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  1. Lafayette in front lines of culture war as uproar continues over Drag Queen Story TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Advocate

    Residents watch a meeting of the Lafayette City Council on closed circuit television in the lobby of City Hall due a full house in the auditorium on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Concerned citizen Robert Judge speaks during the Library of Control Board meeting against the Drag Queen Story Time Monday, Sept.

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  2. Bank of Zachary announces promotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Advocate

    Prejean most recently served as vice president and team leader of commercial and small-business lending. This promotion will allow him to join the senior management team and have an impact on policy and strategic initiatives, a news release said.

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  3. Our Views: The world is always with usRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Advocate

    Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program member Aaron Edwards, 17, places some of he last flags Saturday, May 26, 2018, at the Memorial Day Garden of Flags on the grounds of the State Capitol, where Blue Star Mothers and volunteers planted 11,000 American flags honoring heroes from Revolutionary War to present day, after a ceremony during which the names of the fallen from 9/11 to present were read aloud. Flags for the event were carried in from LSU to to the USS KIDD and then on to the Capitol by members of For Our Fallen, which consists of active and former military members.

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  4. Senate confirms Lafayette bankruptcy judge Robert Summerhays to federal district judgeshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Advocate

    Current Lafayette federal bankruptcy Judge Robert Summerhays was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate to a lifetime federal district court judgeship on Thursday. Summerhays, 52, was nominated by President Donald Trump to a judgeship on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana - which includes Lafayette and Acadiana - earlier this year.

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  5. Greater Hammond Chamber meeting to focus on local impact of opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The Advocate

    Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards and North Oaks Health System Chief Medical Officer Dr. Robert Peltier will discuss how the opioid crisis is affecting Tangipahoa Parish when the Greater Hammond Chamber meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at the Historic Michabelle Inn, 106 S. Holly St., Hammond.

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  6. Port of New Orleans feeling impact of steel tariffs; many U.S. ports taking at least a 10 percent hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | The Advocate

    The Port of New Orleans ranks No. 3 among U.S. ports for imported steel. A tariffs-related dip of 25 percent in imports at midyear from a year ago could mean a loss of as much as $1 million for the first half of the year.

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  7. To biographer Robert Hilburn, Paul Simon's farewell tour caps off a hard-won creative lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | The Advocate

    Paul Simon performs on the Acura Stage on the second Friday of the 2016 Jazz Fest in New Orleans, La. Friday, April 29, 2016.

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  8. Don't miss these events in the New Orleans areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | The Advocate

    The crowd reacts to a song during the 2017 Freedom Festival at the Lake in Kenner. The free festival takes place at 5050 Williams Blvd. on Sunday and includes music, fireworks and more.

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

    Thursday Aug 30 | The Advocate

    Singer-songwriter and New Orleans transplant Jamie Lynn Vessels will perform her blues/rock 'n' roll mix at 7 p.m. Friday at Dyson House Listening Room, 7575 Jefferson Highway. Also on the bill is Anne Elise Hastings.

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  10. DEMCO customer, businessman starts campaign to force sale of utility amid pending auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | The Advocate

    A Baton Rouge businessman said Wednesday he is starting a petition drive to allow DEMCO customers to decide whether to sell the nonprofit rural electric cooperative. Robert "Bob" Bourgeois, chief executive officer of Sunbelt Business Brokers, said he is pushing for the vote on a sale because of longstanding frustration with what he says is the co-op's poor service and the allegations of corruption.

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  11. Our Views: In Louisiana, holiday of sorts suddenly canceled by 'geniuses at the Legislature'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | The Advocate

    Jim's Firearms gunsmith Pete Underwood, left, helps customer Roland Escher, right, of Baton Rouge, as he handles a hunting rifle customized by Underwood, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, on the first day of the Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday, which provides an exemption from state and local sales and use taxes on individuals' purchases of firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies, on the first Friday through Sunday every September.

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  12. Photo: Michael Gerard Duca installed as bishop of Diocese of Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | The Advocate

    Duca was installed as Baton Rouge's next bishop during a Mass that lasted longer than two hours. New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond escorted Duca to the largest seat on the altar and handed him the same crosier - or staff - that first Baton Rouge Bishop Robert Tracy received when he was installed in 1961.

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  13. Three take-aways from Bishop Michael Duca's first sermons in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | The Advocate

    From left, Baton Rouge Bishop Designate Michael Duca addresses Bishop Emeritus Robert Muench before the closing of an evening prayer alongside the Very Reverend Thomas Ranzino, Moderator of the Curia, and Deacon John Vu, Thursday, August 23, 2018, at St. George Catholic Church in Baton Rouge, La. From left, Baton Rouge Bishop Designate Michael Duca addresses Bishop Emeritus Robert Muench before the closing of an evening prayer alongside the Very Reverend Thomas Ranzino, Moderator of the Curia, and Deacon John Vu, Thursday, August 23, 2018, at St. George Catholic Church in Baton Rouge, La.

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  14. Our Views: Welcome to Baton Rouge, Bishop DucaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | The Advocate

    Bishop Michael Duca of Shreveport will become the bishop of Baton Rouge on August 24. As he moves to south Louisiana, Duca will inherit a Catholic population in Baton Rouge that dwarfs Shreveport's by five times. Catholics in Shreveport described Duca as a bishop of the people, with many of them sharing personal stories about how Duca has taken the time to learn about them on a personal level.

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  15. Baton Rouge Catholic leaders address 'spiritual crisis in our church' after latest sex abuse scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | The Advocate

    An estimated 450 people attended Bishop Robert Muench's last Mass as bishop at St. Joseph Cathedral in downtown Baton Rouge, where Muench addressed the latest sex abuse scandal that has rocked the Catholic Church after a Pennsylvania grand jury report released Tuesday. Less than a week after news of the latest Catholic Church sex abuse scandal, leaders of the Baton Rouge Diocese addressed what they described as "a spiritual crisis in our church."

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  16. Letter to editor: NAFTA is good for Louisiana; modernize agreement but maintain structureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | The Advocate

    United States Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Mexico's Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal turns away after greet each other after opening statements of the First Round of NAFTA negotiations held at Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C., United States of America on Aug, 16, 2017.

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  17. Pam's Party Line: Hancock Whitney scores with LSU announcement partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    Geaux Hancock Whitney! -- At a party at LSU's Stadium Club announcing Hancock Whitney becoming the official bank of LSU Athletics are, from left, CFO Mike Achary, Chief Marketing Officer Dan Marks, Senior Regional Marketing Specialist Courtney Hart, Senior Regional President Robert Schneckenburger, COO Shane Loper and CEO John Hariston. Geaux Hancock Whitney! -- Cherie Sale, Ronnie Hooks, Tracey Morganti, Whitney Vann and Beverly Brooks Thompson, from left, enjoy a party at LSU's Stadium Club where Hancock Whitney announced it's the official bank of LSU Athletics.

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  18. Smiley: Lesson in time managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | The Advocate

    Dudley Lehew, of Marrero, a former Associated Press reporter, says, "While working in Boston in the '60s, I saw a Massachusetts legislator do something that would make any Louisiana legislator smile with envy. "Massachusetts law requires that all lawmaking must end when the clock on the face of the House balcony reaches midnight on the final day of a session.

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  19. Ex-Baton Rouge assistant principal accused of killing pregnant...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | The Advocate

    A former Baton Rouge assistant principal accused of killing a pregnant colleague and their unborn child in 2016 has been given two months to hire another lawyer after his original attorney was suspended by the state's top court. Robert Jovantie Marks, 41, of Zachary, was scheduled to stand trial Monday on second-degree murder and first-degree feticide charges in the slaying of Lyntell Washington, 40, who was seven months pregnant at the time of her death.

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  20. Pam's Party Line: Kids, community and the arts make the social sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | The Advocate

    CASA Fiesta! -- Celebrating the kickoff of CASA's 24th annual Casas for CASA playhouse raffle at a fiesta celebration at the Renaissance are, from left, board member Frances Lewis, board member and fiesta co-chairwoman Jean Anne Songy and CASA volunteer M.E. Cormier. CASA Fiesta! -- At the kickoff of CASA's 24th annual Casas for CASA playhouse raffle at a fiesta celebration at the Renaissance are, from left, John Meek with Faulk & Meek General Contractors; Cynthia Wade-Babin with Business First Bank; Mendy Richard with the state Department of Health and Hospitals; Fiesta co-chairwoman Mary Jane Dillenberger; CASA Executive Director Liz Betz and board Chairman Roy Hebert.

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