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  1. 2 Gannett newspapers in Louisiana, 1 in Mississippi cutting print editions to 3 days a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | The Advocate

    Two Gannett Co. daily newspapers in Louisiana and one in Mississippi announced plans to cut their print editions to three days a week, beginning April 5. The Town Talk of Alexandria and Hattiesburg American in Mississippi currently publish seven days a week.

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  2. Don't miss these events in the Acadiana areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | The Advocate

    A plate of crawfish waits to be served; Hawk's will team up with Warehouse 535 in Lafayette for a crawfish boil starting at 5 p.m. Friday. Get more information at facebook.com/warehouse535 .

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  3. Baton Rouge man accused of injuring Opelousas police officer during fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    A Baton Rouge man was arrested after getting into a fight and injuring an Opelousas police officer during an event Saturday at the Yambilee Building in Opelousas, authorities said.

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  4. Arts calendar for February-MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | The Advocate

    River Community Church, 36367 Old Perkins Road, Prairieville, is accepting submissions from youngsters ages 5 to 13 for its annual Children's Community Art Show, which opens Sunday, Feb. 26, and runs through April 2. Viewing will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays and during the week when the church office is open. For requirements and take-in times, call 744-4367 or email [email protected] .

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  5. Our Views: Choice is good, but not enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Advocate

    Kendell Hill, 9, sings and gets ready for Mardi Gras at Martin Behrman Charter School Academy of Creative Arts and Sciences in New Orleans. He is the flag boy for the school Indian tribe, the Wild Opelousas.

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  6. Former state senator Armand Brinkhaus dead at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | The Advocate

    Armand Brinkhaus, a former state legislator who served in the House of Representatives and Senate for 30 years, has died. Brinkhaus, who was known for his support and promotion of the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana , was 81. He represented the St. Landry Parish area in the state Legislature from 1968 until 1996.

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  7. Baton Rouge dad claims he accidentally killed 5-year-old son while...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Baton Rouge Police Det. Cpl Derek Evans, left, and Det.

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  8. U-High, others earn first round bye in LHSAA boys soccer playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    The league had three teams earn first round byes in the brackets released on Wednesday, including district champ No. 5 University Lab, No.

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  9. Jerome Ford preserves stories and traditions in "Colors of Culture"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Advocate

    Working together on a quilt, the women of Jerome Ford's 'Darker than Blue - The Story Keepers,' are keeping their history alive. Working together on a quilt, the women of Jerome Ford's 'Darker than Blue - The Story Keepers,' are keeping their history alive.

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  10. Newest Louisiana Supreme Court member takes oath of officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Advocate

    Republican Jimmy Genovese, formerly an appeals court judge, was sworn in Tuesday to the seven-member high court at a ceremony in his hometown of Opelousas. He'll represent Louisiana's 3rd District, covering the Lafayette and Lake Charles areas.

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  11. 3rd Congressional District race pitting Scott Angelle against Clay Higgins seen as tossupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | The Advocate

    Candidate information is posted near the entrance to the early-voting area Monday, November 28, 2016, at the Lafayette Parish Government Building in Lafayette, La. Early voting for the Dec. 10 runoff elections began Saturday and will continue through Saturday, Dec. 3. John Kennedy and Foster Campbell are the two candidates vying for a U.S. Senate seat while Scott Angelle and Clay Higgins are in a runoff in Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District.

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  12. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette School of Music and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    The University of Louisiana at Lafayette School of Music and Performing Arts will present State of LA Danse at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 17-19, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at Ducrest-Gilfry Auditorium in Angelle Hall on campus. The production, directed by Kenneth L. Jenkins, will premiere a range of dances, both ballet and modern dance, which are varied innovative in their approach.

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  13. Books: Events for week of Nov. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    BOOK CLUB: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., EBR Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. The Eden Park Book Club holds its monthly book discussion.

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  14. Former wife files child support lawsuits against 3rd Congressional District candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    One of congressional candidate Clay Higgins' former wives has filed a lawsuit seeking almost $100,000 in back child support. Known internationally as the Cajun John Wayne for his pugnacious Crime Stopper reports on television as a St. Landry Parish deputy, Higgins faces Public Service Commission Chairman Scott Angelle, of Breaux Bridge, in the Dec. 10 runoff that will decide who will represent Acadiana in Congress.

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  15. Three men arrested following shootout near Maringouin elementary school ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    The three men Pointe Coupee Parish authorities were looking for overnight in connection with a double shooting near an elementary school in Maringouin were arrested and booked in the parish jail Friday. Capt.

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  16. Scott Angelle and Clay Higgins are in the runoff for Acadiana's congressional seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Clay Higgins, a reserve deputy for the Lafayette City Marshal's Office and former captain with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office, announces his run for Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District seat Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lafayette, La. ORG XMIT: BAT1605182017022687 Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Clay Higgins, a reserve deputy for the Lafayette City Marshal's Office and former captain with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office, announces his run for Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District seat Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lafayette, La.

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  17. Is justice blind to campaign contributions for judges?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Advocate

    State District Judge Marilyn Castle of Lafayette and 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Jimmy Genovese of Opelousas, both candidates for the Louisiana Supreme Court District 3 seat, participate in a debate sponsored by the Acadiana Press Club and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Monday, September 26, 2016, at Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL-Lafayette campus in Lafayette, La.

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  18. Smiley: Come in outta that rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Advocate

    "I was wondering if you could explain to me why it is necessary for meteorologists/reporters to stand in knee deep water with 60 mph winds to do a news report? Reminds me of the time I was at a dinner and found myself seated next to Mike Graham, weatherman at Baton Rouge's WAFB-TV. I asked Mike if he stood outside reporting on storms, and his answer was along the lines of "Why would I want to do that?" He said he assumed his viewers knew what a storm looked like, so it was his job to give them information, not get wet.

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  19. Fundraising effort begins to repair historic governor's home in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- The old Governor's Mansion, located at the intersection of W. Grolee and N. Liberty Streets in Opelousas, is a total loss following an early-morning fire Thursday, July 14, 2016. Fire officials are still investigating the cause of the blaze.

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  20. Opelousas mayor defends nearly $13,000 in overtime payments for shelter workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    Mayor Reggie Tatum has collected just under $13,000 from the city for overtime hours he says he worked at a flood evacuee shelter located at the Opelousas Civic Center. Tatum, who is paid $75,000 a year as mayor, acknowledges turning in time sheets for 234 hours overtime during the 21 days that he spent working at the shelter beginning on August 13. The mayor said he did nothing improper in putting in claiming the overtime hours.

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