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  1. Quin Hillyer: Go vote or wea ll tell on youRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 1 | The Advocate

    In complaining about some innocuous postcards, Secretary of State Tom Schedler has created a Seinfeldian kerfuffle: a controversy about nothing. Indeed, with regard to mailers that list the recent ballot-participation history of individual voters, Schedler should thank the sponsoring group, Americans for Prosperity, not verbally spank them.

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  2. Our Views: Turning to the riverRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 1 | The Advocate

    Thirty years ago, from May to November, the Louisiana World Exposition gave the globe an insight into New Orleans - and practiced the peculiar arithmetic of our state, as the fair was generally an aesthetic success and a financial failure. Part of that was a matter of timing, as Louisiana's economy was in a freefall of oil prices that had long-lasting effects in the 1980s.

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  3. Political Horizons: Congressional district lines create confusionRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 1 | The Advocate

    Back in September, when Bill Cassidy was doing his stealth Senate candidacy, he missed a forum at the East Baton Rouge Parish Council on Aging. His absence, however, provided the chance for a very entertaining riff by his opponent, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, on his being afraid of her - she didn't think she was that scary - and his being fearful of his own elderly constituents, proof being he skipped this event in his own district.

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  4. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 1 | The Advocate

    Dan Cox has been named the chief executive officer of GCR Inc., leading a growing federal practice in information technology services to GCR's consulting business. Houston-based Burleson LLP has named Mark L. Clark as partner in charge of its new New Orleans office and Lisa Africk as a partner there.

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  5. Analysts say banking industry ripe for consolidationRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 1 | 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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  6. Hillary Clinton: Vote hopes, not fears in Tuesdaya s Senate electionRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Advocate

    Hillary Clinton sounded the themes of hope and opportunity in a speech Saturday boosting the re-election campaign of U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., who goes before voters Tuesday in a bid for a fourth six-year term. "Go out over these next three days and tell everyone you can reach to vote their hopes, not their fears - to vote their dreams," Clinton, a former first lady and U.S. secretary of state, told an audience of several hundred Landrieu supporters in New Orleans.

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  7. Religion Bulletins for Nov. 1, 2014Read the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | The Advocate

    STEPHEN MINISTRY WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 8833 Goodwood Blvd. Participants will learn how to minister to people in grief and how to use Stephen Ministry to train and organize lay people for one-to-one caring ministry. $15-$50.

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  8. Louisiana Supreme Court to hear appeal of same-sex marriage decision in Lafayette caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | The Advocate

    The Louisiana Supreme Court announced Friday it has agreed to hear the state Attorney General's Office appeal of a ruling by a Lafayette judge last month striking down Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban. Fifteenth Judicial District Judge Edward Rubin's ruling had no immediate impact on the status of same-sex marriages in Louisiana and he had granted a request by the AG's Office to suspend the ruling pending appeal.

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  9. Ebola fears hit another N.O. health conventionRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | The Advocate

    A major U.S. public health organization has become the second group impacted by Gov. Bobby Jindal's Ebola response policy as it prepares to bring 14,000 people to New Orleans. State health officials advised the American Public Health Association that registrants recently returned from Ebola stricken countries and those who have treated patients stateside should stay home.

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  10. Georgia developer buys land near LSURead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | The Advocate

    An Athens, Georgia, company that develops student housing has bought nearly 30 acres of land at Burbank and West Lee Drives. The Dovetail Companies paid $3.7 million for the 29.6 acres of land in a deal that was filed Thursday with the East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court's Office.

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  11. Mooyah eyes second Baton Rouge locationRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | The Advocate

    The local franchisees for Mooyah Burgers Fries & Shakes plan to open a second Baton Rouge-area restaurant that they hope to open at the end of summer. Chuck Kerr, who owns the local rights for the burger franchise with his wife, Denise, said he's looking at a number of locations around Baton Rouge and Livingston Parish for the restaurant.

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  12. Big changes for Baton Rouge weather: Temps near freezing Saturday, but what about rain chances?Read the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | The Advocate

    The weather will be perfect for Halloween trick-or-treating Friday night, but temperatures are going to take a downward turn into the mid 30s late in the evening and overnight hours. Temperatures will get even colder Saturday evening, dropping into the near freezing level in Baton Rouge with slightly warmer temperatures in Lafayette and New Orleans.

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  13. Bank of New Orleans parent company sees rise in third-quarter profitsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | The Advocate

    Metairie-based Louisiana Bancorp Inc., the parent company of Bank of New Orleans , saw its third-quarter profit jump to $879,000, or 33 cents per share, compared to $576,000, or 22 cents per share. The increase was due in large part to the sale of an undisclosed multipurpose development in Baton Rouge.

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  14. Jindala s Ebola stance criticizedRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Advocate

    The Jindal administration is telling scientists and medical experts who have recently dealt with the Ebola virus to stay away from a national conference that starts Sunday in New Orleans. The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, which is staging the conference for more than 3,500 people from nearly 100 countries, is urging compliance by its members but criticizing the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

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  15. James Gill: Feldman draws critics across political spectrumRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Advocate

    Judge Martin Feldman's counterparts have practically fallen over one another to approve unisex marriage in other states, and five federal appeals courts have agreed that the Constitution does not permit it to be banned. The United States Supreme Court has declined to intervene.

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  16. Our Views: Rise seen in turnoutRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Cheryl Coleman helps her uncle, Arthur Joseph, vote during early voting at New Orleans City Hall on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Early voting ends tomorrow, Tuesday, with voting in Orleans Parish at City Hall, the Algiers Courthouse, Lake Vista Community Center, and the Chef Menteur Voting Machine Warehouse Site.

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  17. Side Dish: Magazine columnista s Louisiana cookbook worth a lookRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Advocate

    Fans of Stanley Dry's "Kitchen Gourmet" column for Louisiana Life Magazine will want to read his first cookbook, "The Essential Louisiana Cookbook," which is based on the New Iberia resident's column. The author emphasizes using quality local ingredients for preparing the book's 50 scrumptious recipes, which are illustrated with beautiful full-color photographs by New Orleans native Eugenia Uhl.

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  18. Moret encourages Acadianaa s push for super regional chamberRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret told business people from nine Acadiana parishes Wednesday that south-central Louisiana has only a few sites with enough acreage to draw interest from national companies looking to relocate. Meanwhile there are 33 to 43 sites with 200 acres or more available for development in areas around Baton Rouge and New Orleans, where multiparish, regional chambers of commerce have made it a point to have sites available, Moret said.

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  19. CommissionRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    Average weekly wages of $997 in the Houma-Thibodaux area topped the state's first-quarter chart, according to numbers released recently by the Louisiana Workforce Commission. Statewide, wages grew about 2.5 percent from the first quarter of 2013 through the first quarter of this year, said Stephen R. Barnes, an economics professor and director of the LSU Division of Economic Development.

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  20. Seven Louisiana metro areas post job gainsRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    Louisiana's eight metropolitan areas gained 37,100 nonfarm jobs over the year ended Sept. 30, according to seasonally adjusted figures released Friday by the Louisiana Workforce Commission .

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