Photos: Weekly Gallery, 09/14/13

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- At the 9/11 Memorial Service, firefighters Kacie Parault, left, stands at attention and Brent Cortez, right, rings a bell as the names of Louisiana's victims are read.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Held up by daughters Bonnie Aden Brooks, left, and Louellen Aden Berger, right, D-Day and World War II veteran Ervin Aden of New Orleans is given a medal with a bright red ribbon after being named one of the Chevaliers de la légion dhonneur, (Knights in the order of the Legion of Honor), by a decree of François Hollande, President of the French Republic, and given to him by Jean Claude Brunet, Consul General of France, far right in the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, La. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Held up by daughters Bonnie Aden Brooks, left, and Louellen Aden Berger, right, D-Day and World War II veteran Ervin Aden of New Orleans is given a medal with a bright red ribbon after being named one of the Chevaliers de la légion dhonneur, (Knights in the order of the Legion of Honor), by a decree of François Hollande, President of the French Republic, and given to him by Jean Claude Brunet, Consul General of France, in the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, La. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Members of the Southern University Jaguars band march Saturday toward A.W. Mumford Stadium before the start of the Jags 1st home game against Prairie View A&M.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Members of the Southern University Jaguars band march Saturday toward A.W. Mumford Stadium before the start of the Jags 1st home game against Prairie View A&M.

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  • met oxbow paddle story, photo by mark h hunter, Jeremy Barrios, center front, of Jarreau, manuevers his fishing kayak as he waits for the rest of the False River Paddle Club to paddle from Bergeron's on the Bayou out to False River for the initial Oxbow Paddle on Saturday. More than 40 stand up paddlers, kayakers and canoists participated.

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  • met oxbow paddle story, photo by mark h hunter, (R. front) Heather Evans coasts into the dock of Beuche's Bar & Grill on False River during the inaugural False River Paddle Club's "Oxbow Paddle" event on Saturday. Behind her are (center) Philip Wright, (L.) Lacey Witte, and Aimee Morris.

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  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Denham Springs Youth Football. Denham's Springs C-Team cheerleaders (L-R) London Craft, Jaycee Causey and Joselynn Baker play with Hayward, a professionally trained dog with the Children's Advocacy Center, on the sideline during their teams youth football game on saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Denham Springs Youth Football. Walker's Thomas Ja'Cory avoids the attempted tackle by Denham's Tyler Gautreaux on saturday during Denham's youth football Associations game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Denham Springs Youth Football. Denham's C-team QB Tiras Magee, Jr. (5) is met by Walker's Patrick McKenzie as he turns the corner on a keeper saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Episcopal's Round table Run. St. Joseph Academy's Annie Hill, left, leads Menard's Mallory Robichaux and Alexa Breaux of Vanderbilt Catholic as they run up the hill past the one mile mark of Episcopal's Round table three mile run at Highland road park on saturday morning. Hill won the event with a time of 18:37.53.

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  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Episcopal's Round table Run. Varsity girls runners take off at the start of Episcopal's Round Table run at Highland road park.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Homeowners Norvel Blackburn, left, and Takarri Blackburn, right, Mayor Kip Holden, second from left, and Brandon Lagarde, second from right, vice-president of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge, raise the first wall to go up on the Norvel's house as Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge kicks off construction of its 300th home on Friday in the Scotlandville neighborhood of North Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Norman Francioni, left, Mary Francioni, Carol Massarini and Pat Massarini join others in the audience singing the national anthem along with Jennifer Drennan during a 9-11 observance Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Slidell Municipal Auditorium. The event honored first responders and military personnel during the Patriot Day Ceremony, which included music, speakers, including Gina Guillory, mother of fallen Marine Sgt. Michael Guillory, and the ringing of bells in honor of the fallen. The event was followed by a candlelight vigil at the 9-11 Memorial at Heritage Park.

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  • Photo by Rachel SaltzbergThe LSU drumline and percussion perform at the 2012 LSU-Ole Miss game.

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  • Photo by Rachel SaltzbergLee Wright, second from the right, co-leads the LSU drumline.

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  • Photo by Rachel SaltzbergForrest Shea, far left, who co-leads the LSU Drumline, performs before the LSU-UAB game.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK Nicole Holifield,13, watches a short film on 9/11 during the 2013 Cry Out America 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony and Prayer Service held in the Livingston Parish Council Chambers on Wednesday, in Livingston.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK Elizabeth Haley, 15, plays the violin during the 2013 Cry Out America 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony and Prayer Service held in the Livingston Parish Council Chambers on Wednesday, in Livingston.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Baton Rouge's Scott runs a stretch of the Tickfaw River on the 1928 Elco yacht that he and his wife Bonita began restoring in1996, in what they throughout would be a year-long project. After years of work, they've got it finished.

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  • Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Saints fans with the Advocates they found in their seats at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the Saints season opener against Atlanta.

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  • Advocate staff photo by PAM BORDEON --- Chefs' Showcase --- At Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge's 31st annual Capital Chefs' Showcase Sept. 5 at the River Center are, from left, Tony Parnell with Albemarle Corp., honorary co-chairmen Paul and Karen Mainieri, board chairman Matt Colvin and Skip Bertman.

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  • Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Medical student Ben Bullock conducts a TB test on Cristina Thomas at the clinic at the New Orleans Mission Thursday, February 21, 2013. LSUHS students hold a bi-weekly homeless clinic--On the clinic day, LSUHSC medical student volunteers divide into teams that have equal distributions of underâ and upper-classmen, and each team examines patients as a unit. The teams then work with the LSUHSC staff physician to make a diagnosis and determine the care measures that should be taken. The clinics offer basic medical care including a thorough history and physical examination, diabetes screening, hypertension screening, basic wound and skin care, cold relief, STD testing, HIV testing, TB testing, flu vaccines, and referrals to health resources for continued care. COOKING.MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/ LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC./GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT/225/10/12/IN REGISTER/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/MANDATORY CREDIT THE ADVOCATE/ JOHN McCUSKER

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  • Advocate staff photo by DANIEL ERATH -- Blue Rose Ball. Georgine and Dr. Henry Bienert, Maggie Rousselle. Saturday September 14, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- N' Fungola Sibo African Dance and Drum Company member Thierno Doubiate, foreground left, dances and drums with Mickey Lewis, foreground right, during the Mighty Mississippi Sacred Second line that began at the Old U.S. Mint and ended at the River near Dumaine Street in New Orleans, La. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. The Sacred Second line was led by Grayhawk Perkins, center, a member of the Choctaw and Houma Nations, and National Park Service Ranger Lee McDowell, background left, from the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park and ended with a blessing of the river by Grayhawk Perkins. The event was part of Currents, the Mighty Mississippi Downriver Festival, that featured lectures and performances about the history of the river.

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- N' Fungola Sibo African Dance and Drum Company member Mickey Lewis dances, left, while Mitch Caponetto, and Thierno Doubiate drum during a Mighty Mississippi Sacred Second line that began at the Old U.S. Mint and ended at the River near Dumaine Street in New Orleans, La. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. The Sacred Second line was led by Grayhawk Perkins, member of the Choctaw and Houma Nations, and National Park Service Ranger Lee McDowell from the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park and ended with a blessing of the river by Grayhawk Perkins. The event was part of Currents, the Mighty Mississippi Downriver Festival, that featured lectures and performances about the history of the river.

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