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  • Truck stop tiger hearings Thursday, Monday

    May 3, 2012 6:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An animal rights group says a state district judge has scheduled a hearing Thursday on its lawsuit demanding that he order the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to remove an 11-year-old tiger from a truck stop in Grosse Tete. The Animal Legal Defense Fund... more »
  • Another suit filed in truck stop tiger case

    January 4, 2012 11:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The owner of a Grosse Tete truck stop has filed suit against the state of Louisiana and Iberville Parish in a last-ditch effort to keep a 550-pound tiger on display at the facility. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, comes two months after a Baton Rouge judge... more »
  • Louisiana panel declines action in truck stop tiger case

    December 3, 2010 10:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An animal-rights activist made an impassioned plea to Louisiana wildlife commissioners Thursday, calling on them to withhold renewal of a permit allowing an Interstate 10 truck stop to keep a live tiger on display as a roadside attraction. Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission members, however,... more »
  • Spend an Evening With Mike VI

    October 7, 2010 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE—How would you like to get up close and personal with Mike VI, LSU’s live tiger mascot? You can do that and more by securing a winning bid for a special “Evening with Mike VI." Y ou can capture two " Golden Tickets " for a special evening... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest

    May 24, 2010 7:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Bayou Country Superfest organizers expect at least 80,000 people from across the United States and Europe to file into LSU Tiger Stadium Memorial Day weekend. Superfest producer-director Quint Davis tells The Advocate that the number of ticket holders far exceeds his initial projections for the... more »
  • Animal Welfare Advocate Wants Gas Station Tiger Removed

    April 21, 2010 12:09 PM

    GROSSE TETE, La. (AP) - A Florida animal welfare advocate fired off a scathing e-mail complaining to Iberville Parish authorities about what she called inhumane conditions a tiger is forced to endure while on public display at an Interstate 10 truck stop. Her criticism brought a volley of denials Tuesday... more »
  • Tiger Returns to the Game

    April 5, 2010 10:27 AM

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Tiger Woods walked onto the first tee Monday to awkward silence from about 500 fans who gradually warmed up to him as he began a practice round at the Masters with Fred Couples. "Welcome back, Tiger," came the occasional shout from the... more »
  • Tiger Woods to Return

    March 16, 2010 12:09 PM

    PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods said Tuesday he will return to golf next month at the Masters, ending a four-month hiatus brought on by a sex scandal that shattered his image as the gold standard in sports. "The Masters is where I won... more »
  • Acadiana Reacts to Tiger Woods Apology

    February 19, 2010 6:56 PM

    Four months ago Tiger Woods' fall from grace was swift. A sports icon with a squeaky-clean image, overnight, became the butt of late-night jokes. On an Episode of Late Night with Jimmy Kimmel the comidian advised, "a little hint for the fellas, when you leave a message on... more »
  • Woods makes his case as millions pause to watch

    February 19, 2010 12:42 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Across the media landscape, time stopped for 13 1/2 minutes Friday as Tiger Woods took a swing at getting out of the rough with an extraordinary video apology for his sexual escapades, telecast around the world. Dozens of broadcast networks, cable news outlets and online streams... more »
  • Grosse Tete Tiger Mart Permitted To Keep Live Tiger

    December 29, 2009 3:56 PM

    GROSSE TETE, La. (AP) - The Tiger Truck Stop in Grosse Tete has received a permit from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to keep Tony the tiger. Maria Davidson, the department's large carnivore program manager, told The Advocate the permit was needed after a 2006 legislative action gave... more »
  • Tiger Woods-Highway Patrol Statement

    December 2, 2009 1:23 PM

    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) - Tiger Woods said he let his family down with "transgressions" he regrets "with all of my heart," and that he will deal with his personal life behind closed doors. His statement Wednesday follows a cover story in Us Weekly magazine that reports a Los... more »
  • Police: Woods at fault in crash, will get citation

    December 1, 2009 4:23 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods will get a careless driving citation for a car crash outside his Orlando-area mansion last week, but will not face criminal charges, the Florida Highway Patrol said Tuesday. Woods faces a $164 fine and four points against his driver's license. The citation will close... more »
  • Man Makes Friends With Mike The Tiger

    November 25, 2009 6:19 PM

    He's called the "Tiger Man" or the "Tiger Whisperer" whatever you call him, he's now a You Tube sensation. In fact people come to see him as much as they do the tiger. All we know about this man is his name, Darrel. "He drives a white car and... more »

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