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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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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser

Meeting for Grammy submissions set for TuesdayMeeting for Grammy...

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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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The Advocate

Patricia Gannon: Bread and a Jama

Who beat this guy, anyway? Former NBC's "The Voice" competitor Lee Koch stopped in Lafayette for a visit with Great Harvest owners Michelle and J.P. MacFadyen, plus a little live performance.

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The Advocate

Inside Report: Council members support testing for candidates

Two members of Lafayette City-Parish Council are asking the council's other seven council members to back an effort being pushed by strict interpreters of the U.S. Constitution.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Report for August 19, 2014

According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 38 complaints and reports the following arrests: Jurrell A. Alleman, 31, 5102 Alleman Road, New Iberia, LA was arrested on August 18, 2014 at 3:28 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of driving under ... (more)

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The Advocate

Acadiana superintendents say teachers still teaching Common Core

Gov. Bobby Jindal's attempt to pull the brake on Common Core standards, along with the court challenges to that move, haven't changed what students are learning in Acadiana classrooms, six schools superintendents said Monday.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

New renovations at Cajun Field

Ragin Cajun fans only have a few more days before the big kickoff game between the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Southern University.

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The Advocate

Planners picked to a predevelopa Government Street site

Duany Plater-Zyberk was selected Monday morning to create a plan to map out the redevelopment of a 100-acre section of Midcity , surrounding the former Entergy site on Government Street.

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The Advocate

Vermilion-Lafayette boundary dispute heading to court

Vermilion Parish is fighting efforts by neighboring Lafayette Parish to move the parish line farther south, taking land Vermilion considers its own under a 2002 boundary agreement thought to have ended decades of dispute over whe re the border should be.

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KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Lil Boosie Returns To Lafayette Cajundome

D presents Lil Boosie on the 'We Gon Show The World Tour' featuring Future, Rich Homie Quan October 11, 2014 at the Cajundome.

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ComputerWorld

Cosmonauts deploy nanosatellites during spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts are in the middle of a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station, in part to release a nanosatellite that will take images of Earth.

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The Daily Advertiser

Gulf Brew returns downtown Oct. 18

Gulf Brew, the Acadiana Center for the Arts' celebration of beer, returns to downtown and Parc International on Oct. 18. Gulf Brew returns downtown Oct. 18 Gulf Brew, the Acadiana Center for the Arts' celebration of beer, returns to downtown and Parc International on Oct. 18. Check out this story on theadvertiser.com: ... (more)

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