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The House last week approved the Homeowner Flood insurance Affordability Act, on the heels of the Senate's Jan. 30 passage of its own version of the bill.
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Ryan King of New Orleans, a senior at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, has a mouth-watering method for paying his tuition.
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The Lafayette Parish School Board's executive committee is considering how to respond to an external auditor's questions about discrepancies in the school district's salary schedule relative to the pay of some principals.
9 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette
Japan says it won't change its 1993 apology over a system of forced prostitution for its military during World War II, but will continue to re-examine a 20-year-old study on which it was based.
The newest Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush arrived in Antalya, Turkey for a scheduled port visit.
Students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will vote this month on a fee hike that would help the school's Office of Transportation Services purchase new buses and expand transportation options.
The Acadian Home Builders Association will hosts the Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show March 8 and 9 at the Cajundome Convention Center.
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Early on, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu led the charge to delay dramatic increases in the premiums paid by homeowners covered under the federal flood insurance program.
For the past two years, Louisiana educators have grappled with significant changes in how they are evaluated as professionals.
Atchafalaya Voices shares original works from local writers. Submit entries to email@example.com or 1100 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA 70506.
When big band music became the popular music of Americans in the 1930s and 1940s, several smooth-voiced crooners became big stars, including Bing Crosby.
An old slave house owned by Mary McCoy still stands along Bayou Boeuf in Cheneyville.
LACIE BOUTTE: 28, of the 7900 block of E. Highway 90, Jeanerette. She was booked on two counts of misdemeanor theft of goods.
The Fort Polk Museum showcases the installation's history through dioramas and exhibits that include samples of uniforms, weapons, equipment and personal effects.
Advocate Staff Photo by BRYAN TUCK. -- Pearson Cross conducts a state and local government class at Mouton Hall on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.campus in this 2008 Advocate file photo.