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  1. 1-cent sales tax for EBR education faces more headwinds as it seeks third renewal in 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    The three previous times voters in East Baton Rouge Parish had the chance to consider a 1-cent sales tax to support public education, they approved it by wide margins. The fourth go-around, however, may be the toughest yet.

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  2. Metro Council changes rules to allow grocers, drive-throughs in Rouzan developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Sprouts Farmers Market , which has nearly 300 locations across the U.S., has signed a lease to open its first Louisiana store in the Rouzan mixed-use development in Baton Rouge. Metro councilwoman Barbara Freiberg, District 12, speaks on Item 92 concerning an emergency appointment of the members of the Aviation Director Search Committee during a meeting of the metro council, Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at City Hall in Baton Rouge, La.

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  3. Zachary School Board raises school breakfast, lunch pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    The change affects the 55 percent of students who pay the full price for meals. Those who qualify for reduced-price meals won't have to pay more, said Superintendent Scott Devillier.

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  4. Zachary band raises money through mattress salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    The dreaded dust mite that can be found in your old mattress after ten years of wear and tear, mattress shoppers were told during Zachary High School's mattress sale Sunday. Ryan and Jaycie Hernan, Jackson Cope and Mike Bua enjoy laying on the mattresses in the band room during Zachary High School Band's fundraiser on Sunday.

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  5. Zachary Sports for April 19, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Kristian Jackson, of Zachary High, signs a National Letter of Intent to Southeastern Louisiana University track & field Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Kristian is the defending Outdoor and Indoor State Champion in Girls Shot Put.

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  6. Working dogs provide paws-on assistance, change livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Doubleplay's Be the Change, who goes by the call name Penny, takes a break from training Sunday, April 15. Penny is a service dog in training from Retrieving Freedom, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to training service dogs to help service the needs of veterans, children with autism and individuals living with diabetes. Pam Flotte trains and fosters service dogs in training.

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  7. Around Zachary for April 19, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    Relay for Life of Zachary and Baker will be from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at Americana in Zachary. Admission is free, and teams will sell food, drinks and activities to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

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  8. Visitation begins today for fallen Marine from Central; details on procession routes, servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | The Advocate

    Visitation for Lance Cpl. Taylor Conrad, a Marine from Central who was killed recently in a helicopter crash, begins at 5 p.m. Monday at Greenwell Springs Baptist Church in Greenwell Springs.

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  9. Lawsuit: Male EMS communications workers in East Baton Rouge subjected to 'hostile work environment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | The Advocate

    EMS checks out the driver of a vehicle involved in a T-bone crash near the intersection of Van Buren Street and Minnesota Street, Thursday, January 25, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. From left, Metro Councilman Scott Wilson, East Baton Rouge Parish Dept.

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  10. Four booked on suspicion of DWI in East Baton Rouge on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | The Advocate

    Authorities arrested at least four people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison on Friday, booking records show. Beatrice Davenport, 53, 1251 N. Ardenwood Drive, Baton Rouge, second-offense DWI, careless driving, improper lane usage, and driver's license suspended or revoked.

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  11. Our Views: Renew taxes for schools, teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | The Advocate

    East Baton Rouge Parish Schools Superintendent Warren Drake addresses the audience, Tuesday, February 6, 2018, during a forum discussing school construction set to occur over the next decade. East Baton Rouge Parish Schools Superintendent Warren Drake addresses the audience, Tuesday, February 6, 2018, during a forum discussing school construction set to occur over the next decade.

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  12. Comite River dredging bill nears final approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | The Advocate

    Aerial of severe flooding of the Comite River near Zachary in East Baton Rouge Parish on Sunday August 14, 2016. A Louisiana House committee Thursday approved Senate-passed legislation that changes Louisiana Scenic Rivers Act to allow dredging in the Comite River, which flooded in 2016.

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  13. Empty Bowls address hunger, need in ZacharyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Advocate

    Zachary High art student Anna Kate Anderson show a bowl Tuesday, April 10, designed for the Empty Bowls hunger event planned for Thursday, April 19. Zachary High art students, from left, Anna Kate Anderson, Alyssa Brashear, Kermit Johnson IV, and Taylor Torrence show bowls Tuesday, April 10, designed for the Empty Bowls hunger event planned for Thursday, April 19. Zachary High art teacher Chloe McCleary, second from left, helps display pottery bowls Tuesday, April 10, that will be used in this year's Empty Bowls dinner, a fundraiser for the Zachary Food Bank to be held Thursday, April 19. Her students are, from left, Anna Kate Anderson, Alyssa Brashear, Kermit Johnson IV and Taylor Torrence.

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  14. Historic Village changes aim to use past as foundation for growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Advocate

    A model train and depot artifacts are on display Monday, April 9, at the Train Depot in the Zachary Historic Village. New Zachary Historic Village Director Mary Landry has big plans for the city train depot and other buildings in the village.

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  15. Zachary City Council tackles permits for home-based businesses, approving 1 of the 3 requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Advocate

    Zachary City Council members spent much of their meeting Tuesday discussing requests for conditional use permits from people who want to run home-based businesses. The council denied a permit request from Sam Green, who had asked to operate Green and Sons Building at his home in the 3900 block of Little Farms Drive.

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  16. Livingston Parish Schools recognize 'Yes I Can' winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Advocate

    Albany Middle School Student Gabriel Garland is a 2017 National Winner in the 'Yes I Can' Awards Program, which is sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children. He is pictured with his teacher, Christina McKay, who is the LACEC Clarissa Hug Teacher of the Year awarded by the Louisiana CEC Chapter.

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  17. Around Zachary for April 12, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Advocate

    Lane Regional Medical Center, in conjunction with Our Lady of the Lake Blood Donor Center, is holding a blood drive from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 13. Blood supply is still low due to extreme winter weather and flu season. All blood types are needed.

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  18. Teachers union says industrial tax exemptions costing too much for East Baton Rouge schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | The Advocate

    Crystal Williams Gordon, a teacher at Broadmoor High School in Baton Rouge, talks about the hardships of teaching in schools where she and other educators spend their own money to supply what the school doesn't. Gordon spoke Monday at a press conference held by the Louisiana Association of Educators.

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  19. 'A perfect fit': Advocate purchases Gambit weekly, bestofneworleans.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | The Advocate

    The New Orleans Advocate headquarters at 840 St. Charles Ave. received a national contractor group award and is getting a Louisiana Landmarks Society historic preservation award for the restoration of its original appearance tied to 1949. Advocate owners John and Dathel Georges announced Monday that the duo has purchased The Gambit and bestofneworleans.com , New Orleans signature weekly news and entertainment paper and website.

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  20. What ails Baton Rouge's bail system? Slain Zachary officer's slaying a tragic exampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | The Advocate

    In the year before Albert Franklin allegedly killed a Zachary reserve police officer in a March hit-and-run, he was arrested five times. Each time he was released on bail.

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