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  1. Sheriff: Three Jefferson deputies cleared in coffeehouse surveillance probeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Advocate

    An internal investigation found that three Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies were on their lunch break and did not use any department equipment when they obtained a coffeehouse surveillance video that showed former Col. John Fortunato meeting with two retired lawmen to discuss his campaign for sheriff, Jefferson Sheriff Joseph Lopinto announced Friday.

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  2. Retired WWL 'action reporter' Bill Capo take on a new assignment: tour guideRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Advocate

    If you bring visitors on a Friends of the Cabildo tour, don't be surprised to see a familiar face up front. The action reporter himself - Bill Capo - may just be your guide for a stroll through the French Quarter.

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  3. This man wanted to be a New Orleans police officer; instead he's accused of murder, arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Luis Pena, 64, was found beaten to death in in Chicago's Garfield Ridge neighborhood in December 2016. Luis Pena, 64, was found beaten to death in in Chicago's Garfield Ridge neighborhood in December 2016.

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  4. Letters: 'Cherry picking' issue a diversionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Advocate

    People line up at the Corpus Christi-Epiphany Community Center for information on flood recovery resources for flood-affected residents and businesses in New Orleans, La. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.

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  5. Letters: Editorial neglected key factsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Your editorial, "Our Views: Anti-Israel move under false pretenses," must be labeled a "quick and dirty" laced with expressions of abject ignorance and omission of historic context. You attacked the "resolution" unanimously passed by the New Orleans City Council, failing to identify the resolution as a "Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions initiative proposed by the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee.

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  6. Stalled Rouzan development in Baton Rouge back on track after new team acquires itRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The controversial Rouzan development has been acquired by the team behind the Americana traditional neighborhood development in Zachary, who plan to resume work on the stalled Rouzan project Monday. The team led by John Engquist, chief executive officer of H&E Equipment Services, acquired the commercial and residential portions of Rouzan from Tommy Spinosa in a deal completed Friday.

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  7. Our Views: Scott's slippery welcome matRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal addresses attendees during Rick Scott's Economic Growth Summit in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal addresses attendees during Rick Scott's Economic Growth Summit in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

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  8. Boil water timeline: New Orleans pressure 'steadily rising,' testing under way, Landrieu saysRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Advocate

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, right, answers questions beside Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards during a press conference at City Hall in New Orleans, La., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The mayor, governor and other regional parish officials gave updates on the winter weather event impacting the region.

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  9. John Georges names Lafayette publisher Judi Terzotis president of The AdvocateRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Judi Terzotis, who now leads the Lafayette Advertiser and seven other newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, will become president of The Advocate. Judi Terzotis, who now leads the Lafayette Advertiser and seven other newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, will become president of The Advocate.

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  10. New Orleans and Jefferson Parish east banks grapple with low water pressure, boil-water advisoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni, left, speaks next to New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, center, in City Hall in New Orleans, La. Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, during a joint press conference for boil water advisories for the East Bank of Jefferson and Orleans Parishes because of added water usage and busted pipes.

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  11. Here's why New Orleans has such a hard time with cold weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Workers fix a water main on Jefferson Heights Avenue in Jefferson, La., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Jefferson Parish is under a rare boil water advisory for the first time since Hurricane Katrina.

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  12. See closures for New Orleans area schools, offices on Friday due to water system issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    A Jefferson Parish school bus arrives at Thomas Jefferson High School in Gretna, La., Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. The Jefferson Parish Public School System canceled all after-school activities and announced schools and offices will be closed Wednesday, January 17. Bundled up streetcar passages wait to get on the street car on Canal street during a cold front in New Orleans, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.

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  13. Brutal federal monitors' report says New Orleans jail is - critically ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    With an inmate death rate four times the national average, the New Orleans jail is "critically unsafe" and staffing is "critically inadequate," according to a withering report released Thursday by federal monitors. The report finds that conditions have actually improved "marginally" since the last report from the court-appointed watchdogs 10 months ago.

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  14. New Orleans hotels, restaurants scramble to accommodate guests with water pressure critically lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    A sign on the door of Lakeside Shopping Center explains the it is closed until water pressure is restored in Metairie, La., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. A precautionary boil water advisory for the entire east bank of Jefferson Parish was announced this morning by Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni after a water pressure dropped because of over 100 pipe leaks.

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  15. Ryan and Britt Bowker build their home around a courtyard with a play space for children and dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Ryan and Britt Bowker, who built the first home in the new Overton Walk development off Old Hammond Highway, call their home 'transitional,' not traditional but not super contemporary. The Bowkers' kitchen, a part of the main room in the home, has a clean, airy feel with tall white cabinets, stainless appliances and light floors.

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  16. Trombone Shorty talks being home, Mardi Gras and Toussaint before his Baton Rouge showRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Born into a musical family in New Orleans' historic Treme neighborhood, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews turned music pro and band leader when he was still in elementary school. The French Quarter street performances and children's parties he played then bloomed into the worldwide career he enjoys today.

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  17. Louisiana PSC wants investigation into calls to curb power usageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Louisiana Public Service Commissioners want an investigation into what led an organization that manages power for much of the state to urge customers to reduce electricity usage to avoid periodic blackouts during this week's brutal cold snap. The situation was bad enough that some industrial customers who have contracts with power companies were warned that their electricity could be turned off to keep power flowing to households and other businesses, Skrmetta said.

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  18. Stephanie Grace: TOPS emerging as political pawn in budget fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Governor John Bel Edwards speaks before the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in New Orleans, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. The annual parade and celebration started in A.L. Davis Park and ended with the celebratory block party on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.

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  19. Don't miss these fairs and festivals in south LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    If you want some good gumbo, visit downtown Lafayette this weekend for the inaugural Downtown Gumbo Crawl. Get your $20 advance tickets and enjoy gumbo at four stops in the area.

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  20. Truckers sidelined by Louisiana's frozen highways aren't happy, but mostly taking it in strideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Advocate

    Traffic, much of it 18 wheelers, move slowly down Airline Highway, scene from the Plank Road overpass, Thursday, Jan. 18th, 2018. With the ice - related closure of I 10, much traffic through Baton Rouge was rerouted using US 190 and crossing over the old Mississippi River bridge, which state open.

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