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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.

Motel 6 pokes fun at Super Bowl blackout in radio ad

Organizers of February's Super Bowl insist the blackout in the 3rd quarter was just a glitch that should not cast any sort of permanent shadow over the big game and how the city handled it, but at least one national company is having some f

The Festival de la Francophonie will keep you busy in March

Every March 20 is the International Francophonie Day, celebrated throughout the world by French-speakers and Francophiles.

Severe weather awareness week

Yesterday, March 3, started the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development's preparations for the 2013 severe weather season in conjunction with Louisiana's severe weather awareness week, which will end March 9.  DOTD w