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Police Offer Shopping Safety Tips

Chief Jim Craft and the employees of Lafayette Police Department would like to wish all of its citizens a "Happy and Safe Holiday Season". The Police Department offers the following safety tips while shopping and at home: Holiday Crime Prevention Tips While Shopping: • Stay alert to your surroundings and the people around you. • Shop with a friend, there...

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30 minutes ago

BBB alerts consumers to Credit Score OK

Better Business Bureau Serving Acadiana is alerting consumers to Credit Score OK, which does business online as The Federal Trade Commission has stopped an online scheme that allegedly lured consumers with "free" access to their credit scores then billed them a recurring fee of $29.95 per month for a credit... Read Story

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35 minutes 58 seconds ago

New Iberia Thanksgiving trash schedule

Republic Services will not collect residential garbage or recycling in the City of New Iberia on Thanksgiving Day. Residential customers who normally receive garbage or recycling collection on Thursday or Friday will receive collection the day following their regular collection day this week. Regular Thursday customers will receive collection on... Read Story

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is a nationwide movement toward supporting locally owned, small businesses during the holiday shopping season. Always falling the day after big business' Black Friday, Small Business Saturday is a celebration of the small, entrepreneurial endeavors that make each American community unique. It's the perfect day to find... Read Story

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2 hours 12 minutes ago

DOTD reminds motorists to use travel info. resources, drive safely during Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Today, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reminded motorists to use traveler resources and practice extra caution when traveling on the roadways during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend (Thursday, November 27, through Sunday, November 30). For traveling convenience, motorists can access up-to-date information about weather-related road conditions, construction activities... Read Story

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1 hour 19 minutes ago

Today in History for Nov. 24, 2014

Today is Monday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2014. There are 37 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 24, 1944, during World War II, U.S. bombers based on Saipan attacked Tokyo in the first raid against the Japanese capital by land-based planes. On this... Read Story

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1 hour 55 minutes ago

AP Sources: Hagel resigning as Defense secretary

WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack Obama's Cabinet, senior administration officials said Monday, following a tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular foreign policy team. Hagel is the first senior Obama adviser to leave the administration... Read Story

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4 hours 36 minutes ago

Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. The distinguished group receiving a Presidential Medal of Freedom includes actress Meryl Streep, Ethel Kennedy, widow of the late Sen. Robert Kennedy, singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder and Rep. John Dingell, a Michigan Democrat... Read Story

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