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MMR expands Baton Rouge operations with 30,000-square-foot Integration Center

Baton Rouge-based MMR has expanded operations at its headquarters complex iwith the opening of a 30,000 square-foot Integration Center.  Read more


Baton Rouge man convicted on 22 of 24 counts in July 2014 crime wave; faces life in prison

A Baton Rouge man accused of spreading terror across East Baton Rouge Parish for 3 1/2 hours the morning of July 27, 2014, was convi… Read more

Bagneris' daughter badly injured election night, and other political news

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Defense attorneys seek to bar uniformed officers at trial of Travis Boys, alleged cop killer

Days before jury selection begins, prosecutors and defense attorneys are jockeying to determine what a jury will see and hear at the… Read more


Saints linebacker Nate Stupar out for season after suffering torn ACL

The New Orleans Saints have lost one of their top special-teams standouts. Read more

Scott Rabalais: The legend of DJ Chark working its way into LSU history

DJ Chark has seen the film of Billy Cannon’s famous Halloween Night punt return against Ole Miss. Read more

Cajuns prepare for high-powered Arkansas State

When UL-Lafayette and Arkansas State meet in football, more often than not, it’s significant in the Sun Belt Conference race. Read more


Walt Handelsman: Glass Ceiling

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Letters: Pursue cases against troopers' 'side trip'

I read the The Advocate recently and discovered that high-ranking Louisiana state troopers were demoted for a "side trip" to Las Veg… Read more

Letters: Response to opioid issue not sensible

A recent article caught my attention: “State files suit against opioid makers.” It certainly is horrible when a person becomes addic… Read more


Marcel Spears on 'The Mayor's' team and lovin' it

Marcel Spears is feeling the love. Read more

Ghawi's shattered vase ignites a leader

Dima Ghawi didn't just break her glass vase; she shattered it and so began her journey toward freedom. Read more

The Grille, a spinoff from the Riverbend landmark Camellia Grill, expands in Metairie

The name of a new diner now taking shape in Metairie may not be a household word. But some of the Grille’s specialties of pecan pie,… Read more

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