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Mermentau police chief booked on theft counts

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MERMENTAU — Police Chief Amos J. Crader Sr. was arrested Thursday, accused of stealing from the police officers association and malfeasance in office, a Louisiana State Police spokesman said. Read more

Good news, bad news in latest report on Louisiana high schools' Advanced Placement results

BY WILL SENTELL | wsentell@theadvocate.com

While low nationally, the number of public high school students who earned college credit this year rose 10 percent, state Superintendent of Education John White said Thursday. Read more

Don't miss these shows to watch and concerts in south Louisiana (July 28-Aug. 3)

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BAND NAME OF THE WEEK: Harvey Jesus  Read more

Strike 2? Bowling videos show LSU linebacker Michael Divinity, running back Derrius Guice making same insane shot

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So maybe it wasn't a one-in-a-million shot. Read more

Don't let a 'skimmer' scam you: How to identify and safeguard against card-stealing devices

Advocate staff report

Have you noticed something off about a credit card reader while paying at the pump for fuel or depositing money into an ATM? If so, you may have witnessed a skimming device in action. Read more

Scaramucci ignites fierce White House fight: 'Shiv in ribs'?

By JULIE BYKOWICZ and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new communications director exploded the smoldering tensions at the White House into a full-fledged conflagration Thursday, angrily daring Trump's chief of staff to deny he's a "leaker" and exposing West Wing backstabbing in language more suitable to a mobster movie than a seat of presidential stability. Read more

Don't miss these events in the Acadiana area (July 28-Aug. 3)

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FRIDAY-SUNDAY  Read more

Willie Snead is hoping to show what he can do outside of the slot

BY NICK UNDERHILL | nunderhill@theadvocate.com

Willie Snead has conquered the underneath game. Read more

Don't miss these fairs and festivals in south Louisiana (July 28-Aug. 3)

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