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State Senator Page Cortez
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Lafayette Senator Page Cortez Named To Natural Resources Committee

District 23 State Senator Page Cortez (R-Lafayette) assumes a new role in the Senate as a member of the Senate Natural Resources Committee.

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Bryan Adams, house.louisiana.gov
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Replacement Announced For Rep. Simone Champagne’s Vice Chairman Seat

Outgoing Representative Simone Champagne's position as vice chairman of the Appropriations committee will be filled by a Republican representative from Gretna.

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Joshua Richard, LPD photo
Joshua Richard, LPD photo
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Suspect Arrested In Downtown Lafayette Attack

27-year-old Joshua W. Richard, the man believed to be responsible for attacking graphic designer and disc jockey at a local radio station 30-year-old Andre Broussard in Downtown Lafayette, has turned himself in to Lafayette Police.

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Joshua Richard
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Christmas Assault Suspect Arrested

A couple of recent assaults in the downtown area have sparked a public outcry, and calls for improved video surveillance. Thirty year old Andre Broussard was attacked while walking downtown in the early morning hours of December 26th. Broussard was knocked unconscious, and his injuries required hospitalization. A surveillance video was widely circulated in social media.

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Mardi Gras Float
Le Festival de Mardi Gras a Lafayette, Facebook
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2015 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule for Lafayette and Acadiana Area

Mardi Gras is early this year -- February 17th to be exact. The balls, carnivals, parades and overall revelry that is the season is upon us.

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JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images
JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images
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‘Gateway To The Grammys’

'Gateway to the Grammys' is a send-off for and a celebration of three local Cajun bands who have received Grammy nominations.

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Getty Images/Dario Sartini
Getty Images/Dario Sartini
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Educational And Fun Events At Vermilionville

Vermilionville kicks off 2015 with a variety of fun, educational, and entertaining events suitable for the whole family!

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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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No Lottery Winners In Louisiana This Past Saturday

Missed buying a lottery ticket this past weekend? You're in luck, as no one in Louisiana won the big jackpots, leading to bigger potential wins this Wednesday.

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Stuart Scott
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Longtime ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott Dies Of Cancer

When I get up in the morning, I don't check my e-mail 'til I've been up for about an hour and had at least 2 cups of coffee. I don't like big surprises first thing in the morning. Sunday, I got up, poured myself a cup & logged onto Facebook. The first thing to appear, a status update from ESPN, announcing the passing of longtime anchor Stuart Scott.

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Got Teenagers? You Need To Know These Acronyms

Teenagers like to abbreviate things. It's a way of bonding, & having a language of their own. It's also a way to keep parents from knowing what they're talking & texting about. Many parents go through their kids texts, e-mails, and monitor their activity on social media. We're all familiar with Lol, Smh, & Omg. Some are pretty innocent, "LMK" (let me know), "WYCM" (Will you call me?) Then there are the ones designed to keep parents in the dark...

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New Orleans Saints
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Heads Roll At Saints Camp.

Saints head coach Sean Payton told reporters on "Black Monday'' there would be a thorough evaluation of every component of the team's disappointing 2014 season. When asked about the future of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, he replied, "Now's not the time to discuss a player, a coach or his future." Some decisions have been made...

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Staff photo
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#MyTeamsYearIn5Words

One of the biggest topics on Twitter right now asks how your favorite sports team did last year in only 5 words. Think you can do it?

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