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Coach Hud Says Team is Finishing Up the Details

Louisiana Ragin' Cajun head Football Coach Mark Hudspeth say's he's fired up and he is ready!

UL Initiates Zero Waste Campaign to Reduce Tailgating Litter

When the University of Louisiana kicks off its fall football season Saturday, it will also start a new push to reduce waste.

U.S. Representative Boustany Says VA Clinics Are In Planning Stage

The Veterans Affairs clinic has been hot topic for discussion for quite sometime now, and it continues finally on a positive note with the President signing off on the clinics just a few weeks ago.

UL's "Wear Red Day" tomorrow

Tomorrow is Wear Red Day on UL's campus and throughout the community where everyone is encouraged to wear red clothing showing support for the Ragin' Cajuns beofre their big game on Saturday.  Wear Red Day has been on campus for de

Local boy gets surprise of a lifetime from Coach Hud before season begins

Twelve year old Timothy Cotton has always had a love for the gridiron and the game.  His passion comes from his late father, Kenyon Cotton, who played for the Ragin' Cajuns from 1992 through 1996.

La Place de Vie new courtyard at Lafayette General has special meaning

Lafayette General has finally begun construction of La Place de Vie next to the main entrance of the hospital.

Governor Bobby Jindal says federal government is over-reaching in education

Governor Jindal is making news again tonight.  This time he filed a lawsuit in federal court arguing President Obama's US Department of Education has violated the tenth amendment to the US Constitution and federal law, by coercing stat

Local and state officials celebrate construction of Bell Helicopter's facility at airport

There are major changes at Lafayette Regional Airport right now.  Today Governor Jindal, along with parish officials, celebrated the commencement of the construction of Bell Helicopter's facility at the airport.  Bell Helicopter w

Giles Automotive Trying To Set World Record Car Sales in Single Week

For many years, the popular auto dealer Bob Giles, has been having fun while setting records. Now with the labor day weekend coming, Giles is at it again.

Doctors Urge For Later School Start Time for Teens

The hardest part for most teenagers on a school day usually involves the basic task of waking up.