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  • Miss Louisiana says she's ready for the challenge

    July 6, 2014 2:13 PM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - The newly crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 Lacey Sanchez, a college athlete and competitor at heart, said she's ready for the challenges of representing the state and competing in the Miss America pageant in September. Sanchez, whose preliminary title was Miss Lafayette, was named the 51st Miss... more »
  • Abstention a challenge in Costa Rica's election

    April 6, 2014 9:58 PM

    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - Costa Rican opposition candidate Luis Solis should easily win Sunday's presidential runoff, after all, his only rival dropped out of the election campaign because he had fallen so far behind. But the center-leftist faces another challenge: voter abstention. Experts warn that a low turnout... more »
  • Lafayette Public Library 100 Book Challenge Play Video

    January 15, 2014 8:10 AM

    The Lafayette Public Library wants avid readers to challenge themselves in 2014. The 100 Book Club is a new program that encourages reading 100 books in a calendar year. Registrations is always open, and participants who have read 100 books can receive a club t-shirt, a seal for their library... more »
  • Students at J. Wallace James will take part in national reading challenge

    March 1, 2012 11:02 AM

    Scott, LA Students at J. Wallace James are reading in the halls, reading in the malls, preparing to take part in "Read The Most From Coast To Coast," on March 2, 2012, Dr. Seuss's Birthday. "Read The Most From Coast To Coast," a national reading event set for March... more »
  • La. Lt. Gov. Dardenne issues golf challenge

    January 6, 2012 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne is offering golfers in Alabama a chance to win free rounds of golf at Louisiana's Audubon Golf Trail courses if the Crimson Tide is victorious over LSU in the BCS National Championship Game in New Orleans. It's a twist on... more »
  • 'Sister Wives' family to challenge Utah bigamy law

    July 12, 2011 10:33 AM

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A polygamous family made famous by the reality TV show "Sister Wives" plans to challenge the Utah bigamy law that makes their lifestyle illegal, a Washington-based attorney said Tuesday. In an email to The Associated Press, attorney Jonathan Turley said he will file the lawsuit... more »
  • The Veronica Challenge: Sonic Skating

    September 8, 2010 10:00 AM

  • 'Unprecedented' challenge to save Chilean miners

    August 31, 2010 10:01 PM

    SAN JOSE MINE, Chile (AP) - The effort to save 33 men trapped deep in a Chilean mine is an unprecedented challenge, mining safety experts said Tuesday. It means months of drilling, then a harrowing three-hour trip in a cage up a narrow hole carved through solid rock. If all... more »
  • La. abortion clinics end ultrasound challenge

    August 19, 2010 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A group of abortion clinics dropped its challenge of a Louisiana abortion law that requires ultrasound exams for all women getting abortions, after working out an agreement with the state health department. The agreement was approved by a federal judge on Wednesday. Another portion of... more »
  • Smallest Victims Biggest Challenge In Rescuing Birds From Oil

    July 12, 2010 1:13 PM

    FORT JACKSON, La. (AP) - The smallest victims are the biggest challenge for crews rescuing birds fouled with oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill. There's no way to know how many chicks have been killed by the oil, or starved because their parents were rescued or died struggling in... more »
  • The Veronica Challenge: Dragon Boat Racing

    May 26, 2010 8:22 AM

    Watch KATC's Veronica White in her latest challenge: dragon boat racing
  • The Veronica Challenge: Pole Vaulting

    May 12, 2010 8:33 AM

    Watch KATC's Veronica White in her latest challenge: pole vaulting.
  • The Veronica Challenge: Firefighting

    May 5, 2010 8:42 AM

    Watch KATC's Veronica White in her latest challenge: firefighting.
  • The Veronica Challenge: Football Kicker

    March 31, 2010 8:32 AM

    Watch Veronica White try to kick a football down the field.
  • The Veronica Challenge: Blind

    February 24, 2010 7:53 AM

    Reporter Veronica White finds out what it is like to live without a sense, and learns to appreciate her sight.
  • The Veronica Challenge: Ice Hockey

    November 25, 2009 8:29 AM

    The winter sports season has begun, and KATC's Veronica White got in mood for cold weather in her latest challenge: ice hockey. Watch her learn to hit the puck while trying to keep her balance on skates. If you want to try ice skating or ice hockey, call... more »
  • The Veronica Challenge: Bartending

    November 18, 2009 10:00 AM

    Complicated drinks... large orders... impatient customers... when you are out having a drink you may not realize how much work bartenders do. KATC's Veronica White decided to try it out. Watch her get lessons on favorite drinks, mixing properly, different garnishes, and bartending shortcuts. Remember to submit... more »
  • 3 Minute Movie Event

    November 12, 2009 11:33 AM

    3 Minute Movie Event A special challenge is being issued to all writers, actors, videographers, storytellers and other creative - adventurous types who want to have a great time in a fun and exciting new way. Acadiana Open Channel is hosting a 3 Minute Movie Challenge. The idea... more »
  • The Veronica Challenge: Rock Climbing

    November 4, 2009 9:06 AM

    For this week's challenge Veronica tries rock climbing. The expert, Art Cormier, makes it look easy. For a beginner, though, it is hard work. "The most surprising thing about climbing is it takes a lot of mental strength--you have to remember a lot of things without getting stressed,"... more »
  • The Veronica Challenge: Driving Stick Shift

    October 28, 2009 12:17 PM

    After learning to drive, you might think it's easy... but what if you tried driving a different type of car? We put KATC's Veronica White to the test to see if she could drive a manual car. She went to Let's Drive in Crowley to learn from driving instructor... more »

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