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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
La. marriage law requiring birth certificates blocked
Lege auditor sounds budget alarm
Walter Pierce RE:
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
Which airport terminal design do you prefer?
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By Mike Stagg
3rd Circuit race: high dollars & low interest
March 22, 2017
Can Candyce Perret’s huge money advantage deliver a win in a campaign that has turned off voters? ...
Four days out, here’s your humdinger of a 3rd Circuit roundup
March 21, 2017
With Anseman on the ballot and Theall apparently off the hook, Perret/Houghtaling move to block The IND’s efforts to unseal suits at Thursday hearing in New Orleans ...
Suit: Perret stalked ex-fiancé after 2004 breakup
March 17, 2017
John Houghtaling II’s 2005 lawsuit claims Perret, who is now seeking an appellate judgeship, once followed him and his new girlfriend to Europe to further the threats and harassment ...
Has Theall lost the high ground?
March 16, 2017
Personal loans from a Lafayette businessman funded Susan Theall’s successful 2011 15th JDC campaign in apparent violation of state campaign finance laws ...
March 15, 2017
The calendar is Vanessa Anseman’s toughest opponent in her bid to remain in the Third Circuit Court of Appeal race ...
Elephants in and out of the room dominate bar candidate forum
March 10, 2017
Third Circuit Court of Appeal candidates Vanessa Anseman and Susan Theall field questions in Candyce Perret’s absence ...
March 3, 2017
The circumstances surrounding Candyce Gagnard Perret’s 2004 arrest — which has sparked a war of words between her campaign and her former fiancé on one side and Florida law enforcement officials on the other — raise questions about her judgment ...
Susan Theall: the long-shot candidate
March 2, 2017
The former district judge entered the 3rd Circuit race fully appreciating she faces very improbable odds ...
Legal ethics expert: Anseman not eligible for judgeship
Feb. 23, 2017
Loyola’s Dane Ciolino tells The Independent Anseman falls short of the minimum 10 years of legal practice required for a seat on the state's appellate courts ...
Feb. 16, 2017
LUS’s commercial gigabit bandwidth pricing appears to reinforce a gap the service was meant to close ...
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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