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Independent wins 2017 Freedom of Info Award from LPA
Pope keeps convicted felon on reserve roster
Parish (red) ink: What would you do?
JBE: La. Medicaid payment skewed under Senate bill
Pro-choice group sues La. over abortion rules
JBE vetoes campus ‘free speech’ bill
Walter Pierce RE:
In defense of public broadcasting
Mailbag, June 7, 2017
Cross Wise: Voter-fraud commission is a solution seeking a problem
Letters: LSMSA name change wrong
Good riddance to monuments, but they’re only scabs on a deeper wound
Letter: Fix broken immigration system
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By Christiaan Mader
I Wander the Desert in Search of Brisket
March 1, 2016
This Lent I gave up caring. That’s easy when you’re already pre-cocked with nihilism, swatting away any floating notions of goals or life-fulfillment ...
City marshal's contempt hearing postponed
Feb. 29, 2016
A new date for the continued hearing will be set upon the presiding district judge's return from medical leave ...
The Ind and Pope agree on inspection terms
Feb. 24, 2016
Depending on what turns up, further inspection of the marshal's email data could determine what penalties he faces in an upcoming contempt hearing ...
Coffee-meets-science concept joins Costco development
Feb. 23, 2016
The nitrogen-infused coffees and ice-creams at Professor Bob Bean's will add an element of laboratory fun to the storefront lineup at Ambassador Town Center ...
Court allows further inspection of Pope's email records
Feb. 22, 2016
Late last year, The IND uncovered scores of pages that Pope failed to produce in our ongoing public records dispute. Further inspection will determine if anything else has been left out ...
Reconnecting the grid
Feb. 19, 2016
Planning officials floated an I-49 refinement concept that could utilize the Connector’s alignment to repair the interior grid broken by the Evangeline Thruway ...
A humble preview of Festival's 30th birthday party
Feb. 18, 2016
With a schedule of favorites old and new, and an emphasis on its founding Francophone mission, Festival International de Louisiane rings in its 30th anniversary ...
Casting call in the Southern Wild
Feb. 15, 2016
Production team behind 2012 Oscar favorite Beasts of the Southern Wild is scouring Lafayette for a pair of actors in the raw ...
Casting call in the 'Southern Wild' - revisited
Feb. 15, 2016
The creators of 2012 Oscar favorite Beasts of the Southern Wild are still scouring Lafayette for a pair of actors in the raw ...
Anatomy of the Chicot Aquifer
Feb. 3, 2016
With attention turned to national and local threats to drinking water, we thought it appropriate to get to the bottom of how our beloved aquifer works ...
Trump&rsquo;s transportation budget threatens the Connector
A budget that counts on private investment could count out completing the Connector any time soon ...
Mellow Mushroom shuts down, Drago's moves in
Drago's set to take over the location in August ...
Good riddance to monuments, but they&rsquo;re only scabs on a deeper wound
We need to face up to how the “new New Orleans,” so celebrated by the Mayor and the self-anointed civic elite, in fact amounts to a hostile assault on African-American families and the working poor ...
Cordick named interim public works director
Six candidates vie for permanent job; no timeline released for selection process ...
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