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Lafayette, Acadia Parish DSNAP Sites Open Monday

The Blackham Coliseum and the Rayne Civic Center will be open for DSNAP benefits distribution next week.

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Downtown Alive! 2016 Fall Schedule

Lafayette's longest running free concert series - Downtown Alive! - has released their fall 2016 schedule.

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Lafayette’s Lane Mack Auditions For NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Season 11 of "The Voice" begins September 19 on NBC and I, for one, am looking forward to Lane's performances!

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Louisiana Floods – Breaking Down The Impact From Around The State

The current estimates show that between 40,000 and 110,000 homes were damaged or destroyed as a result of the Louisiana floods. As of this past Monday, 3,000 Louisianians were still in shelters. Thirteen people have tragically died. Close to half of Louisiana's Parishes have been included in the FEMA disaster declarations. Nola.curbed.com has done a fantastic breakdown of the impact of the flooding on Louisiana, and below is a brief rundown of some of the hardest hit areas.

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Downtown Lafayette, Facebook
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The Downtown Lafayette Sign is Now Up

Downtown Lafayette has a fancy, shiny sign. The sign was installed yesterday at the entrance to downtown on Jefferson & Cypress.

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What Should I Expect From FEMA?

If you are wondering what to expect from FEMA when they contact you and come by to inspect, one Youngsville resident shared her experience on Facebook.

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Gov. Edwards Announces Housing Plan For South Louisiana Flood Victims

Wednesday afternoon Governor John Bel Edwards introduced the state to temporary homes for those affected by the recent flood.

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Former WWE Superstar Loses House In Recent Flood

The One Man Gang, who's real name is George Gray, lost everything in the recent flood and now he needs your help.

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Stranded Dog Desperately Clinging To Fence Rescued From Louisiana Flood Waters [Video]

This sweet dog was stranded in the flood, scared to death, and was desperately clinging to a small piece of fence to keep from drowning. Watch as these men pull up and save this dog's life.

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Heather Cross via FaceBook
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New Iberia Native Writes Emotional Letter To National Media Saying Everything Louisianians Have Wanted Them To Hear

As much as we've come together over the past week to help ourselves, there is a very long road ahead of us before we can recover, if we ever can. This is a task we need help in achieving. Baton Rouge resident and New Iberia native Heather Cross took to Facebook to tell CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, ABC News, CBS News, Good Morning America, The Today Show and all national media everything we as Louisianians want them to hear.

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