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‘Freakishly warm’ Gulf could trigger powerful spring storms
JBE’s tax plan surprises many
3 people, K-9 officer dead, cop wounded in Acadia shootings
Lawmaker vows to fix La. marriage law
Agenda for spring session taking shape
Green alliance offers advice to LCG on water contamination
Walter Pierce RE:
Candyce Perret’s very troubling candidacy
Have you ever been deported?
This week in terrifying the Baptists while picking their pockets
The Multiplier Effect
Good read: Bob Mann on La.’s cowardly GOP congressmen
Survey says: Journey
Calendar of Events
RE: Déjà Vu All Over Again
Nov. 2, 2015
The results of the Oct. 24 election and the deepening oil woes of Lafayette have me feeling youthful, which isn’t necessarily a good thing ...
Our guide to the constitutional amendments
Oct. 19, 2015
No on 1, yes on the rest ...
Oct. 16, 2015
The good, the bad and the just plain crazy of this week ...
Vitter no veni, no vici
Oct. 14, 2015
Surprise, surprise. There's a gubernatorial debate in town and David Vitter won't be there ...
Really Jay Dardenne?
Oct. 9, 2015
The governor wannabe reaches lazily for the low-hanging fruit, promising to drug test welfare recipients — a policy that stigmatizes the poor, wastes taxpayer money and produces negligible results ...
Letter: The ‘Walmart-ing’ of La. public education
Kathleen Schott Espinoza
Oct. 9, 2015
It is time to re-evaluate this ‘Big Box’ approach and put education back in the hands of parents and educators ...
CROSS-WISE: Apathy and Ambition
Oct. 2, 2015
With each passing election cycle, fewer and fewer citizens are throwing their name in the electoral hat ...
Looking for some new camping gear? How about a gun?
Sept. 4, 2015
Thanks to our seven year gun tax holiday, it's never been easier arm your Labor Day BBQ! ...
Bobby Jindal is a liar
Sept. 2, 2015
Jindal once again repeated the lie that he cut the Louisiana state budget by 26 percent — and laid off 30,000 "bureaucrats" while governor. Nothing could be further from the truth ...
RE: The Homecoming Program
Sept. 1, 2015
An unexpected surprise landed on my desk recently, reminding me of a father whose humility matched his talent ...
Community chooses &lsquo;Journey&rsquo; for airport
The colored-glass design was also the choice of IND readers in our own survey ...
Higgins pledges support for I-49 South
Higgins joins the national GOP's resurgent interest in infrastructure spending, saying the Louisiana congressional delegation unanimously supports completing I-49 South ...
Footlights go dark on Ricky Briggs, Lafayette comedian and actor
Ricky would definitely have some kind of smart-ass remark at the ready if he saw how much fuss folks are making about his untimely death ...
Egan concerts celebrate life of gifted songwriter
"Sing It: The David Egan Songbook" will be a mini tour in March featuring an all-star cast performing David Egan's spectacular songs — and raising money for his eponymous fund ...
Karma&rsquo;s a Bitch
Lafayette has relied on a bar moratorium to control nightlife Downtown; our failure to address the issue with best-practices ordinances has come back to bite us ...
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