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  1. Public Hearing on pupil progression planned for LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Lafayette Parish School System will host a public hearing on its Pupil Progression Plan on Monday at 3 p.m. in the school board chambers on Chaplin Drive. The Pupil Progression plan is the set of requirements that determine how children are promoted in school.

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  2. Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch honor slain Baton Rouge officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will be in Baton Rouge today to attend a memorial for the three Baton Rouge officers involved in the ambush shooting last Sunday. Biden and Lynch will be guest speakers at the event along with Governor John Bel Edwards and family members of the officers.

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  3. CORRECTION: The fundraiser at Our Lady of Fatima Church will be held on August 6thRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Fatima Troop 446 is holding a car wash fundraiser between 8 a. m. and 2 p. m. on Saturday, August 6th at Our Lady of Fatima Church on Johnston Street.

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  4. District Attorney sues following erosion and flooding issues in Vermilion ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The District Attorney for the 15th Judicial District, Keith Stutes, has announced the filing of major litigation to recover for damages, restoration costs and actual restoration as a result of oil and gas exploration, production and transportation operations in Vermilion Parish which have "caused substantial damages to land and water bodies, geological formations, and cultural and economic opportunities in violation of Louisiana state law, rules and regulations." The action by Stutes makes Vermilion Parish one of six Louisiana coastal parishes filing such claims.

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  5. Lafayette man accused of child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Brandon Leblanc was arrested on two counts of possession of sexual abuse images and/or videos of children and one count of video voyeurism. "It is imperative we take child predators off Louisiana's streets," said Attorney General Jeff Landry.

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  6. Less Rain, More HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Rain chances will be going down for the next couple of days as drier air in the upper levels will push in from the east. High pressure centered over the eastern Gulf of Mexico will build westward today and Friday.

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  7. Breaux Bridge residents react to child porn charges against priestRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel, there were at least 500 images of child porn found on Broussard's personal computer, and there has never been a complaint filed against him. The bishop said Fr.

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  8. Dozens of Lafayette residents enroll in Medicaid expansion programRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Dozens of Acadiana residents are now signed up for Medicaid, after a enrollment event that was held Wednesday in Lafayette. The state's expansion, under President Obama's health law, covers 19 to 64 year olds with an income of over $33,000 a year for a family of four.

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  9. The Lafayette city-parish governments proposed budget has big changes that could affect you.Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A 9 percent utility rate hike, a $1 million cut to parks and recreation, and parish property tax increases are some of the measures in Lafayette Mayor-President Joel Robideaux's proposed 2016-17 budget. Presented to the Lafayette City-Parish Council Tuesday, the $620.6 million budget for the fiscal year that begins Nov. 1 is the first presented by the Robideaux administration.

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  10. la Gop committee member seeks censure against Dardenne, Angelle for not endorsing VitterRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A member of the Louisiana Republican Party Central Committee is seeking to censure Scott Angelle and Jay Dardenne for their refusal to endorse David Vitter during last year's gubernatorial runoff election. St. Mary Parish committee member Christian Gil filed the resolution, which will be considered by the state GOP next month.

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  11. The Latest: Jailed priest faces 500 child porn countsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    State police say investigators found more than 500 images of child pornography on the computer of a priest in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. State police and the Catholic Diocese of Lafayette announced the arrest Wednesday of 50-year-old Rev.

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  12. Breaux Bridge priest arrested on child porn chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lafayette says one of its priests has been arrested on a charge of possessing child pornography. In a news release on its website, the diocese said it was informed by state police on Wednesday of the arrest of the Rev.

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  13. 3 stabbed in early morning Lafayette fight.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The victims told police they were sitting inside of a vehicle when two men approached the car. The two suspects were looking for an individual who the victims did not know.

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  14. Three people stabbed during fight in parking lot off Kaliste Saloom RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Police have issued a warrant for a Lafayette man believed to be involved in a fight that resulted in three people being stabbed. 121 E. Kaliste Saloom Road, near Pinhook Road.

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  15. Disney Live tickets go on sale Aug. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie's Doorway to Magic visits Lafayette on December 21, 2016 at the Cajundome. Tickets go on sale August 2, 2016.

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  16. Diocese: Breaux Bridge priest arrested on child pornography chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Diocese of Lafayette has issued the following statement regarding the arrest this week of a Breaux Bridge priest on charges of child pornography possession, "The Diocese of Lafayette was informed and saddened to learn on July 27th that the Louisiana State Police arrested the Reverend F. David Broussard on charges of possessing child pornography. The Diocese takes these allegations very seriously and is cooperating fully in every way possible with the investigation.

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  17. Photo Courtesy: Champagne's WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Friday July 29 between the hours of 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., all uniformed police officers will receive a free lunch at Champagne's located at 454 Heymann Blvd in Lafayette. Also Logan Farms, located in the South College Shopping Center on Johnston St. in Lafayette, will be offering a complimentary plate lunch on Saturday July 30 and August 6 between 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. METAIRIE, La.

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  18. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    He also fielded questions and concerns from parents, teachers, administrators and members of advocacy groups. Some asked about testing, others about English as a Second Language students, but many of the questions dealt with teachers and how they are trained.

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  19. Grambling State's governing board names Gallot new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Former state lawmaker Rick Gallot was chosen Tuesday as the new president of Grambling State University. Gallot, who served in the state House and the state Senate, is a Grambling alumnus and an attorney who practices in Ruston.

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  20. DREAMS Foundation camp going on this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Bayou Church is hosting the D.R.E.A.M.S. Foundation Summer Camp for special needs kids from all over Acadiana for the third year in a row. Campers participate in worship, science, art, music, and fitness.

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