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  1. Lafayette mother hopes her story keeps others safe this Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    As Michelle flipped through pictures of her son Dax, she started to relive that horrific New Year's Even when a firework blew up in his face. "When it first hit me it felt like a punch in the face," Dax explained.

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  2. Court: No evidence heart attack caused by burglarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled there's no evidence to support prosecutors' arguments that an 86-year-old Lafayette woman's heart attack was caused when she found a man in her home. The Advocate reports the Supreme Court upheld this week a lower court's decision to overturn the conviction of Willie James Robertson.

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  3. Donald Thornton Jr. named Lafayette High principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Thornton earned a bachelor's degree from Northwestern State University and master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He has served as a teacher at Comeaux High, a high school lead teacher at N.P. Moss Prep and as a member of the Grade Level Expectations Revision Committee for the Louisiana Department of Education.

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  4. 13th Annual Kids Carnival at Girard ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Today, Lafayette Parks and Recreation system held its13th Annual Kids Carnival at Girard Park. The purpose of the event is to encourage residents to attend one of the nine centers to keep cool during the hot days of summer.

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  5. Upscale development finalized for GonzalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Southern Lifestyle Development, of Lafayette, will build the upscale development, called Conway Plantation, on Louisiana Highway 44 just south of Interstate 10 in Gonzales. Formerly the cattle ranch of the late Merritt P. Evans, the property now will be home to retail stores, apartments, homes, parks, lakes and a green civic space, where events like concerts and art shows will be held free to the public.

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  6. Horse Farm concert will not be movedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The concert series has been moved several times because of muddy conditions at the park, however this one will not be moved. Rex Moroux will be the sixth act of the Levitt AMP Lafayette Music Series.

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  7. New Walk Program for ArthritisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A new walk program is being offered by Lafayette Therapeutic Recreation Department, for individuals who currently have arthritis or for those who may develop it. The program is also appropriate for people with diabetes, heart disease and other chronic conditions who want to get more active.

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  8. August Events at VermilionvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park hosts many special events each month including its weekly Cajun Jam on Saturdays, Bal du Dimanche as well as year round exhibits. The village is open Tuesday Sunday from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. and admission is $10 for adults, $6 for students, $8 for senior citizens 65+ and children under 5 get in free.

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  9. Federal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The protest was being held against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who, due to the ruling of the... . Malinda Andrews, center, refers to the Bible during a discussion with Erica Seagraves on the front lawn of the Rowan County Judicial Center, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Morehead, Ky.

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  10. Retired Gen. Russel Honore mulling run for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Retired Army Gen. Russel Honore, who rose to fame after leading post-Katrina recovery efforts in New Orleans, told Gannett that he will decide today whether he's running for governor.

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  11. LGMC, UHC welcome new medical residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Some residents will train at UHC and others at Lafayette General Medical Center, while a large number will train at both hospitals. A political action committee backing Governor Bobby Jindal's run for president, urged twitter followers to ask Jindal questions with the hashtag #AskBobby.

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  12. Bastille Day at the Horse FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    On Saturday, July 11th, Alliance Franaise de Lafayette and the Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm will team up to host a Bastille Day Celebration at the Market from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. Bastille Day is the French national holiday that commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the storming of the Bastille. 8:00 a.m. Market opens.

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  13. Rex Moroux to perform at Levitt AMP Music Series in Lafayette tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    It is that time of the week again, and Rex Moroux will take the stage at the Park at the Horse Farm for the sixth act of the 10-week Levitt AMP Music Series at 6:30 tonight! What better way to kick off the 4th of July weekend than to hear a homegrown Americana artist! Remember that chairs and blankets are welcome for the whole family! Leave your pets and ice chests at home, as there will be food trucks and beverage vendors on site, as well as the end of the mid-week Farmer's and Artisans' Market at the Horse Farm .

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  14. Rep. Ortego Officially Announces Run For Re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Rep. Stephen Ortego will announce his candidacy for State Representative at Don's Specialty Meats in Scott on I-10 this Wednesday, July 1, at 6:00 pm. Ortego was elected to his first term in the Louisiana House of Representatives almost four years ago, winning by just over ten percent in a runoff election.

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  15. 4th of July Events and Festivals in AcadianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Join St. Edmond Catholic Church in Lafayette and pray for America. Join them as they sing and pray the rosary and honor America.

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  16. Probate judges opposed to gay marriage stand firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The protest was being held against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who, due to the ruling of the... . Malinda Andrews, center, refers to the Bible during a discussion with Erica Seagraves on the front lawn of the Rowan County Judicial Center, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Morehead, Ky. 5 comments

  17. July Weather Is HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Late night storms over the Gulf of Mexico have dissipated this morning and skies are partly to mostly cloudy across Acadiana and the Gulf waters. High pressure extends along the east coast in the upper levels and extends westward over the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

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  18. Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A 16-year-old boy in Baldwin was arrested early Monday morning for allegedly inappropriately touching a 6-year-old boy and two 6-year-old girls. A 16-year-old boy in Baldwin was arrested early Monday morning for allegedly inappropriately touching a 6-year-old boy and two 6-year-old girls.

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  19. Researchers from the University of Arizona are in Lafayette over the next five weeks are looking intRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Researchers from the University of Arizona are in Lafayette over the next five weeks are looking into the effects of working in the oil and gas industry.

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  20. New laws taking effect this week impact Louisiana driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Drivers only have to renew their licenses every six years beginning Wednesday, but they'll have to pay more when they buy a car or seek a copy of their driving record. Those changes are among the new state laws that take effect with the start of July, along with a new 50-cent-per-pack tax hike on cigarette smokers and scaled-back tax breaks for businesses.

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