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  1. It's hot in New Orleans, so have a snow cone or snowballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Times-Picayune

    HOT! HOT! HOT! This weather has really been a sizzler with temperatures in the 100's and humidity just as bad. It got me thinking about summer things that we do to stay cool and snowballs were at the top of the list of things that will keep you cool.

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  2. Why wasn't Donald Dickerson charged with a hate crime in the beating of a white man at a Baton Rouge gas station? Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | NOLA.com

    Donald Dickerson, a Baton Rouge man convicted of beating a St. Francisville father a gas station on Scenic Highway, could face life imprisonment based on the state's habitual offender law at his Sept. 3 sentencing hearing.

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  3. New Orleans' Lakeview makes comeback since KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | NOLA.com

    The 10th anniversary in August since Katrina got me reminiscing and remembering what it was like when we first returned in March 2006 to New Orleans. Reading my past columns helped me remember how bleak it was and how uncertain we all were as to whether the lakefront would in fact be rebuilt.

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  4. Man found guilty in Baton Rouge gas station beating faces life sentence, WAFB reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Donald Dickerson, a Baton Rouge man accused of beating a St. Francisville man at a Baton Rouge gas station while his family watched on, was found guilty Thursday, June 25, 2015, of second-degree battery. A man accused of instigating the May 2013 beating of a family at a Baton Rouge gas station for being in "the wrong neighborhood" was found guilty Thursday of second-degree battery, WAFB reports.

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  5. Old and new again at Grandmother's ButtonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    What's that saying about everything old being new again? Those could actually be your grandmother's buttons in the handmade jewelry at Grandmother's Buttons on Magazine Street, but the finished pieces are totally on-trend, just as the retro-inspired clothing is also of-the-moment. The business began about three decades ago in St. Francisville with owner Susan Garret Davis making jewelry from vintage buttons and selling it through wholesale gift markets in Atlanta, Dallas, New York and Chicago.

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  6. Baton Rouge gas station beating with racial overtones started over a pink shirt, defense saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The second-degree battery trial of Donald Dickerson, a Baton Rouge man accused of beating a St. Francisville man at a gas station on Scenic Highway, began Tuesday, June 23, 2015. It's been more than two years since a white family from St. Francisville was allegedly beaten by black patrons at a Baton Rouge gas station after being told they were "in the wrong neighborhood."

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  7. Racially charged beating of family at Baton Rouge gas station subject of trial this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Jury selection for Donald Dickerson, a Baton Rouge man accused of beating a family at a gas station on Scenic Highway, is set to begin Monday, June 22, 2015. Jury selection has begun in a trial for a black man accused in the 2013 beatings of a white family at a North Baton Rouge gas station for being in the "wrong neighborhood."

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  8. Angola 3 member Albert Woodfox waits on ruling that could set him freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | NOLA.com

    TV camera crews, a satellite truck and news reporters were set up outside the West Feliciana Parish Detention Center in St. Francisville by 10 a.m. Friday in anticipation of the possible release of Albert Woodfox, who has spent more than 40 years in solitary confinement in Louisiana prisons. By noon, word had not come down from the Fifth Circuit U.S. District Court of Appeals about whether or not Woodfox will walk free after a federal judge called for his unconditional release Monday .

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  9. Albert Woodfox remains jailed as legal maneuvers continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's Office confirms it has filed a notice to appeal a federal judges ruling calling for the release of Albert Woodfox, the last remaining imprisoned member of the Angola 3. As of Tuesday afternoon, Woofox still remained in state custody in St. Francisville. Woodfox has been in solitary confinement in Louisiana prisons for more than 40 years related to the 1972 murder of prison guard Brent Miller.

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  10. Louisiana Teacher of the Year honored by President Obama, explains why teaching 'is what I had to do'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Louisiana Teacher of the Year Carla Jackson and husband, John, outside the White House Wednesday . WASHINGTON - Louisiana Teacher of the Year Carla Jackson, honored Wednesday by President Barack Obama along with counterparts from the 49 other states, recalled the day she knew "teaching is what I had to do."

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  11. NRC holding open house on Entergy River Bend plant's 2014 performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding an open house on April 14, to discuss Entergy River Bend nuclear power plant's 2014 performance. Last year, the River Bend Plant had two unplanned shutdowns during the fourth quarter of 2014, which exceeded performance threshold, NRC officials said.

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  12. Equipment failure prompts special NRC inspection at Entergy's River Bend Station in St. FrancisvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has started a special inspection at Entergy Operations, Inc.'s River Bend nuclear power plant to discover what lead to the March 9 failure of equipment as it was being tested. (Eliot Kamenitz/NOLA.com The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has started a special inspection at Entergy Operations, Inc.'s River Bend nuclear power plant to discover what lead to the March 9 failure of equipment as it was being tested.

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  13. Trial for Baton Rouge man accused of beating family at gas station set to begin, TV station reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Jury selection for Donald Dickerson, a Baton Rouge man accused of beating a family at a gas station on Scenic Highway, is set to begin Monday, March 30, 2015. The trial for a Baton Rouge man accused of partaking in a gas station beating of a St. Francisville family, which received attention for its racial implications, is set to begin Monday , WAFB reports. 16 comments

  14. Tours at the Myrtles Plantation peel back mystery on antebellum homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    We're standing inside what our tour guide says is one of the most "active" rooms at the Myrtles Plantation -- the ladies' parlor -- and as she suggests we take a look inside a gilded mirror, the delicate chandelier overhead begins to shake. The tinkling of its crystal garland immediately gives her pause, and we all stop to stare at the light fixture.

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  15. Local non-profit gives physically-disabled children 'wheels to succeed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Born with a pediatric cytomegalovirus infection, which caused cerebral palsy, 7-year-old Carson Kiletico's parents didn't know whether or not he'd be able to live a life like an average kid. But a couple years ago, a Baton Rouge therapist told his parents about the benefits of cycling and how they could get Carson a specially-adapted bike that he could work up to operating on his own, virtually free of charge.

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  16. Train-effect thunderstorms prompt flood advisory for areas north of Baton Rouge until 1 p.m. MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    A flood advisory has been issued for locations just north of Baton Rouge until 1 p.m. Monday after the development of a series of "train-effect" thunderstorms have already dumped more than 2 inches of rain over the area, according to the Slidell office of the National Weather Service . The advisory includes East and West Feliciana, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, and Washington parishes, including the cities of Jackson, Clinton, New Roads, Greensburg, Amite and St. Francisville.

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  17. Uptown Mardi Gras rolls on despite neutral ground constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | NOLA.com

    In the first three blocks of Napoleon Avenue, just past Tchoupitoulas Street, it was business as usual Sunday along the Uptown parade route. But the familiar Mardi Gras scene came to an abrupt end at Laurel Street.

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  18. Louisiana Marine vet reunited with his Afghanistan canine, TV outlets reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | NOLA.com

    A West Feliciana Parish Marine Corps veteran who served in Afghanistan was reunited Wednesday with the black Labrador retriever he says saved his life on several occasions, according to television news reports. Jared Heine , of St. Francisville, was met with Spike for the first time since parting ways three years ago, in Richmond, Va., according to CBS news .

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  19. West Feliciana wide receiver Jazz Ferguson, quarterback Ryan Reed sign with LSU, Northwestern StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Jazz Ferguson and Ryan Reed sign their letter of intents to play for LSU and Northwestern State (Andrew Valenti, NOLA.com In front of a packed crowd in West Feliciana High School's library, wide receiver Jazz Ferguson and quarterback/safety Ryan Reed made it official and signed their national letters of intent to play for LSU and Northwestern State, respectively. The Times-Picayune Nifty 50, said it means a lot to represent the St. Francisville and West Feliciana community as he'll don the Purple and Gold on Saturdays in the fall.

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  20. Multi-talented Jazz Ferguson bringing complete package to LSURead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The LSU-committed wide receiver may very well be using the many interviews he's drawn to West Feliciana as a rare chance to rest between a hectic high school career of juggling football, baseball, basketball and track. Ferguson's comfort in each and every situation never ceased to impress his fellow Saints or the opponents he faced and, more often than not, frustrated.

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