Rookie receiver Brandin Cooks makes impression

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Saints rookie receiver Brandin Cooks, right, tries to slip past cornerback Champ Bailey during Saints training camp Friday in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.
Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Saints rookie receiver Brandin Cooks, right, tries to slip past cornerback Champ Bailey during Saints training camp Friday in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, W.Va. — Going in blind, it would be difficult not to notice him. Something about the way he moves about the fields, even on this day, with the grass soaked from a heavy downpour, catches your eye … Continue reading→

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Driving Grand Isle

The Advocate’s outdoors sportswriter Joe Macaluso and photo editor John Ballance were in Grand Isle for the annual Tarpon Rodeo. While there, they took a driving tour of the island. Continue reading→

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Rookie receiver Brandin Cooks makes impression

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Saints rookie receiver Brandin Cooks, right, tries to slip past cornerback Champ Bailey during Saints training camp Friday in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, W.Va. — Going in blind, it would be difficult not to notice him. Something about the way he moves about the fields, even on this day, with the grass soaked from a heavy downpour, catches your eye … Continue reading→

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Rookie receiver Brandin Cooks makes impression

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Saints rookie receiver Brandin Cooks, right, tries to slip past cornerback Champ Bailey during Saints training camp Friday in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, W.Va. — Going in blind, it would be difficult not to notice him. Something about the way he moves about the fields, even on this day, with the grass soaked from a heavy downpour, catches your eye … Continue reading→

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Naturopathic approach focuses on traditional, preventative solutions

Even when they are only 7 months old, babies are mentally working out the mechanics of how to form words with their mouths — well before they’re able to utter their first recognizable syllable.The latest discovery from the University of … Continue reading→

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Review: Braff’s fan-funded film doesn’t pay off for audiences

Associated Press photo provided by Focus Features/Merie Weismiller Wallace -- Kate Hudson stars in 'Wish I Was Here.'

When Zach Braff took to Kickstarter to fund his new movie, “Wish I Was Here,” he explained to fans where their money would go: It would ensure his creative control, allow him to cast the actors he wanted, and enable … Continue reading→

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A day at the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo

Advocate staff photo by John Ballance -- International Grand isle Tarpon Rodeo sunset. with all the boats in after a day of fishing.

A gallery of images of the ongoing International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, held each year in Grand Isle Louisiana. The International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo is the oldest fishing tournament in the country. Continue reading→

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