Livingston, and Karl Michael Howard, of Roswell, Ga., are escorted out of court by Deputy Daryl Williams and Det. Maj. Bryan Doucet of the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office at the West Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse, after sentencing in March.

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  8. Baton Rouge same-sex couples celebrate Supreme Court ruling, even without Louisiana weddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Kevin Pena, a Houston native and supporter of gay rights, waves a rainbow flag before a rally at the Louisiana State Capitol Friday evening, in celebration of the Supreme Court decision that same-sex marriage should be available to persons in all 50 states. Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING --The shirts of Baton Rouge partners Tatia Coco, left, and Remy Graves, right, 'Some Chicks Marry Chicks.

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  9. historic ruling legalizing same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU professsor Tom Merrill, left, and Dr. Patrick Cain, M.D., partners for over 22 years, photographed outside the Clerk of Court's Coursey Blvd. branch office, were on their way Friday to the downtown Clerk of Courts, birth certificates and passports in hand, eager to apply for a marriage license after the Supreme Court's ruling that day that same-sex marriage is a right to couples in all 50 states. Alerted on their way by text message that the East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court's Office is not taking applications yet, they plan to 'elope' as early as next week, to get married in Florida, or possibly Alabama.

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  10. Video: Spokesman for Baton Rouge clerks office explains delay in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell on Friday indicated that he will not instruct parish clerks of court to immediately issue marriage licenses to gay couples. In a statement, Caldwell's office wrote that "it has found nothing in today's decision that makes the Court's order effective immediately."

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  11. Possible future first-round pick Tim Quarterman enjoys Tigersa NBA draft partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Advocate

    LSU's Tim Quarterman shoots over North Carolina State's Anthony Barber during the second half of an NCAA tournament second round college basketball game, Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Pittsburgh. LSU head coach Johnny Jones, left, talks with Tim Quarterman as they play against North Carolina State during the second half of an NCAA tournament second round college basketball game, Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Pittsburgh.

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  12. Mental evaluations ordered for mother and daughter accused in death of 82-year-old Baton Rouge womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Advocate

    Attorneys for the daughter and 18-year-old granddaughter of an 82-year-old Baton Rouge woman found dead last fall in her wheelchair are questioning their clients' mental states at the time of the alleged crime. Joleslie Looney, 53, and Lauren Looney are charged with manslaughter in the Sept.

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  13. Mastera s program in informatics takes next step to approval for University of Louisiana at LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Advocate

    The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a step closer to offering its computing students the option to continue their studies and earn a master's degree in informatics. The university's management board - the University of Louisiana System board of supervisors - approved the proposal, which now awaits final approval from the Louisiana Board of Regents.

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  14. Supreme Court grants reprieve to Louisiana death-row inmate Kevan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Advocate

    A federal judge ruled that Brumfield was disabled and therefore was protected from execution under a Supreme Court decision in 2002. Brumfield and Henri Broadway of Baton Rouge were convicted and sentenced to death for ambushing Smothers on Jan. 7, 1993 as she was driving a grocery store manager to make a bank deposit.

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  15. Reports: Head of municipal retirement system resigns after accusations of lavish mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Advocate

    Robert Rust was expected to appear before a meeting Thursday afternoon where he would publicly answer questions about allegations of excessive public spending for meals and out-of-state trips, detailed in May in a WVUE report. Earlier this month the MERS board placed Rust on administrative leave after learning he had taken public records home and possibly altered a recept related to an investigation into his spending habits.

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  16. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Advocate

    A federal judge ruled that Brumfield was mentally disabled and therefore was protected from execution under a Supreme Court decision in 2002.

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  17. Raymond Reggie sentenced in $1.2 million auto dealership scam;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    Raymond Reggie sentenced in $1.2 million auto dealership scam; prosecutor calls politically connected felon a 'flim-flam con artist' Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Mandeville businessman Raymond Christopher Reggie walks into Russell B. Long Federal Courthouse in Baton Rouge Wednesday morning, for the sentencing hearing on his conviction on five counts of mail fraud, in connection with stealing over $1 million from multiple south Louisiana car dealerships over three years, for advertising services never rendered. The fees they paid went into Reggie's bank account.

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  18. Tomato Me Crazy celebration set SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    Held at the corner of Fifth and Main Streets in downtown Baton Rouge, the market will feature face-painting by Liz Lopes, tomato giveaways at the coffee booth and a tomato-themed art booth as part of the Red Stick Sprouts kids program. There also will be a contest called "Guess How Many Tomatoes," which has a first prize of a dinner for two at Ruffino's Restaurant.

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  19. On deck: LSURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    Associated Press photo by Tim Sharp -- TCU'a Cody Jones, right, steals second in the super regionals against Texas A&M. Jones has 33 steals in 39 attempts to pace the Horned Frogs, who are 119-of-162 on stolen-base attempts.

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  20. Lefty reliever Zac Person at the top of LSUa s pitching plan in second CWS elimination gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Signed balls await LSU fans as the Tigers participate in an autograph session following batting and infield practice, Friday, June 12, 2015, at TD Ameritrade Park during the College World Series in Omaha, Ne. Fans lined up from the third baseline all the way into centerfield along the concourse to be able to interact with the players.

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