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  1. Families affected by violence have MLK Day conversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | The Miami Herald

    In this June 27, 2017 photo, Ronald Smith gets on his bicycle after stopping at the Triple S Food Mart, where Alton Sterling was shot by police one year ago, in Baton Rouge, La. A year later, visitors routinely stop by the store to photograph the mural of Sterling's smiling face on its aluminum siding.

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  2. Fat clots killed woman at Miami cosmetic surgery clinic, medical examiner saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | The Miami Herald

    Kizzy London, 40, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, died in December during an elective surgery at a Miami storefront clinic, Jolie Plastic Surgery. The Miami-Dade medical examiner's office on Thursday reported that London died of fat clots in her heart and lungs, which caused the organs to fail.

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  3. Louisiana gov: Aide resigned swiftly after harassment claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | The Miami Herald

    Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks at an end-of-year news conference on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. Edwards set a Jan. 19 deadline to reach a tax deal with House Republican leaders to close a $1 billion budget gap.

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  4. Texas A&M fires coach Kevin Sumlin after 6 seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin reacts on the sideline during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against LSU in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin reacts on the sideline during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against LSU in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017.

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  5. Whitney Plantation, Near New Orleans, immerses visitors in the lives of slavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The highway crossed over the Mississippi River and sliced through flat farmland just west of New Orleans. Smokestacks billowed plumes in the distance.

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  6. Could these tiny houses a "and we mean tiny a " house the hurricane homeless?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A small house takes shape in the Marathon Government Center parking lot, outside of a county commission meeting. Plexos Group Vice President Kirk Fisher speaks with a county manager on advantages the temporary housing have over trailers.

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  7. AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The California wildfires raced toward wineries and the historic town of Sonoma on Saturday, chasing hundreds more people from their homes and threatening to roll back firefighters' modest gains against fires that stretched across a 100-mile swath of Northern California. Propelled by stiff winds, the fires damaged or destroyed several buildings in the middle of the night before crews halted their advance at the edge of Sonoma, where firefighters spent days digging firebreaks to keep flames from reaching the city's historic central plaza built centuries ago when the area was under Spanish rule.

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  8. He recognized the man and asked a Is that you?a The robber said a No, ita s not me,a police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Dressed in black clothes and wearing a black ski mask, the man entered the Baton Rouge, Louisiana KFC. He pointed a gun at the employees and demanded money.

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  9. Surging Troy upsets No. 25 LSU 24-21 at Death ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Jordan Chunn ran for 191 yards and a touchdown, Troy's defense forced four turnovers and the surging Trojans upset No. 25 LSU 24-21 on Saturday night.

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  10. Principal accused of locking 5-year-old in closet crawling with spiders and roachesRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A 5-year-old girl told police that the principal of her Baton Rouge, Louisiana school locked her in a closet filled with bugs. Baton Rouge police issued a warrant for Shafeeq Syid Shamsid-Deen, the principal and founder of Laurel Oaks Charter School, for cruelty to a juvenile, which is a felony, as well as false imprisonment, The Advocate reported.

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  11. The Latest: Louisiana gov seeks to restore LGBT-rights orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this Tuesday, July 28, 2015, file photo, Republican candidate for attorney general, Jeff Landry, speaks about the state GOP's endorsement of his campaign in Baton Rouge, La. Lawyers for Louisiana's governor and attorney general are heading back to court to argue the constitutionality of an order aimed at protecting LGBT rights in state government.

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  12. 'Nothing's changed': Police shooting hangs over neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this June 27, 2017 photo, Abdullah Muflahi walks outside his Triple S Food mart in front of a mural of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La. Little has changed in this poverty-stricken neighborhood since Sterling was shot by police one year ago, a frustrating fact of life for residents and business owners who had hoped a national spotlight on their problems could erode racial tensions and improve police relations in Louisiana's capital.

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  13. District attorney issuing report on deadly attack on policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this July 17, 2016 file photo, an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's officer enters the B-Quick convenience store at the shooting scene in Baton Rouge, La., where several law enforcement officers were either shot or killed. Gavin Long fatally shot two police officers and a sheriff's deputy and wounded three other officers before a SWAT officer killed Long outside the Baton Rouge convenience store.

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  14. A look at what passed, failed in Louisiana lawmaking sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Senators and their staff await information about the ongoing budget negotiations between legislative leaders on the final day of the regular legislative session, on Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. Senators and their staff await information about the ongoing budget negotiations between legislative leaders on the final day of the regular legislative session, on Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  15. Senate releases $29B budget plan, spends above House planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Sens. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, left, Sharon Hewitt, R-Slidell, center, and Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, committee chairman, discuss budget details ahead of the Senate Finance Committee's vote on its version of next year's $29 billion state operating budget, on Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. Sens. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, left, Sharon Hewitt, R-Slidell, center, and Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, committee chairman, discuss budget details ahead of the Senate Finance Committee's vote on its version of next year's $29 billion state operating budget, on Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  16. The Latest: Official decision in fatal shooting coming soonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Damon Brumfield, a student at Southern University of Baton Rouge, poses while his friends take photos, in front of a mural honoring Alton Sterling, outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of Sterling, whose death was captured on cell phone video, fueling protests in Louisiana's capital and beyond.

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  17. Rapper Kevin Gates gets 30 months in prison on gun chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The Billboard chart-topping rapper Kevin Gates has been sentenced to 30 months in an Illinois prison after pleading guilty to a gun charge. The 31-year-old Gates - whose legal name is Kevin Jerome Gilyard - of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was sentenced after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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  18. Charges against tax preparer include theft, injuring recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A department news release says Leroi Jackson was jailed in East Baton Rouge Parish on charges including theft and injuring public records. The department says he is charged in the failure to remit taxes withheld from the paychecks of 103 employees during the 2016 tax year.

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  19. Pepsi debuted a new protest commercial featuring Kendall Jenner. Everyone hates it.Read the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A new Pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner may have done the impossible and united a divided nation. Everyone, it seems, hates the artsy ad - which can't be what Pepsi was aiming for.

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  20. SEC Rises: Football league has 3 teams vying for Elite EightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, Florida head coach Mike White talks with forward Justin Leon during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Baton Rouge, La. White has the Gators two wins away from the Final Four.

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