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  1. New Orleans-area independent theater to screen a The Interviewa starting ThursdayRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Advocate

    This photo provided by Columbia Pictures - Sony shows, James Franco, center left, as Dave, and Seth Rogen as Aaron, in Columbia Pictures' "The Interview." Chalmette Movies in St. Bernard Parish is among the handful of independent theaters in the United States that have opted to open the film on its original Dec. 25 release date.

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  2. Michael Brown themed 'Hands up!' bonfire to be set on fire on Christmas EveRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Donte Woolen, left, Ashton Shepherd, Sr., Harold LaGrange, Hunter LaGrange, James Simon, and Damien August Jr., are among the people who built a hands up bonfire on the Mississippi River's West Bank across from Harold LaGrange's home in Lucy, La. in St. John Parish Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.

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  3. 'Hands up, don't shoot!' New Orleans-area levee bonfire will be sending a social message up in smokeRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Donte Woolen, left, Ashton Shepherd, Sr., Harold LaGrange, Hunter LaGrange, James Simon, and Damien August Jr., are among the people who built a hands up bonfire on the Mississippi River's West Bank across from Harold LaGrange's home in Lucy, La. in St. John Parish Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.

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  4. Our Views: The sit-ins for justiceRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    But he should be remembered particularly for his heroism for standing up for civil rights in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Lombard was arrested his senior year during a sit-in at the McCrory's dime store on Canal Street on Sept.

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  5. Chef S nchez and friends bring new a Taco Tripa series to N.O.Read the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Cooking Channel -- Chefs Aaron Sanchez, right, and John Besh prepare to taste a squash blossom taco, a taco with Burrata cheese, pico de gallo and herb pesto on a flour tortilla, one of the dishes on the menu at Johnny Sanchez, their taqueria in New Orleans. Host of the new Cooking Channel show "Taco Trip," Sanchez heads to his part-time home, the Crescent City, for Tuesday's episode, visiting taco trucks, taquerias and his new Poydras Street restaurant, Johnny Sanchez.

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  6. KatrinaRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    Because of a failure to follow contract procurement standards, the federal government should seek the return of most of the $1.8 million in rebuilding funds granted to a former inner-city private school that was flooded out of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina and relocated briefly to Baton Rouge, an audit report released Thursday says. The money was awarded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to Desire Street Ministries , a nonprofit organization that operated the schools.

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  7. Nearly $1 billion in Katrina, Rita aid under scrutinyRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    The state has identified nearly $1 billion in federal housing aid after hurricanes Katrina and Rita in which recipients failed to comply with the rules, Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera said Monday morning. Purpera said the problems were discovered by the state Division of Administration, totaled $939 million and involved 15,095 homeowners.

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  8. Severe weather possible for south Louisiana on Tuesday; chilly weather coming for ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    A chance of severe weather early this week will give way to sunny skies and chilly temperatures for the Christmas holiday in south Louisiana. The National Weather Service says a cold front will approach the area on Tuesday and spark showers and thunderstorms ahead of it.

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  9. Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (chest contusion) to return to the...Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    New Orleans Pelicans All-Star power forward Anthony Davis will play in Tuesday night's game against the Utah Jazz, the Pelicans said after the team's morning shoot-around practice. "It's always good to see Anthony back on the court," point guard Jrue Holiday said after the shoot-around.

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  10. Grace: Jindal out of line with sneering press release, bragging about 'retiring' LandireuRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Advocate

    Although he says he's still praying over whether to seek the 2016 Republican nomination, clearly Gov. Bobby Jindal envisions himself as a potential president. So let's say, for argument's sake, that he runs and wins .

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  11. How LSU can still get 10 wins: Decisions of some of Louisianaa s top...Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Advocate

    How LSU can still get 10 wins: Decisions of some of Louisiana's top football prospects could make or break 2015 recruiting class Addressing the Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club this past week, Wilson, LSU's recruiting coordinator and running backs coach, claimed the Tigers could reach the 10-win mark for a fifth straight season. That's mathematically impossible, a questioner pointed out to Wilson.

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  12. New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears pregame chat with Advocate...Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan gets a stern look from New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton in a NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in the Superdome in New Orleans, La. Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.

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  13. Warriors drop Anthony Davis-less Pelicans 128-122 in overtime for their 16th straight winRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson can't believe a foul was not called in overtime against the Golden State Warriors in a NBA game in the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, La. Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.

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  14. Fans to give Ragina Cajuns a hearty send-off for New Orleans BowlRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Advocate

    With the Ragin' Cajuns headed to their fourth straight R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Dec. 20, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and its athletics department are planning on sending them off with a bang. Topping off the events will be Tuesday's Cajun Walk, the official send-off for fans to say goodbye to the football team before it hits Interstate 10. Local food trucks will be in the area to serve fans lunch.

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  15. Letter: Secondhand smoke is public health riskRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Advocate

    My name is Mitchell Lirtzman. I have been a cardiothoracic surgeon for over 30 years, most of which have been spent operating on the consequences of tobacco abuse.

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  16. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Advocate

    "Another time Bum said, 'There two kinds of football coaches. Them that's been fired and them that's gonna be fired.'

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  17. James Gill: Restoration races against timeRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Advocate

    The scientific challenge has been compared to the one faced by NASA when it was shooting for the moon. Lobbying Congress for the requisite funds, meanwhile, may be like reaching for the stars.

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  18. Small town of Greensburg at forefront of police body camera useRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Advocate

    From their squat building underneath the Greensburg water tower, the five officers of the town Police Department have quietly positioned themselves at the forefront of a debate about whether the use of wearable video cameras can improve relations between cops and the people they are sworn to protect. The technology has won praise from civil libertarians and community activists for its potential to prevent abuses of power.

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  19. Decisions of some of Louisianaa s top prospects could make or break LSUa s 2015 recruiting classRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by KYLE ENCAR --Riverdale athlete Donte Jackson is run out of bounds by East Jefferson defensive back Devin Samson during the first quarter Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie. Addressing the Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club this past week, Wilson, LSU's recruiting coordinator and running backs coach claimed the Tigers could reach the 10-win mark for a fifth straight season.

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  20. Opelousas voters hoping for change after ousting incumbentsRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Advocate

    A few days after Reggie Tatum handily defeated two-term Mayor Don Cravins, a former state senator and longtime St. Landry Parish political figure, a woman dropped by Tatum's East Landry Street headquarters to wish him well. "People are so glad, Opelousas is blessed, prayers are answered," the woman told Tatum, holding both his hands, looking into his eyes.

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