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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 $219,500. More Lafayette information.

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1 hr ago | The Advocate

Lafayette board buys land by school to ease traffic congestion

In an effort to relieve traffic and parking congestion at Milton Elementary/Middle School, the Lafayette Parish School Board voted Wednesday to buy 1.3 acres adjacent to the school.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser

Bill seeks to ease Lafayette Parish water woes

Sens. Page Cortez, R-Lafayette, and Fred Mills, R-Parks, say legislation approved Wednesday in committee could help residents in their communities end years of suffering with discolored water.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser

Proper bridge inspections a matter of public safety

A Lafayette Parish school bus passes over a bridge on Amedee Drive in Scott. The state's bridge inspections are not in compliance with federal guidelines.

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6 hrs ago | The Advocate

Lafayette police blotter for April 17, 2014

Vermilion Parish firefighters who put out a vehicle fire near Maurice early Wednesday discovered two bodies inside, the Sheriff's Office reported.

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10 hrs ago | The Advocate

Lafayette students test Vermilion River for pollution

Seventy-six Comeaux High School juniors and seniors applied theories and testing skills learned in the classroom to a real-world environment on Wednesday, testing the Vermilion River for pollution.

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11 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

Lafayette man wanted after leading police on chase

Carencro police attempted to conduct a vehicle traffic stop on an older model Chevrolet Truck in the 100 block of Hector Connolly Road in Carencro.

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13 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

Moss Bluff man accused of cruelty to a juvenile

On April 13, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies received a complaint Edward D. Brown was physically abusing two children, ages 6 and 7-years-old.

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13 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

Garbage, recycling collection to run Good Friday

Allied Waste and the Recycling Foundation will run their regularly scheduled garbage and recycling collection routes in Lafayette Parish and surrounding parishes on Good Friday.

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22 hrs ago | The Advocate

Judge Conque said Tuesday he will retire at end of year

Lafayette Parish Judge Durwood Conque on Tuesday announced that he would retire when his current six-year term ends in December.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Festival International 2014 begins April 23: Here's everything you need to know

Visitors from around the world head to Lafayette for Festival International 's 28th year on Wednesday, April 23. The five-day festival offers attendees a chance to experience up-and-coming bands from around the world alongside local Cajun musicians and international stars -- all steeped in Francophone history.

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The Daily Advertiser

Lafayette schools to add thousands of computers for testing

District officials have also proposed a 25-cent meal price increase. Guidry said there has not been a price increase since 2008.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Bill would let drivers choose if they want Real Id

Louisiana driver's licenses could move in line with a federal identification law, under a proposal that won the backing of the House Transportation Committee.

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The Daily Advertiser

Frank's International shares industry tips with high school students

Lafayette Parish robotics students prepare for a tour of the facilities at Frank's International, Lafayette, LA, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

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An ex-radiology technician accused of filing inaccurate mammogram results at a Georgia hospital has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of reckless conduct and a charge of computer forgery.

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The Daily Advertiser

Jefferson Street Pub gets jump on Festival celebrations

Server Kylin Jordan pours a drink in the bar at Jefferson Street Pub in Lafayette.

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The Daily Advertiser

First known reproduction in 75 years of whooping cranes in Louisiana discovered

I was sorry to see the story in a recent edition of The Daily Advertiser about a proposal by the... What kind of rules should govern our lives? I'd argue that the best rules are those that we'd be... Secretary Robert Barham of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announces the discovery of a new whooping crane nest containing two eggs ... (more)

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The Navajo Times

Hardin jail eyed for regional inmate facility

No contracts for inmates are in place, and both sides said details on the proposal still need to be resolved.

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Daily World

Sunset City Council considers joining Lafayette MPO

A grant opportunity could give Sunset the parish's first roundabout intersection.

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The Daily Advertiser

Temperatures to plunge Tuesday, Wednesday

Acadiana residents will awake to a hint of winter weather Tuesday morning, as temperatures drop into the mid-40s and the 'real feel' will approximate the upper 30s.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NewsOne

Alexandria Shelton: Grambling State Student Found Dead In Park

Alexandria Shelton , a 21-year-old senior at Grambling State University, was found dead in a drainage ditch in Girard Park near the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's campus, reports KNOE.com .

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