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Rabalais: Meet Joe Burrow, the funny, caramel apple sucker-loving, meticulous LSU QB

The world saw Joe Burrow on Sunday night, the quarterback, the leader, the first-time collegiate starter, leading LSU to a 33-17 victory over Miami in Arlington, Texas. Read more

Arrest made in shooting near Scott elementary school

A suspect has been booked in the Tuesday morning shooting near Westside Elementary in Scott, KATC-TV is reporting. Read more

Now Tropical Depression Gordon comes ashore in Mississippi, kills child in Pensacola

Tropical Storm Gordon never became a hurricane but it was deadly all the same, killing a child by blowing a tree onto a mobile home as it made landfall late Tuesday just west of the Alabama-Mississippi border. Read more

Officials offered last-ditch proposal to Bell Helicopter for Lafayette facility, records show

As Louisiana’s deal with Bell Helicopter for a Lafayette manufacturing facility was falling apart over the past month, state officials offered up a last-ditch proposal to keep the deal alive, records show. Read more

Bill Bacque: National real estate market has cooled, but Lafayette remains solid

There’s an old axiom among data analysts that 99 percent of all statistics tell only 49 percent of the story. That’s especially true when slicing and dicing housing data. Read more

UL begins training for new Maraist Financial Services lab

The new Maraist Financial Services Lab at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is getting put through its paces this week as classes and training for professors on the new technology suite begins today. Read more

City-Parish Council to decide on property tax proposal for unincorporated fire protection at Tuesday meeting

The Lafayette City-Parish Council on Tuesday will decide whether to call an election for a new property tax in unincorporated areas to pay for fire protection. Read more

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