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KTDY Will Close Early Thursday, July 2nd

The offices of Townsquare Media Lafayette will Close at 2pm Thursday, July 2nd, to allow employees an extended weekend for the 4th of July holiday.

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Lafayette Public Library To Reopen After Four Year Renovation

The main branch of the Lafayette Public Library has been undergoing a massive renovation for the past four years. The grand reopening is at hand. Emma Guillory, and Beth Chiasson stopped by Tuesday to talk about the July 6th event...

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Jindal’s Marriage And Conscience Order To Be Challenged In Court

It's not like we weren't expecting a legal challenge on this issue. The problem is that we the people are going to have to foot the bill for a lawsuit that will be a moot point in six months anyway.

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Burglary In Rayne Leaves Police Looking For 2 Persons Of Interest

On May 31, Rayne Police and Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish say a 2010 Chevy truck was broken into and two handguns and cash were stolen from inside. Authorities say it happened in the 200 block of Edgewood Street.

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New Laws Take Effect In Louisiana

Starting Wednesday, July 1st, a couple new laws take effect in Louisiana. As reported a couple weeks ago, the cost of cigarette smoking goes up. July 1st brings a 50 cent increase in the tax on a pack of your favorite brand.

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LSU Professor Fired For Using Bad Language In The Classroom

A tenured professor at LSU is dismissed for using real life language in teaching her students. She plans to appeal her dismissal.

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KTDY Offices Will Be Closed Friday

Saturday is the 4th of July. We'll celebrate our country's independence this weekend. Our bosses here at Townsquare Media have decided to let us take a long weekend. The offices of 99.9 KTDY, and our Lafayette sister stations will be closed Friday, July 3rd

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Louisiana Second Most Lightning Prone State In The Country

Only Florida gets more lightning strikes per year than Louisiana. Do you know how to keep your family and property as safe as possible?

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Gay Marriage
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Study Shows Economic Impact Of Same Sex Marriages In Louisiana

What will the economic impact be of same sex marriages in Louisiana? It will be quite sizable.

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Please Don’t Share The Drew Brees Car Wreck Story

The above photo is a screen shot of a story that's been periodically popping up on Facebook since 2012. That was the first time I noticed it, anyway. It's bogus, and could potentially harm your computer. Over the past three years, I've seen the same story shared, using the same photo, but the name of the player is changed.

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Louisiana Millennials Outnumber Baby Boomers According To Census

The winds of change are blowing through the demographic make up of our state.

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Is The Hoverboard A Reality? Lexus Says ‘Yes’ [Videos]

In "Back To the Future Part II" Marty McFly travels forward in time to 2015. There's a chase scene eerily reminiscent of a similar chase that took place in the first installment. This time Marty's getaway vehicle is a hoverboard. I reported last summer that Marty's hoverboard was to be auctioned by a London auction house, along with other movie props. It obviously wasn't functional. It's 2015. Has the hoverboard become a reality?

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