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    Wednesday May 13 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff file photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- St. George petition by the numbers: Days remaining St. George advocates have to close the gap: 60 Advocate staff file photo by Travis Spradling -- A report from a CPA firm hired by St. George organizers, released on May 13, 2015, says the proposed new city in the southern part of the parish would not require new taxes to be levied to run the government. A new report from an accounting firm hired by organizers of the proposed new city of St. George says no additional taxes would be needed to run the city's governmental operations.

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  2. Light, breathable fabric will help Baton Rouge Police officer keep cooler this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie, Jr., right, shows the new uniform that officers will be wearing, in a press conference at headquarters Wednesday. The new uniforms fit better, are more breathable and comfortable, and will replace the old polyester ones in daily wear.

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  3. Everything a music fan needs to know about Bayou Country Superfest,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Baton Rouge native Sarah Ainsworth dances with Bayou Louis, La. native Buffy Ackman on Sunday, May 25, 2014, during Bayou Country Superfest Fan Fest outside of Tiger Stadium at LSU.

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    Wednesday May 13 | The Advocate

    Metro Council approves TIF subsidy for downtown Holiday Inn Express and agrees to waive fees for Knock Knock Children's Museum The Metro Council agreed Wednesday to give a special subsidy to build a new downtown hotel and to waive permit fees for construction of the Knock Knock Children's Museum. The hotel subsidy will come through a special taxing district the council approved for a Holiday Inn Express coming to downtown Baton Rouge.

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  5. a Better burgera segment trending in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Matt Englade, left, and Paul Fisher, right, enjoy Smashburgers with spicy Buffalo fries at Smashburger on Corporate Boulevard. Smashburger is the latest so-called "better burger" restaurant to open in Baton Rouge.

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  6. Wampold property will be Marriott Autograph hotel in downtown Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Advocate

    Rendering provided by Mike Wampold -- The old State Office Building in downtown Baton Rouge will be converted into a 148-room Marriott Autograph-branded hotel named Watermark Baton Rouge. The hotel is set to open in August 2016.

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  7. Group calls for Iberia sheriff to resign following allegations of abuse by deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Victor White Sr., father of Victor White, who died while in police custody in March 2014, center, with Takuna Mauluna El Shabazz, with the Community Council of Black Voters, left, and Raymond Brown, President of National Action Now, of New Orleans, speaks during a press conference asking for the resignation of Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal on Wednesday at Zion Hill Christian Fellowship in New Iberia. The call for Ackal to step down follows accusations of corruption within the department.

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  8. LSU pitchers Carley Hoover and Allie Walljasper learning that strikes arena t always goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU starting pitcher Carley Hoover pitches against Auburn, Friday, May 1, 2015, at LSU's Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, La. Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU starting pitcher Allie Walljasper pitches against Florida Atlantic, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at LSU's Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, La.

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  9. Judge throws out part of suit against Louisiana abortion lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Advocate

    A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Louisiana's law requiring abortion clinic doctors to gain hospital admitting privileges could pose too great an obstacle to abortions even though there's a rational reason for the law. U.S. District Judge John deGravelles in Baton Rouge threw out part of a challenge to the law but refused to dismiss the entire lawsuit.

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  10. Guest commentary: The journey to Mars and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Advocate

    America's space program is taking major steps on a bold new path. NASA's challenge is nothing less than to develop the knowledge and technology that will carry explorers farther from Earth than ever before, to Mars and back.

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  11. Lanny Keller: A star who wants to keep the checks comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Advocate

    After a decade, the mayor has had his difficulties with the increasingly fractious Metro Council, and several major borrowing proposals for big public works have been blocked. At the same time, though, the metropolitan area is in the midst of a considerable economic boom, fueled in large part by traditional industries such as petrochemical manufacturing but also by the new jobs that Holden has pursued as mayor.

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  12. Baton Rouge officials dedicate first phase of Downtown GreenwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday morning at Expressway Park to mark the completion of the first phase of the Downtown Greenway. The greenway, a collaberative effort between BREC and the Downtown Development District, will link neighborhoods to parks, businesses and cultural attractions.

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  13. Baker School Board to mull through applications for its next superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Advocate

    Five individuals, including two top administrators in the East Baton Rouge Parish school district and one in Zachary, applied by a Friday deadline to become the next superintendent of public schools in Baker. The Baker School Board is meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, likely behind closed doors, to determine which of these applicants it will bring back on May 26 to interview.

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  14. Draft plan to restore, improve Baton Rouge lakes unveiled TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Jim Brandt, left, and Luke Laborde study a map of the University and City Park lakes at a public meeting Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in the Lod Cook Alumni Center. The Baton Rouge Area Foundation is underwriting a master plan for restoring and enhancing the University and City Park lakes.

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  15. LSUa s Jared Foster wins appeal, has eligibility restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN OUBRE -- LSU's Jared Foster watches a high fly ball on Tuesday night against Alcorn State. Jared Foster throws the ball to first base during an SEC baseball game between the University of Georgia and LSU on Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Athens, Ga.

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  16. Work Talk: Young writers learn from each other at New South Story LabRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- New South student Sandra Nguyen, 17, second from left, shares her opinions on certain meanings of author Chelsey Minnis' writings in her book 'Zirconia' as, from left, Kevin Hebert, 18, instructor Samantha Bares, and Kyle Mann, 19, listen at the New South Story Lab meeting at the Main Library. Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- New South instructor Samantha Bares, right, reads an excerpt from 'The Telling That Shows' by Peter Rock as student Sandra Nguyen, 17, listens.

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  17. Pama s Party Line, May 13, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by RACHELE SMITH --- Battling cancer --- At the April 11 fundraiser benefiting Advocates for Christ Against Cancer at Circle Bowl are, front, Garry Richard, and, back row from left, Debra Reese, founder Reather Robinson, Brenda Wright and Bernadine Wright. Photo provided by CATHIE RYAN --- Royal birthday party -- Members of the Strawberry Fields chapter of the Daughters of the British Empire gather April 19 for a baby shower in honor of the impending birth of the Royal Baby, who arrived on May 2. At the celebration are, front from left, Ellen Brzezick, Mandy Tebbutt, Veronica Dawson and Nancy Lutrell; and, back, Cathie Ryan, Eileen McShane, Linda Curphey, June Mears, Nelda Boyd, Fiona Boyd and hostess Caroline Kennedy.

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  18. When the Cannons Fell Silent: Exhibit illustrates life in America after Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- After the Civil War, statues of Confederate soldiers were mass produced and installed in town squares and on courthouse lawns throughout the South. This solider once stood in front of the courthouse in Baton Rouge and is part of the West Baton Rouge Museum's Civil War exhibit.

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  19. Negotiations on Common Core bills continue on eve of debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Advocate

    Closed-door negotiations continued Tuesday on ways to stop another divisive legislative clash about Common Core education standards, but it wasn't clear the two sides could reach terms in time to stop the first round of contentious debates. Hearings were scheduled Wednesday in two Louisiana House committees on bills pushed by Common Core opponents to yank the multistate standards from Louisiana's classrooms and enact ethics restrictions on state education leaders who support the standards.

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  20. Two booked on DWI in East Baton Rouge ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Advocate

    Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Monday and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, booking records show. - Larry Joubert, 62, 532 S. River Road, Port Allen, first-offense DWI, a one-way street violation and possession of an alcoholic beverage in a vehicle.

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