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  1. Advocate Staff file photo by Kerry MaloneyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    Firefighters early Tuesday afternoon battled a large blaze at an apartment complex where at least one man jumped out a third story window to escape the flames, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department.

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  2. Five of six Baton Rouge Lakes must be dredged, study showsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    An environmental study commissioned by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation found that five out of six of the Baton Rouge Lakes are too shallow, confirming the need to dredge the lakes to prevent them from reverting to swampland.

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  3. Baton Rouge men admit to federal drug charges TuesdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    Two Baton Rouge men pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal drug charges stemming from an extensive probe - dubbed Operation I Spy - into an alleged cocaine trafficking network operating in the Baton Rouge region.

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  4. Loar to focus on planning bid for Ascension Parish presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    Ascension Parish Councilman Chris Loar , announcing his candidacy for parish president in the 2015 fall elections, said Tuesday the parish's current economic boom requires leadership for the parish's future.

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  5. Senate confirms deGravelles to U.S. District Court benchRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    A partner at the firm of deGravelles, Palmintier, Holthaus & FrugA , deGravelles specializes in civil litigation representing individuals and businesses.

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  6. Pro-Common Core lawsuit filed in Baton RougeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    A group led by parents and others filed a lawsuit Tuesday morning that accuses Gov. Bobby Jindal of illegally trying to derail Common Core and the exams that go with it.

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  7. Investar CEO rings Nasdaq opening bellRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge-based Investar Holding Corp. Chief Executive Officer John D'Angelo rang the opening bell for Nasdaq on Tuesday.

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  8. Man wounded multiple times in St. Gerard Street shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    A Monday night shooting in the 5500 block of St. Gerard Street left a 23-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his upper and lower torso, but his injuries are not considered life threatening, Baton Rouge police said.

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  9. St. Francisville daytripping offers plantations, natural splendor and plenty of quirksRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    The visitor's circuit around St. Francisville is well-trodden, and it's also well-marked.

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  10. Associated Press file photo by The Houston Chronicle, Nick de la...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | The Advocate

    Associated Press file photo by The Houston Chronicle, Nick de la Torre -- R. Allen Stanford, center, leaves the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse, in March 2012, in Houston.

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  11. Tigers lose Rob Bolden; baseballa s Jared Foster in the mix?Read the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | The Advocate

    Bolden, a 6-foot-4, 209-pound senior, never played a down at LSU. He was moved to receiver during spring practice but was moved back to quarterback for fall camp.

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  12. Letter: Loop wona t help trafficRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden and other proponents of the Baton Rouge loop refuse to give up the ghost and evidently relish the thought of wasting taxpayers' money studying a proposal that will not materialize.

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  13. Letter: Politicians ignorant of St. GeorgeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | The Advocate

    As I read The Advocate last week, I was not shocked because the East Baton Rouge city-parish government is annexing 3,500 acres of cow pasture , not because Mayor Kip Holden brought back the old lawyer-politician out of mothballs, but because of the quote from city-parish CAO William Daniel, which read, "They realize there will likely be a massive ... (more)

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  14. Our Views: For growth, toleranceRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | The Advocate

    As a business proposition, there are few things easier and more productive for the long-term future of Baton Rouge than the "fairness ordinance" against anti-gay discrimination in employment and housing.

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  15. Gonzales road study dead, but amendments may keep budget controversy aliveRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | The Advocate

    The controversial attempt by three of the city's five councilmen to fund an $800,000 Interstate 10 service road study is dead.

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  16. Audit raises questions about payday lending oversightRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | The Advocate

    State regulators let payday lenders slide on more than 8,000 "major violations," according to the Louisiana legislative auditor , a lapse that had at least one lawmaker Monday formally requesting a joint legislative investigation.

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  17. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | The Advocate

    A science panel advising the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on possible tougher standards on ozone pollution has come out with recommendations that could put much of the state out of compliance.

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  18. Advocate Photo by Michelle Millhollon -- U.S. Senate candidate Rob...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | The Advocate

    Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Rob Maness told a Baton Rouge audience Monday that he plans to take a tool chest with him to Washington, D.C., if he is elected to the U.S. Senate in November.

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  19. Rep. Paul B. HollisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Advocate

    "He's a good guy, and he's got a good future. He just found out his future was not in this Senate race."

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  20. BR officials concerned about recent spate of fatal shootingsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | The Advocate

    April Johnson was working at the Greyhound Bus Station ticket counter on Florida Avenue on Sunday night when a man ran to the door, pleading for someone to help.

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