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  1. Marty Chabert becomes new Board of Regents chairman; at least three members leaving panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | The Advocate

    Board of Regents Chairman Robert W. Levy and Regent Richard Lipsey during the board's meeting on Sept. 26, 2018.

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  2. Stephanie Grace: Kathleen Blanco gives one more call to arms, urges investment in educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | The Advocate

    Kathleen Blanco isn't remembered as one of the more compelling public speakers to serve as Louisiana governor, but a stranger dropping into the annual Council for a Better Louisiana meeting last week might have guessed otherwise. Blanco, who left office in 2007 after a single, eventful term, was there to accept the Robert B. Hamm Award for Distinguished Service.

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  3. Life of Isiah: Former Southern great Isiah Robertson reflects before...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Advocate

    Los Angeles Rams linebacker Isiah Robertson walks to the sideline against the Dallas Cowboys in the 1975 NFC Championship Game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Jan. 4, 1976. The Cowboys defeated the Rams 37-7.

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  4. Louisiana Literature: 'Being Loved' and 'Oily'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | The Advocate

    At 81, Betty Cicero Robert, of Gonzales, has published her first novel, "Being Loved and Loving," a fictional story about a Louisiana sugar cane family. "It's been a lifelong dream of mine to become an author," Robert says.

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  5. Proposed tax for Ascension animal shelter on Dec. 8 ballot; early voting is this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | The Advocate

    Kassie Vaughn, manager of CARA's House, left, and Reagan Daniel, president of CARA's board, visit with a Blue Heeler named Jake at the CARA's House animal shelter on Airline Highway in Sorrento, Louisiana in February 2018. Cats wait for friend Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at CARA's House, the Ascension Parish animal shelter near Sorrento.

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  6. Soldier acquitted in hit-and-run death; lawyer raises Alton Sterling shooting in his defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | The Advocate

    A Livingston Parish jury acquitted a Baton Rouge man charged in the 2016 death of a motorcyclist after the man told jurors that protests following the Alton Sterling shooting led him to believe a group of black bikers meant to do him harm. Prosecutors said Dylan David ran Jessie Gross off Interstate 12 in a fit of road rage Oct. 16, 2016, and a grand jury later accused David of negligent homicide and hit-and run.

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  7. Jambalaya heals the soul as Ascension residents cook for cities impacted by Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | The Advocate

    Joel Robert and Rhett Bourgeois cook jambalaya for first responders in the City of Springfield, Florida. All of the city's government buildings were destroyed and 30 percent of its residents were left homeless after Hurricane Michael hit.

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  8. Lanny Keller: John Kennedy's path to Louisiana governor? It's far from clear; here's whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | The Advocate

    Eddie Rispone presents Bishop Robert Muench with the Crystal Fava Bean award during the 28th "What's Good in Baton Rouge" spring luncheon held Monday March 19 2018. The award for the highest and most prestigious recognition for a Lifetime of Distinguished Service.

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  9. Lest we forget: Acadiana seeks to honor veterans with Wreath Across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | The Advocate

    Robert LeBon salutes the flag on Veterans Day. He is working to buy wreaths that can be laid on the graves of veterans not buried in national cemeteries during the Dec. 15 Wreaths Across America program.

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  10. Voter fraud fight between governor and secretary of stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | The Advocate

    Former New Roads Mayor Robert Myer outside the Iberville Parish Courthouse after entering a "no contest plea" to one count of malfeasance in office, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Plaquemine, La. Former New Roads Mayor Robert Myer outside the Iberville Parish Courthouse after entering a "no contest plea" to one count of malfeasance in office, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Plaquemine, La.

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  11. Governor responds to claims of illegal voting, voices 'very serious concerns' about interim SOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards is striking back at allegations that the former mayor of New Roads voted illegally in last week's election, voicing "very serious concerns" about the interim secretary of state who publicly supported an investigation into the claim. "Your quick jump to this conclusion was taken as fact by one media outlet, when the facts prove otherwise," Edwards, a Democrat, wrote in a blistering letter Tuesday to Republican acting Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, who faces a Dec. 8 runoff for the permanent job.

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  12. Pam's Party Line: From jambalaya to pancakes, we taste them allRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    Jambalaya anyone? -- Taking home first prize at ExxonMobil's 29th annual Jambayala Cookoff are team members, from left, Patrice Augustine, Juan Aime, Lindsay Malik and Becky Breaux. Jambalaya anyone? -- At ExxonMobil's 29th annual Jambayala Cookoff are, from left, plant manager Gina Moncada; committee members Chad Reimann, Sheena Robinson, Keith Murphy and Ginger Goudeau; CAUW President George Bell; and committee member Vanessa Bailey.

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  13. 'The Great American Read': Voting for America's favorite novel will end FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | The Advocate

    American astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson will talk about his favorite book on Tuesday night's episode of 'The Great American Read.' Students visit the farm that inspired the beloved novel 'Charlotte's Web,' currently top vote-getter in PBS' 'The Great American Read.'

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  14. Grace Notes: Louisiana finally has a governor's race -- or at least the beginnings of oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | The Advocate

    Eddie Rispone presents Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge Robert Muench with the Crystal Fava Bean award during the 28th "What's Good in Baton Rouge" spring luncheon held Monday March 19 2018 at Drusilla Place. The award for the highest and most prestigious recognition for a Lifetime of Distinguished Service.

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  15. Cristo Rey Catholic high schools hires SportsBR CEO to serve as third leader in its short historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    Complete with a Welcome Home! banner students enter the school for the first time during the grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly constructed modular campus for Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School Thursday Feb. 8, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Just 4 days after Cristo Rey opened its doors to students, the August 2016 flood displaced the students, faculty and staff.

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  16. Ex-Baton Rouge assistant principal accused in 2016 killing of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2018 | The Advocate

    Five months after the state Supreme Court suspended his attorney, a former Brookstown Middle Magnet School assistant principal accused in the 2016 slaying of a pregnant colleague and their unborn child has been given a new lawyer. Robert Jovantie Marks, who was previously represented by New Orleans lawyer Lionel "Lon" Burns, now will be defended by veteran East Baton Rouge Parish assistant public defender Margaret Lagattuta.

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  17. O. Miles Pollard Jr., mortgage banker, board member, real estate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    Local business leaders remembered O. Miles Pollard Jr. Monday as an entrepreneur who made connections with people all over the world. "If you didn't like him, there was something wrong with you," said Jake Netterville, the former managing director of Postlethwaite & Netterville, a Baton Rouge accounting firm.

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  18. Photos, video: Arrest made in case of Wayde Sims fatal shooting in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | The Advocate

    Dyteon Simpson, 20, has been booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a count of second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of LSU basketball player Wayde Sims. Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul speaks as authorities release an update in the homicide investigation of LSU basketball player Wayde Sims, Saturday, September 29, 2018, at Baton Rouge Police Headquarters in Baton Rouge, La.

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  19. How alleged shooter's glasses, community support led to big break in Wayde Sims shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | The Advocate

    Cars with homecoming game-goers pass by flowers and a miniature basketball placed to remember LSU basketball player Wayde Sims, 20, seen Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 in the 600 block of Harding Boulevard, across from Southern University's campus at the spot where Sims was fatally shot after an altercation in the street early Friday morning.

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  20. Baton Rouge bishop emeritus diagnosed with localized, treatable bladder cancer, diocese saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Former Baton Rouge Bishop Robert Muench announced Friday that he's been diagnosed with bladder cancer, but said he is thankful doctors caught it early and that it should be treatable. When Louisiana's five Catholic bishops met last week in Lafayette for their regular quarterly meeting, there was no need to consult an agenda.

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