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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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By Leslie Turk
'You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet'
March 15, 2017
I’m not the only person who thinks much of the success Lourdes enjoys today would not have been possible had someone else been tapped for the top post more than a decade ago ...
D.A. Earl Taylor challenging Anseman’s candidacy
March 9, 2017
Taylor says he filed a lawsuit after a resident complained that Anseman, one of three Republican women vying for the Third Circuit Court of Appeal, did not meet the minimum qualifications to run ...
ABiz: In Print and Online
March 2, 2017
Acadiana’s top source for business coverage has a few changes up its sleeve as well ...
After four decades, KLFY’s Blue Rolfes turns the page
Jan. 31, 2017
Source close to the longtime broadcaster says her plans won’t be disclosed until the first week in March ...
Parc Tower condo project a no-go
Dec. 27, 2016
The economy, the historic August flood, selling a high-rise in Lafayette. It had its challenges ...
SCOLA denies Marshal Pope's appeal — again
Dec. 20, 2016
On Dec. 16, the Louisiana Supreme Court declined to hear the embattled official's latest appeal, affirming that The Independent had the right to file a public records lawsuit against him ...
Stone Energy files for bankruptcy protection to carry out debt-cutting plan
Dec. 15, 2016
Chapter 11 filing is backed by Lafayette-based oil and gas company’s top lenders ...
UL taking over LITE
Dec. 9, 2016
University will assume all oversight for the technology center’s facilities and operations ...
Marshal Pope indicted for paying legal fees with public funds
Dec. 5, 2016
Records show the city marshal’s two new malfeasance charges are related to specific payments made to local criminal defense attorneys ...
Marshal Pope’s ex-attorney, Middleton, indicted for perjury
Dec. 1, 2016
Embattled City Marshal Brian Pope turned himself in for the FOURTH time last night on new malfeasance charges, just three hours after his former attorney was booked ...
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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