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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 $211,000. More Lafayette information.

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3 hrs ago | The Advocate

Acadiana crime blotter for Aug. 23, 2014

The Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force raided five Lafayette massage parlors Friday suspected as part of a prostitution enterprise, officials said.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WebCPA

Tax Fraud Blotter: Orange You Bad?

Miami and Tampa, Fla.: The U.S. has asked federal courts to permanently bar two Florida preparers from preparing federal income tax returns in connection with separate alleged frauds that may have cost the government millions of dollars.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Broussard rape victim speaks

For five months, former Broussard Police Cpl. Henry Samuel Bates carried on a sexual relationship with a then 14-year-old girl.

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The Daily Advertiser

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Most gardeners who grow Louisiana irises know that late August through September is the best time to dig, divide and/or replant the rhizomes.

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The Advocate

Lafayette High student accused of a video voyeurisma

A Lafayette High student was arrested Thursday on a count of video voyeurism for allegedly taking a photo of another student in the bathroom.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Research underway on structure in path of I-49

A 19th-century building set to be demolished to make way for a planned Interstate 49 interchange in downtown Lafayette is being researched as a possible nominee for the National Register of Historic PlacesBut state transportation officials say they are still moving forward with plans to level the two-story brick structure despite the research work.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Timeline given on VA hospital construction

Congressman Charles Boustany has received confirmation from the Department of Veterans' affairs that the VA has set a timeline for the completion of construction for VA clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles.

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The Advocate

UL-Lafayette administrator tapped to oversee research center

The chairwoman of the Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise Center commission, Paula Carson has stepped into the role of the research center's chief executive officer following the resignation of Kam Ng .

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

LGMC Offering More Precise Hip and Knee Surgeries

Lafayette General Medical Center is the first hospital in Acadiana, and only the third in Louisiana, to offer MAKOplasty Using a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic system, MAKO enables ultra-precise alignment and placement of implants in partial knee and total hip replacement procedures.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Constitutional knowledge test proposition fails

A proposed resolution requiring political candidates to pass a test on constitutional knowledge failed by a four to four vote at Tuesday's council meeting.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Advocate

Acadiana crime blotter for Aug. 21, 2014

St. Mary Parish sheriff's deputies responded to an unusual 911 call at 3:45 a.m. Wednesday - a report of a naked man wandering around the bathroom area of the Butte Larose Welcome Center.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Ragin' Cajuns Break Ground On New Athletics Performance Center

Officials at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette broke ground on Wednesday on a new Athletics Performance Center that will benefit all student-athletes in the University's 16 Division I athletic programs.

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The Advocate

Lafayette school board election drawing crowded field

At least three incumbent School Board members and eight newcomers had qualified to have their names placed on the ballot for the Nov. 4 election as of the close of the first day of qualifying Wednesday.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Shorter ER wait times at UHC

University Hospital and Clinics have come a long way in the past year. They've expanded, added beds, and re-instated their orthopedic and pediatric departments.

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The Daily Advertiser

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Meeting for Grammy submissions set for Tuesday Interested in entering a new recording into the Grammy Awards? Check out this story on theadvertiser.com: http://www.theadvertiser.com/story/entertainment/music/2014/08/20/meeting-grammy-submissions-set-tuesday/14344151/ Interested in entering a new recording into the Grammy Awards? The Recording ... (more)

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The Advocate

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Construction workers buzzed around the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's student union Tuesday morning as the structure edges closer to completion.

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BayouBuzz.com

Union to offer new view of campus

Construction workers buzzed around the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's student union Tuesday morning as the structure edges closer to completion.

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Myrtle Beach Online

October deadline for Gaines Award contest

Sponsored by the donors of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, the award honors outstanding fiction from rising African-American writers and includes a $10,000 cash prize.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Duson Chief of Police applicants introduced to council

The Town of Duson's quest to hire a new Chief of Police isn't going unnoticed. The Duson Council got a glimpse of the applicants.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Lafayette Police respond to fatal accident involving pedestrian

Lafayette Police responded to a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian at about 5:48 a.m. on Tuesday.

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