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Lafayette Weather – Rain Chances Stay In Forecast, Storms Possible Saturday

There will be at least a threat of late afternoon or early evening showers or thunderstorms in the area through the weekend. The greatest threat of rain does appear to be on Friday into Saturday.

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Medical Marijuana
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Medical Marijuana Bill Still On Track To Pass

Legalization of medical marijuana heads to the House floor for debate.

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Local Rider Earns Jockey Of The Week Honors

A Lafayette native and local rider at Evangeline Downs earns national honors for his unbelievable week of racing.

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Bobby Jindal
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Did Bobby Jindal Violate Louisiana’s Constitution?

Did Bobby Jindal's criticism of a candidate for President put him in direct violation of Louisiana's Constitution? One political pundit says yes and he has filed a complaint against the Governor.

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road construction (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Road construction (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Lane Closure For Interstate Ten Westbound In Calcasieu Parish

The work will begin each night at 8 p.m. and wrap up the following morning at 5 a.m.

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Project Front Yard, photo courtesy of Project Front Yard
Project Front Yard, photo courtesy of Project Front Yard
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Lafayette Gets “Cleanest City” Title

The Hub City is voted Cleanest City in their category.

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Jan Swift Makes It Official: She Wants To Represent District 45

As Representative Joel Robideaux finishes his final term in District 45, there are three announced candidates who want to represent the people of that area - Andre Comeaux, Jean-Paul Coussan and Jan Swift, who formally announced her candidacy Tuesday night.

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Acadiana Flag
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What Do The Colors And Symbols On The Cajun Acadian Flag Really Mean?

The Acadiana flag, in my opinion, is awesome. I've always loved the way it looks. However, I've never really known what the colors and symbols on the flag actually stood for.

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Police Sirens 2, iStock
Police Sirens 2, iStock
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Lafayette Parish Shooting Near Marigny Circle *** UPDATE ***

Detectives are continuing to investigate what led to the shooting.

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“The Lafayette Food Junkie’s” Top 5 Restaurants That Will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

If you like to top off your delicious meal with a delectible dessert, then Tiffiany Decou, the "Lafayette Food Junkie," gives you five of her favorite restaurants in Lafayette to get dessert.

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