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Behind the scenes of Les Miles' firing: When decision made, how players took news, what ex-coach told players

BY ROSS DELLENGER | rdellenger@theadvocate.com

LSU players received a mass text message Sunday afternoon: Be at the football operations building at 5 p.m. Read more

Louisiana native Ed Orgeron gets 2nd shot as interim coach -- this time for LSU

BY ROSS DELLENGER | rdellenger@theadvocate.com

Pete Jenkins has known Ed Orgeron for decades.   Read more

Rabalais: Don't blame Nick Saban, Alabama; likable Les Miles got himself fired in the end

BY SCOTT RABALAIS | srabalais@theadvocate.com

The Les Miles era at LSU ended in the most Les Miles way possible with Saturday night’s 18-13 loss at Auburn. Read more

Thousands descend on downtown Baton Rouge to honor Cajun Navy, celebrate

BY KYLE PEVETO | kpeveto@theadvocate.com

Most of the Cajun Navy wouldn't call themselves heroes.  Read more

16-year-old, 2 others injured in Darrow shooting Saturday night

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Three people, including a 16-year-old boy, were struck by bullets Saturday night while inside a Darrow home that was shot from the outside, the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office said. Read more

State: online travel agencies owe nearly $23 million in unpaid taxes

BY JOE GYAN JR. | jgyan@theadvocate.com

A lawsuit the state and New Orleans have lodged against online travel agency giants Priceline, Orbitz, Expedia and Travelocity uses words like "disguise" and "camouflage" to complain about a scheme that the suit says has cost Louisiana nearly $23 million and counting in lost tax revenue since the late 1990s. Read more

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