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Why Does The Date For Easter Change Every Year?

The date for Easter changes every year, why is that? July the Fourth is always on the Fourth of July, Christmas is always December 25th and St. Patrick's Day is always the 17th of March.
How come Easter gets the wiggle room?

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KTDY Offices Will Be Closed Good Friday

With Easter right around the corner, the offices of KTDY/ Townsquare Media Lafayette will close at 2pm This Thursday, April 2nd. We will remain closed Friday, April 3rd in observance of Good Friday.

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Watch Time Lapse Of Turning The Chicago River Green [Video]

St. Patrick's Day is a BIG deal in Chicago. The city has one of the largest Irish populations in the US. There are parades. Green beer flows, and they turn the river green.

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Photo by: Godong/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
Photo by: Godong/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
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Easter Egg Hunt At Thomas Rec Center In Lafayette

Beginning at 10 AM, the event will feature an Easter egg hunt, games, prizes, refreshments, and more.

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Louisiana Is Part Of The U.S.A…Sort Of

Ash Wednesday is a day for, among other things, reflection. It occurs to me that we in Louisiana take a very different approach to life than most other Americans. Our legal system is the only one in the U.S. based on Napoleonic Code. We have our own music, food, customs, and our own Holiday, Mardi Gras.

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Steve Wiley Battens Down The Hatches [Video]

Lundi Gras 2015 brought rain, wind & cold, with the forecast calling for freezing temperatures overnight. In an effort to avoid last year's fiasco, our engineer, Matt Gholston and I did our best to cover the float with a tarp in the wind & rain

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KTDY Offices Will Close For Mardi Gras

Virtually every business in Lafayette will be closed for Fat Tuesday, except restaurants, bars & convenience stores. That includes the offices of Townsquare Media.

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The Updated Forecast For Lundi Gras And Mardi Gras Day, Good News!

Here at KTDY, we've been keeping a close eye on the forecast for Monday Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras Day. After taking into consideration information from websites and credible meterologists in the area, we've put together a forecast that we believe can be engraved in stone for Mardi Gras 2015.

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Bringing Mardi Gras to the Rest of The World

Our friends at Borderlines Food and Travel have written an outstanding overview of what Mardi Gras is like here in Acadiana.

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Steve Wiley Decorates The KTDY Studio [Video]

Well, it seems like the 2015 Mardi Gras season has flown by! I told myself I'd hang my flag on 12th night. (Jan. 6th) Here we are, just 4 days left, and I haven't gotten around to it.. Shame on me! I decided hanging the flag here at KTDY was abetter idea

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Want To Win Her Heart? Bring Flowers…To Her Mother!

When I was young, I was never shy about meeting the parents of a girl in whom I was interested. That's apparently still far more important than many young men seem to realize. Our communications technology has evolved by a geometric progression in recent years, but our skills are eroding.

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Text To Win Cupid’s Day Giveaway From Acadiana Mall

99.9 KTDY and Acadiana Mall want you to win a really fun Valentine’s Day package. Grab your phone and text “L O V E 4” TO 444222.

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