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  1. Report says wages in Louisiana have a long way to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A new report from the Louisiana Budget Project concludes that although the state's median wage has risen to $15.63 an hour from 2012-2014 and more Louisianans have jobs than ever before, there's still a long way to go in terms of wage gaps. The left-leaning Louisiana Budget Project says wages for women have risen, and Louisiana has added 54,000 jobs from 2012-2014.

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  2. "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign BEGINS Saturday in Rapides ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, Glenmora Police Department and the McNary Police Department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint Saturday, September 5, 2015. Sheriff Hilton said, "With these extra officers out, not only from the sheriffs office but other law-enforcement agencies in Central Louisiana, we hope to attain that goal."

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  3. Lake Arthur woman accused of inappropriate behavior with a juvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's detectives received a complaint from the guardian of a juvenile that inappropriate behavior was allegedly happening with Lisha Gale Moore. The public's assistance is needed in identifying the person or persons responsible for vandalizing a church in Washington.The suspect forced his way into the church office, ransacked the interior, and severely damaged the old safe inside.

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  4. Man dies after being hit by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The public's assistance is needed in identifying the person or persons responsible for vandalizing a church in Washington.The suspect forced his way into the church office, ransacked the interior, and severely damaged the old safe inside. The suspect left empty handed.Call St. Landry Crime Stoppers if you know the person that committed this crime at 337-948-TIPS.

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  5. Beluga whale photobombs Connecticut GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has found himself upstaged by a beluga whale during a tourism news conference at the Mystic Aquarium. Malloy was standing in front of the Alaskan Coast exhibit Wednesday touting an increase in summer tourism in Connecticut when a whale named Juno swam over to the glass to watch.

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  6. Funds eyed for sidewalks, parking lot, walking bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Carmel Drive would get new sidewalks, a north Lafayette recreation center would get a new parking lot and planning would begin for a large pedestrian bridge over Evangeline Thruway under budget amendments being pushed by city-parish Council Chairman Kenneth Boudreaux. In all, Boudreaux has proposed adding more than $1 million to next year's budget, which the council is scheduled to approve at a special meeting Thursday.

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  7. Acadiana Repertory Theatre presents DrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Bonita jumped off a pier and never came up for air. Now she and her survivors have to figure out where they're going next.

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  8. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says league will appeal federal judge's 'Deflategate' rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The public's assistance is needed in identifying the person or persons responsible for vandalizing a church in Washington.The suspect forced his way into the church office, ransacked the interior, and severely damaged the old safe inside. The suspect left empty handed.Call St. Landry Crime Stoppers if you know the person that committed this crime at 337-948-TIPS.

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  9. French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A French prosecutor says the piece of wing discovered in July on a remote Indian Ocean island has been formally identified as having come from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. In a statement, the Paris prosecutor's office said technical analysis of the part, called a flaperon, had enabled investigators to link a serial number found on the part with a corresponding number on the Boeing 777 that disappeared March 8, 2014 with 239 people aboard.

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  10. New High School In Store For Lafayette ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Lafayette Parish School System is one step closer to a new high school. The school board Wednesday night approved a $126 million bond sale to fund the new school in south Lafayette, plus several other construction projects.

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  11. Prosecutors are waiting on more evidence before filing formal charges in the shooting death of BiancRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    It's been almost three months since the shooting death of 26-year-old Bianca Davis and no formal charges have been filed.The former University of Louisiana at Lafayette basketball player was shot and killed outside of the Casino Lounge in St. Martinville while trying to leave a party in the early morning hours of June 14. Twin 18-year old brothers Jakil and Jamir Sophus were arrested that night.

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  12. Photo of Bishop Michael Jarrell courtesy the Diocese of Lafayette websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Bishop Michael Jarrell of the Diocese of Lafayette has issued a statement in response to a letter from Pope Francis directing priests to forgive women who repent for abortions if they do it with a "contrite heart." Reflecting his papacy's central theme of mercy, Francis said in letter published Tuesday by the Vatican that he has met many women bearing "the scar of this agonizing" decision to abort.

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  13. Manhunt suspect has led police on chase beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The subject of a multi-agency manhunt on Friday led deputies on another unsuccessful chase just one week earlier, according to records obtained by our investigative team. Nathaniel Paul Olivier, 27, is still on the lam after deputies said he sped off from a traffic stop in Iberia Parish on Friday and rammed into a deputy's cruiser.

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  14. Garbage, Recycling will run on Labor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Republic Services and the Recycling Foundation will run their regularly scheduled residential garbage and recycling collection routes on Labor Day, Monday, September 7, in Lafayette Parish. All customers served by Republic Services and the Recycling Foundation should place waste out the evening before their regularly scheduled collection day during the entire week of Labor Day.

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  15. RAMissingPeople's 2nd Anniversary CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The organization was established in memory of Mickey Shunick by those closest to her. The Downtown Lafayette Restaurant and Bar Association has worked with 12 bars and restaurants to organize a regional event.

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  16. Prosecutors are waiting on more evidence before filing formal charges in the death of Bianca Davis.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    It's been almost three months since the shooting death of 26-year-old Bianca Davis and no formal charges have been filed. The former University of Louisiana at Lafayette basketball player was shot and killed outside of the Casino Lounge in St. Martinville while trying to leave a party in the early morning hours of June 14. Twin 18-year old brothers Jakil and Jamir Sophus were arrested that night.

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  17. Bishop Jarrell with the Diocese of Lafayette responds to Popes announcement on abortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Bishop Michael Jarrell of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lafayette is speaking out after Pope Francis announces all priests in the Church's upcoming Year of Mercy can absolve women of the "sin of abortion," if they repent with a "contrite heart." It's power that Jarrell said his priests received decades ago.

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  18. Nouvelle Church of Lafayette hosting community-wide Picnic in the ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Nouvelle Church of Lafayette is hosting a community-wide Picnic in the Park Saturday, September 19, , at Girard Park, where free food, fun jumps and games will be available for all attendees. "This has become an annual event for us and we welcome all families and individuals of the Lafayette community and surrounding areas to join us for an enjoyable time of family fun," Pastor Dale Hoffpauir said.

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  19. Officials may revisit ban on new bars in downtown LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Lafayette city-parish officials may soon revisit a 12-year-old ban on new bars in downtown Lafayette. The move would open the door for allowing new venues under certain circumstances.

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  20. New Iberia man airlifted after pedestrian hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A New Iberia man is being air-lifted to a Lafayette hospital after he was hit by a car while walking this morning. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene.

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