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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
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Legs To Stand On
Jan. 4, 2016
It’s time for the Louisiana Legislature to exert the independence granted it in the state constitution ...
A Will and A Way
Jan. 4, 2016
Lafayette’s economy will get worse in 2016, even as we hope to fund critical needs in public education and infrastructure ...
Dec. 7, 2015
Joel Robideaux’s reliance on a well-connected lobbying firm to set the table for his tenure as mayor-president deserves a few raised eyebrows ...
Elex redux: Numbers don’t lie
Lionel D. Lyles
Dec. 4, 2015
No winning candidate in the Nov. 21 statewide runoff election got more than 20 percent of the eligible vote in Louisiana ...
In the waning light
Nov. 23, 2015
The Tea Party phenomenon in Lafayette is winding down — Saturday’s runoff proved it ...
Wednesday's Blogs from the Bog
Nov. 17, 2015
Bobby's out, a big day for Saints fans, even bigger for the words "Syrian Refugees." ...
Dear John Rogers
Nov. 10, 2015
I’m sorry I hurt your feelings ...
Letter: A house divided cannot stand
U.S. Military Veterans
Nov. 9, 2015
When we enlisted to serve our country in the military, no one ever asked if we were Republicans or Democrats. ... we cared far more about the combat readiness of the men to our right and left than if their politics leaned in either direction ...
Take that teacher evaluation report card with a grain of salt
Nov. 6, 2015
It’s hard in this case to separate the message from the messenger ...
CROSS-WISE: Edwards-Vitter Runoff Smacks of 1995
Nov. 2, 2015
Similarities to the Foster-Fields contest two decades are aplenty, with some glaring exceptions ...
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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