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  1. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Advocate

    Gretna residents and nonprofit environmental groups asked the state's coastal authority Wednesday to retract its agreement with a coal terminal planned for Plaquemines Parish. The RAM Terminal, if built, would be located in Myrtle Grove on the same location the state plans to build the first sediment diversion from the Mississippi River for coastal restoration purposes.


  2. Smiley: Pump problemRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Advocate

    "I was pumping gas at the Shell station at the Lobdell exit in Port Allen one morning on my way to Lafayette. "A nice looking 20-something-year-old young lady in a brand new Mustang pulled up at the pump behind me.


  3. Wet Seal closing all 5 stores in Louisiana and over 300 moreRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Advocate

    Struggling teen clothing retailer Wet Seal is closing 338 stores, about two-thirds of its outlets - including all five of its locations in Louisiana. Stores closed in Louisiana are in the Mall of Louisiana in Baton Rouge; Esplanade Mall in Kenner; Oakwood Center in Gretna; Prien Lake Mall in Lake Charles; and Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City.


  4. One person fatally shot at Oakwood mall in Gretna; suspect in custodyRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    A man was fatally shot Wednesday afternoon at Oakwood Center Mall in Gretna amid the crush of last-minute Christmas shopping, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said. Authorities quickly apprehended a man suspected in the shooting.


  5. Smiley: Three and outRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Advocate

    With LSU footballers facing what would seem to be an, uh, character-building year, readers are harking back to better days for the Tigers: Ronnie Melancon, of Gretna, comments on Roy Pitchford's mention of LSU's two 62-0 football victories over Tulane: "Tommy O'Boyle was named head coach in 1962, and said a coach should never put himself in a position to lose 62-0! Patrick Howard, of Zachary, says, "While watching the New Orleans/Tampa Bay game, my wife, Carolyn, who really isn't a game watcher, mentioned that the Bucs looked like big crawfish. He says that perhaps if the Saints had realized this, they could have had them for lunch instead of having to go into overtime for a win.


  6. Fairs & Festivals for Oct. 3-9, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Celine Alis -- Peruse arts and crafts on the grounds of the majestic Shadows-on-the-Teche plantation during its annual arts and crafts fair on Saturday. TANGIPAHOA PARISH FAIR: Amite.


  7. Police detain suspect in officer shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | The Advocate

    Authorities have detained a man they believe is connected to the shooting of a New Orleans police officer Sunday morning, and they have also recovered the body of a dead man thought to be connected with the case, according to Gretna Police. Officer Jonathan Smith, a 44-year-old NOPD officer assigned to the 5th District, was working an off-duty detail at a Marigny po-boy shop when he was shot in the spine, buttocks and legs, according to New Orleans police.


  8. Lafayette academy ranked among top 500 high schools in nationRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    The Early College Academy ranked among the top 500 high schools in the country on two separate lists released Monday by Newsweek . The Lafayette Parish School System high school ranked 110 among 500 high schools on the publication's "Beating The Odds 2014 - Top Schools for Low-Income Students" - that ranked the top high schools based on how well they serve students from low-income families.


  9. Rouses opening Gretna store; Lafayette, Livingston to followRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | The Advocate

    Rouses Market is opening a new store Wednesday in Gretna, the first of three south Louisiana locations it could open by the end of the year.


  10. Dennis Persica: Gentrication hits New Orleans neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    On the positive side, as the word implies, gentrification brings into neighborhoods people who are financially better off than those already living there.


  11. N.O.-area tank farm company bought for $1 billionRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | The Advocate

    Macquarie Infrastructure Co. LLC will buy the remaining half of New Orleans-based International-Matex Tank Terminals under a $1 billion cash-and-stock deal.


  12. Bourbon Street shooting: Arrest warrant says witness identified suspected shooterRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | The Advocate

    A "known witness" to the Bourbon Street shooting that killed one woman and injured nine other victims last week apparently provided the crucial interview with police that led to the arrest of Trung T. "Joe" Le, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.


  13. Attorney: Odom not suspect, provided info to policeRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | The Advocate

    The attorney for the man questioned by New Orleans police Wednesday night as a "person of interest" in the Bourbon Street mass shooting case said Thursday that his client was not a suspect, but that he provided homicide detectives "material information" for their investigation.


  14. a Person of interesta in shooting to be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | The Advocate

    Justin Odom, the "person of interest" identified by the New Orleans Police Department in connection with Sunday's shooting on Bourbon Street and then jailed in Jefferson Parish on unrelated warrants is being let go.


  15. NOPD interviews 'person of interest' in Bourbon St. shootingRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | The Advocate

    New Orleans homicide detectives on Wednesday joined the investigation into Sunday's mass shooting on Bourbon Street after one victim died from her wounds.


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