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Chief Jim Craft; KPEL
Chief Jim Craft; KPEL
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Lafayette Chief Against Police Pay Raise Bill

Craft said although he supports a pay increase for his employees, he doesn't think the state shouldn't mandate it.

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Lafayette School Board Officially Selects Interim Legal Counsel

The firm represents other school districts throughout the state.

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Acadiana Park Nature Station & Trail Sign
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Looking for Something Fun to Do — Take a Walk on a Nature Trail Right Here in Lafayette

Last week we had a guest on the morning show from TRAIL, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to building and maintaining parks, paths and trails for hiking, walking, running, kayaking, biking and canoeing.

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Weekly Cajun Jam at Vermillionville Saturday

The Cajun French Music Association sponsors a weekly Cajun Jam at Vermilionville from 1 pm - 3pm in the Performance Center!

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Ragin' Cajuns head coach Mark Hudspeth
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Ragin’ Cajuns Football Head Coach Mark Hudspeth Close to New Deal

It's a good time to be a Ragin' Cajun', especially if you're head football coach Mark Hudspeth. Reports are that the university is planning on making a new contract extension proposal to Coach Hud sometime this week.

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Louisiana Senator Wants E-Cigs Banned For 18 And Under

Electronic cigarettes seem to be a safe alternative to smoking for adults but not for children. That's the opinion of a Louisiana State Senator who wants the sale of E-Cigs to minors banned.

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Farm Family
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Louisiana Farm Moms Eligible For $10,000 Prize

Louisiana Farm Moms sought for nationwide prize. It could mean an extra $10-thousand dollars in the bank account.

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Edwin Edwards Baton Rouge Press Club announcement, KATC
Edwin Edwards Baton Rouge Press Club announcement, KATC
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Former Gov. Edwin Edwards To Run For Congress

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards announced at the Baton Rouge Press Club he will run for Congress this fall in the state's 6th District.

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BBB Alerts Acadiana To Netflix Scam

BBB says Netflix is a reputable company that is being taken advantage of by scammers.

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LALegis2014: Bill Would Require State’s OK Before Filing Oil, Gas Suits

Republican Rep. Joel Robideaux discussed the bill March 17 at the Acadiana Press Club's Newsmaker Forum.

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