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Southeast Texas Inundated After Harvey Makes Second Pass Over The Region
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To People Who’ve Lost Everything, It’s a Lot More Than ‘Stuff’

As flood waters slowly recede and people take stock of everything they've lost, please don't tell them "it's just stuff". Because it's a whole lot more than that.

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One South La Man Buries His Storm Anxiety In Sand (Grab A Tissue)

As Harvey was emerging into the Gulf, one south Louisiana man's storm anxiety level was off the charts. Then he went to a sandbag location and gained a new perspective.

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No, Louisiana’s Education System Isn’t the Worst in the Nation

If you've seen stories going around about how Louisiana has the worst education system in the nation, don't worry. They're nonsense. Here's why.

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Kristian Bland
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Who’s Lying About a New Calcasieu River Bridge?

For years, we've been told that contamination from a 1994 chemical spill has prevented work on the I-10 Bridge. But what if that's not entirely true?

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Monkeys And More Make Moody Gardens A Great Weekend Escape

Moody Gardens is one of our favorite destinations for a weekend escape. Monkeys, sloths, and birds of all colors roam free. Plants and trees from rain forests around the world grow there. Around every turn and at every level, it's a real treat!

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More to the Story of Sulphur Teen Stood up on Prom Night

You know that viral story going around about the Sulphur High School student who was stood up by 18 'friends' on prom night? Yeah, there's more to it than that.

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So What Time Will My Body Think It Is On Monday Morning?

I'm going to be getting up really early Monday morning, or at least, it's going to feel even earlier than usual.

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Vote the Best Boudin in Louisiana [POLL]

The smell of smoked meat, boudin and cracklins, and the sound of Zydeco on a Saturday morning is always a swift reminder of what part of Louisiana you’re in.

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Louisiana’s Dirty Little Secret

There's a reason Louisiana is the prison capital of the world, and it's all because of a little-known injustice that happens in our courtrooms every single day.

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Louisiana Is Still The Prison Capital Of The World

The United States imprisons more of its citizens than any other country in the world, and Louisiana locks up more people than any other state in the country.

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My Christmas Story

Here's my version of A Christmas Story that has nothing to do with A Christmas Story other than that it's a story about Christmas. And it's mine.

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How Local People Are “Doing For The Least Of Them”

I'm grateful yet again, to say I live in Lafayette.

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