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  1. West Feliciana teacher resigns amid accusations she kicked, slapped and berated a first-graderRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Advocate

    A first-grade teacher in St. Francisville resigned this week amid an investigation into allegations she berated, kicked and slapped a student during a lunch break at Bains Lower Elementary School. West Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies issued an arrest warrant for the teacher, Chanel M. Lemelle, on Thursday on a count of cruelty to juveniles after a number of people told deputies that Lemelle struck the student inside the school's cafeteria on Jan. 23. The incident also was captured by surveillance cameras.

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  2. Battle over Redemptorist High now focusing on what to do next with the campusRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Built in the late 1950s, Redemptorist High School's north Baton Rouge campus has been just that - a school - for its entire existence. After the last students leave on the final day of classes May 21, it's not clear what the campus will be used for next.

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  3. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The Baton Rouge and New Orleans metropolitan areas were pacemakers as nonfarm employment increased in seven of Louisiana's eight metros in December, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported Friday. Those numbers, which are not seasonally adjusted, also show statewide nonfarm employment edged past the 2 million mark for the first time in history.

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  4. Religion Bulletins for Jan. 31, 2015Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Stevedale Baptist Church -- The Mark Trammell Quartet will be in concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at Stevendale Baptist Church, 16545 Old Hammond Highway, Baton Rouge. A love offering will be taken.

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  5. First Methodist pitching in to improve homes of needy with a Revive 225aRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Photo by MARK H. HUNTER -- Christine Wesley, left, watches volunteers from First United Methodist Church rake leaves and clean out her Sycamore Street home before renovations begin as part of the church's Revive 225 mission project. Christine Wesley leaned against a neighbor's house, a cane in one hand, her phone in the other and a smile on her face.

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  6. Choral group Heritage sets Festival of Negro SpiritualsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Heritage -- Heritage, a non-profit professional choral ensemble, is holding its 24th annul Festival of Negro Spiritual on Feb. 7 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Heritage, whose mission is to perpetuate the "Negro spiritual" as a distinctive art form, will host its 24th annual Festival of Negro Spirituals on Feb. 7. The event, which will begin at 3 p.m., will be held at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive.

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  7. Baton Rouge Police News: LSU student hit by train, seriously injuredRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Advocate

    An LSU student was hit and seriously injured by a train near campus early Friday after falling asleep on the tracks, police said. The student was apparently intoxicated when the incident happened about 2 a.m. at the 4800 block of Nicholson Drive, said Cpl.

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  8. Some on Baton Rouge Metro Council look at jail privatizationRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Advocate

    A brand new Parish Prison is an expensive proposition, and likely a tough sell for tax-fatigued voters, but a handful of Metro Council members say they think there's a way to build it without a tax increase. Several of the Republican members of the Baton Rouge Metro Council are floating privatization as a possible solution to Sheriff Sid Gautreaux's plea for a new jail to replace the one he says is too small and outmoded.

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  9. St. Helena strip club inspected, minor violations found, inspectors claimRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Within months of reopening, a St. Helena strip club has landed in hot water with the state Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, which claims to have once again found a used condom in the VIP room. An ATC agent inspected the Oak Ridge Lounge Wednesday prompted by a recent story in The Advocate about the club reopening, the ATC wrote in a news release.

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  10. New EBR website provides public access to data on crime, employee salaries and moreRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Finding out where crimes and fires occur in Baton Rouge just became much easier thanks to a new website the city-parish unveiled on Friday. The website, "Open Data BR," features loads of information about everything from the locations of crimes and car crashes to the salaries of city-parish employees.

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  11. Our Views: Conservation fund faces CongressRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Cousins Mason Mitchell, 4, left, and Cayden Juneau, 4, both of Carriere, Miss., play with the worms Saturday, June 7, 2014, during the 21st Annual Youth Fishing Event and Grand Opening of New Recreational Trail and Boardwalk at Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge. Among the issues facing the new Congress is the future of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which will go out of business this September if Congress doesn't reauthorize it.

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  12. Letter: Vua s compassion made community better placeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Photo provided by St. Aloysius Catholic Church -- A large portrait of Rev. Than Ngoc Vu hangs in St. Aloysius Church.

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  13. LSU student hit by train early Friday morning, suffers injuries to head and legRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Advocate

    An LSU student was hit by a train on Nicholson Drive near campus early Friday after falling asleep on the tracks, Baton Rouge police said. The student was apparently intoxicated when the incident happened about 2 a.m., said Cpl.

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  14. Smiley: Tale of two JimmiesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Dear Smiley: Recent references to Jimmie Davis brought to mind the most unique day of my life, which involves a bit of Louisiana history: In Natchitoches, after a round of golf on a Saturday in 1971, I was told it was urgent that I call Rolfe McCollister Sr., Jimmie Davis' campaign manager for his final run for governor. Someone was attempting to get another Jimmie Davis to file as a candidate for governor in the Natchitoches office of Arthur Watson, the Democratic state chairman.

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  15. Prairieville restauranta s stolen sign recovered from landfillRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Advocate

    An antique Esso sign was returned to its owners in January 2015, after it was stolen from a Prairieville restaurant in November 2014. An antique Esso sign stolen from a Prairieville restaurant last November was returned to its owners on Tuesday, authorities said, and four people connected with the theft have been arrested.

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  16. Baton Rouge man convicted of sexual battery of girlsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Advocate

    A 57-year-old Baton Rouge man was convicted this week of sexually assaulting two young girls in 2011 and sentenced to 25 years in prison. Prosecutor Sue Bernie said Friday that Dyson's victims were 12 and 13 years old at the time of the incidents.

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  17. 'A house for grown-ups' and 4,500 books: Baton Rouge authors find open floor plan invitingRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- This large room to the left of the front entrance features a contemporary wood and metal staircase, a built-in bar and a grand piano, which Mike Rubin, a former professional jazz pianist, plays every day. "We moved 4,500 books and gave away a thousand," said Mike Rubin, a well-known local lawyer.

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  18. a oeThe Cottoncrest Curse,aRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Lawyer, adjunct law professor, nationally known legal ethicist, humorist, author, musician - those are just a few of the adjectives that describe Michael Rubin, managing partner at McGlinchey Stafford. It's his role as author that's put him in the spotlight lately with his debut novel, "The Cottoncrest Curse," which has Rubin and wife, Ayan, traveling the country to appear on radio and TV shows to promote the book, published by LSU Press.

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  19. Report says Louisiana has second-highest gun death rate in nationRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Two people console one another on the scene of a shooting death under investigation by Baton Rouge police the morning of Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 at 4965 Jefferson Avenue near N. Foster Drive. A report released Thursday says Louisiana had the second highest rate of gun fatalities in the country in 2013, trailing only Alaska.

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  20. Walk-Ona s signs up its first franchiseeRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Walk-On's has signed up its first franchisee, who plans to open a location of the sports bar and grill in Lake Charles by the end of the year. Vallet, who has 35 years of experience in the service industry, said he first became aware of Walk-On's about a year ago.

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