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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 $164,900 which is roughly $83/per square foot. More Lake Charles information.

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7 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Mozart's Requiem fills Lake Charles Church on Good Friday

About 50 choir members, a 16-piece orchestra, and four soloists gathered at the First United Methodist Church this evening for a Good Friday Easter Concert.

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13 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

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Several local officials will participate in the 11th annual McLeod Lecture Series, set for April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Shearman Fine Arts Performing Arts Theatre at McNeese State University.

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18 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Walk for Christ

An incredible, horrific story out of South Carolina today: a woman is accidentally shot and killed by a six-year-old! How did the child get the gun? Find out at noon, and you can read more HERE .

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21 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Cokie Roberts and John Griswold unveil books in New Orleans

Books and authors have long had a place at New Orleans Jazz Fest, but that's not the only place to find literary goodness in the coming weeks.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Advocate

Lafayette crime blotter for April 18, 2014

Atlas J. White, 22, of 1352 Oil Tank Alley, is wanted on a warrant for aggravated rape and unauthorized entry of a home, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office said in a release.

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BleacherReport

Breaking Down LSU's Trey Quinn's Highlight Tape

Among the best players in Louisiana last year, he hails from Barbe High School in Lake Charles.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Crime Roundup: Texas man arrested in Leesville

An 18-year-old Texas man is facing charges of motor vehicle theft, fire arm theft, simple burglary and theft over $500, authorities said.

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NOLA.com

Education chief: Testing critics don't have plan

Continued efforts to try to keep Louisiana from using tests associated with the Common Core education standards are creating "a state of chaos" for public school teachers, Superintendent of Education John White said Thursday.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Lake Charles man survives IED attack in Afghanistan

After 9-11, Tommy Thibodeaux couldn't just sit around and do nothing. So he quit his job on an offshore rig and joined the Marines.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

LC Fire Fighter Union to vote on new proposed agreement

Despite not having a contract for more than two and a half years, Lake Charles Fire Fighters have continued to put out the fires.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Lake Area cyclists push for bike paths at parks

If passed, the ward will receive a bond not exceeding $16 million dollars with a property tax of 5.50 mills lasting ten years.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Authorities: Lake Charles man drove drunk with 4-month-old in car

A 35-year-old Lake Charles man with a history of DWI arrests is in custody after driving drunk with an infant in the car, authorities said.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

A Nebraska toddler gets stuck in a claw machine

Gerron Jordan in for Agnes DeRouen, and here's a look at what we're working on for 7News at Noon.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Contraband Days Louisiana Pirate Festival celebrates 57 years

As part of the celebration, the 2014 Contraband Days poster was recently unveiled.

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NOLA.com

Some ministers worry courts will strike down tax-exempt housing allowances

A federal judge's ruling that a 60-year-old federal law allowing clergy to get a tax-free housing allowance is unconstitutional has raised concerns by religious organizations.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Age is just a number for young cancer doctor

A young cancer doctor in Lake Charles is proving age truly is just a number. The now 29-year-old never graduated high school, because he was accepted to Purdue University at the age of 11. Dr. David Chang is a radiation oncologist at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KLAX

A Decade in Retrospect at Historic City Hall in Lake Charles

A new exhibition will hang indefinitely in the first floor foyer of the 1911 Historic City Hall.

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Examiner.com

Calcasieu Sheriff Arrests Armed Robber of Convenience Store

On Sunday, April 13, 2014, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a convenience store on Sen. J. Bennett Johnson Avenue, Lake Charles, in reference to an armed robbery.

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Daily World

Freezing temperatures could return Wednesday

Although spring is here, Old Man Winter just won't go away. According to Roger Erickson, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, this area could see freezing temperatures again overnight.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Theflyonthewall.com

Axiall sees Q1 adjusted EBITDA $65M-$70M

Axiall sees Q1 adjusted EBITDA $65M-$70M Axiall Corporation announced that the damage from the December 20 fire at its PHH vinyl chloride monomer manufacturing facility at the company's chemicals complex in Lake Charles, Louisiana, has been repaired and the facility has resumed operations.

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Flood Warning for Calcasieu Parish was issued at April 18 at 8:49PM CDT

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