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  1. Emotional moments punctuate Washington Mardi Gras Ball on day 3 of festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Enjoying lunch prior to Saturday night's ball are, seated from left, Pam Bordelon, Ann Guercio, Debbie Odom and hostess Janet Boles; and standing, Jessica Chia, Lauren Chambers and Catherine Crawford. At US Sen. John Kennedy's hospitality suite prior to Saturday night's ball are, from left, Robert Schneckenburger, Whitney Vann and Jay Bassist.

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  2. Smiley: It'll never replace corn flakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | The Advocate

    "While my brother was a Marine recruit at Parris Island, South Carolina, a fellow recruit from the North inquired about the stuff draped on the oak trees. Juanita Hunt says, "Your recent stories about Spanish moss reminded me of a trip we took to Sarasota, Florida.

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  3. Haul feral pigs? You're gonna pay -- a lot -- as new laws set to double penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | The Advocate

    People are the biggest reason the animals have spread far and fast, and are currently a problem in 34 states. Feral swine root up and leave sloppy wallows in farm fields, swamps, prairies, golf courses, levees and lawns.

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  4. Supreme Court to hear case involving Bossier Parish man who claims...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | The Advocate

    Defense attorney Larry English found the evidence against his client overwhelming - evidence that Robert McCoy fatally shot three people in Bossier City before hitchhiking to Idaho with the murder weapon still in his possession. The attorney told McCoy he planned to share that opinion with the jury in hopes of ultimately avoiding a death sentence.

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  5. Helen Plummer's family fires back with lawsuit against Council on Aging, Southern, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | The Advocate

    Helen Plummer's daughter filed a lawsuit Friday alleging theft, fraud and negligence on the part of the East Baton Rouge Council on Aging, the Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs, the East Baton Rouge Metro Council and those who helped Plummer draft a will that has stirred controversy over the past year. The family of 95-year-old Helen Plummer claimed in March 2017 that Council on Aging Executive Director Tasha Clark-Amar pressured the elderly woman into allowing Clark-Amar to collect hefty fees to oversee her estate and trust.

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  6. Smiley: The softee will cave every timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    "For me, my dad was the hard-liner and my mom was the softee. When I raised my kids, I was the hard-liner and my wife Arlene was the softee.

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  7. Sheriff: Jefferson Parish deputies face 'counseling' over political coffeehouse caperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    Jefferson Sheriff Joe Lopinto said Tuesday that three of his deputies are under investigation for improperly obtaining surveillance footage from an Elmwood cafe that showed John Fortunato - Lopinto's chief opponent in the March 24 primary - meeting with two other longtime lawmen who recently retired from the Sheriff's Office. The deputies apparently went to the PJ's on their lunch break and of their own volition, Lopinto said, but they nevertheless will be "counseled" for their actions.

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  8. 'Heartbreaking': Couple who traded for historic gun in good faith devastated to learn it was stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    FBI, Louisiana State Police and the Confederate Memorial Hall Museum Executive Board hold a press conference about a Battle of New Orleans rifle that was stolen from the museum over 35 years ago, at the Confederate Memorial Hall Museum in New Orleans, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. The rifle is the only known rifle that has been successfully documented back to the Battle of New Orleans.

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  9. Baton Rouge police chief announces crime-fighting tools, new appointments during swearing-in speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | The Advocate

    Louisiana State Police Lt. Col. Murphy Paul speaks after being appointed as the new Chief of Police for the Baton Rouge Police Department by Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome Friday Dec. 29, 2017, Baton Rouge, La.

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  10. Danny Heitman's "At Random: Books close out 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | The Advocate

    In the winter week between Christmas and New Year's, I thought about my early days of parenthood two decades ago, a time when I'd occasionally take a break from Saturday chores to watch Book TV. Although my daughter was still too young to grasp the network captioning, she always knew if I'd tuned into C-SPAN's block of weekend programming about nonfiction authors.

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  11. Stoma's Furniture in Baton Rouge gets new owners, name, redesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | The Advocate

    Stoma's Furniture & Interiors on Perkins Road has been sold to a new owner, who plans to rename the business and expand the variety of furniture sold in the store. 3B Holdings LLC, a group headed up by Simon Eid, bought the building at 12550 Perkins Road for $2.6 million in a deal that was filed with the East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court's office before Christmas.

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  12. Faith Matters: Top local faith stories for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | The Advocate

    Citing a shortage of priests and financial challenges, the Catholic Diocese announced the merger of St. Louis King of France Church with St. Thomas More. Father Frank Bass stands by the sign of St. Pius X Catholic Church in north Baton Rouge, which merged with St. Isidore the Farmer Parish in Baker. 2 comments

  13. Mayor Broome to announce her pick for Baton Rouge Police Chief this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    The finalist for Baton Rouge Police chief are : Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Lt. Col. Murphy J. Paul Jr., Baton Rouge Police Sgt.

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  14. Appellate panel upholds official's indictment but finds prosecutorial ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by David J. Mitchell -- District Attorney Ricky Babin, far left, sits Wednesday night with two of his assistant district attorneys, Robin O'Bannon and Chuck Long, second and third from left, as St. James Parish President Timmy Roussel delivered his regular report to the St. James Parish Council in Vacherie. Babin later spoke to the Parish Council and reminded members that he and he alone makes decisions about prosecutions.

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  15. LSU student group seeks to rename prominent buildings on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | The Advocate

    Now that Confederate names have been stripped from one LSU street and two buildings are slated to be torn down, a coalition of student groups wants to change the names on two of the more prominent buildings on the Baton Rouge campus. Renew LSU on Friday filed the official papers requesting that university administrators change the name of Murphy J. Foster Hall, which sits near the bell tower and is home of the Museum of Natural History.

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  16. Community column for Dec. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | The Advocate

    Lake Sherwood Acres Garden Club -- The Lake Sherwood Acres Garden Club received a tour of the Old State Capitol from Sue Potts on Nov. 16. Shown are, from left, front row, Pat Brown, Ann Collinge, Karen Pickren; second row, Melva Richmond, Catherine Alford, LaNelle Johnson, Potts; third row, Christy Harelson, Marilyn Ober, Louise Thompson; back row, Catherine Robichaux, Linda Williams and Martha Parker. Parliamentarians -- The Baton Rouge Unit of Parliamentarians discussed rules of debate on Oct. 24. BRUP meets the last Tuesday of each month and holds workshops to educate members and guests on parliamentary procedure according to Robert's Rules of Order.

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  17. Our Views: Turning the page for State Police; can we get it right this time?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    From left, Dept. of Public Safety Deputy Secretary and Louisiana State Police Supt.

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  18. Field for Baton Rouge police chief narrows to five candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge Police Lt. Robert McGarner, assistant commander of uniform patrol, addresses officers of a newly formed quick-response task force during roll call, Friday, August 4, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La.

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  19. Our Views: A lesson for the ages, and today, at Pearl HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | The Advocate

    Freddie Dusset receives the burial flag of his uncle Steward's Mate 1st Class Cyril Isaac Dusset from U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Robert T. "Roberto" Durand, Vice Chief of Information, at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Slidell, La.

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  20. Number of candidates for police chief job to decrease after public comment ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    Community members will have a chance to weigh in on the search for a Baton Rouge police chief Thursday night at a public comment forum when the search committee plans to whittle the pool from seven to five candidates. Public comments will be limited to three minutes each.

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