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  1. Mark Ballard: Closed-door meeting hints at Gov. John Bel Edwardsa capital outlay plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Gov. John Bel Edwards makes his address Wednesday morning at the 52nd Annual Louisiana Governor's Prayer Breakfast at the River Center. Twenty-two legislators from Baton Rouge and its suburbs came as supplicants, seeking the leader's support for roads, bridges, playgrounds and other stuff.

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  2. Two East Baton Rouge deputies involved in shooting at nightclub; 2 people injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    Two East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputies were fired upon then returned gunfire at a nightclub early Saturday morning after being called out to investigate possible domestic battery. According to EBRSO, deputies arrived at Club MVP in the 8500 block of Greenwell Springs Road around 1:30 a.m, and when began investigating, shots rang out in the club parking lot.

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  3. St. Amant scores seven runs in the top of the seventh in an 11-7 comeback win over Denham SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | The Advocate

    St. Amant baseball coach Troy Templet glanced over his shoulder briefly as the Denham Springs players gathered around the mound for a post-game meeting. "That's been our MO.

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  4. Denham Springs man with 12 DWI arrests post bond as 1st offender after weekend crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | The Advocate

    A man who has racked up 12 drunken-driving arrests in the past 33 years was able to post bond at the Denham Springs Police Department on Saturday - the first of two times he was arrested that night following car crashes - because a criminal background check told police he was a first-time offender, an officer said Friday. Jeffrey L. Blough, 51, was arrested twice between Saturday night and early Sunday morning after he wrecked vehicles on two occasions in Denham Springs and Baton Rouge, respectively.

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  5. Baton Rouge police: Denham Springs arrested 12 times over 33 years for DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Denham Springs man was arrested on DWI twice in one night over the weekend, making them his 11th and 12th arrests for driving while intoxicated in 33 years, a Baton Rouge Police Department report says. Jeffrey L. Blough, 51, was arrested shortly after midnight Sunday when he was driving a black Chevrolet Suburban westbound on Interstate 12 at Millerville Road and crashed into an outside retaining wall and then struck another vehicle.

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  6. Denham Springs apartment complex trying to get construction costs downRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Advocate

    The Capital Area Finance Authority Thursday terminated an agreement to provide $1 million in funding for a Denham Springs apartment complex at the request of the developer, who is trying to get construction costs down. The finance authority's board had voted in November 2014 to provide the funding for The Palms at Juban Lakes , a 180-unit market-rate apartment complex that would be built across from the Juban Crossing mixed-use development.

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  7. November 2014 to provide the funding for The Palms at Juban LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Advocate

    The Palms at Juban Lakes, a new Denham Springs apartment complex, is getting a $1 million investment from the East Baton Rouge Mortgage Finance Authority - the first time the organization has teamed up as an equity partner on a development. The authority's board of trustees voted for the investment Thursday.

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  8. Consultants: Move zoo to south Baton Rouge, current location not...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- The entrance to BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo on Thomas Road in north Baton Rouge, photographed Thursday, August 20, 2015. Consultants will say the Baton Rouge Zoo needs to move from its current location as part of a proposed $110 million rebuilding campaign when they deliver a report on Thursday to the board that oversees parks in East Baton Rouge.

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  9. Potential new sites for Baton Rouge Zoo to be revealed ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- The entrance to BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo on Thomas Road in north Baton Rouge, photographed Thursday, August 20, 2015. As Baton Rouge Zoo leaders have started to open up over the past year about a potential rebuilding campaign, one question has been paramount for residents and community leaders: Will the zoo move? Zoo and Recreation and Parks Commission officials will be one step closer to providing an answer on Thursday, when potential future sites for the zoo's animals and activities will be revealed.

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  10. osGulf Coast Bank opens Denham mortgage loan officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Advocate

    New Orleans-based Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Co. has opened a mortgage loan production office at 200 S. Range Ave., Suite C, in Denham Springs.

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  11. River Hubbarda s big day at plate sparks Central softball team past Denham SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    Central's River Hubbard wasn't about to let her own two-game highlight reel overshadow the reason for the surging Wildcats' success. "I'm just doing it for my team," Hubbard said.

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  12. Catholic, Episcopal girls take titles at Bat Gourrier RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Catholic's Sethan Hollier, center, wins his 100-meter dash ahead of, from left, Episcopal's T.J. Wisham, Denham Springs' Tyre Golmond, Catholic's Clyde Edwards-Hilaire, Zachary's Ty'wan Beardon and Episcopal's Kydris Washington in the Bat Gourrier Relays on Wednesday at Broadmoor High. Hollier won the heat and event with a time of 11.22 seconds.

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  13. Denham Springs man convicted of murder for heroin dispensing asks for new sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    Even though the penalty was mandatory under Louisiana law, a Denham Springs man sentenced to life in prison last month in the alleged heroin overdose death of his girlfriend in 2013 is urging a Baton Rouge state judge to rethink the punishment, saying it is out of step with the rest of the nation's laws. Jarret McCasland's attorney, Rodney Messina, contends in a lengthy motion for reconsideration of sentence that the life term without parole is cruel and unusual punishment.

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  14. Ryan Williamsa run in 11th lifts East Ascension past Denham SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Advocate

    It took 11 innings and nearly three hours, but East Ascension finally came up with the run it needed to take a 3-2 nondistrict baseball win over Denham Springs at Johnny Ambeau Field on Tuesday. East Ascension's Ryan Williams broke up a sparkling relief effort by Yellow Jackets reliever Grant Schiltz when he smashed a one-out triple to the wall in right center field, then came home when the relay throw went into the EA dugout.

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  15. Baton Rouge Zoo officials to move closer to deciding on possible moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- The entrance to BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo on Thomas Road in north Baton Rouge, photographed Thursday, August 20, 2015. As Baton Rouge Zoo leaders have started to open up over the past year about a potential rebuilding campaign, one question has been paramount for residents and community leaders: Will the zoo move? Zoo and Recreation and Parks Commission officials will be one step closer to providing an answer on Thursday, when potential future sites for the zoo's animals and activities will be revealed.

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  16. Drew Brees tells ESPN Radio contract talks ongoing, may not get done this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | The Advocate

    Brees, who will count $30 million against the salary cap this year, is entering the final year of his deal, and an extension could free the Saints from a salary-cap situation that has left them with roughly $1.3 million in cap space, the lowest figure in the league. Brees appeared on Matt Moscona's After Further Review on ESPN Radio Monday to promote the opening of the new Walk-On's in Denham Springs, and the quarterback reiterated his desire to finish his career in New Orleans.

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  17. After playing in 1981 LHSCA prep all-star basketball game, U-Higha s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Advocate

    After playing in 1981 LHSCA prep all-star basketball game, U-High's Bonita Johnson gets to coach in game Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- U-High coach Bonita Johnson speaks with her players during a timeout against Jewel Sumner in a Class 3A semifinal at the Girls' Top 28 tournament on March 2. Bonita Johnson isn't a coach who likes to recite a lot of personal history. But the University High girls basketball coach made an exception when the East girls team met for the first time Friday afternoon.

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  18. Ex-parish attorney Mary Roper, her husband's lawsuits costing much more than expected for Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Advocate

    Lawsuits against the city-parish from former Parish Attorney Mary Roper and her husband, Eiad Odeh, are costing the city more money and time than originally anticipated. The Parish Attorney's Office will ask the Metro Council in upcoming weeks to add $90,000 to a contract with attorney Murphy Foster of Breazeale, Sachse and Wilson to cover legal fees.

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  19. Belairea s Terrance Johnson gets chance to catch college coachesa eyes ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate file photo by JOHN OUBRE -- Belaire's Terrance Johnson drives up the court against Capitol's Kentrell Carter at the EBR tournament in December. Advocate staff photo by APRIL BUFFINGTON -- Belarie's Terrance Johnson gets to the basket over Scotlandville's Jaylen Hawkins at the East Baton Rouge Tournament on Monday, December 28 at the F. G. Clark Activity Center.

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

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    A bid to remove the city's police chief and fire chief from the civil service system failed on a split vote of the City Council on Tuesday night, after representatives of both services said the move would allow politics to influence public safety. Mayor Gerard Landry, who last month placed Police Chief Scott Jones and Capt.

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