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  1. Don't miss these events in the Acadiana and outlying areas of south LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Advocate

    From left, Christian Dupre, Goldman Thibodeaux, Joe Citizen and Thibodeaux's grandson, Brock Thibodeaux, make some music as part of a past La Table FranA aise at Le Vieux Village, 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. The monthly gathering brings together French speakers of all dialects.

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  2. Ex-Louisiana-Lafayette softball coach Lotief sues university, claims firing was shamRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Former University of Louisiana at Lafayette softball coach Michael Lotief listens during a press conference Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the Lafayette Bar Association in Lafayette, La. Glen Edwards, an attorney representing former University of Louisiana at Lafayette softball coach Michael Lotief, speaks during a press conference Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the Lafayette Bar Association in Lafayette, La.

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  3. Lafayette in front lines of culture war as uproar continues over Drag Queen Story TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Residents watch a meeting of the Lafayette City Council on closed circuit television in the lobby of City Hall due a full house in the auditorium on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Concerned citizen Robert Judge speaks during the Library of Control Board meeting against the Drag Queen Story Time Monday, Sept.

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  4. Drag queen reading event set to proceed at Lafayette library as board takes no action to stop itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | The Advocate

    The Drag Queen Story Time event at the main branch of the Lafayette Public Library appears set to move forward, since the library's board of control did not take up the matter at its meeting on Monday night. The meeting was the last regularly scheduled board meeting before the planned Oct. 6 event, at which male University of Louisiana at Lafayette students dressed as women are to read books to young children.

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  5. STM sets tone early in 59-28 win over PlaquemineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Advocate

    St. Thomas More quarterback Caleb Holstein pushes forward for a first down on a fourth-and-one play against Parkview Baptist in a high school football game Friday, November 17, 2017, at STM in Lafayette, La. St. Thomas More quarterback Caleb Holstein pushes forward for a first down on a fourth-and-one play against Parkview Baptist in a high school football game Friday, November 17, 2017, at STM in Lafayette, La.

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  6. Baton Rouge Gallery features work by David DuBose, Randell Henry and Paulo Dufour in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Advocate

    The exhibits run through Sept. 27 at the gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive, and admission is free.

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  7. Books: Events for week of Sept. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Advocate

    Author Event: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Ben Peabody will discuss his book, "The Art of Addiction: Sabotage, Sobriety, Surrender." Fiction Writers Workshop: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., EBR Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Members of the group of fiction writers share and discuss their work.

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  8. Our Views: We're No. 1, unexpectedlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- The Helis' oil-well site near Lakeshore High School in St. Tammany Parish, photographed Monday, June 27, 2016. Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- The Helis' oil-well site near Lakeshore High School in St. Tammany Parish, photographed Monday, June 27, 2016.

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  9. What to do this weekend in Acadiana: Downtown Alive! today at Parc...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Advocate

    Lane Mack & the Balladeers perform or Downtown Alive! at 5 p.m. Friday at Parc International, 200 Garfield St., Lafayette. Lane Mack & the Balladeers perform or Downtown Alive! at 5 p.m. Friday at Parc International, 200 Garfield St., Lafayette.

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  10. Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope indicted on 7 more counts of malfeasanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Advocate

    City Marshall Brian Pope with his lawyer, Michael Walsh exit the Lafayette Parish Courthouse Wednesday, August 30, 2018, after the hearing presided by Judge Jules Edwards III, who imposed a sentence of 2 years unsupervised probation along with 173 hours of community service to City Marshal Brian Pope. Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope's legal problems mounted Thursday as a grand jury handed down another criminal indictment on seven felony counts of malfeasance in office.

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  11. Nine ex-UL-Lafayette softball players allege systemic discrimination; school leader denies claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Advocate

    With players and staff seated around him, Michael Lotief speaks to the media after his termination as head coach of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lady Cajuns' softball team on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at his lawyer's office in downtown Lafayette. Michael Lotief speaks to the media after his termination as head coach of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lady Cajuns' softball team on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at his lawyer's office in downtown Lafayette.

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  12. Veterans group awards scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Advocate

    The Louisiana Veterans Foundation Scholarship Program, created to provide undergraduate educational opportunities to Louisiana veterans, their families and the families of active duty military personnel, recently awarded three scholarships. Mother and son, Angela Duffy and Logan Duffy each received $1,500 on Aug. 10, and Berkley Parent received $1,500 on Aug. 13. The program said in a news release that much of the funds raised to provide these scholarships were from residents of West Feliciana and Pointe Coupee parishes.

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  13. 2018 U.S. News & World Report college rankings: LSU falls; Tualne tops in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | The Advocate

    Snow and ice cover the ground in front of LSU's Memorial Tower as the metro area experiences a wintery mix of sleet, snow and ice, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Snow and ice cover the ground in front of LSU's Memorial Tower as the metro area experiences a wintery mix of sleet, snow and ice, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  14. Happening this week in the area arts and cultural sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The Advocate

    Carol Lancon's solo exhibit of quilts opens Sept. 22 at the Teche Center for the Arts in Breaux Bridge.

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  15. Don't miss these events in the Acadiana and outlying areas of south LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Advocate

    Artist Dirk Guidry works on a piece of art on Jefferson Street during June's 2nd Saturday Art Walk in downtown Lafayette. The next artwalk starts at 6 p.m. Saturday, where visitors can explore the Downtown Lafayette Cultural District as art galleries display works by the local and regional artists.

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  16. Senate confirms Lafayette bankruptcy judge Robert Summerhays to federal district judgeshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Advocate

    Current Lafayette federal bankruptcy Judge Robert Summerhays was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate to a lifetime federal district court judgeship on Thursday. Summerhays, 52, was nominated by President Donald Trump to a judgeship on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana - which includes Lafayette and Acadiana - earlier this year.

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  17. Mayor Broome, BRAC oppose effort to create separate city council; make St. George comparisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge NAACP president Mike McClanahan speaks, Thursday, July 19, 2018, during a special meeting of the metro council to appoint Buddy Amoroso's successor. Adam Knapp, president and CEO of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, speaks during a luncheon focusing on ways to boost spending for roads and bridges.

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  18. Officials offered last-ditch proposal to Bell Helicopter for Lafayette facility, records showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | The Advocate

    A state-financed plant was constructed at the Lafayette Regional Airport for assembly of Bell Helicopters. Plans and agreements changed over the years.

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  19. Federal judge denies bid by The Advocate, KATC to unseal settlement...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | The Advocate

    A federal magistrate judge in Lafayette on Friday denied a request by The Advocate and television partner KATC to unseal the amount that Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal's office agreed to pay the minor child of a man who was fatally shot while handcuffed in the backseat of a patrol car. Magistrate Judge Patrick Hanna, who said at a hearing last month that he was inclined to rule in favor of the media organizations, switched course in his 23-page ruling.

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  20. Can't find your way on Bayon Teche Paddle Trail? Informational kiosks ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | The Advocate

    T.E.C.H.E. Project's David Dahlquist, left, and Cory Werk, a supporting member of the T.E.C.H.E. Project, slide one of the two signage plates into place in the information kiosk, set to be unveiled Wednesday, Sept. 5, 4 p.m., at Parc de Pont Breaux.

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