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Lafayette, Louisiana is located in Lafayette Parish. Zip codes in Lafayette, LA include 70508, 70507, and 70501. The median home price in Lafayette is $219,500. More Lafayette information.

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2 hrs ago | The Advocate

Devastated family wants answers in Alexandria Sheltona s death

Alexandria Shelton's extended family planned to travel to Louisiana to celebrate her graduation from Grambling State University in May. Now they're coming in from all over the country to help bury the 21-year-old who was found dead in a Girard Park drainage ditch last weekend.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser

Matt Cruse: Clearing the air about airport noise

As the chairman of the Lafayette Airport Commission, I feel compelled to address several recent articles which have appeared in the Daily Advertiser over the past week.

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10 hrs ago | The Advocate

New charter schools hold lottery drawings

Acadiana Renaissance Charter Academy, a new charter school planned for Youngsville, held a lottery earlier this week to select students for the 591 seats available in grades kindergarten through sixth.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Advocate

Legislation takes Lafayette Parish water battle to new level

Decades later, Scott Mayor Purvis Morrison couldn't tell you which private water system supplied the water at his starter home in Lafayette Parish.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

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Lafayette Dcn. Patrick Broussard was standing in St. Peter's Square when Pope Francis was elected.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

ATC Shuts Down "The Keg"

Lafayette, LA : Last night around midnight, Alcohol & Tobacco Control agents went into "The Keg" to conduct a compliance inspection.

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KBMT

Beaumont Basilica home to second sacred saint relic

A reception was held at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica to welcome the zucchetto, or skull cap, that belonged to Pope John Paul XXIII.

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The Daily Advertiser

Grand jury to decide whether shooting was justified in Arceneaux case

The case involving a man who shot and killed a man who held an ex-girlfriend captive and stabbed her in Duson will go before a grand jury next week.

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The Daily Advertiser

New Tex-Mex restaurant opens Monday

The second Bullritos restaurant will open in Lafayette on Monday at 2918 Johnston Street in the Winnwood shopping center.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Displays at UL show environmental impact of waste

Fete de la Terre, a UL Earth Day celebration: University of Louisiana at Lafayette students and faculty took part in Fete de la Terre, a UL Earth Day celebration, Thursday.

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The Advocate

Cooper defends - Common Core' in meeting with Lafayette parents

New education standards that have come under fire this legislative session took center stage Thursday during the first in a series of parent-organized talks being held by Lafayette Schools Superintendent Pat Cooper.

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The Daily Advertiser

Traffic camera lawsuits should move forward

Traffic cameras monitor the intersection of Ambassador Caffery Parkway and Dulles Drive for potential red light and speeding violations.

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The Advocate

Lafayette crime blotter for April 18, 2014

Atlas J. White, 22, of 1352 Oil Tank Alley, is wanted on a warrant for aggravated rape and unauthorized entry of a home, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office said in a release.

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The Daily Advertiser

Kennedy: Lafayette ideal location for medical school

Our state has a doctor shortage. One-third of our people live in a federally-designated primary care shortage area.

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The Advocate

Teen accused in Lafayette flea market shooting gets new lawyers

A 15-year-old boy charged with first-degree murder in the February killing of a flea market employee told a judge Thursday that he had changed his mind about the defense lawyers he wants to represent him.

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The Daily Advertiser

Lt. Govenor honors Goldman Thibodeaux

Acadiana was represented three times in Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne's and the Louisiana Office of Cultural Development's Cultural District Awards that were recently announced.

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The Daily Advertiser

Jambox yields long radio career for Ron Richard

DJ Ron Richard is pictured in his booth at the KNEK 104.7 studio Saturday in Lafayette.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

St. Martin Daily Arrest Report

Arceneaux, Brock, 26 1100 block of Percy Dr St.martinville, LA PROHIBITED ACTS, SCHEDULE II NARCOTICS, PENALTIES; SIMPLE POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA - SCHEDULE I; NO INSURANCE 17P-BREAUX BRIDGE PD Bodin, Justin, 29 1000 block of Quail Run Rd Breaux Bridge, LA CHILD ENDANGERMENT/DOMESTIC ABUSE; DISTURBING THE PEACE/SIMPLE ASSAULT; RESISTING AN OFFICER ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Advocate

Lafayette board buys land by school to ease traffic congestion

In an effort to relieve traffic and parking congestion at Milton Elementary/Middle School, the Lafayette Parish School Board voted Wednesday to buy 1.3 acres adjacent to the school.

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The Daily Advertiser

Bill seeks to ease Lafayette Parish water woes

Sens. Page Cortez, R-Lafayette, and Fred Mills, R-Parks, say legislation approved Wednesday in committee could help residents in their communities end years of suffering with discolored water.

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