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  1. Smiley: Jailhouse bluesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | The Advocate

    "So they will now be trying a new tactic: inmates will be allowed to copy out five numbers from their phones before the phones are bagged, sealed and stored. Tony Falterman, of Napoleonville, says, "Many years ago we had a boxer named Chip.

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  2. LSU gymnastics team is the No. 1 team in the NCAA Ames, Iowa regionalRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Tiger fans react as LSU senior Lloimincia Hall performs on the floor against Minnesota, Friday, Mar. 6, 2015, at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. The LSU gymnastics team will begin its quest for its first team national championship in the Ames, Iowa, regional, the NCAA announced Monday afternoon.

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  3. LSU's F. King Alexander on budget cut impact: 'We'd have to furlough everybody for the entire year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Advocate

    LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander and "five of the most influential" members of the LSU Board of Supervisors recently met with Gov. Bobby Jindal to stress the devastating impact that deep cuts to higher education funding would have on the university. Alexander, who has emerged as one of the key voices in the fight against the potential state budget cuts , spoke to the Baton Rouge Press Club on Monday.

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  4. Guardsmana s body transferred to Lafayette cemeteryRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- The motorcade and hearse carrying La. Air National Guardsman Chief Warrant Officer George Wayne Griffin, Jr., who died when his Blackhawk helicopter crashed two weeks ago, passes through Baton Rouge on the way to Fountain Memorial Cemetery in Lafayette where he will be interred.

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  5. Registrar putting finishing touches on St. George petition, 17.5 percent of names tossedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Advocate

    The East Baton Rouge Registrar of Voters' office is almost finished validating the massive St. George petition for incorporation, which will determine whether the proposed new city will be put to a vote. Amy Pourciau, a spokeswoman in the office, said Monday morning that her office has gone through the signatures on the more than 1,000 page petition, and is moving on to the process of removing the signatures of people who signed the petition and then later requested their names be taken off.

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  6. Police identify man shot to death outside residence on Quida Mae DriveRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge police are investigating the death of a man who was shot multiple times Sunday night outside his residence on Quida Mae Drive. Joel Gurvara, 28, of 5852 Quida Mae #104, was shot around 8 p.m. after a brief argument with another man.

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  7. half-cent sales taxRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Advocate

    West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Mike Cazes says he might have to cut back, or eliminate, several programs and public services his office provides if voters on March 28 balk at his attempt to pass a half-cent sales tax. Cazes said he needs the $2.9 million the proposed tax would generate annually to address the more than $6 million shortfall he's been facing every year in his $12.9 million operating budget for the Sheriff's Office.

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  8. LSU chief emerges as key voice against budget cutsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Advocate

    That's the advice LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander has given to students who oppose what could become deep cuts to state higher education funding in the coming year. "Sometimes, you don't have to be so polite.

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  9. Cancer Q&A, March 23, 2015Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Advocate

    According to the National Cancer Institute, alcohol consumption increases the risk for many different types of cancer including cancer of the head and neck, esophagus, colon, liver and breast cancer in women. In general, these risks increase after about one daily drink for women and two daily drinks for men.

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  10. Alzheimera s Q&A, March 23, 2015Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Advocate

    Music has often been described as a universal language, and studies have shown that music can affect brain waves, brain circulation and stress hormones. Though there are no claims that music can cure a disease, research has shown music benefits in a number of ways: reduces stress and anxiety, helps people sleep better, often helps alleviate pain, improves communication, is a way to express feelings, promotes physical rehabilitation and enhances memory.

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  11. Baton Rouge police: Father shoots 18-year-old son after orange juice runs out, porcelain vase breaksRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Advocate

    A Baton Rouge man was arrested early Sunday after he confessed to shooting his 18-year-old son in the buttocks during an argument over orange juice. Eldridge Dukes, 58, and his son were fighting about the lack of orange juice in their north Baton Rouge home, according to a Baton Rouge police arrest report.

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  12. Villages at River Ranch developers open downtown office in Baton RougeRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Advocate

    Photo courtesy of SOUTHERN LIFESTYLE DEVELOPMENT CO. -- Southern Lifestyle Development Co., which developed River Ranch in Lafayette, recently opened an office in Baton Rouge with an eye on developing property all the way to St. Tammany Parish.

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  13. New voice faculty member to make Sinfonietta debutRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Advocate

    The Louisiana Sinfonietta will perform its fourth concert of the 2014-15 season at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 22, in the LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive, Baton Rouge. Making her first appearance with the orchestra will be Sandra Moon, a recent addition to the LSU School of Music's voice faculty, who will perform the aria "D'amour l'ardente flamme" from Hector Berlioz's "The Damnation of Faust."

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  14. Womena s poetry reading celebrates 17 yearsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Advocate

    The Baton Rouge Gallery will host the 17th annual Women's History Poetry Reading at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22. Original poems lasting three to four minutes about women, history or both will be read by a wide range of Louisiana women at the long-standing event, which is part of the "Sundays@4" series at the gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. The program is free.

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  15. Arts calendar for March 15, 2015Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Advocate

    Tickets are on sale for the Livingston Parish Children's Choirs Dinner Theatre's production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the 60s" at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 20-21 at North Park, 30372 Eden Church Road, Denham Springs. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the door.

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  16. South a a new frontiera for LGBTQ activism, organizer of LSU conference saysRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Advocate

    Although the conservative South has long been a difficult place for gay rights activism, panelists attending the Louisiana Queer Conference at LSU Saturday said progress is being made and the region will increasingly be a focus for organizing. Organizing the LGBTQ movement in the South - the initials stand for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer - has been a challenge compared to the North where activists are better funded, said Michael Beyer, co-coordinator of the conference and a senior in political science at LSU.

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  17. Baton Rouge day care worker accused of slamming 1-year-old against wooden cabinetRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Advocate

    A veteran Baton Rouge daycare teacher was arrested on Friday after she was accused of shoving a 1-year-old girl in her care, to the floor, then slamming her against a wooden cabinet, officials said. Melissa Schexnayder, 49, had worked at Florida Boulevard Baptist Church Preschool & Daycare for about 15 years when, according to police, she shoved an infant she was supposed to be taking care of, leaving the girl with a bloody nose on Jan. 13. The report says that during the attack, Schexnayder pushed the infant to the ground and then "dragged her by her arm" to throw her forcefully against the cabinet.

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  18. Live video: See the floats, sights, sounds from Baton Rouge's St. Patrick's Day paradeRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Advocate

    Join us Saturday morning for live coverage of the St. Patrick's Day Wearin' of the Green Parade.

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  19. East Baton Rouge school superintendent search draws 10 applicantsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | The Advocate

    Ten individuals, including four former superintendents, have applied to become the next superintendent of the East Baton Rouge Parish school system. The applicants range from School Board watcher James Finney, whose day job is a math instructor at a local technical college, to Adel Haddad, an IT director for a northern Indiana company.

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  20. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler responded this week to complaints from backers of the proposed city of St. George who received a mailer last week asking them to withdraw their support for the city. Those who received the mailer signed a petition that asks voters to decide whether to create a new city in the southern portion of the parish.

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