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Big News From Led Zeppelin!

A few years ago, during a TV interview, I was asked, "What kinds of music do you like to listen to?" I laughed & replied, "music I don't play on the radio!" The interviewer looked stunned, so I went on to clarify. I'm very proud of the work we do here at 99.9 KTDY, and feel that we play great music. I'm proud to say I'm the music director here. That being said, it's not the ONLY great music out there. I enjoy country, Jazz, Reggae, African music, and, of course, Rock 'n Roll.

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Where Will The Miss USA Pagent Be Held In June?

Being a former beauty queen myself I am super excited that Donald Trump announced on Thursday that the Miss USA competition will be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on June 8, 2014.

The announcement

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This Weekend Around Lafayette – March 14 – 16, 2014

It's almost Spring! Time to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather. Here are our picks for fun things to do this weekend, March 14 - 16, 2014:

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Patty in the Parc is Saturday, March 15, 2014

It's going to be a beautiful day to listen to some great music from Wayne Toups, Todd O'Neill and the Chee Weez!

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DOTD Announces Emergency Lane Closure On Interstate 10

The lane closure is expected to take place from 10 a.m. until noon.

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Category: Lafayette News
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The Best Ways to Get More Vitamin D in Your Body

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for staying healthy, and there are several ways for you to get more of it.

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Two Dead, 23 Injured by Driver at SXSW

UPDATE: Local news outlet Statesman reports the alleged driver is 21-year-old Rashad Charjuan Owens.

Tragedy has befallen SXSW, the music industry's biggest event, currently taking place in Austin, Texas. A driver plowed into a crowd of people outside the Mohawk venue, where rapper Tyler, The Creator was performing as part of the Vans showcase on late Wednesday night (March 12), killing two and injuring 23 more, sending them to the hospital.

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Happy 25th Birthday To The Internet!

We use the internet to send electronic mail, pay bills, get our news and purchase almost anything we want.
People can visit a virtually limitless number of websites to obtain a vast amount of information. Data has become the "cash crop" of the 21st century. Corporate entities are constantly searching for new ways to grow, and monetize databases.
Social media enables users to reconnect with people they haven't seen in decades... That may not always be a good thing...

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Legislature Considers George Rodrigue License Plate

The Louisiana legislature opened its 2014 session on Monday, with a full slate of bills to consider. Some are sure to bring spirited debate, like the 15 marijuana related bills. One bill that will likely face little to no opposition is a proposal to introduce a series of license plates honoring Army Rangers, winners of the Distinguished Service Cross and the late artist, George Rodrigue.

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UPDATED: At Least 2 Dead, 22 Injured in New York City Building Explosion [PHOTOS]

Two adjacent apartment buildings in Manhattan collapsed after a gas explosion Wednesday morning. Two women were killed in the blast, which also injured at least 16 people and left many more missing.

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Category: AC, Country, Hot AC, News, Rhythmic, Rock
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National Quilting Day Celebrated in Lafayette

Admission is free to view over 50 quilts & quilted items. Visitors will experience history, tradition, art, and demonstrations.

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Internationally Acclaimed Psychic Suzane Northrop Coming To Lafayette [BLOW YOUR MIND VIDEO]

Internationally acclaimed psychic medium Suzane Northrup is coming to Vermillionville in Lafayette March 14.  She has proven on national television and in books that she can communicate with the dead.  What she reveals to perfect strangers will wow you as much as it does them.

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