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  1. Oak Alley pulling plug on popular arts and crafts festivalRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 19 | The Advocate

    The thunderstorm that turned the green grounds of Oak Alley into mud the night before the plantation's arts and crafts festival this spring wasn't the main reason the plantation decided to end the 23-years-running festival.

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  2. Despite 1-vote April 5 defeat, no plan to put Nutrition Kitchen tax back on ballotRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Advocate

    St. James Parish President Timmy Roussel has no plans to put a tax proposal back on the ballot to build a kitchen for parish social service programs unless the public asks for one after a similar tax failed by one vote on April 5. The proposed Nutrition Kitchen would have supplied food to children in Head Start and other parish programs for the ... (more)

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  3. Louisiana plantation tours skittish on slavery historyRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    Louisiana's magnificent antebellum plantation homes draw thousands of visitors each year to the state.

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  4. Some residents urge St. James Council to adopt land use planRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | The Advocate

    Half a dozen residents voiced support at a public hearing Wednesday for the St. James Parish government's proposed land use plan.

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  5. St. James to consider land-use planRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Advocate

    The St. James Parish Council has set two public hearings on a proposed land use plan that some officials say would reduce conflicts between residents and industry, promote affordable housing and preserve historic sites all while encouraging economic development.

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  6. Role in a 12 Years a Slavea challenges Chiwetel EjioforRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | The Advocate

    In the Hollywood tradition, movies glance at slavery from the peripheries of sanitized tales of white Southerners.

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  7. Associated Press photo by Gerald Herbert -- River traffic is halted...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2014 | The Advocate

    The U.S. Coast Guard and a host of other agencies are continuing Monday to respond to a spill of about 31,500 gallons of light crude oil in the Mississippi River after a barge collision Saturday afternoon.

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  8. Portion of Mississippi River remains closed as response continues to oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2014 | The Advocate

    The U.S. Coast Guard and a host of other agencies are continuing Monday to respond to a spill of about 31,500 gallons of light crude oil in the Mississippi River after a barge collision Saturday afternoon.

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  9. Oil spill closes part of Miss. River in LouisianaRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2014 | The Advocate

    The Coast Guard says a 65-mile stretch of the Mississippi River is closed until further notice while crews clean up oil from a barge that hit a towboat between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

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  10. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Feb 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    Under a sprawling oak tree in the middle of a burned sugar cane field, the killer left his nude victim on gruesome display.

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  11. Lutcher hospital expected could save millions through bond refinanceRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | The Advocate

    The St. James Parish Council approved a resolution Wednesday to refinance up to $8 million in revenue bonds issued in 2008 used to construct St. James Parish Hospital in Lutcher.

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  12. Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling -- Author Attica Locke, who...Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | The Advocate

    A modern day story of past and present, black and white, converging on a south Louisiana sugar plantation brought its author into a Baton Rouge public high school Thursday.

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  13. Cutting Season' author takes Ernest J. Gaines AwardRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | The Advocate

    A modern day story of past and present, black and white, converging on a south Louisiana sugar plantation brought its author into a Baton Rouge public high school Thursday.

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  14. St. James sets meetings around parish on master planRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2014 | The Advocate

    The St. James Parish government scheduled informational meetings on its proposed comprehensive master plan before the Parish Council plans to formally approves the document later this spring.

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  15. St. James council goes on record against terminal siteRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2013 | The Advocate

    The St. James Parish Council endorsed a resolution Wednesday opposing the proposed site of Wolverine Terminals LLC's crude oil terminal and blending operation in Paulina after residents objected to industry operating in a residential area.

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  16. St. James official: a Industrial renaissancea helps tax revenuesRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2013 | The Advocate

    St. James Parish President Timmy Roussel presented the parish's $62.1 million budget for the 2014 fiscal year Wednesday, noting in his budget message to the Parish Council that an "industrial renaissance" in south Louisiana is helping the parish's sales tax revenue increase.

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  17. Sorrento man sentenced to home incarceration in pollution caseRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2013 | The Advocate

    A Sorrento man has been sentenced to one year of home incarceration after pleading guilty to illegally discharging wastes at the now-closed Armant Environmental Services plant in Vacherie, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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  18. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Nov 1, 2013 | The Advocate

    In the Hollywood tradition, movies glance at slavery from the peripheries of sanitized tales of white Southerners.

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