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  1. Festival will spotlight Gaines; Student Author Contest entries due Dec. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Ernest J. Gaines will be the featured Great Southern Writer at the Books Along the Teche Literary Festival in April. Submissions are due by Dec. 29 for Gaines' Student Author Contest.

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  2. Our Views: Sasol's scrapped energy project in Louisiana a reminder of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | The Advocate

    Work is done in 2016 in New Iberia on part of the Sasol ethane cracker project being built in Westlake. In a global economy where change is the only constant, the decision by Sasol to scrap a much bally-hooed energy project in Louisiana is a case study in how fluid the marketplace can be.

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  3. After Sasol ditches plan for $11B plant, Louisiana off hook for $200M in incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Work on part of the Sasol ethane cracker project in Westlake is underway at Dynamic Industries at the Port of Iberia Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in New Iberia, La. Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Work on part of the Sasol ethane cracker project in Westlake is underway at Dynamic Industries at the Port of Iberia Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in New Iberia, La.

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  4. Our Views: A disagreement over basicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | The Advocate

    House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rep. Cameron Henry Jr., R-Metairie, second from right, looks at the clock along with House Speaker Rep. Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, second from left, as they huddle with House members on the floor in the closing minutes during the last day of the regular legislative session Thursday June 8, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La.. It's high season for budget-making in city halls, including Baton Rouge and New Orleans, but it's almost always budget season at the State Capitol, even if Louisiana's fiscal year does not begin until July 1. The cities work on a more normal calendar-year schedule.

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  5. On the area arts and cultural sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 25 | The Advocate

    Tickets are on sale for a concert by Jeremy Denk, one of America's foremost pianists, who recently performed with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. The concert is 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 in the LSU School of Music Recital Hall.

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  6. IberiaBank creates regional headquarters in Hoover, AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- IberiaBank in Lafayette has grown to be the largest bank based in Louisiana with more than $15 billion in assets, primarily by acquiring other institutions. Its latest in-state acquisition was Teche Federal in nearby New Iberia, but its also been aggressively acquiring out-of-state banks to become a regional player in the industry.

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  7. C-SPAN features AG Jeff Landry, Secretary of State Tom Schedler as bus visits Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler is interviewed live on C-SPAN's Washington Journal from the C-SPAN Bus parked in front of the Louisiana Capitol on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, films a brief interview in front of the C-SPAN Bus parked in front of the Louisiana Capitol on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.

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  8. Letters: Think again about I-49 projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | The Advocate

    Highly respected New Iberia scientist Wilma Subra and Sierra Club leader Harold Schoeffler spoke in St. Genevieve Catholic parish 10 years ago about I-49 knifing through Lafayette dangerously close to toxic waste sites, in particular the Union Pacific rail yard. Several dozen left the meeting convinced that such a proposal would be detrimental to the health of all in south Louisiana who depend upon water purity of the Chicot aquifer.

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  9. B.A.S.S. Nation winner Caleb Sumrall finds silver lining on cloudy dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | The Advocate

    New Iberia angler Caleb Sumrall holds the trophy after winning the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Championship on Lake Hartwell near Anderson, South Carolina. His three-day, 36-pound, 12-ounce total came after he caught a five-bass limit weighing near 10 pounds during Saturday's final round to secure a berth in the 2018 Bassmaster Classic.

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  10. Branch closures lower MidSouth earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | The Advocate

    Lafayette-based MidSouth Bancorp Inc. reported third-quarter earnings that were about half of what the bank reported during the same time period a year ago. It blamed much of the difference on the expenses related to closing seven branches at the end of September.

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  11. Jury must decide if handcuffed Iberia Parish man in patrol car killed himself, federal judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    A jury must decide whether the shooting death of a handcuffed man in the rear of a patrol car was a suicide, accident or "at the hand of a sheriff's deputy," a federal judge said in a ruling filed Monday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Patrick Hanna refused to throw out a lawsuit against Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal and a deputy over the March 2014 death of 22-year-old Victor White III.

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  12. Louisiana Spotlight: Lots of talk, no agreement on state budget cliffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards laughs as he fields a question Wednesday, March 29, 2017, flanked by La. Dept.

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  13. Calbe Sumrall's win nets Bassmaster Classic berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    Caleb Sumrall became the second consecutive Louisiana angler to win the B.A.S.S. National Championship when he brought in a five-bass limit weighing 9 pounds, 13 ounces from Lake Hartwell for more than 2-pound edge over runnerup Luke Gritter of Michigan. Sumrall's 36-12 total not only earned the New Iberia bass fishermen the top boat/trailer/tow vehicle package, but also earned a spot in the 2018 Bassmaster Classic set for Hartwell in March.

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  14. IberiaBank acquires Miami bank in $223 million stock dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- The Iberia Bank building at the intersection of Camellia Boulevard and Kaliste Saloom Road in Lafayette. Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- IberiaBank in Lafayette has grown to be the largest bank based in Louisiana with more than $15 billion in assets, primarily by acquiring other institutions.

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  15. Louisiana Medicaid contracts proposed for 2-year extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Advocate

    Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget Chairman Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, adresses a question to Gov. John Bel Edwards, during the Governor's appearance before his plan was presented to address the $304 million budget deficit for the current year, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 at the State Capitol. Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget Chairman Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, adresses a question to Gov. John Bel Edwards, during the Governor's appearance before his plan was presented to address the $304 million budget deficit for the current year, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 at the State Capitol.

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  16. State Police: 4-year-old struck, killed by vehicle after walking out...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | The Advocate

    A 4-year-old who walked out of his home late Saturday was struck by a vehicle and killed in Iberia Parish, according to Louisiana State Police. Shortly before 10:30 p.m., 4-year-old Raylen Jones, of New Iberia, and his sibling left their home "without detection," State Police said in a news release.

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  17. Smiley: The hotel that wasn't oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | The Advocate

    Willie Price, of New Iberia, tells a story from the late 1970s, when Hotel Dieu hospital was operating in New Orleans. "When my wife and I lived in Westwego, I had a very good friend, George, who was in that hospital.

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  18. Mark Ballard: Finding wiggle room in Louisiana's financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    Administration Commissioner Jay Dardenne, right, answers a question as House Spreaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, left, appears before the Senate Finance Committee to present his House Concurrent Resolution 1 that would help in the effort to close the budget deficit Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. It was an idea from one state treasurer that dominated budget negotiations for months only to be quietly sidelined earlier this year by the concerns of another state treasurer and likely will be resurrected by the person elected next state treasurer this fall.

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  19. Louisiana leaders cautiously optimistic about surplus; House Speaker suggests repaying rainy day fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    Speaker of the House Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, left, and Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, share a laugh after Gov. John Bel Edwards addressed the joint session during opening day at the Louisiana legislature Monday April 10, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. "Surplus" has been seldom uttered at the State Capitol over the past decade, but officials say that it appears Louisiana closed out its most recent budget cycle with more than $100 million left over.

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  20. Don't miss these events in the Acadiana areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    Marilyn Stewart, left, and Ginger Hargrave, center, browse jewelry at during last year's Tinsel and Treasures in Lafayette. The shopping event returns Wednesday at the Cajundome Convention Center and runs through Saturday, Sept.

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