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LSU Announces Faculty Pay Raises

Faculty and staff at LSU can expect find a little more in their pay envelope in the coming weeks. It's the second year in a row that faculty at LSU have gotten raises.

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Lanie Lee Cook
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Study Looks At Increased Passenger Rail Service In Louisiana

Could train travel be making a triumphant return to Louisiana? Studies are underway to get the answers on routes between New Orleans and Baton Rouge and Shreveport and Vicksburg MS.

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Louisiana Companies Making Cold Cash Off Of Hot Sauce Boom

The world's taste for a spicy Louisiana condiment is creating quite an economic boom. See why hot sauce is big business at home and around the world.

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Congressman Charles Boustany, KPEL
Congressman Charles Boustany, KPEL
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Boustany Says VA Clinics For Acadiana Soon To Be Reality [Audio]

Better access to health care for Acadiana's veterans could be a reality very soon. Congress is expected to vote this week to authorize VA clinics for Lafayette and Lake Charles.

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I Got A Text From 337-254-2118 – It’s A Mid South Bank Text Scam!

I Got A Text From 337-254-2118 - It's A Mid South Bank Text Scam!

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Tropical Wave In Atlantic Basin Could Be Next Tropical Storm

Could we be watching a tropical storm named Bertha in the next few days? Some forecast models suggest that we could be.

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Louisiana State Police Colonel Declines Retirement Bonus

Colonel Mike Edmonson declines a lofty retirement boost. He is asking the legislature to revisit and revise the legislation in the next session.

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Tougher OWI Penalties For Impaired Louisiana Drivers Starts August 1

The consequences of drinking and driving will become more strict and severe as of Friday. We hope you'll never drink and drive but if you choose to do so, you will get caught and you will pay a hefty price.

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Lafayette Weather – Cold Front Coming In July?

Slightly cooler temperatures and a decided drop in humidity could mean welcome relief in Acadiana by Wednesday. First we'll have to deal with another round of thunderstorms early in the week.

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Adam Porter, Townsquare Media
Adam Porter, Townsquare Media
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Top 5 Reasons to Come to the Louisiana Outdoor Expo

Beyond stocking up for your next outdoor adventure, there are a number of reasons you will want to make sure and come out to the expo this weekend...

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