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Theme of the DA Race

In the first and only debate scheduled between the two District Attorney candidates in Lafayette, only one candidate showed up. The debate held by the Acadiana Press Club went on as scheduled, despite incumbent District Attorney Mike Harson saying he would not participate. Harson has told KATC he did not want to debate his former Assistant District Attorney...

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1 hour 16 minutes ago

Cooper Comment Stirs Controversy

Lafayette Parish Superintendent of Schools Dr. Pat Cooper is not talking about a comment he made that some community leaders say they find offensive. At a luncheon earlier this month, Cooper commented that a "black mafia" influences how African Americans vote in parish school board elections. Today at 6, KATC's... Read Story

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2 hours 3 minutes ago

Only One Candidate Shows Up For D.A. Debate

In the only debate scheduled between the two candidates in the race for District Attorney in the 15th Judicial District, only one candidate showed up. Incumbent Mike Harson said he would not debate his former Assistant District Attorney, and current challenger, Keith Stutes because he didn't want to give him... Read Story

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8 hours 23 minutes ago

No big winners in Saturday's lottery drawings

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the jackpots in Easy 5, the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Saturday night. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $300,000 prize, which will rise to an estimated $325,000... Read Story

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8 hours 34 minutes ago

National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct. 19-25

Louisiana highway safety advocates are joining their national counterparts in raising awareness about the high crash rate among teen drivers. The rate is especially high for males. They are urging parents to set clear safety rules before handing keys to these less experienced drivers and have designated Oct. 19-25 as... Read Story

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1 hour 32 minutes ago

Facebook sues law firms, claims fraud

NEW YORK - Facebook is suing several law firms that represented a man who claimed he owned half of the social network and was entitled to billions of dollars from the company and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The case was dismissed in April and the man, Paul Ceglia, is facing... Read Story

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1 hour 48 minutes ago

Lewinsky calls for end to culture of cyberbullying

Monica Lewinsky says she was "patient zero" in a cyberbullying epidemic that has since been blamed for teen suicides and celebrity exploitation. The 41-year-old Lewinsky on Monday called for a cultural revolution to stem the "compassion deficit" fueling online hostility. The former White House intern spoke in Philadelphia at... Read Story

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