About 300 protesters rallied in Lafayette Wednesday to legalize marijuana.
When driving to New Orleans, hold your breath halfway there.
Nearly 20,000 Louisiana taxpayers who failed to file a 2007 tax return could be eligible for a tax refund averaging $663.
Louisiana pilsner purveyor Abita Brewing Company fired off a cease-and-desist letter to a charity organizer who had been using the term “pub crawl” to promote his events.
This web-exclusive comparison is tied to The Independent Weekly’s news story on City-Parish Councilman Brandon Shelvin, who used his LCG-issued credit card to fund a three-night stay in New Orleans the weekend of last year’s Bayou Classic.
President Barack Obama has apparently had a change of heart, telling a group of governors, among them Gov. Bobby Jindal, that they can opt of the landmark health care reform law as soon as it goes into effect.
Backtracking on the path toward separate governments for the city and the parish, the Lafayette Charter Commission Monday night voted to keep Lafayette Consolidated Government intact.
Pediatric group says cigarette tax would deter smoking and help fund health care services.
Federal regulators Monday issued the first deepwater drilling permit in the Gulf since the April moratorium, and more are promised this week.
Two days after arresting 33-year-old Brian Crimiel for vandalizing St. James Baptist Church on Plum Street Feb. 13, the Lafayette Police Department also charged him in the defacement of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and School over the weekend.
Pro-choice advocates gather in support of Planned Parenthood, women's access to health care services.
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