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Have You Ever Wondered How NASCAR Began? [Video]

It's long been said, "If it moves, men will eventually race it." Truer words my have never been spoken. From horses, to boats, turtles, chariots, and, of course automobiles, people have long enjoyed contests of speed. NASCAR racing has grown in popularity to become one of America's favorite sports. If you're of "a mature age," you may be aware of its beginnings. If not, you may be surprised...

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Incident At Iberia Parish Jail Focus Of Federal Investigation

The federal government is investigating claims that a former deputy of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office used excessive force when dealing with an inmate in the parish's correctional center in 2012.

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Aaron Lance Joseph Carter, photo courtesy of the Rayne Police Department
Aaron Lance Joseph Carter, photo courtesy of the Rayne Police Department
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Two Arrested For Rayne Shooting

Anyone with other information is urged to call the Rayne Police Department at (337) 334-4215.

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99.9 KTDY’s Steve Wiley Prepares For The NFL Draft

After the Saints disappointing 2014 season (7-9), Head coach Sean Payton promised a "thorough evaluation, beginning with the coaches." He was true to his word making several changes on his staff. During free agency, the Saints were far more active than most of the "experts" predicted. The Draft starts Thursday night, with the Black and Gold holding 5 picks in the first three rounds. We'll do a special off season edition of "70 Seconds of Saints after its completion. We decided to revamp our set for 2015...for obvious reasons.

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Gevin Varise, photo courtesy of the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office
Gevin Varise, photo courtesy of the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office
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Plaquemine Man Wanted For Acadia Parish Crimes

Deputies are also charging Gevin Varise with two counts of armed robbery, convicted felon in possession of a firearm and aggravated burglary for an armed robbery that happened January 6th at the same apartment complex.

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POW/MIA Bracelet Engraved With Louisiana Native’s Name Returned To Family After 40 years

A POW/MIA bracelet was found by a man in Michigan, and through the use of the internet, the bracelet was sent to the man's survivors in Louisiana.

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LSU’s La’el Collins Must Talk To Police In Murder Investigation, Not A Suspect

LSU's La'el Collins is preparing to be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft, but he will have to answer questions regarding a murder investigation he is not a suspect in.

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If You Smoke, Your Cigarettes May Soon Cost More.

I just inquired of a couple co workers what they typically pay for a pack of cigarettes. They replied $4.50 - $5.50 per pack. Assuming they smoke a pack a day, that works out to $140-$150 per month. If you smoke, you may soon be digging deeper. A house committee has passed a measure that would raise Louisiana's tax on cigarettes...

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Wal Mart Suspect, photo courtesy of Breaux Bridge Police
Wal Mart Suspect, photo courtesy of Breaux Bridge Police
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Breaux Bridge Police Trying To Identify Two Shoplifting Suspects

Police are asking anyone with information on the suspects or their car is asked to call the Breaux Bridge Police Department at 337-332-2186 or 337-332-8397.

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Koryn Hawthorne is On Fire with Alicia Keys’ Hit

Watch the video and Vote for Koryn!

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Jimmy Buffett Gives Jimmy Fallon A Gift And Advice On Drinking [Video]

I've been a Jimmy Buffett fan for a long time.Jimmy played at Jazzfest over the weekend. I wasn't there. It was the first time I've missed him since 2002. I sat down & streamed some Youtube videos of Jimmy Sunday afternoon, and stumbled onto this one...

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Keith Urban Shows Some Love For Louisiana Folks [Video]

Keith Urban performed at The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Friday night. He was clearly feeling the love from the folks in the Bayou State...

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