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Portions Of Highway 13 Still Closed Between Crowley And Eunice

An oil well blow out from last week continues to pose travel troubles for those wishing to use Highway 13 between Crowley and Eunice.

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Lafayette Weather – Storms Usher In Colder Temperatures

The temperature in Lafayette fell from 68 degrees at midnight Sunday to 47 degrees by 3am.

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New App Should Help U.L. Students Feel Safer

Even a long walk across campus alone can be a safer experience thanks to a new smartphone app.

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Louisiana Tax Refund Checks Sent Out After Delay

The Louisiana Department of Revenue says one reason state refunds are a bit late was the federal shut down, which delayed the IRS processing schedule.

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Mardi Gras Beads Made From Toxic Waste?

It seems that the Mardi Gras beads that are imported from China might contain toxic materials. These unwanted materials such as lead,bromine, chlorine, cadmium, arsenic, tin, phthalates and mercury have been found in beads shipped in from China.

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Robichaux Pitches Cajuns Past Alabama 2-0

In a pitchers duel, the team that makes the most of their few opportunities is the one who comes out on top.
Friday night the 10th ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns finally cashed in, while Austin Robichaux held Alabama at bay.

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‘Ain’t No Place To Pee On Mardi Gras Day’ Is The Only Mardi Gras Song You Need This Year [Video]

As you’re getting your Mardi Gras playlist ready for your float, party, or whatever it is you might be prepping for this Fat Tuesday, you’ve got to make sure you have this song in the mix!

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Could Hurricanes Become Louisiana’s Next Major Energy Source?

What if you could harness the energy of a hurricane and reduce its destructive capabilities at the same time? One researcher believes the technology is already available.

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Texas Ruling On Gay Marriage Likely To Impact Louisiana’s Law

A federal judge has issued a ruling in Texas that will create ramifications in Louisiana's gay marriage laws.

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The Truth Behind Crawfish With A Straight Tail After They Are Boiled

Cajuns rejoice, it's CRAWFISH SEASON! But, what about all those straight tails? Safe to eat? Have we just been misinformed? WWL had a story about studies that were conducted on crawfish at the LSU AgCenter near Crowley. What they've found might dispel a few myths about boiled crawfish, and crawfish boils.

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