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International Women’s Day: Should women’s pay in Louisiana be a continued issue for concern?

March 8 is International Women’s Day, which will draw millions across the globe to celebrate advancements as well as the remaining challenges women face today.

2012 sales looking bright for the future of Lafayette

2012 turned out to be the best year in the history of Lafayette in retail sales coming in a little over $5.7 billion.

Elder Outreach establishes two scholarships at SLCC

Nursing students at South Louisiana Community College received scholarship money from a community group out of Baton Rouge.  Elder Outreach of Baton Rouge presented the SLCC Foundation with two scholarships totaling $6,000.  The

Unclaimed Powerball prize set to expire on April 4

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on Oct. 6, 2012.

March focusing on problem gambling awareness

When most think of addiction it is usually associated with thoughts of alcohol and drugs, but this month focuses on a different kind of addiction awareness that happens to be very prominent in the state of Louisiana.  This month of March f

Save Lake Peigneur speaks out on Jefferson Island storage expansion project

For Nara Crowley, looking at Lake Peigneur it's hard not to think about what's happening in Bayou Corne.

Diocese Of Lafayette Louisiana And LDG Development unveil 140 remodeled affordable apartments at Village Du Lac

The Diocese of Lafayette and LDG Development are proud to announce the grand re-opening of Village Du Lac Family Apartments located at 1404 Carmel Drive, Lafayette, Louisiana 70501. This rehabilitated affordable housing community near F.E.

UL's reaction to 10% increase in tuition

College students in Louisiana are feeling the crunch after the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors approved a ten percent tuition hike at all nine of their campuses for the 2013-14 school year.  The tuition increases are contingen

Officers awarded for taking drunk drivers off the streets

More than 20 law enforcement officers were recognized today for working to eliminate drunk drivers on our roads.

LDAF warns horse owners of potential virus

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is monitoring the Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) outbreak at the Horse Shows in the Sun (HITS) equestrian event in Ocala, Florida.