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  1. Pama s Party Line for Feb. 25, 2015Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by NEIL ANN PARKS --- French Friends --- At the Friends of French Studies at LSU annual dinner meeting are, from left, Jacqueline Labat, CODOFIL President William Arceneaux, Allison Roark and CODOFIL Executive Director Charles Larroque. N eil Ann Parks was elected president of the Friends of French Studies at LSU at its 18th annual dinner meeting Feb. 5 at the Baton Rouge Country Club.

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  2. Louisiana sets uniform campus sexual-assault policies to rein in a wild, wild Westa atmosphereRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Advocate

    Louisiana's public colleges must follow a new statewide policy for handling sexual-assault allegations and bolstering prevention efforts, though the broad guidelines stop short of requiring a specific prosecution response. The Board of Regents approved the state's first "Uniform Policy on Sexual Misconduct" at its Monday meeting.

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  3. European cruise giant Viking plans Mississippi River toursRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Advocate

    European river cruise giant Viking announced Tuesday that it will make its first North American home port in New Orleans, with Mississippi River cruises expected in 2017. The move means hundreds of jobs and a boost to the city's tourism industry, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said at a news conference with Viking River Cruises officials.

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  4. Smiley: When everybody sangRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Advocate

    "The most amazing thing happened just before the start of the Mardi Gras Mambo race this past Saturday," says Dick Speyrer. "There were probably 2,000 people on North Boulevard in front of the Old State Capitol, both race participants and spectators.

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  5. Baton Rouge avoids freeze, other areas not as luckyRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Advocate

    Temperatures in Baton Rouge dipped to 34 degrees Tuesday morning, but down to 32 degrees in Lafayette as a cold front moves through the area. A slight chance of rain remains in the forecast through Tuesday, but those chances increase for Lafayette tonight through tomorrow and in Baton Rouge and New Orleans the rain chances are at 100 percent by Wednesday.

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  6. Stephanie Grace: Tax credits make a blockbuster scandalRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Advocate

    If Malcolm Petal was a character in some big-budget caper film - perhaps even one of the numerous movies shot in Louisiana since the state instituted its generous production tax credit - he might well be the protagonist. Movies are big on anti-heroes these days, and Petal, a lawyer-turned-convicted-crook who admitted to ripping off the film tax program to the tune of $1.35 million, would fit the bill.

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  7. Collector surrounds himself with music, memorabilia of the 1950sRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate photo by J.T. BLATTY-- in New Orleans, La. Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. Gabriel Puccio holding a signed 45 of Fats Domino's first album, The Fatman.

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  8. Boosters: Film, TV industry bring in more than 1 in 7 Louisiana...Read the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Advocate

    Boosters: Film, TV industry bring in more than 1 in 7 Louisiana tourists thanks in big part to tax credit program About one of every seven tourists who visits Louisiana was spurred to come here by seeing the Pelican State on the silver screen or on TV, an overlooked benefit of the state's controversial film tax credit program, the president of the Louisiana Film Entertainment Association said Monday. Will French, who is also a tax-credit broker, said that when film's impact on tourism is considered as a benefit, the oft-criticized credits likely pay for themselves.

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  9. Three man booked after their police dog found seven kilograms of cocaine in car, authorities sayRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Advocate

    Three men known as "Greedy," "Bubba" and "Slop" were picked up in Tangipahoa Parish this month after law enforcement found roughly seven kilograms of cocaine in one of their cars, a criminal complaint filed in the federal court in New Orleans says. A state trooper pulled over a truck with a Louisiana license plate on Feb. 11 for improper lane usage, wrote Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Chad Scott.

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  10. Notebook: Pace gives insight into possible Saintsa offseasonRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | The Advocate

    The New Orleans Saints are one of a small handful of teams that are not scheduled to have formal media availability this week at the scouting combine. But former director of player personnel Ryan Pace, who is now the general manager of the Chicago Bears, stepped to the lectern Wednesday morning and shared his thoughts on how his team is likely to attack the offseason.

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  11. Letter: Changing street names for local officials an affront to historyRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    The announcement that New Orleans City Planning has agreed to support changes in the street names of certain blocks of Lasalle and Carondelet are disturbing and bewildering. The historical integrity of a 300 year old city lies in its street names.

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  12. Tom Benson to appeal judgea s decision to remove him as overseer of Texas trustRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson walks with his wife Gayle Benson, left, and granddaughter Rita LeBlanc before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012.

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  13. Baton Rouge Crime News: Man sought in T-Mobile robberiesRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man suspected of pepper-spraying a Baton Rouge T-Mobile store employee and stealing $2,500 worth of cellphones from the store last month. That man is also suspected of robbing a T-Mobile store in New Orleans on Sunday, reportedly using pepper spray to help make his escape.

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  14. Whata s Happening, Feb. 19, 2015Read the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    Southeastern Louisiana University's Chefs Evening will provide a "taste of the Northshore" from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 8 at the new Student Union Ballroom in Hammond. The annual event, which features food from local restaurants, silent auctions, wine tasting, an open bar and a live band, generates discretionary funds for the enhancement of academic programming at Southeastern.

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  15. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson walks with his wife Gayle Benson, left, and co-owner Rita Benson LeBlanc before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012.

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  16. 4 La. singers still in a Idola raceRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    The whittling away of "American Idol" Season 14 hopefuls moves to LA's House of Blues Sunset tonight for the first of two "Showcase Week" episodes. Among the 48 young singers still hoping to make the top 24 of the Fox reality competition series are Baton Rouge singer-songwriter Rachael Hallack ; Quentin Alexander and Anjelika Joseph, both of New Orleans; and West Monroe native Ricky Dale Hendricks.

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  17. Smiley: Oh, brotherRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    As an older brother plagued in my youth by a little brother , I can readily identify with the sentiments expressed here by the big brother: "While finishing our meals of our favorite food selections at the Piccadilly in Gonzales, my wife, daughter, and two grandsons began saying what they would give up for Lent, which was starting in a couple of days. "From now on my day will begin at 50:30.

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  18. Rita LeBlanc loses seats on NFL committees as feud with grandfather continuesRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Advocate

    New Orleans Saints co-owner Rita Benson LeBlanc on the sidelines before the start of the Saints Kansas City NFL football game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.

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  19. Final tally tops 184,000 Louisiana consumers enrolled in ObamacareRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    Some 184,532 Louisiana residents signed up for coverage through the Affordable Care Act as of Feb. 15, the end of the second enrollment period for the law known as "Obamacare." During the last week of enrollment, Louisiana had the second-fastest growth rate in sign-ups at 17 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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  20. New Orleans' Munholland United Methodist Church offering 'Drive Thru Ashes' WednesdayRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Advocate

    Munholland United Methodist Church will be offering "Drive Thru Ashes" from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday as a new approach to a centuries-old Christian tradition. Munholland UMC invites our members, visitors, and friends to have ashes imposed on their foreheads, desire prayer, or just to speak to a minister for a moment to come to the parking lot on Metairie Road, stay in your car, and take part.

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