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  1. Shreveport commissioner claims he was threatened with lynching unless he drops out of mayor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Advocate

    A candidate for Shreveport mayor says he was threatened anonymously with lynching if he did not drop out of the race, according to a report in The Shreveport Times. The candidate, Caddo Parish Commissioner Steven Jackson, said someone placed an envelope containing a sheet of paper with a threatening message at the Jackson family home.

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  2. Baton Rouge's missing 400-pound iron statue found in nearby parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | The Advocate

    A life-size 400-pound iron statue - part of a 22-sculpture visiting exhibit displayed in a downtown Baton Rouge levee that was missing - has been found in a parking lot not far from downtown. Ashley Fabre, director of communications and development for the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, said the statue, which was found in a parking lot on Oklahoma Street near River Road, has been recovered.

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  3. Livingston Sports Roundup for Aug. 9, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | The Advocate

    As a spectator of the Perfect Game All-American Classic last year, Cade Doughty got an up-close look at the nation's top rising high school seniors in the annual all-star game. Doughty will be back inside Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres, on Sunday as part of the East team.

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  4. Jeff Sadow: Edwards evades death penalty issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | The Advocate

    Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards should know by now that the longer you dodge an issue, the greater the chance it'll knock you for a loop. Edwards went into full obfuscation mode last month when Attorney General Jeff Landry, a Republican, accused him of being a closet opponent of capital punishment.

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  5. Livonia hires former SU player, assistant Elliott Jones as its head baseball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | The Advocate

    Elliott Jones is taking his game to a new level. Jones, an assistant baseball coach at Southern University for the last five years, has been hired as the head baseball coach at Class 4A Livonia High.

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  6. Louisiana 'Good Samaritan Law' protecting children and animals in hot cars now in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | The Advocate

    Among the new Louisiana laws going into effect today is the "Good Samaritan Law," which provides legal protection for those who rescue pets and children from hot cars. The law, which was drafted and proposed by the Louisiana SPCA and introduced by state Sen. Troy Carter, D-New Orleans, declares, "There shall be no liability on the part of a person for property damage or trespass to a motor vehicle, if the damage was caused while the person was rescuing" a pet or a child.

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  7. Jeff Sadow: BR Council actions feed St. George movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | The Advocate

    As seen on a TV screen, Tara Wicker holds up her finger showing two spots of blood, hers and fellow council member Trae Welch's, showing they both bleed red regardless of race, Thursday, July 19, 2018, during a special meeting of the metro council to appoint Buddy Amoroso's successor. As seen on a TV screen, Tara Wicker holds up her finger showing two spots of blood, hers and fellow council member Trae Welch's, showing they both bleed red regardless of race, Thursday, July 19, 2018, during a special meeting of the metro council to appoint Buddy Amoroso's successor.

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  8. Federal judge leans toward The Advocate, KATC over releasing size of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | The Advocate

    A federal judge in Lafayette said Thursday he's inclined to order public release of the amount Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal's office agreed to pay this year to the young child of a man who was killed while handcuffed in the back seat of a patrol car in 2014. But U.S. Magistrate Judge Patrick Hanna said at a morning hearing that he wasn't ready to do it just yet.

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  9. Ruling OKs removal of another Confederate icon; Daughters of the Confederacy lose lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | The Advocate

    Workers dismantle pieces of the pedestal that once held the confederate monument of Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard at the entrance of City Park in New Orleans, Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

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  10. Judge to weigh Advocate, KATC bid to unseal payout over Iberia Parish in-custody shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | The Advocate

    A federal magistrate judge on Thursday will weigh a bid by The Advocate and its TV partner KATC to make public the terms of a recent payout to settle the case of a man who was shot dead in 2014 while handcuffed in the back seat of an Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office patrol car. U.S. Magistrate Judge Patrick Hanna will decide whether to unseal the amount Sheriff Louis Ackal's office agreed to pay Shandell Bradley, the mother of Victor White III's son.

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  11. Our Views: Long-term solutions for pensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | The Advocate

    In an era of short-term thinking at the State Capitol, one of the best ideas for long-term reform was shelved in the chaos of the 2017 legislative sessions. That was a well-thought-out proposal to support a new version of the state's basic retirement plan for rank-and-file state workers.

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  12. "No wrongdoing" by Killian police chief, who purchased suit on town...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | The Advocate

    The Killian police chief did nothing criminal when he purchased a dress jacket on the town credit card while he was at a police convention earlier this month, a spokeswoman for the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said. Peter Bock, mayor of the small town in southern Livingston Parish, said he contacted Sheriff Jason Ard over the weekend about a questionable charge from the town's police chief on the municipal credit card.

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  13. Louisiana oil recession leaves behind growing 'orphan well' listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | The Advocate

    Abandoned oil tanks still remain on the site of a former oil field pit in Rayville. In Louisiana, there were 788 more orphan wells as of July than five years ago.

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  14. On tap: Abita's newest Harvest Series beers hit the shelvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | The Advocate

    Abita Brewing's Harvest Series features beers brewed with Louisiana-grown ingredients, such as strawberries, blueberries and grapefruit. Beginning last month, a brand-new Harvest beer was made available just in time for the dog days of summer.

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  15. In juvenile prison's 5th escape in 2018, BR inmate and others steal state vehicle, spark wild chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | The Advocate

    In a sensational jailbreak, two teenage inmates escaped from Louisiana's juvenile prison in Monroe early Monday, stole a state vehicle and drove it more than 40 miles south to the town of Olla, where they were captured following an hours-long manhunt that involved police dogs, a helicopter and lawmen on horseback. A third inmate also escaped from the Swanson Center for Youth but was taken into custody not far from the facility, officials said.

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  16. Louisiana Travels: Head west, north for July 4 funRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | The Advocate

    Thousands of runners are expected for the Firecracker 5K Race For Research Run & Healthwalk in Shreveport on the Fourth of July. Plan to travel during the hottest part of the day on Wednesday and arrive in time for the star-spangled street parade at 6 p.m. at the Lake Charles Civic Center, 900 Lakeshore Drive, the center of the evening's activities.

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  17. Bishop Robert Muench gets what he always wanted - to be just a priestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | The Advocate

    It's a stretch to say Bishop Robert Muench had to be dragged into the job from which he is retiring. But it's not that big an exaggeration.

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  18. Pollster: Candidates should keep in mind secretary of state race draws little interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by Richard Alan Hannon Shot 5/18/10 00021757A State Sen. A.G Crowe, R-Slidell, comments on State Rep. Roy Burrell's, D-Shreveport, bill, House Bill 1259, during the Senate Judiciary C committee at the State Capitol building in Baton Rouge Tuesday. Advocate staff photo by Richard Alan Hannon Shot 5/18/10 00021757A State Sen. A.G Crowe, R-Slidell, comments on State Rep. Roy Burrell's, D-Shreveport, bill, House Bill 1259, during the Senate Judiciary C committee at the State Capitol building in Baton Rouge Tuesday.

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  19. Shriners gather to honor D-D-Breaux at Red Fez BanquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | The Advocate

    Attending the Acacia Shriners Red Fez Banquet June 18 are, from left, Kim Green, administrator of Shriners Hospital in Shreveport; Chuck Coburn, Acacia potentate; Gerard Ruth, vice chairman of the Red Fez committee and Joe F. Howell, committee chairman and Acacia high priest and prophet. Acacia Shriners Chuck Coburn presents the Red Fez award to LSU gymnastics coach D-D Breaux during the group's June 18 banquet.

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  20. Photos: Michael Gerard Duca appointed new Bishop of Diocese of Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | The Advocate

    A press conference was held Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at the Catholic Life Center in Baton Rouge, after the Vatican announced that Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Michael Gerard Duca,currently Bishop of the Diocese of Shreveport, La., as the new bishop of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, LA. Bishop Duca succeeds Bishop Robert W. Muench, who is retiring.

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