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  1. Conn's gets permit to remodel former Toys R Us store off Siegen LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Advocate

    On several aisles, all that is left for sale are the display pegs at Toys R Us Friday, June 29, 2018, in Lafayette, La. The Lafayette store blocked off a small section of the store where the remaining merchandise was displayed and marked down to 90% for the final day of business.

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  2. James Gill: Amoebas, poisonous air, child poverty - odds are stacked against Louisiana brainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | The Advocate

    The Union Carbide Plant, near the Holy Rosary Cemetery in St. Charles Parish, photographed Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.

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  3. Former Lafayette U.S. Attorney is White House pick to lead U.S. Marshals ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The Advocate

    Prominent Lafayette lawyer and former U.S. Attorney Donald Washington is President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. Marshals Service, the White House announced. If confirmed, Washington would oversee the nation's oldest law enforcement agency, which is primarily responsible for handling security at federal courthouses, transporting federal prisoners and tracking down fugitives.

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  4. Letters: Once again, Sadow gets his facts wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The Advocate

    From the dais, Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, of Bossier Parish, questioned Sept. 19, 2018, Randy Pierce, general manager of DEMCO, on the left at the desk, and lawyer Jim Ellis about compensation received by board members of nonprofit cooperatives that sells electricity to its members.

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  5. Our Views: Making old Jindal promises reality at Louisiana public hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | The Advocate

    Ochsner Health System President and CEO Warner Thomas speaks to the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors about the management transfer of the safety-net hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.

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  6. Ochsner promises upgrades for north Louisiana hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | The Advocate

    Ochsner Health System will make improvements to the safety-net hospitals in north Louisiana under its new management deal to operate the facilities, the head of the health care company said Monday as the oversight contracts were officially signed. Operating rooms will be renovated, technology will be upgraded and equipment will be modernized as part of the management switch, Ochsner President and CEO Warner Thomas said as he appeared in Shreveport with Gov. John Bel Edwards and other officials to celebrate the deal.

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  7. Attorney general: Governor's pick for waterway board illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | The Advocate

    Louisiana's governor violated state law with his appointment to a state water regulatory commission, Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry said Wednesday in his latest clash with Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards. Landry traveled to Shreveport to release a formal opinion saying Edwards' pick for the Red River Waterways Commission is illegal and threatens to cast legal doubt on any business the board conducts.

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  8. Smiley: Why we wear ties explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | The Advocate

    By now, men are so conditioned to completing our dressing ritual by putting a length of silk around our necks that we don't even think about it. "Driving back to Baton Rouge from a business meeting in Shreveport, I ran out of gas in that empty stretch through north Louisiana.

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  9. Lawmakers welcome new deal for north Louisiana hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | The Advocate

    House Speaker Taylor Barras, right, R-New Iberia, speaks with state Rep. Bob Hensgens, R-Abbeville, during the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget hearing about a new management deal for the north Louisiana safety-net hospitals, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in the State Capitol.

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  10. Virginia College closing both Louisiana campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | The Advocate

    Virginia College is closing both of its Louisiana locations next year, part of a plan by the parent company of the for-profit college to shut down 26 campuses across the nation. Along with the previously reported Cortana Mall location, which is set to shut down on July 1, the Shreveport-Bossier City campus will close a month earlier on June 1, said Meg Sunstrom, a spokeswoman for the Louisiana Board of Regents.

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  11. Smiley: It's a short, short storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    Sarah Stravinska, of Chestnut, takes us back to a time when the ladies faced restrictions on their attire that today seems to make little sense: "Your discussions of shirts and ties required by certain restaurants reminded me of the fuss over women's pantsuits back in the early '60s. "The top of a pantsuits was a long, thigh-length tunic, so the women simply removed their pants and sailed into the restaurant in an extremely short 'dress.'

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  12. New management for north Louisiana safety-net hospitals OK'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    Ochsner Health System President and CEO Warner Thomas speaks to the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors about the management transfer of the safety-net hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.

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  13. Jeff Sadow: Bishop Duca steps into Baton Rouge at the right time, and with the right ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    New Bishop of the Baton Rouge Diocese Michael Duca waves at parishoners as he walks down the aisle to leave the church, after his installment and mass at St. Joseph Cathedral, Friday, August 24, 2018. New Bishop of the Baton Rouge Diocese Michael Duca waves at parishoners as he walks down the aisle to leave the church, after his installment and mass at St. Joseph Cathedral, Friday, August 24, 2018.

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  14. Federal judge denies bid by The Advocate, KATC to unseal settlement...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    A federal magistrate judge in Lafayette on Friday denied a request by The Advocate and television partner KATC to unseal the amount that Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal's office agreed to pay the minor child of a man who was fatally shot while handcuffed in the backseat of a patrol car. Magistrate Judge Patrick Hanna, who said at a hearing last month that he was inclined to rule in favor of the media organizations, switched course in his 23-page ruling.

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  15. LSU to be involved again in new deal for north Louisiana safety-net hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration announced Wednesday that a deal is done to transfer oversight of the state-owned safety-net hospitals in north Louisiana to a new manager, with boosted costs and more direct involvement from LSU. After months of negotiations, Edwards' chief lawyer Matthew Block said contract terms have been reached to shift day-to-day oversight of the Shreveport and Monroe hospitals to a new company jointly operated by southeast Louisiana-based Ochsner Health System and LSU.

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  16. Louisiana Family Forum honors two candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | The Advocate

    Two Republican candidates for Secretary of State in this fall's election received a top award from Louisiana Family Forum, an influential conservative evangelical group. But Family Forum's leader, the Rev.

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

    Aug 24, 2018 | 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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  18. Our Views: Welcome to Baton Rouge, Bishop DucaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | 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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  19. Why Baton Rouge's sheriff asked for a special blessing from incoming Bishop Michael DucaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | The Advocate

    From left, Baton Rouge Bishop Designate Michael Duca blesses a St. Michael the Archangel challenge coin held by East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux as Gautreaux's wife, Suzi, bows her head in prayer before an evening prayer ceremony, Thursday, August 23, 2018, at St. George Catholic Church in Baton Rouge, La. East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux holds a St. Michael the Archangel challenge coin blessed by Baton Rouge Bishop Designate Michael Duca before an evening prayer ceremony, Thursday, August 23, 2018, at St. George Catholic Church in Baton Rouge, La.

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  20. Louisiana illiteracy problem examined in 'The Power of Reading,' airing tonight on WLPBRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | The Advocate

    "The Power of Reading," airing at 7 p.m., will examine how Louisiana is tackling its illiteracy problem across generational lines. Twenty percent of the state's adults are illiterate, five points higher than the national rate.

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