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  1. tied to the drug tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by David J. Mitchell -- Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies and emergency officials wait at the scene of a double-homicide on Latino Drive in Donaldsonville the afternoon of Jan. 26. Sheriff's investigators now say the gun used in the slayings of Chad Nichols, 37, who lived on Latino, and Benny Booker, 29, of Prairieville, had been used previously in four separate shootings in New Orleans in 2011 and 2013. Investigators have tied the same pistol to all five incidents through ballistics.

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  2. exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards' Tuesday morning budget presentation to the House Appropriations Committee was short, but it could have been shorter. Edwards was there to outline, in broad terms, budget adjustments that his administration proposes for the fiscal year starting July 1, with cuts totaling some $792 million based on an expected revenue shortfall.

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  3. Douglas Meffert guest column: Time to protect coastal fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | The Advocate

    Six years after BP's devastating rig explosion and oil spill, the legal battles are behind us - finally. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier has approved the $20.8 billion settlement with BP for the massive environmental damages it caused the five Gulf states.

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  4. Baton Rouge riverboat casinos see 4.9 percent drop in March winningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | The Advocate

    Winnings at Baton Rouge's three riverboat casinos dropped a combined 4.9 percent in March as gambling establishments across the state saw year-to-year drops in gaming revenue. The three riverboats brought in nearly $24.9 million in March, a drop from the $26.2 million in winnings during March 2015, figures released Monday by Louisiana State Police show.

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

    Monday Apr 18 | The Advocate

    Louisiana is caught between a staggering need to boost aid for children and families and a $750 million shortfall that makes doing so difficult, House Speaker Pro Tem Walt Leger III said Monday. "I'm not going to sugarcoat it," Leger said.

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  6. NOPD reserve officer and longtime friend of Will Smith removed from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Former NOPD Capt Billy Ceravolo, right, speaks with Smith family lawyer, Peter Thomson, during a visitation for player Will Smith, #91, at the Saints Indoor Training Facility in Metairie, La. Friday, April 15, 2016.

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  7. Nick Underhill: Adding a pass rusher could benefit SaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | The Advocate

    Last year, despite all the frothing and groveling among fans and media, acquiring another pass rusher to come off the edge was not a must for the Saints. With Cam Jordan and Junior Galette on the roster, the top two spots were set.

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  8. Poll: Louisiana residents conservative on social issues, including gay rights, abortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | The Advocate

    Nearly a year after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalized same-sex marriage across the country, attitudes haven't changed in Louisiana about gay marriage, with a new poll finding that more than half of residents oppose marriage between two people of the same sex. And more than four decades after the landmark Roe v.

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  9. Grace Notes: Walter Reed trial could give rare glimpse into a politiciana s inside dealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | The Advocate

    Advocate photo by SOPHIA GERMER -- Former St. Tammany Parish D.A. Walter Reed walks into the Hale Boggs Federal Building and Courthouse for the beginning of his federal corruption trial in New Orleans, Monday April 18, 2016. Advocate photo by SOPHIA GERMER -- Former St. Tammany Parish D.A. Walter Reed walks into the Hale Boggs Federal Building and Courthouse for the beginning of his federal corruption trial in New Orleans, Monday April 18, 2016.

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  10. Smiley: Joyful noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | The Advocate

    "Back in 1967 my daughter, Gina Speyrer, then just a toddler, was attending church with the family one Sunday morning. During a quiet part of the service she decided it was just too quiet, and proceeded to do something about it.

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  11. Carnival Triumph cruise makes New Orleans homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Carnival Cruise Line -- The Carnival Triumph docks in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The vessel's new home port is New Orleans.

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  12. Whoa s really being wined and dined? Louisiana legislators trying to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | The Advocate

    Looking at recent lobbying reports, one would think that Louisiana Rep. Chris Broadwater has been lavished with dinners from lobbyists. But as Broadwater noted in a recent House committee meeting, he didn't attend many of the events where his name is listed in lobbyist disclosure reports and he wasn't treated to nearly all the fancy steak dinners that were ascribed to him.

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  13. Timeline: See how key events in Will Smith shooting unfoldedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | The Advocate

    Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was fatally shot in the Lower Garden District late Saturday. His silver Mercedes SUV is towed away early Sunday morning This Sunday, April 10, 2016 photo provided by the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office shows Cardell Hayes.

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  14. Three former LSU standouts commit to play in Zurich ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 7 | The Advocate

    Former LSU golfer Smylie Kaufman, who is playing in his first Masters Tournament this week, is among three former Tigers standouts to commit to the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Fore!Kids Foundation CEO Steve Worthy announced Thursday that Kaufman, a rookie on the PGA Tour, will participate in the April 28-May 1 event at TPC Louisiana along with former LSU stars David Toms and Andrew Loupe.

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  15. Roy KingRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 6 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Someone painted "Soros" or "Sores" and what appears to be red horns on the Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard Statue on Esplanade Ave. and Wisner Blvd. near the entrance to City Park in New Orleans, La. Thursday, March 24, 2016.

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  16. Three suspects in botched holdup that injured Australian tourists worked together, police believeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | The Advocate

    TV's JADE CUNNINGHAM -- Two young Australian tourists were shot early Tuesday morning after venturing to the West Bank for drugs, New Orleans police said. A botched stick-up that ends with two young men shot doesn't usually generate international headlines about New Orleans, where police have recorded 30 homicides and more than 100 shootings so far this year.

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  17. Optimism dims in New Orleans, poll says; 50 percent favor Confederate monumentsa removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- The New Orleans region emerged from the decade after the storm battered, scarred and still only 93.5 percent the size that it was before the levees broke. The promises of post-Katrina recovery may be wearing thin for New Orleans voters, who are less satisfied with life in the city and more pessimistic about the future than in recent years, according to a University of New Orleans poll released Wednesday.

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  18. First in her class: LaPlace's Natasha Clement cooks her way to $50,000 Food Network prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Food Network -- LaPlace cook Natasha Clement and mentor Robert Irvine break into big smiles when Clement is named the $50,000 winner of Food Network's 'All-Star Academy, Season 2.' Photo provided by Food Network -- Winner Natasha Clement, of LaPlace, gets a hug from her mentor, Robert Irvine, on the finale of Food Network's 'All-Star Academy, Season 2.' Photo provided by Food Network -- Cook Natasha Clement preps shrimp for her last dish on the 'All-Star Academy' season finale. 'What the hell did these shrimp eat?' she joked about the huge crustaceans.

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

    Wednesday Apr 6 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by Bill Feig -- Members of the Louisiana House wait on budgetary legislation for consideration on Tuesday, March 8. Though Louisiana continues to struggle through deep budget gaps, House and Senate leaders aren't proposing that they slash their own spending. A $98 million financing proposal for legislative agencies in the upcoming budget year, introduced Tuesday, would not make any cuts to the House, Senate, legislative auditor and other offices that work for lawmakers.

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  20. Latest: 'You know what time it is' Australian students told after exiting car before shooting TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | The Advocate

    TV's JADE CUNNINGHAM -- Two young Australian tourists were shot early Tuesday morning after venturing to the West Bank for drugs, New Orleans police said. New information from New Orleans Police indicates the two Australian college students were at The Swamp in the 500 block of Bourbon Street early Tuesday morning when they approached an unknown man and requested to purchase drugs from him.

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