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Boston Herald
Tech complex eyed for Flower Exchange sitebefore meetings to solicit community feedback. Its other Hub projects include L
Tech complex eyed for Flower Exchange site
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
before meetings to solicit community feedback. Its other Hub projects include Landmark Center in the Fenway and Lafayette City Center in Downtown Crossing. The Flower Exchange was put up for sale last year, and its 13 wholesalers were... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette sheriff-elect Garber accuses wife of stealing 13K pages of material from legal filesthe opponents, Scott Police Chief Chad Leger, has been linked to a smear stunt
Lafayette sheriff-elect Garber accuses wife of stealing 13K pages of material from legal files
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
the opponents, Scott Police Chief Chad Leger, has been linked to a smear stunt that unfolded at a news conference held by Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope, who was politically allied with Leger. The news conference, held at the Lafayette City... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette committee embraces dreaded ‘T’ word, recommending taxes to address critical needsA citizens committee tasked with finding solutions for Lafayette city-parish go
Lafayette committee embraces dreaded ‘T’ word, recommending taxes to address critical needs
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
A citizens committee tasked with finding solutions for Lafayette city-parish government’s financial woes has recommended a series of new and increased taxes for a list of neglected needs committee members say will not be met without more money. The... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Bell Helicopter Announces Program Relocationsthe partnership we’ve created and look for great things for our community, the
Bell Helicopter Announces Program Relocations
The Aero-News Network / Posted 7 days ago
the partnership we’ve created and look for great things for our community, the company and Bell Helicopter employees,” said Lafayette City Mayor-President Joel Robideaux. The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X continues to make terrific progress and achieve... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Bell Helicopter Announces Program Relocations to Optimize Manufacturing CapabilitiespaProgrtnership we’ve created and look for great things for our community, the
Bell Helicopter Announces Program Relocations to Optimize Manufacturing Capabilities
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 8 days ago
paProgrtnership we’ve created and look for great things for our community, the company and Bell Helicopter employees,” said Lafayette City Mayor-President Joel Robideaux. The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X continues to make terrific progress and achieve... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
'Cajun John Wayne' enters Louisiana's 3rd District raceseat representing south central and southwest Louisiana. Clay Higgins, a Repub
'Cajun John Wayne' enters Louisiana's 3rd District race
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
seat representing south central and southwest Louisiana. Clay Higgins, a Republican reserve deputy marshal with the Lafayette City Marshal's Office, announced his candidacy Wednesday. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1W4j2US ) Higgins... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lafayette council approves Redflex contract extensionLAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette City-Parish Council has approved the extens
Lafayette council approves Redflex contract extension
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette City-Parish Council has approved the extension of a traffic camera operator's contract with the city. The Advertiser reports (http://bit.ly/1syA41s ) Redflex Traffic Systems' contract will be extended by a year... Read more
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The Advocate
DA files suit against Lafayette city-parish government over proposed budget cutsFifteenth Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes filed a lawsuit Tuesday again
DA files suit against Lafayette city-parish government over proposed budget cuts
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Fifteenth Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Lafayette city-parish government to block about $650,000 in cuts the District Attorney’s Office faces under a proposed budget measure up for a vote next month. The... Read more
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The Advocate
DA files suit against Lafayette city-parish government over proposed budget cutsFifteenth Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes filed suit on Tuesday against
DA files suit against Lafayette city-parish government over proposed budget cuts
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Fifteenth Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes filed suit on Tuesday against Lafayette city-parish government to block about $650,000 in cuts the DA’s office faces under a proposed budget measure up for a vote next month. The lawsuit seeks to... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette teaming up with animal welfare group to reduce euthanizationsLafayette city-parish government is teaming up with a national animal welfare g
Lafayette teaming up with animal welfare group to reduce euthanizations
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Lafayette city-parish government is teaming up with a national animal welfare group in an effort to drastically reduce the number of cats and dogs euthanized at the Lafayette Animal Control Center. Mayor-President Joel Robideaux announced Tuesday... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Vote on downtown Lafayette bar zoning expected in Julywith law enforcement through a program called the Knowledge Effect, which resea
Vote on downtown Lafayette bar zoning expected in July
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
with law enforcement through a program called the Knowledge Effect, which researches issues like impaired driving. The Lafayette City-Parish Council voted to limit the number of bars and clubs downtown in 2003. Copyright 2016 The Associated... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette-Crowley route in worksthen Lafayette General Medical Center. The Johnston/College stop would allow r
Lafayette-Crowley route in works
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
then Lafayette General Medical Center. The Johnston/College stop would allow riders to get off the rural line and hop on a Lafayette city bus, and the Lafayette General stop could serve hospital staff, visitors and patients. The first bus would... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette-Crowly route in worksthen Lafayette General Medical Center. The Johnston/College stop would allow r
Lafayette-Crowly route in works
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
then Lafayette General Medical Center. The Johnston/College stop would allow riders to get off the rural line and hop on a Lafayette city bus, and the Lafayette General stop could serve hospital staff, visitors and patients. The first bus would... Read more
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The Advocate
Acadiana officials plead with DOTD: Fix our roads!South runs. About 100 people attended the joint Louisiana Senate-House Transpo
Acadiana officials plead with DOTD: Fix our roads!
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
South runs. About 100 people attended the joint Louisiana Senate-House Transportation Committee meeting Wednesday, held in Lafayette City-Parish Council chambers for the meeting with the Lafayette-based District 3 of Department of Transportation... Read more
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The Advocate
Feud brewing between Lafayette city-parish, District Attorney’s Office over who pays salariesA feud over funding between Lafayette city-parish government and 15th Judicial
Feud brewing between Lafayette city-parish, District Attorney’s Office over who pays salaries
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
A feud over funding between Lafayette city-parish government and 15th Judicial District Attorney Keith Stutes might soon land in court. The City-Parish Council is set to vote next month on whether to stop paying roughly $650,000 in salaries and... Read more
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The Advocate
Developers of Ambassador Town Square sued; former land owners say promised infrastructure lackinghave not yet opened. In summer 2014, the retail center’s developers sought and
Developers of Ambassador Town Square sued; former land owners say promised infrastructure lacking
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
have not yet opened. In summer 2014, the retail center’s developers sought and received $11.5 million in tax breaks from Lafayette city-parish government to build infrastructure for the retail center. The work was to include building an adequate... Read more
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The Advocate
Developers of Ambassador Town Square sued; former land owners say promised infrastructure lackingnot yet opened. In the summer of 2014 the retail center’s developers sought an
Developers of Ambassador Town Square sued; former land owners say promised infrastructure lacking
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
not yet opened. In the summer of 2014 the retail center’s developers sought and received $11.5 million in tax breaks from Lafayette City-Parish Government to build infrastructure for the retail center. The work was to include building an adequate... Read more
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The Advocate
City-Parish councilman still at odds with civil service over college-degree requirement for next police chiefLafayette City-Parish Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux is continuing his push to re
City-Parish councilman still at odds with civil service over college-degree requirement for next police chief
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux is continuing his push to remove members of the Fire and Police Civil Service Board after its refusal to ease the college degree requirement for Lafayette’s next police chief. The council is set to... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette civil service board member resigns in flap over police chief qualificationson the board for six years, confirmed Tuesday he has stepped down from the volu
Lafayette civil service board member resigns in flap over police chief qualifications
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
on the board for six years, confirmed Tuesday he has stepped down from the volunteer position. His decision came after Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux, who supports allowing extensive experience in lieu of a four-year degree,... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Lafayette residents, business owners pan parking reductionResidents and business owners flooded Lafayette city hall last week, furious ov
Lafayette residents, business owners pan parking reduction
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 18 days ago
Residents and business owners flooded Lafayette city hall last week, furious over a plan that would reduce parking along South Harrison Avenue — an area of town many feel is already in need of more parking — while some have accused officials of... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Capt. Clay Higgins returns with new videoParish Sheriff's Office. He resigned in February after controversy surrounding
Capt. Clay Higgins returns with new video
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 23 days ago
Parish Sheriff's Office. He resigned in February after controversy surrounding a video he made on behalf of state police regarding seven accused members of the Gremlins Gang. He is now a reserve deputy with the Lafayette City Marshal'... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder student leading project to increase internet access for Sanchez Elementary familiespage with a goal of raising $25,000 in seed money. Shahi and district officials
Boulder student leading project to increase internet access for Sanchez Elementary families
Colorado Daily / Posted 24 days ago
page with a goal of raising $25,000 in seed money. Shahi and district officials also recently introduced the idea to the Lafayette City Council and plan to ask the city for financial support. "We want it to be sustainable," Shahi said. "The... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette eyes extending contract for traffic camera enforcement programThe Lafayette City-Parish Council is set to vote this month on whether to exten
Lafayette eyes extending contract for traffic camera enforcement program
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
The Lafayette City-Parish Council is set to vote this month on whether to extend for another year a contract with the private company that oversees the city’s traffic camera enforcement program. The administration says the extension would allow more... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lt. Clay Higgins returns with new videoParish Sheriff's Office. He resigned in February after controversy surrounding
Lt. Clay Higgins returns with new video
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 24 days ago
Parish Sheriff's Office. He resigned in February after controversy surrounding a video he made on behalf of state police regarding seven accused members of the Gremlins Gang. He is now a reserve deputy with the Lafayette City Marshal'... Read more
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The Advocate
Judge to decide next month whether political consultant will have to testify in lawsuit against Lafayette city marshalA judge will decide next month whether the Lafayette political consultant accus
Judge to decide next month whether political consultant will have to testify in lawsuit against Lafayette city marshal
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
A judge will decide next month whether the Lafayette political consultant accused of coordinating with Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope in an effort to sway the sheriff election will have to testify in the public records lawsuit against the... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette council members bugged by restrictions on mosquito sprayingLimits on special requests for mosquito spraying in the parish are bugging the
Lafayette council members bugged by restrictions on mosquito spraying
The Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
Limits on special requests for mosquito spraying in the parish are bugging the Lafayette City-Parish Council. Council members sparred with City-Parish Emergency Operations and Security Coordinator Bobby Cormier for nearly an hour at Tuesday’s... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Louisianians are gun-toting, monument supportersa hot issue in some Louisiana communities, including New Orleans and Lafayette.
Louisianians are gun-toting, monument supporters
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
a hot issue in some Louisiana communities, including New Orleans and Lafayette. In February, several residents asked the Lafayette City-Parish Council to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Alfred Mouton from city property on Jefferson Street.... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Clash over Nine Mile Corner spotlights competing visions for Lafayette, Erielitigation from, the city of Lafayette. Neighbors in both communities also are
Clash over Nine Mile Corner spotlights competing visions for Lafayette, Erie
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 1 months ago
litigation from, the city of Lafayette. Neighbors in both communities also are concerned. Developments face off The Lafayette City Council voted Tuesday to authorize attorneys to take all necessary steps — including eminent domain — to... Read more
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The Advocate
Oil patch slump slicing through Lafayette parish government budget: ‘We have to stop the bleeding’The “parish” side of Lafayette city-parish government is going broke. The badl
Oil patch slump slicing through Lafayette parish government budget: ‘We have to stop the bleeding’
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
The “parish” side of Lafayette city-parish government is going broke. The badly bruised oil and gas sector has sent sales tax collections in unincorporated areas of the parish tumbling, and revenue is expected to be roughly $2 million below budget... Read more
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The Advocate
Oil patch slump slicing through Lafayette parish government budget: ‘We have to stop the bleeding’The “parish” side of Lafayette city-parish government is going broke. The badl
Oil patch slump slicing through Lafayette parish government budget: ‘We have to stop the bleeding’
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
The “parish” side of Lafayette city-parish government is going broke. The badly bruised oil and gas sector has sent sales tax collections in unincorporated areas of the parish tumbling, and revenue is expected to be roughly $2 million below budget... Read more
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The Advocate
Bill filed in Legislature to prevent takedowns of Confederate monumentsthree of the four New Orleans monuments are due on April 22. A similar battle
Bill filed in Legislature to prevent takedowns of Confederate monuments
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
three of the four New Orleans monuments are due on April 22. A similar battle may be brewing in Lafayette, though the Lafayette City-Parish Council has not considered a specific proposal to do anything with a monument there of Confederate Gen.... Read more
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