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  1. Chad Sam, 30 of Opelousas arrested for Thanksgiving Day abduction.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Deputies with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office have taken Chad E. Sam and Justin B. Lewis into custody on Saturday. Chad E. Sam, 30 of Opelousas, was wanted in wanted in connection to the Thanksgiving Day abduction and shooting of a 49-year-old female.

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  2. Opelousas Race Re-cap for Mayor; Chief of PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    It will certainly be a new era for Opelousas, not only with a new mayor, but also a new police chief. In the race for Opelousas chief of police, incumbent Chief Perry Gallow who has been in office since 2007 was defeated by challenger Donald Thompson who got 57 percent of the vote.

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  3. Louisiana Mayor caught on tape urging voters to vote twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | American Thinker

    ... Senator, who dispensed some pro tips on voting at a rally in advance of Saturday's run-off election: Video of Opelousas, Louisiana Mayor Don Cravins Sr.'s Nov. 3 remarks show him telling a crowd in his home town that 'if you early voted, go vote ...

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  4. Democrat mayor at Landrieu event: Vote multiple times, no one will prosecuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Examiner.com

    In a shocking video released Monday by the Black Conservatives Fund , Opelousas, Louisiana , Mayor Don Cravins Sr., encouraged supporters to commit voter fraud, telling them to vote multiple times. According to Truth Revolt's Jeff Dunetz , the video was taken at a rally for Sen. Mary Landrieu , D-La., and other Democrats earlier this month.

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  5. The 11th Hour Video Attacks of Louisiana's Senate RaceRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Bloomberg

    ... the time. Landrieu's chief of staff is named Donald Cravins, Jr. His father, Donald Cravins, Sr, is the mayor of Opelousas; he was the star of video number two, which caught him telling voters to hit the polls twice. "If you early voted, go vote ...

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  6. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Less than one week before voters in Louisiana go to the polls to vote in a contentious U.S. Senate race, a video began circulating online that has both sides riled up. In the video posted to YouTube by the Black Conservatives Fund, state Sen. Elbert Guillory, R- Opelousas serves as the narrator.

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  7. St. Landry Parish detectives investigating Thanksgiving Day abduction, shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to Sgt. Clay Higgins, deputies responded to a shooting victim at Opelousas General Hospital about 9:15 a.m. Thanksgiving Day.

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  8. Opelousas Children's Christmas Parade Grand Marshal AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The 2014 committee for the Opelousas Children's Christmas Parade announced today that this year's Grand Marshal will be Dana Reed. The parade, which is scheduled for Thursday, December 11 and will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the St. Landry Catholic Church on North Main Street and rolls south through historic downtown Opelousas, ending on Creswell Lane.

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  9. Opelousas couple celebrates 70 years of marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Happy 70th Anniversary to Joseph and Hilda Guidry of Opelousas. They are the parents of 12 living children, 17 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

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  10. Opelousas mayor accused of urging voter fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Daily World

    Opelousas mayor accused of urging voter fraud Check out this story on dailyworld.com: State Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-0pelousas, has released a video through the Black Conservatives Fund charging that Opelousas Mayor Donald Cravins Sr. is encouraging voter fraud. The video, released Monday and taken at a campaign rally Nov. 3 at the Charcoal Lounge in Opelousas the night before the Nov. 4 primary, features the mayor telling his supporters to vote twice.

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  11. Report: Landrieu Chief-of-Staff's Father Urged Double VotingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | News Max

    A black conservative group says it has obtained video of Opelousas, Louisiana, Mayor Don Cravins Sr. urging people to vote twice in the state's general election on Nov. 4. Cravins is the father of Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's chief-of-staff Don Cravins Jr. and a Louisiana Democratic Party operative. Cravins Jr. was present at the event, says the Black Conservatives Fund , which released the video on Monday.

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  12. Opelousas woman abducted and shot on Thanksgiving DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... together evidence about what happened that morning. On Thanksgiving Day, at about 8 o'clock in the morning, an Opelousas woman left her home on Laurent St. in Opelousas. She had decided to walk to a nearby convenience store. On the way, she was ...

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  13. Louisiana Democrat: Vote Multiple Times, You Won't Be ProsecutedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Townhall

    Who's up for a fresh addition to the ever-expanding " voter fraud is a Republican myth " file ? Democratic officials and campaign operatives have been caught on tape encouraging illegal voting on several occasions in recent election cycles, and anti-voter ID activists have literally cheered a swing-state poll worker who was convicted of the practice. Our latest installment comes to us from the Bayou State and features a Democratic mayor and former State Senator, who dispensed some pro tips on voting at a rally in advance of Saturday's run-off election: Video of Opelousas, Louisiana Mayor Don Cravins Sr.'s Nov. 3 remarks show him telling a crowd in his home town that 'if you early voted, go vote again tomorrow.

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  14. Opelousas, Louisiana, Mayor Donald Cravins (Facebook) **FILE**Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Washington Times

    A conservative political action committee released a video Monday on YouTube allegedly showing a Democratic mayor urging voter fraud during a recent private event for Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu. In the video, Opelousas, Louisiana, Mayor Donald Cravins Sr. , whose son is Ms. 7 comments

  15. Reporter, Weekend AnchorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... She then started her journey in Broadcasting, spending the next three years as a Radio DJ for KOGM/KSLO in Opelousas (later to become Delta Media in Carencro.) After getting an unexpected call, she began her transition to TV News in June of 2012. ...

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  16. Quin Hillyer: Louisiana should inspire our gratitudeRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... (although they don't always win, and often don't deserve to). We do it with flair and zest. We do it (as I saw in Opelousas last Saturday) with brass bands and zydeco bands. We do it (as I saw in Gonzales earlier the same day) as gun shows and ...

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  17. OC girls off to fast startRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Daily World

    The Opelousas Catholic girls soccer team has strength at the forward position and it definitely has made a difference so far. OC improved to 6-0-1 Saturday morning after winning a pair of games in the Rebel Cup Tournament at Pineville High.

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  18. Sen. Elbert Guillory promotes the GOP with fear, bigotry: Robert MannRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | NOLA.com

    There's still a month left in 2014, but the prize for the year's most egregious act of fear mongering in Louisiana politics clearly goes to state Sen. Elbert Guillory , R-Opelousas. Guillory has this year produced two campaign videos ostensibly designed to lure Louisiana's black voters away from the Democratic Party, but which have also raised Guillory's national profile.

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  19. Louisiana health care plan changes help retirees; active employees, not so muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... legislators are attempting to provide additional financial relief to retirees. State Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas, will introduce legislation to boost state retirement benefits by $50 per month for the fiscal year starting next July 1. No such ...

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  20. Sunset seeks funds to restore former high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Daily World

    ... almost all of it is being used to refurbish and operate the Delta Grand Theatre just off Courthouse Square in Opelousas, which is rapidly becoming a major arts and cultural center as well as public gathering spot for Opelousas and the parish. ...

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