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  1. Knicks center, ex- Chalmette star Mitchell Robinson finding his way in bright lights of New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Advocate

    New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis attempts to block New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson during the first half of an NBA game in New Orleans, La., Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Well, unless you count the numerous pickup games and days and nights he spent in a gym getting him ready for where he is now.

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  2. Age limit of 21 for Louisiana strippers reinstated after judges reverse appeals court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The state's adult entertainment industry and its critics are awaiting a ruling in a lawsuit that sought to block the state's ban on strippers younger than 21 in clubs. Strippers claim the ban would force many out of legal work, while those in favor of the ban say it could help curb prostitution of young women.

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  3. Our Views: These New Orleans police officers remind us to recognize heroism when we canRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Police Department officer Jovan Washington, left, and Sixth District Station Commander Ronnie Stevens, watch as fellow officer Tierney Clay gets a hug from city council member LaToya Cantrell next to Deputy Superintendent Robert Bardy, Commander Chris Goodly, and city council member Susan Guidry, as Goodly, Clay, Washington and Lazano Black, behind Cantrell, where honored in their apprehension of a murder suspect during the Muses Parade Feb. 12 on St. Charles Ave. Officers Benja Washington and Princess Youngblood not in attendance were also honored during the meeting of the City Council Criminal Justice Committee in New Orleans, La. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015.

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  4. Letters: Louisiana's unanimous jury decision is not 'progressive' or 'conservative,' but patrioticRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Calvin Duncan poses for a photo with two stacks of legal paperwork filed under "Notification of Direct Appeal Decision" and Non-unanimous Jury Verdict issues" in his Central Business District office in New Orleans, La., Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Duncan, a former Angola inmate has pushed the United States Supreme Court, through repeated petitions on behalf of inmates convicted on non-unanimous jury counts, to overturn the state's unusual law allowing murder convictions of a 10 to 2 jury serious felony cases.

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  5. New Orleans casinos post another year-over-year decline as Louisiana...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Louisiana casinos brought in 5.1 percent less in winnings from gamblers in October compared to a year earlier, with the New Orleans gambling market posting another year-over-year decline. Louisiana's 15 riverboat casinos, four racinos and the land-based Harrah's casino in New Orleans collectively brought in about $188 million in October, down more than $10 million from October 2017.

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  6. First south Louisiana freeze in several months, but, no, it's not record coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Southern University freshman Ariana Johnson wears a parka and a muffler wrapped around her neck and shoulders, as she crosses a pedestrian bridge near the school's Law Center Annex, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Southern University freshman Ariana Johnson wears a parka and a muffler wrapped around her neck and shoulders, as she crosses a pedestrian bridge near the school's Law Center Annex, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.

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  7. Tipitina's, Orpheum Theater owner bilked investors in Ponzi scheme, lawsuit allegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Another suit in Orleans Parish civil court says other plaintiffs lost more than $1 million after investing in Roland on Kurnatowski and 'Bond Fund One' Two recent lawsuits filed against Roland Von Kurnatowski, an owner of Tipitina's and the Orpheum Theater, accuse the New Orleans businessman of bilking investors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in what one of the suits describes as a "Ponzi scheme." Plans are taking shape to redevelop the abandoned Bally's casino dock and administrative building on Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans into a That suit, filed in New Orleans' federal courthouse last month by a retired Jesuit priest, accuses Von Kurnatowski of persuading the priest to invest in something called Bond Fund One, or BF-I.

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  8. 'Super' senior Alex Thomas leads LSU soccer team in NCAA tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    LSU's Alex Thomas moves the ball against Boston during an NCAA tournament game Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at LSU's soccer complex. LSU's Alex Thomas moves the ball against Boston during an NCAA tournament game Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at LSU's soccer complex.

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  9. Sunshine Bridge could open sooner than expected; Louisiana's other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards, left, and DOTD Secrerary Shawn Wilson, right, look over the structure while taking a boat tour of the damage to the Sunshine Bridge. Edwards then had a press conference about projected repairs to the structure Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018, in St. James Parish, La.

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  10. Don't miss these shows to watch and concerts in south LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Singer-songwriter and bassist Amy LaVere will perform with her husband, guitarist Will Sexton, on Saturday at Dyson House Listening Room. Tony Cobb and Steve Judice also play.

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  11. What's up with 2019 New Orleans Jazz Fest's second Thursday? Big...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Does a kerfuffle over the WWOZ Brass Pass program hint that something very special, and very different, is on tap for the 2019 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival? WWOZ's Brass Passes, sold by the community radio station as a fundraiser, traditionally grant admission to every day of the festival. Normally, that's seven days.

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  12. John Emery's father: This is the moment it became a 'no-brainer' to pick LSU, drop GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Destrehan's John Emery breaks loose for a touchdown against Jesuit's William Hawkins and Jesuit's Marc Dougherty during the second half Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans. Destrehan's John Emery breaks loose for a touchdown against Jesuit's William Hawkins and Jesuit's Marc Dougherty during the second half Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans.

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  13. Grace Notes: Sorry, Republicans. It's time to put that Steve Scalise-for-governor talk to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Steve Scalise gives a thumbs up to supporters with his wife Jennifer Scalise, daughter Madison Scalise, and son Harrison Scalise at his side during his election night party in Metairie, La. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.

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  14. Letters" Advocate coverage downplayed raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Calvin Duncan poses for a photo with two stacks of legal paperwork filed under "Notification of Direct Appeal Decision" and Non-unanimous Jury Verdict issues" in his Central Business District office in New Orleans, La., Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Duncan, a former Angola inmate has pushed the United States Supreme Court, through repeated petitions on behalf of inmates convicted on non-unanimous jury counts, to overturn the state's unusual law allowing murder convictions of a 10 to 2 jury serious felony cases.

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  15. Baton Rouge cops underpaid by 30 to 40 percent, early data show; final report far from completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul, center, speaking in April about a compensation study his department during a meeting of the metro council, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at City Hall in Baton Rouge, La. With him are deputy chief Jonny Dunnam, left, and Union president Sgt.

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  16. Want Louisiana to grow? Smart Growth America CEO says it starts with improving transit systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Buses pull in and out of the Capital Area Transit System terminal at 22nd Street and Florida Blvd. To ensure transit systems meet 21st Century demands, a broad-based national campaign is need to convince political leaders to make the investments, an official said at the Louisiana smart Growth Summit. Buses pull in and out of the Capital Area Transit System terminal at 22nd Street and Florida Blvd. To ensure transit systems meet 21st Century demands, a broad-based national campaign is need to convince political leaders to make the investments, an official said at the Louisiana smart Growth Summit.

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  17. Twenty years later, 'The Waterboy' is still 'high quality H2O'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Whenever a movie tips its hat to Louisiana, the results are almost always over the top, taking jabs at the state's singular personality. Instantly, I think of the recent "Saturday Night Live" sketch "Bayou Benny's Liberal Lagniappe."

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  18. 'Green Book,' shot in New Orleans and southeast Louisiana, mixes drama with odd-couple momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Filmed in New Orleans and nearby locations in southeast Louisiana, "Green Book" depicts a 1962 tour of the Deep South by African-American concert pianist Don Shirley. A crowd-pleasing drama lightened by odd-couple comedy, the movie won the New Orleans Film Festival's Audience Award last month.

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  19. Remains of 1976 New Orleans murder victim Mary Ann Perez have been recovered, DNA test showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Advocate

    The results of a DNA test have confirmed that skeletal remains recovered in rural Alabama in late 1976 belonged to a St. Bernard Parish woman who had been missing since she was murdered earlier that year, authorities said Tuesday. The University of North Texas' Center for Human Identification compared genetic data from the remains found in Mobile County, Alabama, to a biological sample provided within the last year by the daughter of Mary Ann Perez, who hadn't been seen alive for decades.

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  20. Budget carrier Allegiant to offer nonstop, seasonal service between New Orleans and LouisvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Advocate

    An aircraft can be seen taking off past the new Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport terminal construction site in Kenner , La., Wednesday, April 25, 2018. The City of New Orleans is currently building a new $1 billion terminal to completely replace the current MSY airport facility.

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