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  1. Smiley: Visit to a strange landRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Advocate

    "At the end of four days, the 5-year-old had had enough of the often loud Tide and War Eagle fans. Jim Levy, former publisher of the Bunkie Record, says our mention of typewriters "inspired me to dig up my Miracle Tab Remington Quiet-Rider portable, which helped me cover my first LSU football game for The Advocate in the fall of 1958.

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  2. Source: LSU-Texas finalizing deal for home-and-home seriesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Florida defensive lineman Dante Fowler Jr. chases after LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings during the second half of the teams' game Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 in Gainesville. LSU won 30-27.

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  3. LSU employee in quarantine following recent trip to LiberiaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Advocate

    An LSU employee who recently returned from Liberia where the Ebola outbreak is still ongoing was asked to not return to campus during the 21-day recommended quarantine period. Jason Krause, assistant director of operations and plans with the National Center for Biomedical Research and Training at LSU, was part of a five-member team who were in Liberia for several weeks training police on proper safety techniques, said Ernie Ballard, with LSU media relations.

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  4. a Movies and Music on the Lawna closes out series on FridayRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive, will close its 2014 "Movies & Music on the Lawn" series on Friday with Buster Keaton's 1928 classic, "Steamboat Bill, Jr." The movie will begin either at 8 p.m. or sundown, whichever comes last, and the $5 admission fee includes free, limitless popcorn. Movies & Music on the Lawn pairs up some of the most iconic silent films of the 1920s and '30s with local, contemporary bands.

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  5. Brave officers conduct a proactive patrols,a arrest eight, seize guns, drugsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge police arrested eight people during what the department described as "proactive patrols" over the past week, seizing four guns, various drugs and about $2,500 cash. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely, a department spokesman, said patrolling officers followed up on tips from the community to make the arrests.

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    Thursday Oct 9 | The Advocate

    A former state health agency accountant admitted in a Baton Rouge courtroom Thursday that she stole more than $1 million from Louisiana's Medicaid program which she reported using to feed her severe gambling addiction. Deborah Crowder Loper, 47, of Baton Rouge, pleaded guilty to one count each of felony theft by fraud and malfeasance in office.

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  7. Manhunt underway for fugitive wanted in Walker robberyRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Advocate

    A State Police investigator spotted a man he believed to be Dennis Shampine walking along Florida Boulevard near the Amite River bridge around 7:45 a.m. Thursday morning, said LSP Trooper First Class Jared Sandifer. State troopers, Walker Police, the Livingston and East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Offices, Angola and State Police air support are all participating in the current search, which was still ongoing as of 9:30 a.m., Sandifer said.

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  8. Photos: Metro Council discussion of BRPD officer resignationRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Mayor-President Kip Holden voices his support for the the Baton Rouge Police Department and the officers both black and white working in that department during the East Baton Rouge Metro Council meeting Wednesday. Holden was prodded into speaking because of accusations of rampant racism in the department by Michael McClanahan, president of the Baton Rouge branch of the NAACP and another speaker that held up a noose in denigrating BRPD as blatantly racist.

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  9. Gonzales residents come up with wish list for land-use master planRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    The residents gathered around large aerial maps of the city, laid out on tables outfitted with the supplies they'd need, to make specific suggestions for a new land-use master plan for Gonzales. As part of the roughly year-long process of creating a new land-use master plan for Gonzales, the nonprofit organization the city hired in April for $162,500 to do the work held its first city-wide public meeting for more input.

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  10. Constance Navratil, a classical musical presence in Baton Rouge, dies after car wreckRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    Constance Navratil, a presence in the Baton Rouge classical music scene and host of the WRKF Sunday show "LSU School of Music Presents," died Monday. Navratil was in the Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center emergency room awaiting treatment for injuries sustained in a car accident when she suffered a heart attack, friend Sue Brys said.

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  11. Landrieu shakes up campaign staffRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    With less than a month to go until voting on Nov. 4, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu has replaced her campaign manager and added some veteran aides, as she tries to win a fourth term in a tough contest against a well-financed Republican challenger in an overwhelmingly Republican state. An 11th-hour shake up of a campaign can signal panic or desperation, or at least dissatisfaction with the candidate's election operation to date, but the Landrieu staff portrayed the moves as business as usual for Landrieu, D-La.

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  12. Louisiana Job Connection attracts 13,000 job seekersRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    More than 13,000 people posted their job availability on the free Louisiana Job Connection website over its first seven weeks of operation. "So far, we're delighted by the feedback we're getting," said Stephen Moret, the state's secretary for economic development.

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  13. St. George takes another hit as LSU seeks annexation of property into Baton Rouge city limitsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- A school bus passes an LSU South Campus sign on Gardere Lane. One of the places that may be annexed.

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  14. Server issue exposes data on local government moneyRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    A misconfigured Web server at the nation's largest bond insurer exposed sensitive data for the Louisiana Asset Management Pool , which helps local governments manage their money, and countless other customers, according to a website that tracks computer security issues. However, Theodore C. Sanders III, chief executive officer of Louisiana Asset Management Pool, said Wednesday that no unauthorized transactions have been processed and LAMP is continuing to review all transactions.

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  15. Deal reached on aging pipelineRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    Natural-gas customers from near Baton Rouge to Monroe won't lose service because of the proposed shutdown of an aging pipeline, congressional offices said Wednesday in announcing a deal over the future of the Midla pipeline. The agreement between government and industry negotiators calls for the pipeline's owners to build a new, larger line from Winnsboro, in Franklin Parish, to Natchez, Mississippi.

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  16. Baton Rouge Crime Blotter: Man accused of stalking ex-girlfriendRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge police on Tuesday arrested a 28-year-old man accused of chasing his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend down Coursey Boulevard in his vehicle on July 6 after pointing a handgun at them. The victims told police that Travis Jermaine Helms pulled into a driveway on Cedarcrest Avenue while they were sitting in a car, the arrest warrant says.

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  17. Zachary auto parts building soldRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    The O'Reilly Auto Parts building at 4934 Main St. in Zachary has been sold to a California investor for nearly $1.4 million. Enri 2 LLC of Carmel, California, bought the property in a deal that was filed Monday with the East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court's office.

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  18. Parkview Plaza building soldRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    Lieux LLC, made up of Fred and Carolyn Lieux of Baton Rouge, bought the building in a deal that was filed Wednesday with the East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court's office. The seller was Parkview Plaza Properties of Baton Rouge.

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  19. Boardwalk completes purchase of Evangeline pipelineRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP in Houston has completed a previously announced $295 million acquisition of Chevron Petrochemical Pipeline LLC, which owns the Evangeline ethylene pipeline system, from Chevron Pipe Line Co. The Evangeline system is a 176-mile interstate pipeline capable of transporting approximately 2.6 billion pounds of ethylene per year between Port Neches, Texas, and Baton Rouge, where it interconnects with BLM's ethylene distribution system that includes BLM's storage facilities at the Choctaw Hub.

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  20. Cochon Da Play Smoke team takes titleRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by David Fontenot -- Members of the Cochon D'Play Smoker team, from left, Bryan Fontenot, Elizabeth Grace Fontenot, Arlin Fontenot, David Fontenot and Wesley Fontenot, show off their prizes after being named the overall winners of the first St. Aloysius Catholic church 'Holy Smoke!' barbecue competition on Saturday, Oct. 4. The team also took first place in the Wild Card category and second in the Pork Shoulder category. The first "Holy Smoke!" barbecue competition at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Baton Rouge attracted 20 teams who vied for bragging rights in four categories: Ribs, Brisket, Pork Shoulder and Wild Card.

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