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  1. Video: Leonard Fournette talks time at LSU, troublesome ankles, new life in NFL at New Orleans campRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Advocate

    Leonard Fournette, a current running back of the National Football League Jacksonville Jaguars and formerly of the LSU Tigers and St. Augustine High School Purple Knights, takes kids from the West Bank Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana on a shopping spree at the Academy Sports and Outdoors store in Gretna for gear to use at a football camp to be held Saturday by Fournette as his way of giving back to the community that helped him mature into a star athlete. The kids hold Fournette's phone as he uses Instagram for a live video in Gretna, La.

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  2. Photos, video: Leonard Fournette takes New Orleans West Bank youth on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | The Advocate

    NFL star Leonard Fournette, who played at LSU and St. Augustine High School, took kids from the West Bank Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana on a shopping spree at the Academy Sports and Outdoors store in Gretna on Friday, June 15, 2018. The kids will use the gear at a football camp on Saturday hosted by Fournette as his way of giving back to the community that helped him mature into a star athlete.

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  3. Gretna man arrested after alleged machete tirade, attempt to burn down brother's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | The Advocate

    A Gretna man was arrested Wednesday after an apparent attempt to burn down his brother's New Orleans home, a tirade with a machete and an attempt to flee officers, according to a release from the state fire marshal's office. The state fire marshal's office was initially contacted about 11:45 a.m. to assist in handing an altercation involving a fire in the 2500 block of Jonquil Street in Gentilly.

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  4. Jefferson Councilman Chris Roberts caught selling unauthorized copy of art, says it's honest mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | The Advocate

    Jefferson Parish Council member Chris Roberts, council member at large for division A, asks questions during the public comments session before a vote to restrict short-term rentals in Elmwood, La., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The Jefferson Parish Council unanimously passed restrictions on short-term rentals Wednesday, stressing the need to maintain the integrity of neighborhoods.

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  5. Trial date set for Olivia Matte, accused of causing fatal drunk-driving wreck on CausewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | The Advocate

    A Jefferson Parish judge has set a trial date of Sept. 4 for Olivia Matte, the Covington woman accused of driving while intoxicated and causing a crash that killed a Mississippi man on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway last year.

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  6. Indicted Gretna doctor pushes back against 'pill mill' chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | The Advocate

    A pain management doctor charged with running a "pill mill" in Gretna is pushing back against the federal government, asking a judge to release him on bail and return millions of dollars in assets the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration seized from him this year. An attorney for Dr. Wayne Celestine claimed in recent court filings that agents misled a federal judge and "callously disregarded" Celestine's rights when they seized eight bank accounts they said contained proceeds from illegal drug sales.

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  7. Letters: State gets high marks for curriculumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling. Photo shot on 5-9-06. Masen Mendoza,8, a second grader at Allemands Elementary in St. Charles Parish, plants a zinnia seedling in the Butterfly Garden at the Governor's Mansion Tuesday.

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  8. Kim Son, pioneering Vietnamese restaurant in Gretna, to close after 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | The Advocate

    Kim Son in Gretna prepares s dish called salted baked crab,or cau rang muoi, which uses a traditional Vietnamese sauce on local blue crabs. Kim Son is a restaurant in Gretna that opened in 1988 with an extensive menu of Vietnamese and Chinese dishes.

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  9. New Orleans area high schools land top 4 spots in Louisiana rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | The Advocate

    New Orleans and surrounding parishes landed five high schools in the top 10 statewide -- including the top 4 overall -- in a ranking from U.S. News and World Report, with Benjamin Franklin High School claiming the top spot. Benjamin Franklin, located in New Orleans' Gentilly neighborhood, also ranked No.

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  10. Jazz Fest Thursday: Lyle Lovett, Old Crow Medicine Show deliver hot...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | The Advocate

    Lyle Lovett and his Large Band performs at the 2018 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on the Gentilly Stage, Thursday, May 3, 2018. Lyle Lovett and his Large Band performs at the 2018 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on the Gentilly Stage, Thursday, May 3, 2018.

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  11. How was Robert Meachem scammed out of $1.7 million? Unsealed indictment against adviser explainsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | The Advocate

    Former Saints player Robert Meachem arrives to the private funeral for Tom Benson at the St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, Friday, March 23, 2018. Tom Benson passed away at the age of 90. Former Saints player Robert Meachem arrives to the private funeral for Tom Benson at the St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, Friday, March 23, 2018.

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  12. Lawsuit: Woman forced to give birth alone in Jefferson Parish jail cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Tiffini Woodward and her son, who was born in a cell at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center last year, pose in this contributed photo. Tiffini Woodward and her son, who was born in a cell at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center last year, pose in this contributed photo.

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  13. Higher penalties for prostitute customers goes to House floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | The Advocate

    Legislation to stiffen penalties for those who pay prostitutes for sex neared final passage Thursday when the Senate-passed bill was sent to the House floor for a vote. "Frankly, over and over again, the people who are buying the sex and using the trafficking victims go without any shame whatsoever," Mizell said.

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  14. New Orleans Dining Guide 2018: our critic's top 100 picks for how the city eats todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | The Advocate

    This New Orleans dining guide is my appreciation for what it means to live in a great food city, a place with its own character, a strong sense of history and an evolving next chapter. I hope these recommendations reveal to you some new finds and reconnects you with restaurants that hold up our reputation for great food and good living.

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  15. Ronald Gasser requests reduction of 30-year sentence for killing Joe McKnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | The Advocate

    Ronald Gasser has asked for a lighter sentence from the Jefferson Parish judge who ordered him to spend 30 years in prison for killing former NFL running back Joe McKnight in a 2016 road-rage incident. Gasser's attorneys filed the request for a sentence reduction in 24th Judicial District Court this week, saying the Gretna telecommunications contractor does not have a prior criminal record, cooperated with police and is a "productive and active member of the community."

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  16. Joe Lopinto fends off John Fortunato in special election for Jefferson sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | The Advocate

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff candidates, incumbent Sheriff Joe Lopinto waits to speaks to members of the Westbank Business & Industry Association as his opponent former Col. John Fortunato at the Timberlane Country Club in Gretna, La., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

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  17. Fortunato, Lopinto split on support of Jefferson President Mike Yenni in possible re-election bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | The Advocate

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff candidates, incumbent Sheriff Joe Lopinto, right, and former Col. John Fortunato, left, smile after speaking to members of the Westbank Business & Industry Association, at the Timberlane Country Club in Gretna, La., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

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  18. Vietnamese-style boiled crawfish bubbles up in New Orleans. Here's where to find itRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Cajun citrus flavor is one crawfish variety at Big EZ Seafood, a restaurant and market in Gretna for boiled crawfish prepared Vietnamese style. Butter and garlic gleam on the house boil at Big EZ Seafood, a restaurant and market in Gretna for boiled crawfish prepared Vietnamese style.

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  19. Records: Lopinto, Fortunato both earned outside income while working...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff candidates, incumbent Sheriff Joe Lopinto, right, and former Col. John Fortunato greet each other before speaking to members of the Westbank Business & Industry Association, at the Timberlane Country Club in Gretna, La., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

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  20. Guest column: Eyewitness testimony can be flawedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    Three men. Each innocent. They spent more than 58 years in prison for crimes they did not commit.

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