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Arnel Manalang, ThinkStock
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Job Fairs Taking Place Thursday To Help Young Adults Find Work

There are five job fair locations within Acadiana. The events will be held from 3-6 p.m. on Thursday only.

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oil rig (wikispaces.org)
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Oil & Gas Industry Stepping Up Along The Gulf Coast In Wake Of Harvey

National oil and gas companies are pitching in to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Platform
Gulf of Mexico Oil Platform
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Harvey Halts Oil & Gas Production In Some Areas Of The Gulf

As of Monday afternoon, nearly 100 offshore oil and gas platforms have been evacuated.

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Knight Oil Tools (Facebook)
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Knight Oil Tools’ Parent Company Files For Bankruptcy

The prominent Lafayette-based energy company filed a voluntary bankruptcy petition in court Tuesday.

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Jason El Koubi, photo courtesy of the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
Jason El Koubi, photo courtesy of the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
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One Acadiana’s El Koubi Tapped for Virginia Economic Development

One Acadiana executive director of business development, Jim Bourgeois, has been chosen as interim CEO.

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acadiana mall Jared P./yelp
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Report: 1 In 5 Malls To Close Down Within 5 Years

The report estimates over 8,600 stores will close in 2017.

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Veterans' Business Workshop (VA.gov image)
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LED Creates Business Startup Program For Military Veterans

LED Secretary Don Pierson says many soldiers have a desire to start a small business once returning home.

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Can You Hear Me Now Verizon Commercial (www.youtube.com)
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“Can You Hear Me?” Could Be Scammers’ Phone Greeting

The Better Business Bureau warns of a new twist on an old phone scam.

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Coast Guard Attempts Burning Off Oil Leaking From Sunken Rig
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US Rig Count Up 11 This Week To 508

Louisiana's oil and gas rig count is up by eight for the week.

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Bell Jet Ranger X Helicopter (strefahelikoptera.blogspot.com)
Bell Jet Ranger X Helicopter (strefahelikoptera.blogspot.com)
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Bell Helicopter Commits To 2 More Years In Lafayette

Bell Helicopter has committed to operating in Lafayette for the next two years.

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Fracking Natural Gas Well iStock
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U.S. Rig Count Up 15 This Week To 462

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 15 this week to 462.

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Cheaper Gas Is Costing Us Money

Families across south Louisiana who depend on the oil field already know that when the price at the pump drops, so does the balance in their bank account. However, people in every walk of life will feel the effect of cheaper gas in a way they may never have expected nor even realize.

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