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UL Seeking Extras For Football Commercial

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is in search of extras for a football commercial. The shoot is set for Tuesday, July 15th around 5pm.

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Nagin Gets 10 Years

The 58-year-old Democrat defiantly denied any wrongdoing at his trial.

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Race Against the Clock Marathon Blood Drive Set for This Thursday and Friday with United Blood Services

97.3 The Dawg is once again proud to be part of the Race Against Clock Marathon Blood Drive with our friends at United Blood Services. The 2-day, 24-hour community event is scheduled or Thursday, July 10th from 7am-10pm then Friday, July 11th from 7am-4pm.

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Lafayette Weather – More Thunderstorms Possible

Heavy thunderstorms Tuesday resulted in snarled traffic and at least one possible house fire. Could we see more heavy thunderstorms today? Check out the forecast and the weather radar to keep your family safe.

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Lafayette Weather – Typical Summer Showers Return This Week

Expect a return of higher temperatures and higher humidity as the work week wears on. This will also mean a return of afternoon and early evening showers and thunderstorms.

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Lafayette Getting at Least 9 New Restaurants

If you've driven through the heart of Lafayette lately, you've probably notice our growth is not stopping anytime soon. According to the Lafayette Consolidated Government's Permit Office, nine permits for new restaurants have been issued since January 1.

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Louisiana Senate Race In Dead Heat According To Latest Polls

With the polls showing Mary Landrieu and challenger Bill Cassidy in a virtual dead heat, why does one pollster think that Mary Landrieu may be in the political race of her life.

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Shooting Incident at Walmart on Ambassador Caffery
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Shoplifting Suspects Run Over Off-Duty Police Officer at Walmart on Ambassador Caffery

Lafayette Police are investigating a shooting that took place early this morning at the parking lot of Walmart on Ambassador Caffery in Lafayette.

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Be a Blood Hero, Donate During the 4th of July Blood Drive

Our friends at United Blood Services are holding its 4th of July Blood Drive this week and there are plenty of opportunities for you to help out.

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Louisiana Gas Prices Up For The Fourth Of July

The price of gas may seem high but you'll breath a sigh of relief when you consider where the price was just six years ago.

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