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  1. James Gill: Maybe lawsuit wasna t so frivolousRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Advocate

    It appears that the lawsuit seeking compensation from oil companies for ravaging the wetlands was not so frivolous after all. Two of the defendants evidently don't think so anyway, for they just agreed to settle their civil suit in federal court.

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  2. US officials unveil plan to test Ebola drugsRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Advocate

    The quest for an Ebola treatment is picking up speed. Federal officials have unveiled a plan to test multiple drugs at once, in an umbrella study with a single comparison group to give fast answers on what works.

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  3. Side Dish: Latest John Folse, Rick Tramonto Ra evolution to honor Mississippia s food heritageRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate photo by Cheramie Sonnier -- Bartender Reggie Otis prepares a Belle Epoque Champagne cocktail at Restaurant R'evolution in New Orleans' French Quarter. Chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto will celebrate the culinary and cultural landscape of the Gulf Coast with the menu for their latest collaboration - Seafood R'evolution in Ridgeland, Mississippi.

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  4. Anthony Davis, Pelicans hammer HornetsRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate photo by KYLE ENCAR -- New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis dunks over Charlotte Hornets forward Cody Zeller in the first half Tuesday in the Smoothie King Center. Davis had 24 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots in the Pelicans' 100-91 win.

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  5. Lady Tigersa Raigyne Moncrief eager to return to the courtRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- LSU's Raigyne Moncrief answers media questions during LSU basketball media day in October.Moncrief is returning from a serious knee injury suffered in the NCAA tournament last season. It's only an exhibition game, but LSU's preseason basketball opener at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against Loyola of New Orleans is much more than that for Raigyne Moncrief.

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  6. RUNOFFRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Bill Cassidy's election results party on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Updated at 10:43 p.m. - Congressman Bill Cassidy surprised many Tuesday night by not only forcing a runoff with three-term incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu but almost matching her vote totals.

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  7. Early vote totals show Landrieu and Cassidy neck and neck; CNN and AP predict runoffRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu speaks to a WWL-TV reporter before U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is scheduled to speak at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans about the U.S. Senate election results in her contest with U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Tea Party candidate Rob Maness in New Orleans, La. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.

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  8. Podcast: Former LSU quarterback Herb Tyler says LSU-Alabama game won't have big impact on recruitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIGLSU coach Les Miles shouts instructions during the second half against Bryant-Denny Stadium against Alabama. Former LSU quarterback Herb Tyler, whose son Jay is a highly-recruited senior receiver at Isidore Newman in New Orleans, says he expects the Tigers to play well against No.

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  9. Smashburger opening Baton Rouge locationRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    Smashburger , the fast-growing hamburger chain, plans to open its first Baton Rouge location in the late spring on Corporate Boulevard. The chain signed a lease for the space at 7474 Corporate formerly occupied by Louisiana Pizza Kitchen, said Mark Hebert, with Kurz & Hebert Commercial Real Estate.

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  10. Sen. David Vitter weighs in on possible Ebola victimRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    A crew member taken off a ship at the Port of New Orleans after a stop in Liberia did not have the Ebola virus, state officials said Tuesday. Proper procedures were followed in the handling of the incident which occurred last weekend, said Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness director Kevin Davis.

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  11. 2014 vote: The Advocate's position on some proposalsRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    As you prepare to cast your ballot in the Nov. 4 election, here is a recap of The Advocate's positions on various proposals on the ballot in the Baton Rouge area. When you go to the polls to cast your vote in an election, be sure to take one of the following: If you do not have a driver's license, Louisiana Special ID; or some other generally recognized picture ID that contains your name and signature, you may still cast your vote by signature on a voter affidavit.

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  12. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has spent the past couple of weeks trying to turn out sympathetic votes for his sister Mary's U.S. Senate re-election bid. Nothing head-turning about that.

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  13. Louisiana doing direct Ebola monitoringRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Advocate

    New federal guidelines for safe-guarding against Ebola are coming closer to what Louisiana has put into practice, the state's medical director said Monday. The federal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, just recommended that health departments do in-person monitoring of people returning from Ebola stricken West African countries, said Dr. Jimmy Guidry.

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  14. Police: Dead woman found in New Orleans shot in Tangipahoa ParishRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Advocate

    New Orleans Police on Monday said the 32-year-old woman found shot inside a burning car on Desire Parkway late last month was shot in Tangipahoa Parish, and are transferring the investigation to that parish's sheriff's office. A coroner determined that Kimberly Bowman died from a gunshot before officers found her in the burning car, police said in a statement.

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  15. Louisiana Dept. of Education: Less than half of voucher students score at grade level on key testsRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Advocate

    Less than half of Louisiana's voucher students scored at grade level or above on key tests during the 2013-14 school year, the state Department of Education announced Monday morning. A report issued by the department says 44 percent of voucher students scored at basic or higher on LEAP or iLEAP exams, which measure what students know about math, English and other subjects.

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  16. Less than half of voucher students score at grade levelRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Advocate

    Less than half of Louisiana's voucher students scored at grade level or above on key tests during the 2013-14 school year, the state Department of Education announced Monday morning. A report issued by the department says 44 percent of voucher students scored at basic or higher on LEAP or iLEAP exams, which measure what students know about math, English and other subjects.

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  17. Rabalais: Looking back and ahead to a huge weekend for LSU and the SaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU wide receiver Jarvis Landry pulls in a touchdown pass over Alabama defensive back Deion Belue during the teams' 2012 matchup in Tiger Stadium. -- Don't look now, but LSU's defensive numbers are approaching what we've gotten accustomed to seeing from LSU defenses.

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  18. Students collect oral histories to document fading south Louisiana coastal communitiesRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Advocate

    Jed Joseph Pitre was born in Thibodaux in 1961 and remembers when the beach at Grand Isle seemed wider and thriving coastal marshes were used for family fishing. A science teacher at Thibodaux High School, Pitre was one of 19 south Louisiana residents interviewed by students about the cultural changes they've experienced and the constant coastal erosion they and their families have witnessed.

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  19. Spanish roots in New Iberia give birth to El Festival Espanol de Nueva IberiaRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Advocate

    Ebrar Reaux went searching for his roots in Nova Scotia, thinking that a name like Reaux would definitely be Cajun. Reaux decided to visit Spain to see for himself.

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

    Nov 1, 2014 | 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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