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Alleged pilot in Austin crash leaves behind reported suicide note

AUSTIN - The Austin-American Statesman has posted an alleged suicide note on their website.

Mardi Gras safer than past

LAFAYETTE - This year's Mardi Gras celebration may have been larger than years past, but New Orleans police say it was more peaceful than usual. They credit the Saints historic Super Bowl victory to the decrease in violence.

Mardi Gras goes out in style

LAFAYTTE - Mardi Gras went out with a bang in Acadiana Tuesday. In Lafayette the party got underway around ten as King Gabriel's parade rolled through the city. It was the first of several to wind through more than 3 miles of 'Cajun Country'.

Caught in the Web: Barbie gets 2 new jobs

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State considers abolishing lt. governor position

NEW ORLEANS - Lieutenant Governor Mitch Landrieu will take on the role as mayor of New Orleans in May. Officials are trying to figure out what to do with his old position.

Caught in the Web: Study ranks states in order of happiness

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Hero Hartley signs for fans

LAFAYETTE - Saints kicker Garrett Hartley made a stop in Lafayette Monday. Hartley signed autographs for fans in Acadiana at the Academy Sports and Outdoors, signing over 300 in all.

Caught in the Web: Film director told he's 'too fat to fly'

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Brees leads the way at parade

NEW ORLEANS - Thousands lined the streets in New Orleans Sunday, as quarterback Drew Brees rolled through as this year's King of Bacchus. Brees was dressed as the Roman god of wine alongside his wife Brittany. Another parade, Orpheus, is schedu

Lawyer in Landrieu phone case wants quick resolution

NEW ORLEANS - An attorney for one of the four men accused in the Senator Landrieu phone tampering scheme is trying to resolve the issue quickly. The lawyer says he has met with federal prosecutors, but would not say whether those talks involved a