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  1. Letters: Technology pays off, need supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | The Advocate

    Job seekers meet with recruiters, attend seminars, fill out applications and participate in employment interviews Tuesday, May 9, 2017, during the 22nd annual Lafayette Economic Development Authority Job Fair at the Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette, La. Dozens of companies representing industries that offer insurance, law enforcement, healthcare, retail, banking, media and oil field jobs particpated in the event.

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  2. GOHSEP prepares for potential flash floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    State officials are preparing for potential flooding as a potential tropical storm moves towards the southwestern coast of Louisiana. Mike Steele with the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness says heavy rains and potential flash flooding are the biggest threat.

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  3. New seafood promotion, marketing leader named in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Former state lawmaker Bryan Adams has been appointed director of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board by Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser.

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  4. Louisiana dual-sport athlete Jam WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE Following in the recent footsteps of former dual-sport athletes Elijah McGuire and Jeryl Brazil, Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball player Jam Williams officially joined the Ragin' Cajuns football team on Monday, in a joint announcement by head football coach Mark Hudspeth and head baseball coach Tony Robichaux. Williams, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound outfielder for the Ragin' Cajuns baseball team, will have two years of eligibility remaining in football.

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  5. Governor encourages citizens to get a game planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards took part in briefings with the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and the National Weather Service as they closely monitor the area of low pressure, Invest 93L, in the Gulf of Mexico. Participating in the call were state agencies, parish officials and first responders.

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  6. South Tyler lanes reconfigured as Covington road project nears endRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | NOLA.com

    One of the two northbound lanes of South Tyler Street in Covington, shown to the left in this photo taken June 19, 2017, will open to traffic on Tuesday , according to the state highway department. The news lanes were built as part of a $16.8 million project to widen a section of the heavily traveled road in western St. Tammany Parish.

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  7. By the Numbers: How the Teams Stack UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Roll Call

    Democratic Rep. Cedric L. Richmond of Louisiana is statistically one of the best players in the history of the Congressional Baseball Game. This story was originally published in the official game program of the 56th annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, which was distributed on June 15. o you think you're a numbers whiz regarding all things Congress.

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  8. Full recovery expected for Michigan native injured in baseball field shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | MLive.com

    Michigan native Matt Mika, one of five people injured during last week's shooting at the Republican team's Congressional baseball practice, is expected to make a full recovery, his family reports. In a statement released Saturday, Mika's family said he has undergone additional surgery with positive results and would remain in the ICU at George Washington University Hospital at least through the weekend.

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  9. More Read the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | WICU12 Erie

    The Louisiana State Legislature approved a state budget and sent it along to Governor John Bel Edwards for approval this morning. Rep. Walt Leger announced the Legislature's move in a tweet sent out just before 10:30 a.m. on June 16. Governor Edwards called the special legislative session before the regular session was over because it looked like a state budget wouldn't get passed.

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  10. Ramp to I-10 westbound at Poydras closed briefly MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | NOLA.com

    Drivers will need to find a different way to reach I-10 westbound at Poydras Street. The entrance ramp there will be closed from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Jun 19, 2017.

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  11. Tax incentives for filmmaking are getting critical reviewsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | CBS News

    A new "Ghostbusters" movie filmed in Boston two years ago with the hopes of rebooting a beloved franchise. Instead, the box office dud has unintentionally played a role in giving new life to efforts to rid Massachusetts of its film industry subsidies.

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  12. Actors' pay is the focus of state's film subsidies debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A new "Ghostbusters" movie filmed in Boston two years ago with the hopes of rebooting a beloved franchise. Instead, the box office dud has unintentionally played a role in giving new life to efforts to rid Massachusetts of its film industry subsidies.

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  13. Inshore shrimp season closure / courtesy of Louisiana Department of Wildlife and FisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has announced the closure of the 2017 spring inshore shrimp season in portions of inside waters. The season will officially close in the determined area on Friday, June 23 at 6 p.m. The closure will occur from the eastern shore of the Mississippi River westward to the western shore of the Freshwater Bayou canal.

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  14. LAGCOE Announces LAGCOE Looey 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    LAGCOE announced LAGCOE Looey 2017, Mr. Don Briggs, Founding Member and President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association. LAGCOE Looey is an honorary position given to someone who has accomplished something great in the oil and gas industry.

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  15. New Eunice task force makes arrest in recent shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A second Eunice teen has been arrested in connection with the shooting of two people earlier this month, police said. On June 6, a seven-year-old boy was shot outside a convenience store, allegedly while the shooter was trying to shoot two other people.

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  16. Port Barre bridge reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that the bridge at LA 742 at Little Teche Bayou, between Little Teche Road and Lalonde Road has reopened. The bridge was closed on May 25 to perform repairs to the bridge.

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  17. Congress Finds Peace in the Church of BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | The Hardball Times

    It was true last year, when Democrats staged a 25-hour, 39-minute sit-in over gun control that almost postponed the game and led to increased tensions on the diamond . It was true in 1975, when the Democratic baseball team walked off to break an 11-year Republican winning streak thanks to a flood of young talent elected in the wake of the Watergate scandal.

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  18. GOHSEP urges awareness for possible tropical developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness urges everyone to be aware of two areas of low pressure for possible tropical development. Here is information on the current status for both systems: System 1: The National Hurricane Center expects a tropical cyclone to develop near the Yucatan or in the Gulf of Mexico early this week.

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  19. Why - Obamacare' plans covering 211,000 Louisianians could see rates jump 30 percent _lowresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | The Advocate

    The Obamacare replacement bill being considered by Congress would hurt Louisiana far more than it would hurt most other states. The changes to Medicaid that are being talked about would devastate our state budget and lead to huge cuts in services for our most vulnerable citizens.

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  20. Race in rural America: Physical separation 'has an effect on your thinking'Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 18 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Espinola Quinn sits at her home in St. Martinville, La., where she and her husband built their own sprawling house on the edge of the bayou and raised their three girls. Espinola Quinn sits at her home in St. Martinville, La., where she and her husband built their own sprawling house on the edge of the bayou and raised their three girls.

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