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  1. Mitch Landrieu comes up empty in search for Six Flags site developer; where does city go next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- An empty guard shack at the former Six Flags amusement park in New Orleans East Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- An entrance to the former Six Flags amusement park in New Orleans East Tuesday, April 12, 2016.

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  2. Lanny Keller: Louisiana legislators no Pilgrims -- especially when it comes to taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Advocate

    House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, center, listens to Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee chairman Sen. J. P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, left, and a senate staff member in June 2016. When the Pilgrims found dry land at Plymouth Rock, the outcasts had to start the political thing from scratch.

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  3. Trump taps Scott Illing as next U.S. Marshal for southeastern LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Advocate

    President Donald Trump nominated Scott Patrick Illing to serve as the next U.S. marshal for the federal Eastern District of Louisiana on Tuesday. Illing, 56, is a former Louisiana state trooper and a retired investigator for the U.S. Customs Service in New Orleans.

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  4. Letters: Government Street road diet absurdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Advocate

    A construction worker works to break up concrete at the corner of Government Street and Arlington Avenue as crews replace the sidewalks along the south side of Government Street during a press conference to discuss the Government Street road diet, Wednesday, February 14, 2018, in front of Baton Rouge High on Government Street in Baton Rouge, La. A construction worker works to break up concrete at the corner of Government Street and Arlington Avenue as crews replace the sidewalks along the south side of Government Street during a press conference to discuss the Government Street road diet, Wednesday, February 14, 2018, in front of Baton Rouge High on Government Street in Baton Rouge, La.

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  5. Louisiana authorities illegally held teen for months on burglary charge, lawsuit claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Advocate

    A lawsuit claims Louisiana authorities have illegally detained a teenage boy for nearly one year after his arrest on a burglary charge. The suit, filed Tuesday by New Orleans-based attorneys from the Southern Poverty Law Center, seeks the 15-year-old boy's immediate release from a juvenile detention center in Monroe.

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  6. Idea to limit assault weapon sales to certain ages rejected by Louisiana SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Advocate

    The Louisiana Senate overwhelmingly rejected Tuesday legislation that would ban the sale of assault weapons for those under age of 21. New Orleans Democratic Sen. Troy Carter said the restriction is reasonable and necessary given the spate of recent mass shootings that killed dozens of people, such as the 58 murdered in Las Vegas in October and the 17 students and teachers shot to death at a Florida high school in February. In both incidents the shooters used legally purchased guns capable of firing a high volume of bullets with the squeeze of the trigger.

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  7. Letters: Lawmakers keep state on bottomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | The Advocate

    Upholding its reputation as the worst state in the Union, ranked by U.S. News, and ranked No. 47 among the 50 states for health care, the Louisiana fire-engine-red Legislature's Senate Health and Welfare Committee defeated a bill that would have increased access to home health care as an alternative to a nursing home.

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  8. Ask The Advocate: What about opening the Morganza Floodway? Pothole patrol?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | The Advocate

    A fish tries to go back up after the Bonnet Carre Spillway is opened by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Norco, La. on March 8, 2018, to relieve flooding risk down river in New Orleans.

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  9. Louisiana voters might get a say in changing major, decades-old law: Tilting the scalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | The Advocate

    Outside of a courtroom, Louisiana's unusual split-verdict rule has gone mostly unchallenged for 45 years, since lawmakers raised the bar for a conviction from nine votes to 10 in a compromise during the last rewrite of the state constitution. This year, however, the Legislature is for the first time seriously considering a bill that would lay the issue before state voters.

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  10. Changing Louisiana law unlikely to cause slew of hung juries, data suggest: Tilting the scalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | The Advocate

    This photograph is seen in a book titled "The Convention of '98: A Complete Work on the Greatest Political Event in Louisiana's History and a Sketch of The Men Who Composed It" found in the library of the Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane University in New Orleans, La., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. A copy of the "Official Journal of the Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Louisiana held in New Orleans, Tuesday, February 8, 1898 and the Calendar" is photographed at the Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane University in New Orleans, La., Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

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  11. Tilting the scales series: Everything to know about Louisiana's controversial non-unanimous jury lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | The Advocate

    Louisiana is one of only two states - along with Oregon - that allow people charged with felonies to be convicted when only 10 of 12 jurors agree on guilt. But there's much more to the story as an exhaustive, first-of-its-kind analysis by The Advocate reveals.

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  12. How this La. law deprives, discriminates and drives incarceration: Tilting the scalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | The Advocate

    Louisiana is one of only two states - Oregon is the other - that allows people charged with felonies to be convicted when only 10 of 12 jurors agree on guilt. Attorney Ben Cohen with the Promise of Justice Initiative poses for a photo in a legal library in New Orleans, La., Wednesday, March 28, 2018.

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  13. Peep Show! Take a Peep at what readers can do with PeepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | The Advocate

    Peeps to the rescue! Janis Mann's EMT students at the Literacy and Technology High School in Walker created this scene. Get that splint on that ear, stat! Fran Wiseman, of Metairie, must have been dreaming of summer vacation when she created this arrangement of Peeps roasting a Cadbury egg on the beach.

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  14. Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area People in Business for March 27, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 31 | The Advocate

    Elizabeth Carter-Thibodeaux has been named to an executive role at Frost-Barber Inc. , responsible for commercial development and account acquisition. She has been the owner of Elizabeth Carter Interior Design, handling commercial and residential clients, for 17 years.

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  15. Freed murder convict who later worked for defense lawyers is accused...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 31 | The Advocate

    A man who spent nearly three decades in prison on a murder conviction that was later overturned - and who for years has worked as a paralegal and investigator for prominent New Orleans defense attorneys - was arrested Friday on allegations that he tried to smuggle drugs into the city's jail, authorities said. Earl Truvia, 59, faces counts of attempting to introduce contraband into a penal institution as well as illegally possessing and intending to distribute marijuana and the pharmaceutical painkillers tramadol, hydrocodone and gabapentin, according to a statement from Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office attorney Blake Arcuri.

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  16. Mark Ballard: Louisiana Senate fight with New Orleans over affordable housing st for voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 31 | The Advocate

    With a finger checking the rhetorical wind and a tongue planted firmly in cheek, the City of New Orleans' chief lobbyist introduced himself to a state Senate committee last week as Don Quixote. Rodney Braxton said later he was fighting the windmills of senators wanting to assert state authority over a local zoning issue that the newly elected mayor and New Orleans City Council seem poised to pursue.

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  17. See the top female, male finishers in the 2018 Crescent City Classic 10KRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 31 | The Advocate

    Runners near the finish line during the 40th Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic on Saturday, March 31, 2018, in New Orleans. More than 20,000 participants ran, jogged, walked or rolled 6.2 miles from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to City Park.

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  18. Environmentalists see proposed Louisiana law to protect pipelines and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 31 | The Advocate

    Cherri Foytlin, state director of Bold Louisiana, holds a banner reading 'Stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

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  19. Louisiana Literature: 'Cashed Out' by Michael H. RubinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 31 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge author Michael H. Rubin's latest thriller, "Cashed Out," recently won the Jack Eadon Literary Award in the category of "Best Book in Contemporary Drama" of the "Readers View" literary awards and was named a finalist for best book in the thriller/suspense category of the Foreword INDIE book awards. "Cashed Out" combines the allure of and the inherent danger in Louisiana's bayous with the rush of a legal thriller in a journey that winds through sultry swamps, corrosive chemical plants and a web of deceit involving murder, greed and redemption.

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  20. Drunk driver strikes kids fishing in Terrebonne Parish, LSP says; 3 airlifted to N.O. hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 31 | The Advocate

    Five people, four of whom are juveniles, were struck by an alleged drunk driver while fishing Friday evening in Pointe-aux-Chenes, according to a release from the Louisiana State Police. Three of the victims received moderate to serious injuries and were airlifted to University Medical Center in New Orleans; the remaining two were treated at Terrebonne General Medical Center with minor injuries.

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