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Five Things You Don’t Know About The Most Popular Cajun Song Ever [VIDEOS]

D.L. Menard's "The Back Door" turned 55 this year. But there are five things you probably don't know about the most popular and recognizable Cajun song ever.

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Bonefish “Pomegranate Sage Martini” Martinis 2017

The TINI TOUR stops at Bonefish Grill. It's all part of the annual fundraiser for Healing House. Stop in for a free martini with the purchase of an entree...

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Alton Sterling (Photo Courtesy of rubenluengas.com)
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Alton Sterling Was Fatally Shot 1 Year Ago Today

One year ago today, Alton Sterling was fatally shot at a Baton Rouge convenience store during a confrontation with two white police officers, resulting in riots, protests, a federal investigation, and even an ambush on Baton Rouge police.

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Raising Cane’s Is The Nation’s Fastest Growing Chain

A simple menu and a great product have Louisiana-based Raising Canes making national headlines.

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Farming, Scott Olson, Getty Images
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Farmers, Ranchers Eligible For Flood Recovery Grant

Ag Commissioner Dr. Mike Strain says the floods caused more than $100 million in agriculture losses.

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Thousands Of State Employees To Receive Pay Raise This Fiscal Year

A 2% pay hike was approved in this year’s legislative session.

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ULM Ranked Best University In Louisiana By Schools.com

We have some great universities in Louisiana. Most of us here are partial to UL for obvious reasons. Schools.com has just released what they say are the 5 best colleges in Louisiana, and the list may not look the way you might expect.

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Louisiana Ranks 9th For Structurally Deficient Rural Bridges

State Transportation Secretary Shawn Wilson says that’s not surprising, as he just had to close a bridge in Vernon Parish.

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water faucet (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)
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LDH Finds Brain-Eating Amoebas In Terrebonne, Ouachita Water Systems

While the water is safe to drink and bathe in, people should make sure it does not get in their nose.

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Getting A Government Handout Could Soon Require Real Effort

Why would anyone want to work when the government is practically begging you to stay home and do nothing?

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US Reaches New Sugar Trade Agreement With Mexico

The U.S. brought a trade case against Mexico because they flooded our market with subsidized sugar.

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Smokin’ Hot – the Best Hole in the Wall BBQ Joints in Louisiana

You don't have to go far to find some great off the beaten path barbecue joints in Louisiana!

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