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The Louisiana Board of Ethics is seeking $1.5 million in fines against Greg Gachassin, the Lafayette man who earned more than $1 million as a developer and consultant on low-income housing projects initiated while he was chairman of a trust involved in the projects.
Residents and Lafayette City Officials attended a public input workshop at the Heymann Center Ballroom.
Melissa Jones Clarke has been named principal of Willow Charter Academy, the National Heritage Academies-managed charter school that will open in the former Albertson's on Evangeline Thruway in August.
A local nonprofit group has submitted a charter school application to the Lafayette Parish School Board to open a career and technical high school in 2015.
The House last week approved the Homeowner Flood insurance Affordability Act, on the heels of the Senate's Jan. 30 passage of its own version of the bill.
Ryan King of New Orleans, a senior at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, has a mouth-watering method for paying his tuition.
The Lafayette Parish School Board's executive committee is considering how to respond to an external auditor's questions about discrepancies in the school district's salary schedule relative to the pay of some principals.
Japan says it won't change its 1993 apology over a system of forced prostitution for its military during World War II, but will continue to re-examine a 20-year-old study on which it was based.
The newest Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush arrived in Antalya, Turkey for a scheduled port visit.
Students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will vote this month on a fee hike that would help the school's Office of Transportation Services purchase new buses and expand transportation options.
The Acadian Home Builders Association will hosts the Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show March 8 and 9 at the Cajundome Convention Center.
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Early on, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu led the charge to delay dramatic increases in the premiums paid by homeowners covered under the federal flood insurance program.
For the past two years, Louisiana educators have grappled with significant changes in how they are evaluated as professionals.
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