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  1. Ragin' Cajuns Release 2017 Football Schedule, Two Primetime Games Highlight SlateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE A rugged non-conference schedule which includes trips to SEC opponents Texas A&M and Ole Miss, a pair of nationally-televised Sun Belt Conference games in October and six games against schools that appeared in a post-season bowl highlight the 2017 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football schedule that was released by the conference office on Wednesday. The Ragin' Cajuns will also face American Athletic Conference member Tulsa along with Division I-FCS opponent Southeastern Louisiana in non-conference action while hosting ULM, Texas State, New Mexico State and traditional power Georgia Southern in SBC game.

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  2. WAITR job fair scheduled on Friday, March 3Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    WAITR will hold a job fair for full time and part-time delivery drivers on Friday, March 3, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The Daily Advertiser Building, 1100 Bertrand Drive in Lafayette. Due to exceptional growth in the past three months, WAITR is looking to hire 600 drivers across major markets - 60 drivers in the Lafayette area.

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  3. Cold Front Will Freshen Things UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The party has come and gone across south Louisiana, but the warm, muggy air mass has stayed in place, although, that too will soon be leaving south Louisiana. The first half of Thursday will be a mostly cloudy affair with gusty winds coming in out of the south west around 10-15 mph, which will be similar but not quite as robust as the winds on Mardi Gras.

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  4. Read Across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The National Educators Association along with the Lafayette Parish Association of Educators will present Read Across America. The event will coincide with national events taking place on the birthday of Dr. Seuss.

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  5. Last but not least: the Independent ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Following the King's Parade in Lafayette today, the Festival Parade didn't miss a beat. And for a last hoorah-- the Independent Parade.

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  6. Mardi Gras in Lafayette ends with the Greater Southwest BallRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Mardi Gras celebrations aren't over just yet. The Greater Southwest Ball is just getting started at the Heymann Center in Lafayette.

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  7. It's not Fat Tuesday without Mardi Gras Indians at Clark FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Several groups in the Lafayette area get together on Mardi Gras Day to dress up like the Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans.

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  8. Saints safety Jairus ByrdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Byrd was the splash free agent pick-up for the Saints in the 2014 offseason. The former Buffalo Bill signed a $54 million contract, $28 million of it guaranteed.

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  9. Baton Rouge couple arrested on drug charges; 3 children released to relativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Baton Rouge couple is arrested in Port Barre after police pulled their vehicle over for speeding and discovered drugs along with three small children inside the vehicle. Today, Port Barre police pulled over a vehicle on U.S. 190 that was going 80 mph in a 45 mph zone.

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  10. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    BATON ROUGE, La. Second-ranked LSU rebounded from a 2-0, fifth-inning deficit Tuesday night to post a 3-2 win over Nicholls in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

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  11. No. 16 Louisiana Leaves Natchitoches With Extra Innings VictoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    NATCHITOCHES, La. After seeing a four-run lead disappear late in the game, the 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team rallied with a three-run 12th inning to defeat Northwestern State 8-6 in extra innings on Tuesday night at Brown-Stroud Field.

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  12. Ex-school official admits to exposing himself to teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A former Louisiana school board member has pleaded guilty in California to two counts of indecent exposure after authorities say he behaved lewdly in front of a 17-year-old girl while he asked her for directions. News outlets in Lake Charles report that Charles "Chuck" Hansen was sentenced Monday to three years' probation and 20 days of public work service.

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  13. Mamou continues tradition with a CourirRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Courir de Mardi Gras in Mamou is a tourist attraction every year because of the chicken chasing, revelers on horseback and music that lasts from sun up to sundown. "Do you not see this party out here? This is nothing compared to New Orleans, this is traditional," one reveler said.

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  14. Warmest Winter on RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Following the warmest Mardi Gras in the last 70 plus years in Lafayette and the warmest year on record in Lafayette in 2016, the meteorological winter from December through February kept up the trend of smashing historical records. The February 2017 "mean" temperature of 65.9 degrees broke the previous record by nearly 1 degree set back in 1932 with the month 10 degrees above average.

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  15. Louisiana SS DJ SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball junior shortstop DJ Sanders was named the Sun Belt Conference's co-Player of the Week on Tuesday after producing a .471 effort at the plate that featured five extra base hits, 11 runs scored and eight RBI during last weekend's Mardi Gras Invitational at Lamson Park. Sanders received repeat honors as SBC Player of the Week and collected her third career honor.

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  16. SUV plows into Gulf Shores parade; high school band members hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Eleven high school students were hurt when the driver of an SUV crashed into a crowd of people at the Mardi Gras parade in Gulf Shores, Alabama, WKRG reports. Police say all 11 victims are members of the Gulf Shores High School marching band.

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  17. King's Parade rolls on in LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Mayor-President Joel Robideaux also presented Gabriel with the key to the city of Lafayette. Floats made their way around town with all the fun and throws the crowd could handle.

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  18. The Nokia 3310 is an update to a simple phone that stated it all of the Nokia company / CNN MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to CNN , the newer model was unveiled at the mobile world congress in Barcelona. The new "old" phone will be about 50 dollars and come in bright colors.

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  19. Two Houston officers injured after shootout with burglary suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Houston police say two officers have been shot and taken to hospitals. Few details were immediately released, including the officers' conditions.

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  20. Tax Time Guide: Use IRS.gov to Find Qualified Tax ProfessionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    This is the third in a series of 10 IRS tips called the Tax Time Guide, designed to help taxpayers navigate common tax issues. This year's tax-filing deadline is April 18. More than 150 million individual returns were filed last year and over half of those were prepared by a paid return preparer.

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