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  1. Our Views: Jindal alone on CoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | The Advocate

    While they may not be household names, it's becoming a very long roll call of significant players in our state who are now at odds with Gov. Bobby Jindal over education policy.

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  2. Oyster beds still recovering after storms, oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | The Advocate

    For the first time in its 100-year-plus history, one of New Orleans' biggest oyster dealers has resorted to importing oysters to subsidize demand for the shellfish delicacy, which in recent years, dealers say, has become hard to harvest in the northern Gulf of Mexico.

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  3. Taxi, limo companies oppose effort to attract Uber, LyftRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge taxi and limo drivers say an attempt by the Metro Council to allow "ride sharing" companies into the market will create public safety concerns and an uneven playing field for transportation services.

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  4. Advocate file photo -- Baton RougeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | The Advocate

    Louisiana remains the state with the most cost-competitive tax structure for small and mid-sized cities, with Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Shreveport ranking first, second and third, respectively, among U.S. cities, according to a study released Tuesday by KPMG International.

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  5. Stephanie Grace: Twenty-year Nagin sentence wouldna t do much goodRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | The Advocate

    The letters of support that have filled U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan's mailbox ahead of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's sentencing next month are nothing unusual.

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  6. Parents who strike a referee could pay more in finesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 23 | The Advocate

    Parents who lose their temper and strike a referee at their child's Little League game now will face larger fines and more time behind bars in Louisiana.

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  7. Hammond police chief reinstated, investigation to be discussedRead the original story

    Monday Jun 23 | The Advocate

    Hammond Police Chief Roddy Devall was ordered back on the job last week by a New Orleans-based federal judge who determined that the city's civil service board failed to give the chief a hearing before placing him on administrative leave.

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  8. Opponents of Pineville medical center closure win partial victory MondayRead the original story

    Monday Jun 23 | The Advocate

    Opponents of the state's plan to close LSU's Huey P. Long Medical Center in Pineville at month's end scored a partial victory Monday when a judge ruled the Legislature violated the open meetings law during the decision-making process.

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  9. Deputies search for kidnapped womanRead the original story

    Monday Jun 23 | The Advocate

    Authorities are hunting for a man who is accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her home off Perkins Road early Monday and holding several people - including children - at gunpoint, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  10. Quin Hillyer: The Landrieu plan to reform bureaucracyRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 22 | The Advocate

    Critics wary of civil service reforms being pushed by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu should stop trying to defeat the reforms and instead work with the administration to tweak them.

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  11. On the move: LSU football has shifted its focus to dual-threat QBsRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    While working out at an LSU camp a few weeks ago, quarterback Justin McMillan ran the 40-yard dash in 4.58 seconds.

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  12. Vacant hospitals face uncertain futureRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    The iconic symbol of Louisiana's commitment to health care for the poorest of its residents sits abandoned in downtown New Orleans.

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  13. Wirta s Smith biography a great summer readRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    One of my favorite books about music is "Mitchell & Ruff: An American Profile in Jazz," William Zinsser's account of a 1981 visit to China by the American pianist Dwike Mitchell and his musical partner, bassist and French horn player Willie Ruff.

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  14. Advocate file photo -- The Louisiana state Capitol building in Baton Rouge.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 21 | The Advocate

    Gov. Bobby Jindal didn't need to refill his ink pen Friday when he tackled next year's $24.6 billion state operating budget.

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  15. Slidell neighborhood dolphin diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2011 | The Advocate

    A dolphin that spent nearly a decade cavorting in a neighborhood canal north of Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans has died.

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  16. Drew Brees says Saints have chance to win Super Bowl; Jimmy Graham hearing reportedly beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    "We still have a lot of work to do. But ... why not the New Orleans Saints? Tell me why we can't win the championship."

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  17. Hospitals financing plan questionedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    The Jindal administration's new financing plan for private takeover of LSU hospitals has attracted more questions from the federal health agency.

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  18. Maritime One converting to downtown apartmentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    The Maritime One Building, a longtime Beauregard Town office building, has been sold for $1.1 million to a Hammond investor who plans to convert the property to upscale apartments.

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  19. Smiley: Divine hairdoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    "Overheard recently: At a 'Little Communion' the priest posed questions to the communicants regarding the material they had learned, and what they had done to prepare for this very special occasion.

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  20. Popeyes buys its recipes in $43 million dealRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    The Atlanta-based company that franchises Popeyes fried chicken restaurants has purchased the recipes for many of the dishes served in those restaurants from Louisiana-based Diversified Foods and Seasonings for $43 million.

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