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  1. Chabill's Tire and Auto Service management shifting from father to daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Elizabeth Gowland Barron will assume the position of chief executive officer of Chabill's Tire and Auto Service on Jan. 1, 2019, from her father, Charley Gowland, who is retiring after 50 years with the company. Elizabeth Gowland Barron will assume the position of chief executive officer of Chabill's Tire and Auto Service on Jan. 1, 2019, from her father, Charley Gowland, who is retiring after 50 years with the company.

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  2. H&M to open Mall of Louisiana store in 2019 in old Gap, Banana Republic spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | The Advocate

    H&M , a leading international clothing chain, is set to open its first Baton Rouge store in the Mall of Louisiana in fall 2019. H&M will occupy a 22,000-square-foot space on the first floor of the mall, which had been the former home of The Gap and Banana Republic.

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  3. See names, more about 57 New Orleans-area clergy members on archdiocese's official sex abuse listRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | The Advocate

    Archbishop Gregory Aymond on Friday released the names of 30 diocesan priests, 25 religious order priests and two deacons who, in the last century, were removed from ministry after accusations that they sexually abused minors were deemed credible. This is the first time in the history of the Archdiocese of New Orleans that a Catholic archbishop has attempted to provide an accounting of the identities of the alleged abusers in church ranks.

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  4. Hahnville QB Andrew Robison wins LHSAA arbitration, ruled eligible to play immediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | The Advocate

    Hahnville High School quarterback Andrew Robison won an arbitration hearing against the LHSAA that makes the senior eligible to play immediately, starting with the Tigers' regular-season finale Friday against H.L. Bourgeois in Houma. Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio told Robison and his father, Drew, on Tuesday that the younger Robison will play Friday for the Tigers.

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  5. See 16 names, bios of New Orleans clergy linked to sex abuse scandal; full list nears daylightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | The Advocate

    Archbishop Gregory Aymond has said he will soon release the names of clergy who, in the last 50 years, were removed from ministry after accusations that they sexually abused minors were deemed credible. Many of the allegations surfaced publicly in recent years, particularly after 2002 when the sex-abuse scandal in Boston caused the Catholic church to reform how it dealt with victims.

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  6. Early voting turnout continues to be strong as it heads into final day TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | The Advocate

    From left, election commissioner Dottie Frazzini hands out sample ballots to Tony Knox and Dana Hastings, both of Baton Rouge, on the first day of early voting for the Nov. 6 Open Primary/Congressional Election, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 the the State Archives Building at 3851 Essen Lane. Early voting runs Oct. 23-30 from 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Other locations are Baker's Motor Vehicle Building , Baton Rouge Fire Dept.

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  7. Louisiana Legislature plans to tackle sports betting again in 2019 session; here's next stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | The Advocate

    State lawmakers are betting that they can successfully revive efforts to legalize sports wagering in Louisiana, as neighboring Mississippi reaps potentially millions from Louisiana's inaction on the issue earlier this year. "If we don't address it, the world will be way out ahead of Louisiana and we're going to be lagging behind," Sen. Norby Chabert, R-Houma, said during a hearing at the State Capitol on Wednesday.

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  8. New tax break rules for 'opportunity zone' investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Trump administration is proposing rules for investors in a new program that it says could have a big impact on economically depressed areas around the country. About 8,700 so-called "opportunity zones" have been set up in all 50 states to lure investors and developers with tax breaks.

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  9. Attorney for Robison family granted extension; new hearing set Oct. 16 for Hahnville's Andrew RobisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | The Advocate

    Hahnville quarterback Andrew Robison runs with the ball during a football game at Hahnville High School in Boutte, La., Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.

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  10. Hearing for Hahnville QB Andrew Robison pushed back to Monday, LHSAA set to attendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | The Advocate

    The courtroom saga involving Hahnville High School quarterback Andrew Robison and the LHSAA will continue for at least an extra five days. A hearing planned Wednesday in Hahnville's 29th Judicial District was pushed back to 1 p.m. Monday following a Tuesday afternoon conference between David Moyer, the attorney for the Robison family, and LHSAA attorney Mark Boyer.

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

    Sep 14, 2018 | 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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  12. McKinley gets relief for major sanctions, questions remain for ex-coaches, some athetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | 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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  13. Smiley: Having fun with a fossilRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | 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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  14. Smiley: Wasting away in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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