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Double Homicide Victims Identified In Crowley Shooting

The two shooting victims in Friday's double homicide in Crowley have been identified as 28-year-old Cornelius Cain and 24-year-old Jordan Andrus, both of Crowley.

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Super Bowl Hero Darren Sharper Returns To Louisiana A Convicted Felon

At this time 5 years ago, Darren Sharper was a hero with Saints fans across Louisiana. The Black & Gold signed the all pro safety in 2009 to bolster a defense that was previously near the bottom of the NFL in takeaways. Sharper's 9 interceptions were a significant factor in the Saints winning a franchise record 13 games and going on to a Super Bowl Championship. Now, he's headed to prison.

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Louisiana Tourism Is Booming! [Video]

Louisiana's tourism industry had a record year in 2014. KATC reports, 28.7 million visitors came to the Bayou State last year, pumping $11.2 billion into the state's economy, and generating $836 million in tax revenue.

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Pioneering Televangelist Robert Schuller Dead At 88 [Video]

Robert Schuller, founder of the famous Crystal Cathedral has passed away. Schuller began preaching from a concession stand at a drive in movie theater in the 1950s. He launched his weekly "Power Hour" in 1970. Schuller built the Crystal Cathedral in 1980. It featured a 2,800 seat sanctuary. At its peak the "Hour of Power" reached more than 20 million viewers in 180 countries.

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Have You Ever Wondered Where ‘Can’t Hold A Candle’ Comes From? [Video]

Any Who Dat will tell you Matt Ryan can't hold a candle to Drew Brees. Have you ever wondered where this declaration of unworthiness originated?

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Gulf Oil Rig Explosion Kills 4. 300 Evacuated

The five year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster is less than 3 weeks away. A Pemex Oil Rig has exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday. 4 people are dead, 45 injured, and 300 have been evacuated

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What’s The Most Dangerous City In Louisiana?

What's the most dangerous city in Louisiana? A lot of folks would probably guess New Orleans. It's not. Homesecurityshield.org reports, only one Louisiana municipality is ranked in the top 20 most dangerous US cities, and it's not the Big Easy.

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KTDY Offices Will Be Closed Good Friday

With Easter right around the corner, the offices of KTDY/ Townsquare Media Lafayette will close at 2pm This Thursday, April 2nd. We will remain closed Friday, April 3rd in observance of Good Friday.

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La. Crawfish Industry Could Lose Up To $30 Million

The Louisiana Crawfish Industry Has A problem. Processors can't hire enough peelers. We're in the peak of the season, with the first week in April typically being the peak sales week. AP reports, most of the workers who peel the bugs come from Mexico & Central America. The federal government issues 33,000 work visas twice a year, and the first allotment for 2015 was totally exhausted in January.

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Happy 70th Birthday, Eric Clapton! [Video]

Eric Clapton is my all time favorite rock musician. I've been a fan since I was 12, have had the pleasure of seeing him perform 10 times in several different locales. Denver, New York city, Buffalo, Houston, and New Orleans. The New York show was on my birthday, a lifelong memory. The show in Denver was in a beautiful amphitheater, called Fiddler's Green. The opening act was Buckwheat Zydeco! One of the Houston concerts was a tour with Steve Winwood, another birthday celebration. Two years ago, "Slowhand" announced he would retire from touring at age 70.

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Lobbyist Claims Monsanto Product Is Safe, Refuses To Drink It [Video]

They told us saccharine was safe, and nicotine isn't addictive. I could go on, but you probably get my point. When corporate spokespeople claim their product is safe, the first question in my mind is "Do YOU use it?"

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Sean Payton Addresses Saints Rumors [Video]

Rumors have been swirling around the New Orleans Saints like wildfire. The Jimmy Graham trade triggered rampant speculation that "everyone" was on the trading block, including Drew Brees. Head coach Sean Payton isn't fond of gossip. The coach spent an hour answering reporter's questions Wednesday in Phoenix.

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