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What happens when a team that was the Division IV select runner-up the last two years moves to a new district? And for good measure,... [Read More]
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Ron Sammonds' story brings memories of typing classes at Istrouma High and my early newspaper days:... [Read More]
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Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the first woman elected governor of Louisiana and then saw her political career derailed by the costliest hurricane to ever... [Read More]
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Former Gov. Kathleen Blanco never expected to accept an honor on the side of a highway, but that's exactly what she did Tuesday as officials... [Read More]
A gunman opened fire inside a Baker apartment Sunday morning, killing a man and wounding a woman he previously dated, police said. [Read More]
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Even John Bel Edward's harshest critics have to admit the first-term Democratic governor is good at running budget surpluses. We recently learned that, for the... [Read More]
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For decades, Louisiana has been ignoring the realities of transportation funding. Year after year, politicians at the state level have refused to increase the basic... [Read More]
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A Baton Rouge man was arrested Friday after leading deputies on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle. [Read More]
LSU provided all complaints about fraternities since 2016 to The Advocate in response to a public records request. [Read More]
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Humbled is the word Baton Rouge lawyer Kelly Balfour uses to describe how he feels about his recent election, without opposition, to the 19th Judicial... [Read More]
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Safety Grant Delpit, cornerback Kristian Fulton and outside linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson did not participate in LSU's scrimmage on Saturday in Tiger Stadium, but coach Ed... [Read More]
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Golf, Winston Churchill allegedly said, is a game whose aim is to hit a small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed... [Read More]
An LSU student hid in an upstairs bathroom of a storied fraternity house after he finally cracked. [Read More]
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Gov. John Bel Edwards tossed a football with quarterback Drew Brees last Monday in front of a bank of television cameras in the state's largest... [Read More]
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Neither the skyline nor the Sundays would be quite the same without it. [Read More]
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LSU's offense played well during a closed scrimmage inside Tiger Stadium on Saturday, showing coach Ed Orgeron it's "close" to what he wants for the... [Read More]
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New coach Bill Johnson "assumes all the defensive line duties" for LSU. [Read More]
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For more Walt cartoons and animations click here. [Read More]
Authorities arrested at least nine people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into parish prison between noon Thursday... [Read More]
I have joined that unenviable list of people who have surrendered their emotional lives to that device from hell — the cellphone. It's the devil,... [Read More]
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