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Senator David Vitter Considered Favorite for 2015 Governor's Race

The race for Louisiana governor continues to grow with 2015 being an election year, and while a candidates have put their name on the ballot for the November election, who is the strongest candidate as of now?

Flu Season Rough for Lafayette and Rest of Country

While the H3N2 virus has been causing problems all around the US and even was declared an epidemic by the Center for Disease Control and Lafayette has had it’s fair share of flu problems when talking about H3N2 and other flu viruses.

State Treasurer John Kennedy Talks Louisiana Budget Issues

Louisiana State Treasurer John Kennedy was in Lafayette today and we got to speak with him one on one to discuss the recent budget issues in our state.

Meet Lafayette's Mardi Gras King and Queen

The Mardi Gras royalty was unveiled yesterday.

Crystal Weddings Hand Made King Cakes Among Best in Lafayette

When you think king cakes many stores come to mind, but one wedding cake shop can make some of the best tasting king cakes with the best of them.

Shooting Death On Saturday Result of Long Feud Not Mardi Gras Festivities

This past Saturday around 3pm Lafayette Police responded to a shooting at the McDonalds located next to Legends Bar on Johnston Street which lead to the death of 44 year old James Allen Orgeron.

Stoke survivor shares her story

For the women at the Go Red for Women Luncheon, red is a color of determination, strength and survival. "I had a stroke, and I'm a survivor," said Christiana Chaisson, a two-time stroke survivor.

97.3 The Dawg and Boudreaux Family Give Women's and Children's NICU Nurses Valentine's Day Surprise

Today the nurses at the neonatal intensive care unit at Women’s and Children's Hospital were surprised with roses and local country artist Dustin Sonnier on hand to sing for them.

Le Festival de Mardi Gras Kick Off this Evening at Cajun Field

Mardi Gras in Lafayette brings many things like parades, good food, and of course starting tonight the annual Festival De Mardi Gras at Cajun Field.

Two Separate Fires Destroy Homes In Lafayette On Friday

Two house fires occurred today near downtown Lafayette. This morning around 8am the Lafayette Fire Department was called out to the 100 block of LaSalle street located near West Congress Street and downtown Lafayette.