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Five Signs That Prove You’re Definitely From Acadiana

When you grow up in Acadiana, certain things we say and do become second nature. Almost like breathing, we might let out a random "Mais La" or a "Come see". I know it's hard to imagine, but people don't do these things in other parts of the country.

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Opelousas High School Closed Due To Water Main Break

Opelousas High School is closed today, Wednesday, March 2, 2016 due to a break in the main water line. Only custodial staff and Principals must report to school...

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5 Things Worth More Than A Barrel Of Oil

There's nothing more frustrating than hearing people on TV or in our everyday lives say how 'great it is' that gas prices are so low right now.

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Tornado Watch Posted For Most Of Acadiana

The threat of severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall amounts continues until Midnight.

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How To Survive Mardi Gras 101 [VIDEO]

These videos feature various personalities from our seven Lafayette stations offering some great advice.

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Walmart (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
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Walmart Announces Some Nation Wide Closures

Walmart has confirmed that the retail giant will be closing nearly 300 locations nationwide.

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Retailers Hope For A Good Christmas Despite The Current Economic Gloom
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Holiday Job Seekers Should Beware Scams

The Better Business Bureau Serving Acadiana warns that seasonal workers to be on the lookout for scammers who send out fake emails for identity theft purposes.

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BBB Warns Of Hotel Booking Scams For Holidays

As many people are planning Holiday travel the Better Business Bureau of Acadiana warns of hotel booking scams.

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Trick Or Treat Times In Acadiana

Trick or treat times in Acadiana are as diverse as the costumes you'll see this Halloween as you hand out candy.

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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BP Settlement Money Flows To Governments In Far-Flung Places

This week, BP finished making approximately $687 million in settlement payments to 383 local government entities in the five Gulf states.

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BBB Warns – If It Sounds Too Good It Probably Is

Confirm before you trust your 'friends' online.

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Acadiana Featured in Newsweek

Newsweek Magazine has featured an article on Acadiana called 'Head to Cajun Country Where Local Culture Rules Proudly'.

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