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Lafayette, Louisiana is located in Lafayette Parish. Zip codes in Lafayette, LA include 70508, 70507, and 70501. The median home price in Lafayette is $217,000. More Lafayette information.

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19 min ago | The Advocate

Budgets approved for two Lafayette charter schools

The Lafayette Charter Foundation 's board approved $15 million in operating costs for its two charter schools, which open to students in two weeks.

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2 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

What Makes Lafayette so Happy?

A recent report revealed the happiest and unhappy cities in America and Lafayette ranks number one out of more than 19,000 cities in the United States.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser

Young actors showcase skills in - Annie, Jr.'Young actors showcase...

The Roman poet Horace said of personal initiative "He who has begun has half done.

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8 hrs ago | The Times

Alleged abusive priest serving in Lafayette

Here in the heart of Cajun country, where the first priest sex abuse scandal rocked the Roman Catholic Church faithful in the 1980s, allegations have surfaced that a priest who sexually abused a boy in the 1970s continues to minister in Lafayette.

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17 hrs ago | The Advocate

Photos: Cajun Field

Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- Workers install the bleacher seating in the south end zone of Cajun Field Tuesday in Lafayette.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Venom Strikes

Checking in on Stryker Trahan

Stryker Trahan was the #1 pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2012 Draft. He was taken as a catcher from Acadiana High School in Lafayette, LA.

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The Advocate

Lafayette police chief seeks funds for crime cameras, police pay

The Police Department wants to install crime cameras in troubled neighborhoods throughout the city, allowing officers to monitor activity from headquarters and on their laptop computers.

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The Advocate

Lafayette SB rejects Coopera s ninth attempt at less-severe budget cuts

The Lafayette Parish School Board rejected the ninth staff proposal to close a more than $20 million budget shortfall, deciding instead to continue its own search for areas to cut.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Committee Accepting nominations for Annual Awards

Applications are now available for the City-Parish President's Awareness Committee for Citizens with Disabilities Annual Awards.

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The Daily Advertiser

Bites: Barbecue can help get past midweek humpBites: Barbecue can...

Embrace a mound of pulled pork on a barbecue sandwich from Johnson's Boucaniere, at 1111 St. John St. in Lafayette.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Design of Lafayette's latest fire station underway

Design of Lafayette's newest fire station has begun at the corner of Settlers Trace and Beaullieu Drive for Lafayette's first environmentally responsible fire station.

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The Advocate

Lafayette Redevlopment Authority seeks board members

The North Lafayette Redevelopment Authority is seeking seven board members to oversee the new agency's efforts to address blight and redevelopment in north Lafayette.

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Thenew995fm.com

La. VA Secretary Pleased With Approval Of New Vets Clinics In La.

The head of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs says new veterans clinics approved for Lafayette and Lake Charles under a bi-partisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' access to health care is "a great step in the right direction."

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Post Oak Energy Capital Provides Equity To CP Exploration II LLC

Post Oak Energy Capital LP committed a $150 million line of equity to CP Exploration II LLC, the company said July 28. The equity was provided through investment partnerships that it manages, Post Oak added.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Advocate

East Pont des Mouton widening project begins

City-parish officials on Monday marked the start of a $21.6 million project to widen East Pont des Mouton road between Louisiana Avenue and Interstate 49, one the biggest projects for north Lafayette in recent years and a road that has seen traffic rise significantly over the past two decades.

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The Advocate

Lafayette crime blotter for July 29, 2014

Police are looking for a suspect in Monday's early morning shooting that killed a 37-year-old man in east Lafayette.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police search for club stabbing suspect

It's been an extremely difficult day for family and friends as well as officers.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Suspect sought in attempted second degree murder

Lafayette, LA-On July 28, 2014, at approximately 12:30 am, Lafayette Police officers responded to the report of a stabbing in the 6100 Block of Johnston Street.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Teachers get 'advanced placement' training

A program in Lafayette is helping 150 Louisiana teachers learn how to bring the rigor of advanced placement education to their students.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Advocate

Acadiana Crime Blotter for July 28, 2014

Iberia Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a 23-year-old New Iberia man in the Friday night shooting and robbery on Anderson Street.

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