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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 $86/per square foot. More Lake Charles information.

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16 hrs ago | The Advocate

La. leads nation in industrial construction value

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Louisiana led all U.S. states in the value of industrial construction projects during 2013 and was ranked second overall for all commercial construction, Projects like the Methanex methanol plant in Geismar are driving activity.

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21 hrs ago | The Advocate

Capital Area United Way exceeds fundraising goal

The workplace campaign goal for 2013-14 was $9,050,000 but this year's campaign, led by Ralph Bender of Manship Media, brought in pledges totaling $9,061,165.

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Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Organizers of Lake Charles hockey league encouraging new participants

On Thursday nights at Skate City, you won't find bruising hits, awards, or sold out crowds full of screaming die-hards.

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Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

TRAFFIC: Avoid Hwy 14 at Prien Lake due to major accident

The Vernon Parish Police Jury says it will consider financial assistance for the parish communications district, after 911 revenues have failed to keep up with the cost of maintaining it.

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Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Call in the goats

The Vernon Parish Police Jury says it will consider financial assistance for the parish communications district, after 911 revenues have failed to keep up with the cost of maintaining it.

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Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Vernon Parish Police Jury to consider financial assistance for communications

The Vernon Parish Police Jury says it will consider financial assistance for the parish communications district, after 911 revenues have failed to keep up with the cost of maintaining it.

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Yesterday | Fleet Owner Magazine

Kenworth of South Louisiana opens parts and service location

The location, which features two service bays and a parts delivery truck, is near U.S. Highway 90 in Lake Charles, La.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Advocate

Advocate staff file photo by Bill Feig -- Aerial of the new State Capitol building and grounds.

In Louisiana's first major legal action attacking Common Core , 17 state lawmakers filed a lawsuit Monday to halt implementation of the hotly debated academic standards.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Lake Charles man charged with fourth-offense DWI

Both MidSouth bank and the Better Business Bureau are alerting consumers to a phone scam attempted on hundreds if not thousands of people in our area.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Iowa man charged with obscenity

Both MidSouth bank and the Better Business Bureau are alerting consumers to a phone scam attempted on hundreds if not thousands of people in our area.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Crime Roundup: Two suspects sought in armed robbery

Lafayette Police are seeking two suspects, following an armed robbery at about 2:25 a.m. on Monday in the 700 block of Eraste Landry Road.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Engagement: Stephanie Dartez & Michael Simien Jr.

Stephanie is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Duplantis of New Iberia and the late Mr. and Mrs. Gustin Dartez of New Iberia.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Ad & Press Club's Gridiron Show still making folks laugh

Local and state news makers gave Southwest Louisiana something to laugh about Saturday night and it was all for a good cause.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

LC Neighborhood tired of flash flooding

Local and state news makers gave Southwest Louisiana something to laugh about Saturday night and it was all for a good cause.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Ex-soldier gets nearly 18 years for abusing child

LAKE CHARLES, La. - Federal prosecutors say a former Fort Polk soldier has been sentenced to almost 18 years in prison for the sexual abuse of a child under the age of 9. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley, in a news release, says 39-year-old Emil Rath, of Mena, Arkansas, was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to one count of abusive sexual ... (more)

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The Town Talk

Heavy rain hits Central Louisiana, causes minor flooding

Heavy rains and a flash flood warning sent the city of Alexandria scrambling to keep streets and motorists safe Friday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Lake Charles man named to Louisiana Real Estate Commission

DeQuincy police have been cracking down on adults who give alcohol to teens. They've been investigating a pool party during which up to eighteen underage people may have been consuming alcoholic beverages.

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ABC News

Rob Marciano Joins ABC News as Senior Meteorologist

A veteran weather anchor and an award-winning journalist, Rob will join GMA Weekend and report on the latest weather headlines throughout the week as well as partner with our talented Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee and the Extreme Weather Team for weather coverage across all ABC News broadcasts and platforms.

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The Advocate

Bond commission holds off on building charter schools

The idea of shifting state money traditionally used to pay for public school education into a fund that would pay for construction at the charter schools chilled some members of the State Bond Commission.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Mayberry Deputy visits Sulphur Police Banquet

The Mayberry Deputy visited Sulphur Thursday to help celebrate 60 years of the Sulphur police department.

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