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Margaritaville
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NOLA Margaritaville Relocating, BB King’s Moving In

The last time I visited Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, on Decatur Street, a friend & I were celebrating my birthday. We stopped in for (Yes, I know) a Cheeseburger in Paradise, and a margarita. If you've never been, they have quite a variety of both. A report has recently circulated that it's closing. WWL reports, that's inaccurate.

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Renew Your Louisiana Fishing License Online

Everyone who renews their fishing license online between now and May 31, 2016 will be eligible to win a new boat!

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Eric "Vicious" Johnson
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Local Rapper ‘Vicious’ Sentenced To 16 Years In Shooting Death

Acadiana rapper Eric "Vicious" Johnson has been sentenced to 16 years in prison in connection with the 2012 shooting death of 43 year old Ray Ryan. The sentence is not the result of a murder conviction. Johnson was convicted, in March, of Inciting a riot with death. It's an unusual charge.

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Louisiana Free Fishing Weekend June 6 & 7

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is extending an invitation to all Louisianans to fish for free on June 6 & 7!

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State Police Investigating Opelousas Shooting

State Police say few details are available.

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How To Watch The Ragin’ Cajuns In Baton Rouge Super Regional

A lot of folks will be tuned into the Baton Rouge Super Regional between the Ragin' Cajuns and the LSU Tigers. How will you enjoy it?

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Saints Hero, Activist Steve Gleason Nominated For George Halas Award

Yankee legend Lou Gehrig died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis on June 2, 1941. The illness has come to bear his name in subsequent years. In those days, little could be done for an ALS patient. A diagnosis usually meant death within 3 years. There is still no cure. Saints hero Steve Gleason was diagnosed with "Lou Gehrig's Disease" in 2011. He's not going quietly into the night...

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St Jude Acadiana Dream Home
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Acadiana St Jude Dream Home Tickets On Sale

This year's Dream Home is located in The Reserve Subdivision off Ambassador Caffery in Broussard and is valued at approximately $650,000.

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Warmer Weather + Flooding = Lookout For These Venomous Snakes In South Louisiana

The weather is heating up, and we've had some high waters around Acadiana lately due to weather. This is a perfect recipe for you to meet a snake. By meet a snake I mean freak out and have a mild heart attack

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Tom Benson
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Media Petition For Access To Tom Benson Proceedings

When Saints & Pelicans owner Tom Benson announced he was changing his succession plan earlier this year, it set quite a chain of events in motion. The move was met with an immediate legal challenge by his daughter Renee,and grandchildren Rita & Ryan. The 87 year old patriarch was ordered to undergo an evaluation by a medical team, and a hearing was set for June 1st. WWL reports, Benson's lawyer requested that all future proceedings be closed to the media

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Burger & Fries
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It’s National Burger Day!

May is National Hamburger month, and May 28th is National Hamburger Day. The Hamburger has long been one of America's favorite sandwiches. It's certainly one of mine! I love to experiment with it. I made a Pastrami, Bacon, Swiss

Cleanest City
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Lafayette Wins Cleanest City Competition

A campaign to clean up the Hub City began in February, with an eye to the upcoming cleanest city competition to held in April. Cities are group in categories based on size, with several Acadiana communities competing. Rayne and St. Martinville compete in Category F.Crowley competes in Category G. Judges from The Louisiana Garden Club Federation visited Lafayette on April 8th.

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