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  1. New American Countess riverboat to be built in Houma using hull from old casino boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Advocate

    Gulf Island LLC has signed a contract for the expansion and delivery of the American Countess to the American Queen Steamboat Co.' s fleet.

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  2. McKinley gets relief for major sanctions, questions remain for ex-coaches, some athetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Advocate

    A split decision isn't always a good thing, but McKinley High School gladly accepted what the LHSAA executive committee gave. The LHSAA panel voted cut precedent-setting penalties in half - reducing fines of nearly $42,000 for 150 violations in half and reducing a two-year playoff ban to one year in all sports.

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  3. Smiley: Having fun with a fossilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | The Advocate

    Dan Stein, of Baton Rouge, recalls another story from his days as a young senatorial aide in the Legislature in the mid-'70s: "This was the difficult year of right-to-work legislation, so it was a welcome relief for the senators to handle a bill naming the state song. It was the type of legislation that enticed the adding of riders, such as naming the state tree and state flower.

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  4. Smiley: Wasting away in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 19 | The Advocate

    Trumpeter Derrick Shezbie plays with other musicians as people celebrate the life and music of Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, in the Treme neighborhood in New Orleans, La. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.

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  5. Photos: Fishermen from over try to reel in the big one at 90th annual ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Weigh master Martey Bourgeois, left, gives the results of a fish during the 90th annual International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo at the Sand Dollar Marina in Grand Isle, La., Saturday, July 28, 2018. Charles Higgins, of Baton Rouge, is all smiles as he puts the winning yellowfin tuna into a wheelbarrow during the 90th annual International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo at the Sand Dollar Marina in Grand Isle, La., Saturday, July 28, 2018.

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  6. Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo finishes broken records, big fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Charles Higgins, of Baton Rouge, is all smiles as he puts the winning yellowfin tuna into a wheelbarrow during the 90th annual International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo at the Sand Dollar Marina in Grand Isle, La., Saturday, July 28, 2018. Higgins' tuna weighed 154 pounds, 12 ounces.

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  7. Baton Rouge leads Louisiana metro job growth for 12 months through June, adding 8,800 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge scored the biggest job growth of any of Louisiana's nine metropolitan areas in June, adding 8,800 jobs - a 2.2 percent gain - over the same period a year earlier. The state added 21,200 nonfarm jobs in June, a nearly 1.1 percent gain from June 2017.

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  8. A record-breaker! At Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, Guy Cenac pulls in 208-pounder on first dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Houma angler did something many people have tried to do for more than 40 years. Cenac established a new record for the rodeo's signature fish - tarpon.

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  9. Smiley: Home improvement bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | The Advocate

    Since I bet you're just dying to know what's going on in my life, I can tell you that we're in the middle of an extensive renovation project at Maison Smiley. The people working on the project don't much like it when you survey their job and tell them, "The Property Brothers didn't do it that way on HGTVa " The demolition team has the best job on any construction project.

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  10. Photos: Walk Of America notches Baton Rouge, in last La. parts of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | The Advocate

    Members of the Walk of America, organized by the United Kingdom military charity Walking With The Wounded, began their day's walk at the Louisiana State Capitol as they passed through Baton Rouge Friday, June 29, 2018. The group's 12 week journey, starting in Los Angeles on June 2 and planned to finish in New York City on Sept.

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  11. St. James officials say now may be the time to build a 6-8 bed juvenile facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | The Advocate

    The entrance gate at the long closed St. James Youth Center remained that way, as seen in late 2017, after successive attempts to sell the public facility at public bid have not garnered any takers. St. James Parish officials may have a winning offer from a group seeking to turn the former juvenile complex near Donaldsonville into a men's home.

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  12. Report: Nearly 41,000 homes in Louisiana could be at risk of chronic flooding by 2045Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | The Advocate

    Carol Causey and her daughter Carol Causey, 3, make their way home through flood water after parking their car on the neutral ground on Jeff Davis Street in New Orleans, La. Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.

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  13. Rolls-Royce partners with Houma shipbuilder for $20 million fishing vessel contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    Rolls-Royce has reached a deal with Houma-based shipbuilder Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors LLC to develop a 328-foot fishing vessel. The deal is the largest fishing vessel contract to date for Rolls-Royce, at 15 million euros, or roughly $20 million.

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  14. Our Views: Oil prices impact stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | The Advocate

    Formosa Petrochemical Corp. has selected St. James Parish for a $9.4 billion chemical manufacturing complex employing 1,200 plant workers. A subsidiary of the Taiwanese company could begin construction as soon as next year in an anticipated 10-year building and development process in two phases.

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  15. Stephanie Grace: Lawmaking and the smell testRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    Follow politics long enough, and you can get inured to the all the little things that might have once given you pause, but that you come to understand as business as usual. Sometimes it takes some truly shameless behavior to really get your attention.

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  16. The Family Plan: In Louisiana, lawmakers promote bills that help their relatives and clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    This Houma truck stop is owned by Marty Chabert, the brother of State Sen. Norby Chabert. Norby Chabert supported legislation this year to relax regulations for truck stop casinos, which will benefit his brother's business.

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  17. St. Mark UMC pastor to become Acadiana District superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Rev. Derrick Hills, who has been pastor of St. Mark United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge, will become Acadiana District superintendent on July 1. The Rev.

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  18. Lafayette only metro area of nine in Louisiana to lose jobs in April...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | The Advocate

    All but one of the state's major metros added workers over past 12 months as Louisiana gained 22,800 more nonfarm jobs in April than a year ago. Only Lafayette, which has been hard hit by low oil prices, posted year-to-year job losses.

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  19. Our Views: 'No excuse' for Louisiana lawmakers Bishop, Chabert to come to blows over legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | The Advocate

    A car drives north on North Fourth Street before turning west on Spanish Town Road, with the State Capitol in the background during a brisk Thanksgiving night, Thursday, November 23, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. A car drives north on North Fourth Street before turning west on Spanish Town Road, with the State Capitol in the background during a brisk Thanksgiving night, Thursday, November 23, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  20. Video: 'I truly apologize,' Louisiana lawmaker says after fist fight with colleagueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | The Advocate

    Louisiana state Rep. Stuart Bishop, R-Lafayette, took the House floor on Wednesday morning to address a reported fist fight he had with Sen. Norby Chabert, R-Houma, at a Baton Rouge bar on Tuesday night. "The integrity of this body is one thing I cherish and hold dear," he said.

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