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  1. Former VA secretaries join fight over Agent Orange benefits for Blue Water Navy vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... is that they have misrepresented and cherry picked evidence to support their flawed position." Wells, based in Louisiana, planned to travel to Washington next week to try to meet with senators. The office for Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., the chairman ...

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  2. A phone call with S&WB shouldn't replace a public meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NOLA.com

    ... obtained by the Lens showed. Scott Sternberg, a New Orleans-based attorney who serves as general counsel for the Louisiana Press Association, said Tuesday that "there's no question" the phone conversations conflict with the state's open meetings ...

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  3. 'Disgusting time in our history': Jesuit leader horrified by 1970s abuse claims, urges vigilanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    ... by The Advocate on Wednesday. He told his staff he was sickened and could not sleep that night. The names of Louisiana clergy members with credible accusations of abuse against them may have their names released in the future, according t "My answer ...

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  4. In New Orleans, more quietly settled, decades-old Catholic Church sex abuse cases surfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    ... of a sexual abuse scandal that's rocked the Catholic Church around the world, including horrifying incidents in Louisiana, church Three separate, unnamed plaintiffs pursued claims against Malcolm Strassel, once a priest at Our Lady of Lourdes; ...

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  5. Report: Louisiana bishops may release names of clergy members accused of abuse, Gregory Aymond saysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    The names of Louisiana clergy members with credible accusations of abuse against them may have their names released in the future, according to a report from NOLA.com . New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond told NOLA.com in an interview Thursday he and other Louisiana bishops are discussing the possibility, but said releasing the names of accused clergy members is "riddled with problems" and "messy," particularly in cases where the abuser is deceased.

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  6. The making of 'Blaze': Tale of doomed musician was born in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    ... Filmed in Baton Rouge, Jackson, St. Francisville, New Orleans and Woodville, Mississippi, "Blaze" boasts plenty of Louisiana talent. New Orleans singer Alynda Lee Segarra, frontwoman for Hurray for the Riff Raff, and local actress Jenn Lyon ...

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  7. The Rougarou becomes reality for new Baton Rouge baseball team in Texas Collegiate LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    ... Uri Geva, the founder and co-owner of the Clutch Entertainment Group that runs the six-team league in Texas and Louisiana. "It is as real as you can get." Geva and Mike Phillips, the league's director of business operations, unveiled the nickname ...

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  8. Our Views: Oscar Lozada would not have been arrested without hard work of Baton Rouge investigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    After the press conference, EBRSO Major Todd Morris, center, smiles along with EBR Sheriff Sid Gautreaux, right, and District Attorney Hillar Moore III, left. More than seven years after Sylviane Finck Lozada, a Brusly High School teacher disappeared, her husband Oscar A. Lozada has been arrested in her death and her daughter, Angelina Lozada, now 12 years old, has returned safely to Louisiana.

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  9. Rather than expand out, the Bodins expanded their Garden District home up in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    ... and added an outdoor kitchen and a pergola, built by Greg Bodin and his son, Ryan, a sophomore at Southeastern Louisiana University. Daughter Andi is an event coordinator. Greg Bodin also built a tree house for twins Eliza and Joseph, who are in the ...

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  10. There's PlantFest, and then there's the PlantFest Teaser. Plan to attend both.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    ... director of the arboretum. "To spice up the mix, plants are imported from a diversity of nurseries located in Louisiana, Alabama and Texas," Coates says. "Well over 5,000 plants will be assembled representing 600 different species, some making their ...

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

    2 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... donation. There are hors d'oeuvres and an auction. Tickets $75 and up. LINEN NIGHT IN THE EAST: 6 p.m., Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, 11000 Lake Forest Blvd., New Orleans. Hosted by East New Orleans Business Development District, with ...

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  12. Ex-Louisiana-Lafayette softball coach Lotief sues university, claims firing was shamRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Former University of Louisiana at Lafayette softball coach Michael Lotief listens during a press conference Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the Lafayette Bar Association in Lafayette, La. Glen Edwards, an attorney representing former University of Louisiana at Lafayette softball coach Michael Lotief, speaks during a press conference Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the Lafayette Bar Association in Lafayette, La.

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  13. Ed Orgeron has crushed the Vegas spread in SEC gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... opponents, while his teams tend to win, but look less intimidating, against weaker teams. LSU beat Southeastern Louisiana, 31-0, on Sept. 8. The Tigers were favored by 40 points. They needed a Hail Mary at the end of the second quarter and a Lions ...

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  14. The GOP Governors Succeeding in Blue StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Review Online

    ... is also true for John Bel Edwards, a moderate Democrat who is a fairly popular governor in deeply Republican Louisiana. In these states, it is relatively easy to avoid the kinds of issues that divide national political constituencies and focus on ...

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  15. She's rewriting the rules of philanthropy in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Gilbert was a founding board member of the Foundation for Louisiana, a statewide charity designed to build stronger communities; Agenda for Children; and the Louisiana Children's Museum. Among the ...

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  16. Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Whiskey, Jerk Chicken, and BaoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Houston Press

    The Saint Arnold Pub Crawl is heading to Midtown, stopping at Front Porch Pub , 217 Gray, Christian's Tailgate , 2000 Bagby, 3rd Floor and Pub Fiction , 2303 Smith, Irish Cowboy , 2300 Louisiana, and The Dogwood , 2403 Bagby, before finishing up with an after-party at Little Woodrow's , 2306 Brazos.

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  17. Reviewing Biloxi Marsh la/SHRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | IntersportsWire

    ... between the two stocks. Biloxi Marsh Lands Corporation explores for and develops oil and gas properties in Louisiana and Texas. The company owns approximately 90,000 acres of marsh lands located in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. As of December 31, ...

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  18. The Times-Picayune: New Orleans archbishop may release names of accused priestsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond said Thursday he and other Louisiana bishops are discussing whether to release the names of clergy members who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse, according to Nola.com/The Times-Picayune.

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  19. Tablet to Tablet explores evolution of booksRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Natchitoches Times

    ... the library. "Reading the World: Tablet to Tablet" was created by Calcasieu Parish Public Library and Culture Fest Louisiana and was made possible through donations. Artwork is by Erik Jessen of Mixed Media Group.

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  20. NSU names Pat Jones university CFORead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Natchitoches Times

    Northwestern State University has named Pat Jones Chief Financial Officer at the university, pending approval of the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System. He will assume the new position in October.

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