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Celebrate Earth Day at Vermilionville

Come celebrate the 46th annual Earth Day in one of Acadiana's most historic and beautiful settings, Vermilionville, on Sunday, April 23

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UPDATE: Can Louisiana’s Governor Stop A Murderer From Going Free?

Anyone wishing to call the Governor's Office to give him your opinion on Galbraith's release from the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center this Sunday can call 225-342-7015.

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I-10 Lane Closure Set For This Weekend

The West Bound inside lane of I-10 from the Mississippi River Bridge to the Atchafalaya Bridge will be closed as crews perform asphalt rehabilitation.

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2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival - Day 1
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Opelousas Music & Market Spring 2017 Lineup

A new season of Music & Market begins April 21st in beautiful historic Opelousas, offering free local entertainment each Friday through May 19.

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LA Secretary Of DOTD Explains Need For New Gas Tax Revenue

Governor John Bel Edwards' Transportation Chief, Secretary Shawn Wilson Ph.D., explained the way the state uses money from the gas tax and the need for a change in revenue...

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DOTD Transportation Secretary Shawn Wilson Joins “Acadiana’s Morning News” To Talk Gas Taxes (AUDIO)

With the gas tax being debated in the Louisiana Legislature during this session, KPEL's Rob Kirkpatrick and Bernadette Lee sit down with DOTD Transportation Secretary Shawn Wilson about why he believes the gas tax should be raised.

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Road Closed, Thinkstock
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Road Closures For Mommy And Me KidsFest & Sterling Grove Home Tour

The closure will start at 10 o'clock Saturday morning and wrap up at 2 o'clock in the afternoon.

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Part Of Highway 182 In Broussard To Close Today

The widening project of Highway 90 is expected to be finished by the summer months of 2018.

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Lafayette Parish Correctional Center staff photo
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Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Daily Arrest Report

There two dozen people booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center in the last 24 hours.

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Roy Verret, photo courtesy of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office
Roy Verret, photo courtesy of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office
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Jeanerette Man Arrested For December 2016 Murder

No bond has been set yet in this case.

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Mo Pitney & Stop The Clock At Rhythms On The River

There are only two more "Rhythms" left to the spring 2017 season! this week, it's Mo Pitney, with special gust Stop the Clock.

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New Jersey Bans Indoor Smoking In Public Places
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Here Are The Cities And Towns In Lafayette Parish That Aren’t Included In The Smoke-Free Ordinance

This week Lafayette City-Parish Councilmembers voted 7-2 to ban smoking in bars across the parish, but not all bars in Lafayette parish are included.

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