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Flag Reminds Everybody About Burn Ban

The state fire marshall is flying a red flag outside of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry on Florida Boulevard. The flag is up to remind everyone that there is still a state wide burn ban.

One Teacher Is Fed Up With State's Education System

Joyce Haynes said lawmakers continue to take away funding from public schools and instead opt for more growth in charter schools.

Mc Donald's Trying To Turn Oil Into Fuel

Mc Donald's said it is going to turn the stuff that cooks your french fries into fuel for company trucks!

Retailers Are Helping Consumers Save On Gas

CVS is offering a $10 gas card when customers spend $30 on selected items. Wal-Mart is offering $0.10 a gallon discount at their stations if the bill is paid with a Wal-Mart credit, gift, or prepaid card.

Four People Busted For Drugs

Deputies said they found over 28 grams of crack cocaine, marijuana, and pain pills at a home in St. Martinville. After getting lots of complaints about drug activity in the area, deputies obtained a search warrant.

Budget Cuts Cause UL To Terminate Two Professors

Two tenured professors at UL had termination notices Friday night and the school said more could be coming. According to The Advertiser, the tenured professors will not have their appointments renewed after May 2013.

Some Stay Home Because Of Gas Prices

A new report by gasbuddy.com is reporting the average price for gas in Louisiana is $3.39 a gallon. That is a big difference compared to last year's average which was $2.58.

Law Enforemcent Out In Full Force

UPDATED -- State troopers have been out throughout this holiday weekend and will be out especially today. Authorities are making sure the roads are safe.

Friendly Reminder Involving Fireworks

UPDATED -- Lafayette Consolidated Government is allowing the popping of fireworks in outside the city limits. They are still illegal inside city limits.

Price of Powerball Ticket Is Going Up

Starting next year, prices for a Powerball ticket will double from one dollar to two. But there is a payoff. The jackpots will start at $40 million. Right now, the jackpots start at $20 million.