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  1. Pams' Party Line: Baton Rouge celebrates art and all things ItalianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | The Advocate

    Art Melt --- Winning artists at Forum 35's Art Melt included, from left, Kristen Downing, Forum 35 Choice Award; Robert Fogel, Ann Connelly Fine Art Award; and Muffin Bernstein, second place. ADVOCATE STAFF PHOTO BY PAM BORDELON --- Art Melt --- Judges for this year's Art Melt are, from left, Elizabeth Weinstein, Bradley Sumrall and Amy Moorefield.

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  2. New Roads mayor is target of grand jury looking into felony theft claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff file photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- New Roads Mayor Robert Myer speaks in his office in November 2014 about discrepancies in his use of the city credit card. Advocate staff file photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- New Roads Mayor Robert Myer speaks in his office in November 2014 about discrepancies in his use of the city credit card.

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  3. Public defender in Ascension cites funding for delays in murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The Advocate

    The chief public defender in Ascension Parish said this week he doesn't yet know how his office can afford a possible mitigation defense for a man accused in the brutal beating death of a 15-year-old Donaldsonville High student nearly two years ago. Kahlil Howard, 7233 La.

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  4. Kevin Faulk honored to enter the Patriots Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    Before the seventh annual Red, Rock & Blue charity softball game Friday, former LSU running back Kevin Faulk put on his gloves, laced up his cleats and stretched before he took the field. He loved the opportunity to give back to Louisiana in the celebrity showcase event held at LSU's Tiger Park.

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  5. 12-year-old Port Vincent girl crowned 2016 Miss Pre-Teen LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Advocate

    Competitors at the 2016 Pre-Teen Louisiana Scholarship and Recognition Program include, from left, Alyssa Bishop, Anniston Broadway, Amie Lobo, Ashley Veazey, Alana Buckley and Angelle Ledoux. Alyssa was crowned Miss Pre-Teen Louisiana.

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  6. North Oaks graduates dietetic internsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Advocate

    Melanie Lanaux Zaffuto -- North Oaks Dietetic Internship graduates and faculty include, from left, Nutritional Services Director Ann McDaniel-Hall, Education Director Nicole Barnum, graduates Brian Robert Longabardi, Elizabeth Anne Whitman, Julia Elizabeth Palmisano, Spenser Lea Ford, Maureen Rogers Breaux and Danielle Marie DeLeon and Dietetic Internship Director Leslie Ballard.

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  7. Pam's Party Line: BR Gallery celebrates 50 years of contemporary artRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- '50/50' --- Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Baton Rouge Gallery are, from left, veteran artist members Ed Pramuk, Fred Packard, James Burke and Sam Corso; board President Natalie Mault-Mead; and Executive Director Jason Andreasen. Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDELON --- '50/50' --- Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Baton Rouge Gallery are, from left, artists Kathleen Lemoine and David Horton.

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  8. Southeastern Louisiana University establishes Robert - Doc' Goodwin endowmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Advocate

    Southeastern Louisiana University alumnus and former student-athlete Ron Anderson, left, led the efforts to honor former head athletic trainer Robert 'Doc' Goodwin with an endowment to help support the university's athletic program. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO -- Southeastern Louisiana University alumnus and former student-athlete Ron Anderson, left, led the efforts to honor former head athletic trainer Robert 'Doc' Goodwin with an endowment to help support the university's athletic program.

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  9. Bid for 'transformative' Louisiana road, bridge overhaul starts TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    A push that may produce the most sweeping changes in Louisiana's roads and bridges in nearly 30 years gets underway on Tuesday. An influential transportation task force named by Gov. John Bel Edwards is set to hold its first meeting, and six months later make recommendations for the 2017 Legislature.

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  10. Report: Tangipahoa Parish woman rescued from canal after being trapped for 9 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Tangipahoa Parish woman was found alive nine hours after she crashed her vehicle into a canal and became trapped inside, WWL-TV reported. A Tangipahoa Parish woman was found alive nine hours after she crashed her vehicle into a canal and became trapped inside, WWL-TV reported.

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  11. 'Everybody is fine, relatively speaking:' Louisiana government looks at what to cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | The Advocate

    With the holiday past, state officials begin Tuesday to earnestly apply their portion of $326.5 million in cuts to their agency's budgets. The leaders of state offices and departments already had been juggling figures, but they didn't know the exact numbers until Friday, when Gov. John Bel Edwards signed the legislation that gives legal authority for government to spend public money for the next 12 months.

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    Jun 24, 2016 | The Advocate

    Radiology Associates Chief Executive Officer Tim Barrett has been elected by the Radiology Business Management Association as southern director on its board for a two-year term. Michael Childers , president of Bernhard Energy in Baton Rouge, has been named to the board of directors of PHG Energy, a privately held Tennessee company focused on sustainable technologies in the waste disposal, waste-to-energy and solar industries.

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  13. Louisiana artist, others create wallpapers that take you on a journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Osborne and Little -- Wallpaper created by Londoner Nina Campbell is inspired by the travels of her great uncle, who was an accomplished watercolorist. Campbell's Fontibre pattern is named after the source of the River Ebro in the Iberian Peninsula and features an arrangement of stylized painted foliage.

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  14. Our Views: It's a shame TOPS -- a long-established, incentive-based program -- will be 'eroded'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Advocate

    The nobility of the Taylor promise was that lack of money would not stand in the way of college, if students worked hard. We don't think Taylor, who died in 2004, would be impressed with the Louisiana Legislature's handling of the program named for him, TOPS.

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  15. possibly hiring its next superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    After rejecting the three finalists for superintendent by a 7-4 vote Tuesday and reopening the search , the Ascension Parish School Board may miss its July 1 target date to have a new superintendent in place before school starts Aug. 8. School Board President Pat Russo said Wednesday the position will need to be advertised again locally and nationally for two weeks and, once the advertisements go out, applicants will have 30 days to apply. Russo, who had voted against Tuesday's motion to reject the finalists, said Wednesday, "Our intention was to find the perfect superintendent.

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  16. Study finds $1.6 billion in Louisiana industrial tax breaks too generousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Advocate

    Louisiana is giving away an average of $1.6 billion annually in tax breaks to large manufacturers with little oversight and little return, according to a new study released Monday. Together Louisiana, a statewide association of clergy and public interest groups that favors higher taxes on big corporations and the wealthy, reports Louisiana has the most generous industrial tax exemption in the country, allowing companies to avoid paying their property taxes to local schools, sheriffs and fire departments for 10 years, in two five-year increments.

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  17. Grace: Once a 'sacred cow' for Louisiana politicians, TOPS becomes unreliable source of college helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Advocate

    For the longest time, the TOPS college scholarship program, which offers free public college tuition to in-state students who meet relatively humble benchmarks, has been a sacred cow for Louisiana politicians. Even amid reports that the program was on a financially unsustainable path, due not just to its widespread use but also to rising tuition aimed at making up for deep cuts in direct state aid, officials have long resisted placing limits on the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students.

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  18. Study finds industrial tax exemption too generousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Advocate

    Louisiana is giving away an average of $1.6 billion annually in tax breaks to large manufacturers with little oversight and little return, according to a new study released Monday. Together Louisiana, a statewide association of clergy and public interest groups that favors higher taxes on big corporations and the wealthy, reports Louisiana has the most generous industrial tax exemption in the country, allowing companies to avoid their property taxes to local schools, sheriffs and fire departments for 10 years, in two five-year increments.

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    Jun 18, 2016 | The Advocate

    After 40 some-odd years on autopilot, members of an obscure board that routinely rubber-stamps the nation's most generous corporate subsidies found Robert Adley's grabbing the wheel something of a shock. Big manufacturers fill out the request for an industrial tax exemption, make an investment and, if the form is filled out correctly, then yeah, sure, approve it.

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  20. Louisiana taxpayersa tab for failed Dinner Lab in New Orleans? $3 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate file photo by Ian McNulty - Dinner Lab held pop-up style events, like this one in Central City in New Orleans, and asked its members for detailed feedback to build a trove of dining data. When Dinner Lab abruptly shut down in April , the news left plenty of people wondering what had happened to a one-time star of the New Orleans start-up scene.

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