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Mardi Gras Cajun Style

National Geographic has a wonderful article about the traditional Courir de Mardi Gras that is celebrated right here in Acadiana.

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Creepy Look At The Atchafalaya Basin Bridge Empty Due To Icy Conditions

It's not the Mardi Gras we were hoping for, but it's Mardi Gras none the less! Mother nature has hit us with an icy blast that caused some road closures, including the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. Check out this traffic cam shot from KATC

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Hypothermia – Unexpected Parade Route Danger Today

We are used to wet, but not that used to very cold and wet. Hypothermia can be very dangerous, know what to look for and how to protect yourself and your family if you choose to be on the parade routes in the wet and cold.

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Mardi Gras Parade Schedule for Monday and Tuesday

We are in the home stretch of the Mardi Gras season in south Louisiana but we still have a lot of fun left.

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Lafayette Weather – Storms Tonight, Cold For Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras plans could be interrupted by showers and thunderstorms tonight. Cold weather with a chance of rain is in the forecast for Mardi Gras Day.

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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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Lafayette Weather – Parades, Festivals And Baseball Forecast

Parades roll at 12:30 in Lafayette, 1pm in Youngsville , and 2pm at Lake Fausse Point today, will you need an umbrella or some sun screen?

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Explaining Mardi Gras To An Alabama Fan [Opinion]

To my new friend from the fair city of Gordo Alabama I hope you will find yourself along the parade route at some time during your stay here in town. Drink a beer, catch some beads, laugh out loud and be in the moment. It's a moment you can't capture anywhere but here.

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Mardi Gras on the Geaux

Wherever you are spending Mardi Gras, be sure to bring some of Louisiana's favorite snacks and drinks along with you to the parade route!

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Join 97.3 The Dawg At Sportshack Supplement Depot On Mardi Gras Day

97.3 The Dawg is your official Party Gras station, and on Mardi Gras day we’re inviting you to join us at Sportshack Supplement Depot (2002 Johnston St.) on the parade route.

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