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Record Flooding Forces North Dakota Residents To Evacuate
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New Disaster Recovery Centers Open In Acadiana

More disaster recovery centers are opening in Acadiana to provide help for flood victims

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Acadiana Strong Event Tickets Now Available Through Ticketmaster

Ticketmaster has agreed to host online ticket sales for the Acadiana Strong benefit!

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Acadiana Is A Special Place

Sometimes it takes a story like this to make us look around and realize how great this place really is.

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Four Of Louisiana’s Best ‘Mom & Pop’ Eateries Are In Acadiana!

Louisiana's famous for great food. Tourists usually think of New Orleans We, in Cajun Country feel we have not only some of the world's best food, but the best in Louisiana. We're particularly fond of little, out of the way "Mom & Pop" places...

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Blackhawks Goalie And Former Icegator Gives Lafayette A Shout Out

During a radio/podcast interview, Chicago Blackhawks goalie (and former Louisiana Icegator) Scott Darling gives Lafayette a shout-out.

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This Is What Acadiana Houses Looked Like In The Late 1800s [Video]

This is a fantastic visual history of Acadian style houses built by the early early Cajun settlers and their descendants of the "Great Expulsion of 1755-1763".

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QUIZ – Can You Tell These Areas Of Acadiana Apart? [PHOTOS]

We grabbed photos from Google Maps of 12 cities and communities from around Acadiana, and put together this little quiz for ya!

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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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