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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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10 min ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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The Daily Advertiser

Proper bridge inspections a matter of public safety

A Lafayette Parish school bus passes over a bridge on Amedee Drive in Scott. The state's bridge inspections are not in compliance with federal guidelines.

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The Advocate

Lafayette police blotter for April 17, 2014

Vermilion Parish firefighters who put out a vehicle fire near Maurice early Wednesday discovered two bodies inside, the Sheriff's Office reported.

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The Advocate

Lafayette students test Vermilion River for pollution

Seventy-six Comeaux High School juniors and seniors applied theories and testing skills learned in the classroom to a real-world environment on Wednesday, testing the Vermilion River for pollution.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Lafayette man wanted after leading police on chase

Carencro police attempted to conduct a vehicle traffic stop on an older model Chevrolet Truck in the 100 block of Hector Connolly Road in Carencro.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Moss Bluff man accused of cruelty to a juvenile

On April 13, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies received a complaint Edward D. Brown was physically abusing two children, ages 6 and 7-years-old.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Garbage, recycling collection to run Good Friday

Allied Waste and the Recycling Foundation will run their regularly scheduled garbage and recycling collection routes in Lafayette Parish and surrounding parishes on Good Friday.

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The Advocate

Judge Conque said Tuesday he will retire at end of year

Lafayette Parish Judge Durwood Conque on Tuesday announced that he would retire when his current six-year term ends in December.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Festival International 2014 begins April 23: Here's everything you need to know

Visitors from around the world head to Lafayette for Festival International 's 28th year on Wednesday, April 23. The five-day festival offers attendees a chance to experience up-and-coming bands from around the world alongside local Cajun musicians and international stars -- all steeped in Francophone history.

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The Daily Advertiser

Lafayette schools to add thousands of computers for testing

District officials have also proposed a 25-cent meal price increase. Guidry said there has not been a price increase since 2008.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Bill would let drivers choose if they want Real Id

Louisiana driver's licenses could move in line with a federal identification law, under a proposal that won the backing of the House Transportation Committee.

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The Daily Advertiser

Frank's International shares industry tips with high school students

Lafayette Parish robotics students prepare for a tour of the facilities at Frank's International, Lafayette, LA, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

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An ex-radiology technician accused of filing inaccurate mammogram results at a Georgia hospital has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of reckless conduct and a charge of computer forgery.

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The Daily Advertiser

Jefferson Street Pub gets jump on Festival celebrations

Server Kylin Jordan pours a drink in the bar at Jefferson Street Pub in Lafayette.

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The Daily Advertiser

First known reproduction in 75 years of whooping cranes in Louisiana discovered

I was sorry to see the story in a recent edition of The Daily Advertiser about a proposal by the... What kind of rules should govern our lives? I'd argue that the best rules are those that we'd be... Secretary Robert Barham of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announces the discovery of a new whooping crane nest containing two eggs ... (more)

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