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Governor Bobby Jindal Seeks To Block Common Core

But Superintendent of Education John White replied by saying his department could purchase the test questions under an existing contract.

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Baby Farrah’s Stem Cell Transplant

Farrah Courville is the baby Acadiana so generously donated a truck load of diapers for a few weeks ago. She had her stem cell transplant this week and did pretty well. Here's the latest from her Mom:
Well our 1st night of transplant went well

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Taylor Swift Adopts a New Adorable Kitten [PHOTO]

Taylor Swift, lover of all things cute and adorable, adopted a new cat today.

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Lafayette Board Approves Rate Hike For School Lunches

It's the district's first meal-rate increase since 2008.

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More Than 300 Soldiers Returning To Louisiana

The two companies served for 10 months on active duty in Kuwait.

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Lafayette Hit With Rash Of Arson Fires

Fire Chief Robert Benoit said he's telling residents to be vigilant and to look especially for strangers roaming the neighborhood who do not seem to belong.

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Baton Rouge Officials Searching For Runaway Teen

Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a 16-year-old Baton Rouge girl that they believe ran away from home early yesterday morning or Monday night, who may be in Acadiana.

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Three People Being Sought In Acadia Parish

All callers will remain anonymous and can receive up to a $1,000 cash reward.

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Dr. Oz Called Out By Senate Subcommittee Over Weight Loss Claims [Video]

It should come as no surprise that weight loss products and programs are a multi-billion dollar industry in the US. Where there's money to be made, there will be scams. Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of the popular "Dr. Oz Show" has come under fire for promoting weight loss products that, in his own words, "don't have scientific muster."

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There’s No Such Thing As A Healthy Tan!

Gettting a healthy tan this summer? Forget it! There's no such thing. Tanning is your skin's response to damage resulting from exposure to the sun's UV rays. Elevated production of melanin darkens the skin to protect it from further damage. Tanning has been fashionable for less than 100 years. We can blame Coco Chanel for popularizing it in the 1920's.

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Lafayette Council Approves Putting Airport Tax To Ballot

The City-Parish Council gave the election the go-ahead at its Tuesday meeting with a 7-1 vote.

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Inmate Beaten; Four Lafayette Deputies Arrested

The inmate required hospitalization for several days, according to Louisiana State Police.

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