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3 hrs ago | The Advocate
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.
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7 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette
The Acadian Home Builders Association will hosts the Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show March 8 and 9 at the Cajundome Convention Center.
10 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette
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14 hrs ago | The Town Talk
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.
Atchafalaya Voices shares original works from local writers. Submit entries to email@example.com or 1100 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA 70506.
When big band music became the popular music of Americans in the 1930s and 1940s, several smooth-voiced crooners became big stars, including Bing Crosby.
An old slave house owned by Mary McCoy still stands along Bayou Boeuf in Cheneyville.
LACIE BOUTTE: 28, of the 7900 block of E. Highway 90, Jeanerette. She was booked on two counts of misdemeanor theft of goods.
The Fort Polk Museum showcases the installation's history through dioramas and exhibits that include samples of uniforms, weapons, equipment and personal effects.
Advocate Staff Photo by BRYAN TUCK. -- Pearson Cross conducts a state and local government class at Mouton Hall on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.campus in this 2008 Advocate file photo.
A 46-year-old man was killed Thursday night when he drove his Honda Accord into the rear of a westbound 18-wheeler on Interstate 10 in Lafayette.
Baton Rouge rapper Lil' Boosie has announced his first concert since being released from prison will be held right here in Lafayette on April 19th at the Cajundome.
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The American Lung Association is hosting the second annual, Fight for Air Walk in Lafayette on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. "We are very excited to be back for our second year with the Fight For Air Walk in Lafayette," said June Arton, Chairman of this year's event and member of the Leadership Council for the American Lung Association.
Lafayette, LA- Booth space for the 2014 LEDA Job Fair is now available. The LEDA Job Fair takes place on Wednesday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette.
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period the Sheriff's Office responded to 49 complaints and reports the following arrests: Nancy Scully, 1404 Canal Road Apt.