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  1. Another Louisiana agency selling advertising on state propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- From left to right, La. State Police Capt.

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  2. Jefferson Parish to get $53M-plus in BP settlement cash; here's how money will be allottedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- A tar ball sits on the beach at Grand Isle four years after the BP oil spill Wednesday April 16, 2014. Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Four years after the BP oil spill and its clean-up efforts, oil may still be found in the sands of Grand Isle State Park Thursday, April 18, 2014.

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  3. New Orleans accepts $45M from BP in Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Advocate

    The City of New Orleans has accepted $45 million from BP to compensate for damages from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office announced Thursday the money will be used for "resilience initiatives, including water management and coastal and ecosystem restoration."

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  4. Political Horizons: No real relief on roads anytime soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Interstate 10 eastbound traffic hit their brakes as vehicles back up under the Pecue Lane overpass during rush hour. The narrative by Louisiana lawmakers has been that a package of bills, now laws, provided the big money needed to start upgrading the state's woeful roads and bridges.

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  5. Cyclists tackle conquer Louisiana terrain in a La Vuelta da Acadianaa road raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by LEE CELANO - Bikers ride down a country road during the 8th annual La Vuelta d'Acadiana road race in Arnaudville Sunday, July 5, 2015. Advocate Photo by LEE CELANO - Eastbank Cyclery team members and New Orleans residents Eric Heyl attaches Jeremy Lee's racing bib before the 8th annual La Vuelta d'Acadiana road race in Arnaudville Sunday, July 5, 2015.

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  6. Morgan City police warn of counterfeit money in the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Advocate

    Officers with the Morgan City Police Department responded Sunday to a complaint of possible counterfeit money distributed to a business on La. 182, according to a report by KATC-TV.

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  7. Rookie Haua oli Kikaha has plenty to learn, but Saints a love the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Advocate

    Washington linebacker Hau'oli Kikaha runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Kikaha, who ran through positional drills at the NFL combine but declined to do any of the eyeball-catching physical tests, posted pedestrian numbers at his pro day.

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  8. From floats to boats, therea s something for everyone this Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | The Advocate

    Advocate file photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Greta Loffler, then 4, watches the start of the Kenilworth Civic Association's 42nd annual Independence Day Parade in 2014. Advocate file photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Fireworks explode against the New Orleans skyline during the Go Fourth On the River celebration in 2014.

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  9. Lewis: Post-negotiation snapshot provides extra meaning to Anthony...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | The Advocate

    Twitter photo -- From left, agent Thad Foucher, Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry, Pelicans forward Anthony Davis and Pelicans General Manager Dell Demps pose for a photo after they finalized Davis' five-year, $145 million contract extension, the largest deal in NBA history, to remain in New Orleans. Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis celebrates his team's victory against the Utah Jazz in a NBA basketball game at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, La.

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  10. Feud simmering between four-year and two-year colleges over state funding distributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Advocate

    State funding for Louisiana's colleges and universities became a unifying force in the most recent legislative session, but behind the scenes, animosity has been simmering over a disparity in the way two-year and four-year institutions are funded. Leaders on the community college level say the state funds have been distributed to "keep doors open" at four-year colleges, which have seen declining enrollment, at the expense of two-year schools, which have seen explosive growth in fields targeted toward the state's workforce demands.

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  11. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Sisters Canisius and Canice Lastrapes, are twins and belong to the Sisters of the Holy Family order. They are celebrating their 75th year as nuns.

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  12. Kenner woman killed in head-on collision on I-10 in West Baton Rouge ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Advocate

    A Kenner woman was killed on Interstate 10 in West Baton Rouge Parish early Friday after a driver lost control of his vehicle when his tire blew out and struck her vehicle, State Police said. Antonio Zapata, 56, was driving his 2007 Toyota Sequoia east on I-10 when his left rear tire blew out, causing him to lose control and cross the median into the westbound lanes near the Lobdell Highway exit, State Police said in a news release, .

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  13. BR Concert Band returns to Capitol steps for annual showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Baton Rouge Concert Band member Kathryn Wroten hits the chimes as the band performs 'Let Freedom Ring!' during their annual Memorial Day Concert in 2014 on the Louisiana State Capitol steps in Baton Rouge. It seems the natural way to end any July 4th celebration, but this year the song has special meaning to the Baton Rouge Concert Band .

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  14. Shows to Watch for July 3-9, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by jonathonboogielong.com -- Jonathon 'Boogie' Long -- Fiery Baton Rouge blues singer-guitarist Jonathon 'Boogie' Long will perform Saturday at Lava Cantina. Photo provided by Fox -- Mikey Duran -- Former 'American Idol' contestant Mikey Duran, of New Orleans, plays the Henry Turner Jr. Listening Room Thursday, July 9. Also on the bill is St. Frantic.

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  15. Smiley: Incarcerated Mom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Advocate

    His daughter-in-law Allison was on a business trip to San Francisco, but had time for some sight-seeing. She called home to speak to husband Mike, son Trey, 12, and daughter Jaidan, 8. "In the early '30s, living in North Carolina, my dad worked for the railroad and got passes.

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  16. Tonya Boyd- Cannon: Dreaming big from a The Voicea to a EssenceaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Advocate

    NBC photo by TYLER GOLDEN -- New Orleans singer Tonya Boyd-Cannon performs on a 'live playoffs' episode of 'The Voice.' NBC photo by TRAE PATTON -- New Orleans singer Tonya Boyd-Cannon performs on a 'live playoffs' episode on NBC's 'The Voice.'

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  17. Louisiana to receive several billion dollars as part of massive BP...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by MARK BALLARD -- Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced Thursday morning that BP has reached an agreement with U.S. authorities on an $18.7 billion settlement in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Advocate Photo by MARK BALLARD -- U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, left, and Kyle Graham, executive director of the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, discuss Thursday the $18.6 billion settlement with BP.

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  18. LSU commitment Julia Johnson in second at junior tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Golfer Julia Johnson chips close to the hole for a tap in par on the 18th green during the AJGA tournament at The Bluffs golf course. Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Golfer Julia Johnson lines up a potential birdie putt on the 3rd green during the AJGA tournament at The Bluffs golf course.

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  19. Lewis: Anthony Davis a is where he wants to beaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis runs away for a dunk against San Antonio Spurs forward Marco Belinelli at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, La. Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

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  20. 5th Circuit Court tells Louisiana to recognize same-sex marriages; Jindal administration still balksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Douglas Alexander, left, and his partner Erik Bass wait with Michael Robinson and Earl Benjamin to get the first marriage licenses for same sex couples at the Orleans Parish Department of Health and Hospitals Marriage Office Benson Tower in New Orleans, La. Friday, June 26, 2015.

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