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Changes for Tour du Teche

Female paddlers will get some extra love from Tour du Teche starting with next year's race. The TDT Board of Directors has approved changes for Tour du Teche VI that include bonuses to the first boats powered solely by women to finish in each of four "pro" racing classes. Tour du Teche pays each racer a fixed percentage of...

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26 minutes 21 seconds ago

3 Banks Partner to Award $8K Grant to Magnolia Community Development Corp.

While working in 2008 with the city of Opelousas and St. Landry Parish designing recovery programs after Hurricane Gustav, consultant R. Keith Broussard realized the need to do more in the community, especially in housing. In 2010, he founded Magnolia Community Development Corporation (Magnolia CDC) to provide affordable housing opportunities,... Read Story

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33 minutes 42 seconds ago

St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office daily arrest report

Following is the Oct. 24 St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office daily arrest report: Babin, Terrance, 26, 400 block of Church Street, St. Martinville POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA W/INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE; PENALTY FOR DISTRIBUTION POSSESSION W/INTENT; MANUFACTURE; DISTRIBUTION; PWITD--SCH II NARCOTICS; MANUFACTURE; DISTRIBUTION; PWITD--SCH II NARCOTICS; MANUFACTURE; DISTRIBUTION - SCHEDULE IV; TRANSACTIONS... Read Story

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1 hour 25 minutes ago

Colorectal Cancer Rates in Acadiana

Colorectal cancer rates in Acadiana are among the highest in the nation, according to results of a new study by the LSU School of Public Health. Researchers found several Acadiana parishes where residents tend to me more at risk for the illness. Today at 5, KATC's Elizabeth Hill looks at... Read Story

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20 hours 27 minutes ago

Sorrento ex-mayor booked in child porn case

SORRENTO, La. - The former mayor of Sorrento has been arrested on 40 counts of possessing child pornography and one count of obstruction of justice. The state attorney general's office says 41-year-old Wilson Longanecker Jr. was arrested Thursday after investigators searched his home for several hours. The arrest followed a... Read Story

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3 hours 49 minutes ago

Today in History for August 24, 2014

Today is Friday, Oct. 24, the 297th day of 2014. There are 68 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 24, 1939, Benny Goodman and His Orchestra recorded their signature theme, "Let's Dance," for Columbia Records in New York. DuPont began publicly selling its nylon stockings... Read Story

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Oct 23, 2014 12:19 PM

US jobless aid applications rise to 283,000

WASHINGTON - The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week after falling to a 14-year low the previous week. Despite the increase, weekly applications remain at historically low levels that suggest hiring is gaining steam. Applications rose 17,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 283,000, the... Read Story

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