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Lake Charles, Louisiana is located in Calcasieu Parish. Zip codes in Lake Charles, LA include 70629, 70609, and 70601. The median home price in Lake Charles is $175,000 which is roughly $84/per square foot. More Lake Charles information.

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3 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

City of Lake Charles increasing use of alternative fuels

The City of Lake Charles wants to lighten its impact on the environment. Over the past year, workers have transitioned some city machines to alternative fuels.

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3 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Protesters ask Wendy's to join Fair Food Program

Protesters targeted a Wendy's in Lake Charles joining a nation-wide protest claiming the fast food chain should do more to stop what they call modern day slavery.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Engagement: Kimberly Collins & Preston Jourdan Jr.

Charlotte O. Jourdan of Lake Charles, Louisiana. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Deacon Jerome and Sylvia Collins, Sr., and the late Burnies and Audrey Duckless.

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WOODTV.com

Heavy Rains Saturday Evening

Here's storm total rainfall as of about 1:30 am . While some areas didn't get any rain on Saturday, others got soaked.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Flooding in South Lake Charles neighborhood

Residents in Hunters Grove off Meadow Ridge Lane in South Lake Charles are dealing with high levels of water.

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NOLA.com

Catch an Asian tiger prawn? Louisiana wildlife officials want to know about it

The Asian tiger shrimp can be easily identified by a black and white "tiger" stripped pattern on the shell and can grow to more than 10 inches long.

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The Times-Picayune

Citgo marks 9 years since Katrina, Rita with year-long coastal restoration effort

Officials with Citgo Petroleum Corp. and the Audubon Nature Institute, as well as elected leaders, gathered on Friday at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center to commemorate the 9th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and to kick off a year-long coastal restoration campaign led by the oil and gas company.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Advocate

Sasol secures final permits for Lake Charles mega-project

Sasol has obtained the final two federal permits needed to build the $21 billion natural gas-to-liquids plant and ethane cracker in Westlake.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Lake Charles basketball coach helps students develop skills on and off the court

Thirty-year-old Ronald Dorsey, originally from Detroit, Michigan, is a former McNeese Cowboy and played professional basketball overseas for 8 years.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Make a salad trifecta and learn about a women's conference

Fall is almost here and it's time to start thinking about the women's commission of SWLA's annual fall conference.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The News-Star

Red Cross volunteers: Board - in limbo'

Red Cross volunteers: Board 'in limbo' Directors concerned local cuts will harm fundraising.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Hornbeck man charged with aggravated assault with a firearm

The death of a spouse or retiring from a long-time career can leave senior adults looking for their place as they navigate through a "new normal."

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Fight to end human trafficking held in Lake Charles

The death of a spouse or retiring from a long-time career can leave senior adults looking for their place as they navigate through a "new normal."

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Walmart Neighborhood Market planned for central Lake Charles

A Walmart Neighborhood Market is a grocery only store, more or less. And one of the land owners selling to provide for one is Vallier's at 12th and Ryan Streets, though Brian Vallier says he's not so thrilled about it.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Sulphur woman shot by deputy, out of hospital

The 33-year-old Sulphur woman who was shot by a deputy during a July 22 incident has been released from the hospital and transferred to the Calcasieu Correctional Center.

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The Times-Picayune

Lake Charles tops construction employment by percentage growth in July

Louisiana City tops construction employment by percentage growth in July. Pictured is a construction worker working on the 800-job IBM services center in downtown Baton Rouge.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

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A Lake Charles business owner targeted by thieves is taking matters into his own hands after the Calcasieu Sheriff's Office refused to respond to an overnight burglary.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

What's Going Around: Multiple viruses and ragweed allergies

Classrooms and school buildings are a breeding ground for germs that can cause nasty viruses.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

LCFD set to use new charter school building for safety during hurricane

Local firefighters have a new plan in case a big hurricane heads our way. Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy just opened its brand new building for the school year.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Baptist leaders urge faith-based groups to help ease suffering

The Ebola crisis in West Africa poses problems beyond the infectious disease. There are difficulties getting food to people who are staying home to avoid exposure.

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Flood Warning for Calcasieu Parish was issued at September 01 at 8:46PM CDT

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