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Appeals court rules against former SMILE board president
Repeal of tax credits for private school families falters
Mills’ drug-pricing bill advances
This week in snowflakes: the anti-Moonwalkers
Spending on La. Medicaid expansion boosted $368M
State police: Public safety threatened by cuts
Walter Pierce RE:
In support of the gasoline tax
Number crunch: Urban versus rural reflected in tax votes
Crosswise: The Baskin-Robbinization of American media
We support the Lafayette School Board sales tax
Lafayette Dems endorse LPSS tax prop
Letter: Vote yes on school tax prop
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On the Record: Gregg Martinez — 'Soul of The Bayou'
May 31, 2016
There’s a lot of soul sounds on these tracks, along with smoky Southern grooves, Delta guitar licks and swamp pop styles ...
On the Record: The Boogie Kings
May 24, 2016
With a title as bold as "Legacy," this really should have been a live recording featuring the Boogie Kings doing what they do best — performing live ...
Back Tracks: Ronnie Chauvin/Ramada
May 20, 2016
The lead singer of Frigg A-Go-Go lifts the curtain on The Penetrating Sounds of Frigg A-Go-Go, the band’s first full-length record — recorded in a sandwich shop in the hopes of buying a van ...
On the Spot: Mark Meaux
May 13, 2016
Could another run by the Bluerunners be in the works? ...
AcA hosts 'Play It Again' spring instrument drive
May 9, 2016
The Acadiana Center for the Arts will be collecting and repairing instruments through its Play It Again Instrument Recycling Program now through July 18 ...
On the Record: Brass Bed
April 27, 2016
'In The Yellow Leaf' is a tremendous record that doesn’t sound like it came from a small label ...
LUS Fiber’s Wi-Fi hotspots return to FIL
April 22, 2016
Local provider offers free, high-speed service at three locations ...
Get a ‘Rise’ out of Michael Juan Nunez’s new record
April 14, 2016
Nunez may pull vocabulary from a few different vernaculars but is fluent in his own tongue ...
On the Spot: G. John Prestigiacomo
April 8, 2016
Though G. John Prestigiacomo started playing fiddle after he retired; he’s quickly become a sought-after bow master ...
Faith in country
March 24, 2016
Acadiana’s Ken Holloway may be singing “I’m Leaving,” but his Christian values aren't going anywhere ...
Millions more funneled into Connector design team
Dollar figures continue to rise on five miles of new interstate, while the state is gasping for money to fix its crumbling highway system. ...
Cops: Deceased in Jefferson St. shooting fired first
The New Iberia man killed overnight Saturday during a shootout on Jefferson Street pulled a gun and shot two others before one of the men returned fire and killed him, according to the latest account from Lafayette Police ...
Speed cam prohibition fails in committee
A retired police chief representing the Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police said the cameras do in fact slow traffic and lessen speed-related accidents by 80 percent ...
On second thought: Appeals court sides with Cooper after rehearing
"Failing schools require more attention and more work days for their principals or school personnel ..." ...
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