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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 $209,000. More Lafayette information.

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44 min ago | The Advocate

The mystery of the six missing does

Photo provided Donald Hodge Jr. -- Donald Hodge Sr. owned a deer farm until his death in 2012.

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5 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

Jazmin Thibodeaux

Jazmin is a native of Opelousas, Louisiana where she still currently resides. In Spring 2009, Jazmin graduated with honors from Northwest High School in Prairie Rhonde, Louisiana where she was active member of the Northwest High Raider Marching Band and Honor Clubs.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Bryan Tuck -- a project to widen U.S. 90 to...

Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- A project to widen U.S. 90 to six lanes from Albertson's Parkway to Ambassador Caffery Parkway is set to begin in late July in Lafayette Parish.

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The Advocate

UL-Lafayettea s CAPE sending up another weather balloon

A student-run engineering group is offering a chance for University of Louisiana at Lafayette students to get their fingerprints in the stratosphere.

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The Advocate

Patricia Gannon: Mana s best friend? Ita s barbecue

Barbecue is not society fare, but it's getting there. Its devotees endlessly debate the merits of low 'n' slow, fundamentals and simplicity, discussing origins like appellations in a manner that would put a sommelier to shame.

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Daily World

Judge Hebert remembered as fair, compassionate

The death last week of St. Landry Parish's 27th Judicial Court Judge Donald Hebert prompted fond remembrances during the recent Crime Stoppers Banquet.

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Daily World

Students begin their pathway to careers

A dozen St. Landry Parish students got a firsthand look this summer at what it takes to become an emergency medical responder or other practitioner in the health sciences.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Advocate

A few minutes with ... LaTonia Harris

Editor's Note: This is the second installment of a Sunday Q&A series on the founding principals of Lafayette Parish's three new charter schools.

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The Advocate

North Lafayette redevelopment agency to come to life

It's been six years since state legislation created an agency to address blight and redevelopment in north Lafayette, and it may finally be coming to life.

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The Advocate

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Iberia Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a 25-year-old man who they say ran his Honda Accord off Ozenne Road on Friday and struck a tree, injuring the unrestrained 4- and 8-year-old boys in the car with him.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Update on 1-10 Closures on Basin Bridge

LA POLICE TROOP I: All eastbound traffic on I-10 approaching Lafayette will be forced to take exit 103 .

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Banner-Tribune

Franklin Banner-Tribune & Morgan City Daily-Review, St. Mary Parish, La

Officials say homes sales for the first six months of this year were down 3 percent in Lafayette Parish.

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The Advocate

Acadiana police blotter for July 12, 2014

A pedestrian walking on the service road in the 2500 block Southeast Evangeline Thruway was struck by two cars Thursday night and killed.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

LPSB rejects proposals; continues with budget cuts

A back and forth debate at Thursday's Lafayette Parish School board meeting. The LPSB narrowed a $23.5 million budget shortfall down to about $7 million.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Lafayette pedestrian killed in overnight crash

Lafayette, LA On July 10, 2014, at approximately 9:20 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the service road in the 2500 block of the SE Evangeline Thruway regarding a crash involving a pedestrian.

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The Advocate

Lafayette man struck, killed on Evangeline Thruway

A pedestrian walking on the service road in the 2500 block Southeast Evangeline Thruway was struck by two cars Thursday night and killed, officials said.

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The Town Talk

Meet the staff: Mike Hasten, Capitol beat reporter

I'm the "old guy" on the news staff, having been on the job longer than some other reporters have been alive.

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Daily World

Oil, gas impact on state huge, says economist

Louisiana's bustling energy sector is generating "economic activity like I've never seen in 40 years," says economist Loren Scott.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Advocate

Rejected by Lafayette SB, charter school now seeking support to get state OK

An organizer of a proposed charter school rejected by the Lafayette Parish School Board went before the Youngsville City Council on Tuesday seeking support to gain a charter through the state, instead.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

"Drums Across Cajun Field" Set for July 21

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has announced that the annual "Drums Across Cajun Field" musical showcase will be held July 21 at Cajun Field.

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