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Annual Mardi Gras Parade Held In New Orleans
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Classic Mardi Gras Party Recipes

We're helping you get ready to throw a traditional Mardi Gras party with some classic recipes for Carnival Season in Louisiana!

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Donald Trump’s Inauguration Speech Was Totally Lifted From ‘Dark Knight’ Villain Bane

At some point we’re all going to have to stop asking, “Is this real life?! Is this really happening right now?!” The daily proliferation of surreal news headlines will never feel normal (nor should they), but it’s the frequency our country is operating at now, and it will likely continue at this pitch for the next four years, which officially kicked off today. In the latest episode of The Surreal Life, Donald Trump basically plagiarized Bane, Tom Hardy’s mush-mouthed villain from The Dark Knight Rises, in his inauguration speech.

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Lockdown Lifted At L.J. Alleman (UPDATED)

Live ammunition was found in a bathroom.

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The History And Stories Behind Seven Pieces Of Public Art In Downtown Lafayette

I couldn't even begin to count how many times I've walked around Downtown Lafayette and admired the great public art displayed, just about at every turn. It's probably what I like best about Downtown Lafayette. It gives the area a truly unique feel. I've often wondered who made these sculptures and painted these murals, and today I came across some great information about them I thought I'd share.

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Best Jobs In Louisiana For Recent College Grads

If you're a recent college grad you probably have one thing on your mind, finding a job.

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Chrisette Michele Opens Up About Inauguration Performance: ‘I Don’t Mind These Stones’

The singer issued a statement about her performance at Donald Trump's inauguration.

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Hospitals Struggle To Treat High Number Of EHEC Patients
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Blood Supply Critical

United Blood Services has issued a critical plea for blood donations, as severe winter storms stall donations of all blood types.

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Waka Flocka Used a Fan’s Trump Jersey to Wipe His Butt at a Concert [WATCH]

Let's just say Waka Flocka isn't a Trump supporter.

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Lafayette Police Have Scheduled An OWI Checkpoint

Besides going to jail, getting arrested for OWI can be very costly, not only in terms of the lives that can be lost, but the financial burden of having to go to court.

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What Age Can You Leave Your Kid Home Alone in Louisiana?

That's a question my wife and I have had recently. We have an 11 year old and sometimes there's a situation where it would just be more convenient to let him stay home alone.

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