SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's popularity has dipped five percentage points ahead of October's presidential elections, a new poll published Sunday said. The Datafolha polling institute said 36 percent of respondents rated Rousseff's government as "great/good" against the 41 percent who gave it that rating in the... more »
Lafayette is currently in the running to be named Southern Living Magazine's Tastiest Town of the South.
As of 11:30 Friday morning, Lafayette has more than 40,000 votes, but Louisville, Kentucky is trailing close behind. Lafayette isn't the only Louisiana city in the running, New Orleans is also competing... more »
Lafayette is leading the way in a national contest to be named the tastiest town of the south. With more than 96 restaurants in the Acadiana area there is a lot of options when dining out. From Cajun, to Italian, to Mexican, and much more, Acadiana has a unique blend... more »
Polls open tomorrow at 6am and stay open until 8 at night, and all voters will need to bring photo ID with them to vote. To find your nearest polling place and a full re-cap of all the other races to watch for Tuesday click on the "Election 2010" tab.
Polls across Louisiana will open at 6am Saturday morning. Acadiana voters will decide on three races, including the 3rd Congressional District Seat. Three candidates are vying for the Republican nomination: Hunt Downer of Houma, Jeff Landry , and Kristian Magar , both of New Iberia.
All three candidates say... more »
The latest poll released by Southern Media & Opinion Research, shows Secretary of State Jay Dardenne leading the Lieutenant Governor's race over musician Sammy Kershaw. But what does the current Lt. Governor have to say about the position that was almost eliminated? KATC caught up with Scott Angelle in Eunice... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A new statewide voter survey shows Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter with a 12-percentage-point edge in a likely November matchup with Democratic challenger Charlie Melancon. Vitter was the choice of 48 percent 1 12½ 11½ 5-5 by Washington-based Clarus Research Group, while 36 percent chose Melancon,... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - BP's image, which took an ugly beating after the Gulf oil spill, is recovering since the company capped the well, though the oil giant's approval level is still anything but robust. A majority of Americans still aren't convinced it is safe to eat seafood from parts of... more »