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

    Thursday | The Advocate

    The queen of the 2016 Endymion Parade rides; this year's parade starts at 4:15 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of City Park and Orleans Avenues. Expect celebrity guests and elaborately decorated floats as this is one of the three Super Krewes.

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  2. 350 Mardi Gras photos of very best parades, events across south La., and we're not done yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Advocate

    We don't know about you, but we've been yelling, "Throw me something, Mister!" like there's no tomorrow. With the Mardi Gras season is in full swing, here are a ton of photos from across south Louisiana.

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  3. Lacombe Heart Hospital's affiliated medical practice closing following hospital shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Advocate

    Closure of the Louisiana Heart Hospital in Lacombe is continuing to have ripple effects in St. Tammany and two nearby parishes, led by an announcement Friday that a medical practice affiliated with the hospital is closing its seven locations by month's end. The hospital on La.

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  4. Interested in TOPS? Pivotal vote might crank up academic requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Participants enjoy the free food and information booths. LSU's Fall Fest celebration took place on Oct..

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  5. Smiley: Our brown pelican is whiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Advocate

    After comments about the pelican on the Louisiana state seal, we heard from Glen Duncan, the flag and seal designer, and Curtis Vann, the artist: "We suggest a short trip to the nearest library to find a sleek volume called 'A Modern History of the Louisiana Pelican Flag' or a drive to our State Archives Building see the great display there. "While studying our flag and seal, we discovered more than eight different flags flying in the Capitol City.

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  6. Louisiana senators may consider disciplining one of their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Advocate

    Senator Troy Brown turns himself in to the Ascension Parish Jail on Friday night, January 20, where he will serve 38 hours after pleading no contest this month to biting his wife during a struggle. Two senators have prepared competing resolutions to either expel or suspend state Sen. Troy Brown, who has pleaded no contest in two domestic battery cases, during the 10-day special session that begins Monday.

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  7. The Shrimp Basket to open first Louisiana location on Perkins Road, eyes Slidell and other locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Advocate

    The Shrimp Basket , an Alabama-based seafood restaurant chain, will open its first Louisiana location this summer near the intersection of Perkins Road and Essen Lane. The chain has signed a lease for the old McAlister's Deli building at 7242 Perkins and is working on getting a liquor license and permits to remodel the space, said Alex Knight, of NAI/Latter & Blum-Donnie Jarreau Real Estate, who is handling leasing for the property.

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  8. Communication student to host KSLU's - Point of View'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Advocate

    Southeastern Louisiana University communications senior Miranda Fleig, of Slidell, is taking over hosting duties for the KSLU radio program 'Point of View' after previous host Rosa Dunn's retirement. Southeastern Louisiana University communications senior Miranda Fleig, of Slidell, is taking over hosting duties for the KSLU radio program 'Point of View' after previous host Rosa Dunn's retirement.

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  9. Stephanie Grace: It's time to admit that TOPS scholarships will never be the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Advocate

    Lawmakers have long acknowledged the need to rein in spending on the hugely popular, yet ever more costly, Taylor Opportunity Program for Students scholarships, or TOPS, but have balked at most specific measures to do so. The political cost of cutting off aid that tens of thousands of families had been promised was just too darn high.

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  10. Decorated Marine, football coach: Mandeville High instructor accused...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    A former Marine who taught ROTC and coached football at Mandeville High School has been arrested after being accused of having sex with underage girls, in most cases on campus, authorities said Monday. Hosea McGhee, 48, was arrested Friday after a tip was called into Crimestoppers alleging that a teacher at the school was having inappropriate relationships with students.

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  11. Officials: Man killed by Slidell homeowner was high on 'Triple C,' yelling and beating on carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Advocate

    Photo provided -- A man was shot to death in the yard of this home in the Ozone Woods subdivision in Slidell on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. Photo provided -- A man was shot to death in the yard of this home in the Ozone Woods subdivision in Slidell on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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  12. Walgreens to open specialty pharmacy in Baton Rouge for patients with complex medical issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Advocate

    Walgreens is opening a specialty pharmacy at 5555 Essen Lane Wednesday for patients with complex medical conditions, such as cancer, Hepatitis C, cystic fibrosis and HIV/AIDS. While Walgreens has five specialty pharmacies open inside hospitals in New Orleans, Marrero and Slidell, this is the first location of Community, a Walgreens Pharmacy, in Louisiana.

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  13. Officials: Man killed by Slidell homeowner allegedly high on cold medicine, beating on carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Advocate

    Photo provided -- A man was shot to death in the yard of this home in the Ozone Woods subdivision in Slidell on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. Photo provided -- A man was shot to death in the yard of this home in the Ozone Woods subdivision in Slidell on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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  14. St. Tammany homeowner fatally shoots man acting 'erratically' in his yard; no arrest madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | The Advocate

    A homeowner fatally shot a man in the front yard of his home in the Ozone Woods subdivision near Slidell just after midnight Monday morning. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Capt.

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  15. St. Tammany Sheriff's Office: Slidell homeowner fatally shoots person ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | The Advocate

    A Slidell area homeowner fatally shot someone who was behaving erratically in his front yard shortly after midnight Monday morning, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's spokesman Daniel Seuzeneau said in a news release.

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  16. Grace Notes: TOPS might be Gov. Edwards' best bet to secure special session next month _lowresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Participants enjoy the free food and information booths. LSU's Fall Fest celebration took place on Oct..

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  17. With threat of flooding rising, new coastal plan calls for buying out ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | The Advocate

    A family's outdoor Christmas tree stands in stark contrast to dead trees Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in the 500 block of Avery Drive in Avery Estates subdivision near Slidell. Many trees in the subdivision were killed after being inundated by saltwater during Hurricane Katrina.

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  18. College Counseling Center at LSMSA celebrates seniors with partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | The Advocate

    Staff members of the College Counseling Center at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches hosted a party on Dec. 8 for the Class of 2017 to celebrate all 107 seniors submitting a college application to at least one college or university. Pictured are Karly Brown, left, of Baton Rouge, and Rachel Mendoza, of Slidell.

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  19. 2017 Coastal Master Plan predicts grimmer future for Louisiana coast...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Advocate

    Rough waves kick up during the Mandeville 4th of July celebration Monday, July 4, 2016, on the Mandeville Lakefront with elevated homes in the background. The 2017 draft version of the Coastal Master Plan offers a much grimmer view of the future than its predecessors.

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  20. 2017 Coastal Master Plan predicts grimmer future for Louisiana coast...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Advocate

    For 10 years, Louisiana's Coastal Master Plan has represented the state's vision for preventing its bottom third from being consumed by the Gulf of Mexico. It predicts that even if everything works as planned, 2,800 square miles of coast still could be lost in the next four decades, and about 27,000 buildings may need to be floodproofed, elevated or bought out, including about 10,000 in communities around New Orleans.

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