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For LSU's Davon Godchaux, his life once threatened, house shot up, brothers imprisoned, his mother ill; it all 'drives' him

Advocate staff photo by CHARLES CHAMPAGNE    LSU sophomore defensive tackle Davon Godchaux

PLAQUEMINE — They threatened Davon Godchaux’s life. “We will kill you,” they told him. They already shot up his home. At least 10 bullets shattered the front window, tore through the living-room couch and gashed the fridge. Davon’s twin brother, Devin — the alleged target in this retaliatory drive-by shooting — heard the… Continue reading →

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Fall Movie Preview: Must-see movies coming to a theater near you

Photo provided by Warner Bros. -- Joel Edgerton, left, as FBI Agent John Connolly, and Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger, star in 'Black Mass.'

The fall movie season, sandwiched between the summer and holiday seasons that fill the multiplexes with potential blockbusters, usually brings films of a more thoughtful, artful nature to theaters. Oscar season commences with Johnny Depp going for career redemption in “Black Mass.”… Continue reading →

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Formosa Petrochemical Corp. is studying whether it’s feasible to build a $9.4 billion ethylene production complex in St. James Parish near Gramercy. The Taiwanese company expects to make the final investment decision by mid-2016. If built, the project on the west bank… Continue reading →

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