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  1. University High runs away with Division III golf titleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Advocate

    University High took top honors in the Division III boys state golf tournament at The Farm d'Allie in Carencro on Thursday afternoon. U-High easily took home the title, finishing 33 strokes better than second-place finisher St. Charles Catholic.

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  2. Town of Washington appoints interim police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Advocate

    Doucet, a longtime Washington resident, was among five people to attended the meeting and indicate that they wanted the position to replace former chief Ronelle Broussard, who was successfully recalled during a town election on April 9. Doucet said she had spent almost 10 years in municipal law enforcement before going to Washington. She said she previously worked for the cities of New Iberia and Bunkie.

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  3. New Iberia Research Center sending 220 chimps to retirement sanctuary in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Advocate

    The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has reached an agreement to relocate 220 research chimpanzees from the university's New Iberia Research Center to a sanctuary in Georgia, where they will live out the rest of their lives in retirement. The first shipment of 10 chimps in June will head to Blue Ridge, Georgia, where the nonprofit Project Chimps has its 236-acre sanctuary.

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  4. Lafayette mosquito control contractor scratches councila s itch; resumes special request sprayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Tommy Alesi, an inspector and sprayer for Mosquito Control Contractors, Inc., collects a water sample from a ditch while inspecting a neighborhood for mosquito larvae Friday, April 29, 2016, on Verna Street in Lafayette, La. Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Tommy Alesi, an inspector and sprayer for Mosquito Control Contractors, Inc., holds a sample of mosquito larvae infested water taken from a ditch Friday, April 29, 2016, on Verna Street in Lafayette, La.

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  5. Iberia council rebuffs request for approval of mobile home parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Advocate

    The developer of a proposed mobile home park in Iberia Parish will have to meet the requests of Iberia Parish Government's Permitting, Planning and Zoning Commission if he hopes to get the Iberia Parish Council to sign off on the development. Shawn Pourciau, the man behind the proposed Safe Haven Mobile Home Park, declined comment Wednesday after the commission voted 12-2 to deny preliminary approval for the development, in keeping with the commission's recommendation.

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  6. Trimming tax breaks a key point for legislature, but frustrating hurdle remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Gov. John Bel Edwards makes his address Wednesday morning at the 52nd Annual Louisiana Governor's Prayer Breakfast at the River Center. An emerging plan to raise more revenue in a June special session by trimming tax breaks is running into a fundamental problem: Policymakers don't know the bang the state is getting for giving up its big bucks.

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  7. Protestors call for Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal to resign...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Victor White Sr., the father of Victor White III who is seen on a poster in the foreground, adjusts protest signs on the Iberia Parish Courthouse steps during a press conference and rally to call for the resignation of Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in New Iberia, La. According to police reports, White III shot himself in the chest while handcuffed in the back of a police car in 2014, but White's family argues that they haven't gotten the full story.

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  8. Trimming tax breaks key for Louisiana legislature, but frustrating hurdle in the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Gov. John Bel Edwards makes his address Wednesday morning at the 52nd Annual Louisiana Governor's Prayer Breakfast at the River Center. An emerging plan to raise more revenue in a June special session by trimming tax breaks is running into a fundamental problem: Policymakers don't know the bang the state is getting for giving up its big bucks.

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  9. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wants legislators to focus on tax breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Advocate

    AP Photo by MELINDA DESLATTE -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards talks about his first 100 days since taking office in January, at a press conference on April 19. An emerging plan to raise more revenue in a June special session by trimming tax breaks is running into a fundamental problem: Policymakers don't know the bang the state is getting for giving up its big bucks. Gov. John Bel Edwards and state Senate President John Alario both said in interviews that they want lawmakers to trim or repeal unproductive tax breaks during a special session that the governor is expected to call in June to prevent painful cuts to government programs such as TOPS, the wildly popular college scholarship program.

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  10. Fundraiser promises unique dining experience based on George Rodrigue painting 'Aioli Dinner'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Advocate

    The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts is hosting a one-night fundraising event on May 4 at Longview in Baton Rouge. The Aioli Dinner Supper Club, which is inspired by George Rodrigue's famous painting "Aioli Dinner," starts at 6 p.m. The five-course dining experience by chef Peter Sclafani, of Ruffino's, with wine pairings by Moet Hennessey, costs $250 per person.

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  11. Impairment suspected in early morning fatal crash in New IberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Advocate

    A New Iberia woman died early Wednesday morning after her vehicle overturned on the highway in an accident police suspect is impairment-related, State Police said. Linda Rogers, 52, was pronounced dead a few feet from her 1993 Chevrolet Trailblazer around 2 a.m. on LA 86 near Crochet Road, according to a State Police news release.

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  12. previous bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    A bid to repeal Louisiana's mandatory motorcycle helmet law for 99 percent of riders failed Wednesday in the state House. Opponents called the push to repeal the law one that would result in more deaths and liability problems for motorists involved in accidents with helmet-less motorcycle operators.

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  13. Political Horizons: Not much give in competing visions of the budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Advocate

    But even during the partisan gridlock a few years ago - with the nation days from financial default - there's also the image of Democratic President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, then the head of the GOP majority, smoking cigarettes and sipping merlot on the White House's Truman balcony, looking for common ground. Back in Baton Rouge, Gov. John Bel Edwards and House Speaker Taylor Barras met Thursday - their first sit-down since March 9. For eight years, Louisiana has come perilously close to a financial meltdown only to be saved in the final seconds when lawmakers pushed the button of fiscal hocus pocus to stop the bomb from blowing up.

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  14. Lafayette Parish arrests for April 24, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Advocate

    DANIEL AMARAL: 45, of the 200 block of Belveau, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor theft of goods and criminal trespass.

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  15. Louisiana Spotlight: Analysis: Cana t do taxes? Lawmakers weigh fees to fill gapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Advocate

    Prohibitions against considering taxes in the current legislative session haven't slowed all efforts to raise revenue to patch together next year's budget. Statewide elected officials, state boards and agencies that have taken - or are threatened with - cuts are seeking to boost user fees, increase penalties for regulatory violations or levy new charges on people and businesses who use services or require oversight.

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  16. Lafayette arrest report for April 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Advocate

    TUNC AKTAN: 25, of the 900 block of Blue Haven Street, New Iberia. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and speeding 11 to 15 mph over.

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  17. Gulf Island, Carbo warn of possible layoffs affecting nearly 300 workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Advocate

    Two south Louisiana companies that serve the oil and gas industry have notified the Louisiana Workforce Commission about possible layoffs affecting nearly 300 workers. Gulf Island LLC in Houma , which fabricates offshore rigs and other structures, said it may be forced to lay off its 227 workers beginning June 10 if it is unable to win bids on upcoming projects.

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  18. Acadiana Crime Blotter for Monday, April 18, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    A 56-year-old New Iberia man was arrested by Iberia Parish sheriff's deputies after he allegedly stabbed another man Saturday evening. Ronald Foster was arrested on one count of aggravated battery for allegedly stabbing a 55-year-old man in the leg shortly before 7 p.m. on Shot Street in New Iberia, KATC-TV reports.

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  19. Fall wedding? Here's how LSU, Saints, Tulane schedules might (or might not) conflict with your plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Ashley Labit of New Iberia adjusts her wedding dress, some of it concealed under a purple LSU football jersey, as 'Southern Images by Deborah' photographer Deborah Hardy, right, photographs her in October 2013, during a bridal session shoot in front of the Anderson-Campbell Tiger Walk next to Tiger Stadium. Labit and husband-to-be Christian Vice of New Iberia are 'huge LSU fans,' she said, and the location was their best option, since they couldn't get into Tiger Stadium.

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  20. Man accused of hiding in 16-year-old girla s closet is New Iberia high school band directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    An Iberia Parish high school band director was arrested Wednesday in Ascension Parish after he was found hiding in a 16-year-old girl's closet, prompting a separate investigation by the public school system in Acadiana, authorities said Thursday. Lt. Col.

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