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  • La. cultural advocate seeks global connections

    March 30, 2014 1:33 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - To judge from a glance at the headlines, 2014 isn't the best of times for the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana. The state government's CODOFIL budget has dwindled over the years, down to about a quarter-million dollars. CODOFIL President William Arceneaux said the... more »
  • Chief, advocate meet over tire investigation

    June 24, 2011 9:48 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Thibodaux's police chief and a local civil rights leader say they both were satisfied after a talk about allegations of police harassment. The Daily Comet reports that the men's Wednesday meeting was prompted by accusations that city police have been targeting black residents during the search... more »
  • Animal Welfare Advocate Wants Gas Station Tiger Removed

    April 21, 2010 12:09 PM

    GROSSE TETE, La. (AP) - A Florida animal welfare advocate fired off a scathing e-mail complaining to Iberville Parish authorities about what she called inhumane conditions a tiger is forced to endure while on public display at an Interstate 10 truck stop. Her criticism brought a volley of denials Tuesday... more »
  • Michael Dubois arrested on drug charges

    November 11, 2009 11:30 AM

    VILLE PLATTE, La. (AP) - A Moss Bluff man who has been an advocate of the eight women slain in Jefferson Davis Parish has been arrested on drug-related charges. The American Press reports Wednesday that Michael Dubois was arrested on charges of possession with intent to distribute schedule II and... more »
  • Voting to Begin on Acadiana Center for Youth

    September 30, 2009 10:21 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - The St. Landry Parish Council will vote Thursday whether to allow the state to build a therapeutic juvenile center in the parish. If the council approves, the state Office of Juvenile Justice could soon begin work building the $20 million facility near Opelousas. Parish President Don... more »

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