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Famous Acadiana Artist To Show Art In New Exhibit

UPDATED -- Former governors Edwin Edwards and Kathleen Blanco are just a few of the Louisiana celebs that will be on hand at George Rodrigues' showcase at the LSU Museum of Art Friday.

Blanco Honored With An Award

During Former Governor Kathleen Blanco's first round of public appearances after receiving treatment for a rare form of eye cancer, Blanco was presented with a Life Time Achievement Award.

Lafayette Put On the Map For Cooking

The Hub City won the Best Food category in a contest by Rand Mc Nally and USA Today. The award was given out after local chefs wowed a pair of judges earlier this month. This is huge for Lafayette.

Gulf Brew 2011 Held Over the Weekend

The festival is Lafayette's original beer festival. Fox 15 was proud to help bring back! People were able to taste over 130 of the best specialty and craft brews around in a huge air conditioned tent.

Tropical Wave Keeps Rain Chance High

Disorganized Tropical Wave, near Cuba, moving west at 20 mph is unlikely to develop. The Tropical Wave is expected to move into the Gulf over the next 48 hours less than 10% chance of development. 

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy Going Away

Gays and lesbians will be able to serve openly in the U.S. Military. On Friday, President Obama signed an official certification ending the 17 year old "Don't ask, don't tell" policy.

Acadiana's Economy Is Getting A Boost

The big news came from Governor Bobby Jindal. Jindal made the announcement that six hundred new jobs are coming to Lafayette. The Schumacher Group is expanding its' home facility.

18 Wheeler Near the Oil Center Causes Traffic Mess

An 18 wheeler flipped on its side on the corner of University and Pinhook and the dirt and concrete the truck was carrying spilled all over the place.

Two People Busted For Allegedly Making Meth

Drug agents in St. Martin Parish busted two people for allegedly manufacturing meth inside their home. Heather Cormier and Wayne Romero both of Parks were arrested Wednesday night.

State Wide Burn Ban Lifted

UPDATED --  The state wide burn ban was in place for two months because of the severely dry conditions.