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At What Grade Level Does Congress Talk? The Answer May Surprise You

If you’ve ever listened to a member of Congress speak and felt like you were being addressed as a child, it’s not your imagination. A new study shows congresspeople now talk at a 10th grade level — a full grade lower than they did just seven years ago.

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Should Churches Be Involved in Politics? — Survey of the Day

The separation of church and state doesn’t mean religious leaders can’t express political opinions. And in the wake of President Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage there has been talk that some houses of worship may encourage their flock not to vote for the president in 2012 to protest his reversal on the issue.

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Lafayette To Cut Ties With City Of Broussard

City Parish President Joey Durel announced at last nights city parish council meeting that Lafayette Consolidated Government will be severing ties with the city of Broussard. This means that as soon as legally possible LCG will no longer provide services such as fire dispatch, animal control and water.

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Top 5 Famous People from Acadia Parish

We continue on with our Famous People From Acadiana series. This week we head down I-10 to highlight the folks who were born in Acadia Parish and went on to do some famous and sometimes infamous things.

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Lafayette’s Red Light Cameras Face Crucial Vote Tonight

By the end of tonight's meeting of the council we should know one of two things. There will be more Redflex cameras in operation around Lafayette or there will be NO Redflex cameras operating around Lafayette.

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Do You Approve of the Federal Government? — Survey of the Day

While approval of all tiers of government has fallen over the past decade, it seems Americans are most dissatisfied with the federal government.

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Do You Still Trust the Secret Service to Protect the President? — Survey of the Day

The prostitution scandal involving at least 12 Secret Service agents is raising question about the agency that is tasked with protecting the president and his family.

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North Korea Fails To Launch [Video]

We here at the Bruce and the Kennel Club show have acquired video of what we believe could be an accurate depiction of the North Korean failed launch. Warning, the contents of this video are quite graphic in nature, discretion is advised.

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Congressman Charles Boustany Talks VA Super Clinic Coming to Lafayette [Audio]

We have the pleasure to speak with 7th Congressional District Representative Charles Boustany on a regular basis on the Bruce & the Kennel Club show. In a recent in-studio chat, Boustany gave us the latest update on a "super" VA clinic that he's been working on for Lafayette.

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Who Do You Blame for Rising Gas Prices? — Survey of the Day

As gas approaches an average of $4.00 a gallon, the public isn’t happy with the way President Obama is dealing with the issue.

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