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Programs aimed at curbing dropout rates in the Lafayette Parish School System face elimination as a result of this year’s budget crunch.

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One of the state’s most brilliant political minds, John Maginnis was 66.


“It leads me to believe that the governance of the state is not as important as his other agenda. This is his side gig, which is a shame.” — BESE President Chas Roemer

In March the law firm of Hammonds & Sills officially became the interim general counsel for the Lafayette Parish School Board, and with that transition, the cost of the school system’s monthly legal fees more than tripled.

A national organization that advocates for minorities has asked Gov. Bobby Jindal to veto a bill calling for mild restrictions to the payday loan industry.

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will offer three new academic certificates this fall.

The disgraced north Louisiana congressman infamous for kissing not his wife knows initiative when he sees it. Hint: duct tape

A Justice Department report into the once-anonymous online postings of two former federal prosecutors makes clear they engaged in "extensive and intentional prosecutorial misconduct" connected to several criminal cases, according to a ruling filed by two federal judges.

Despite sitting as an ad hoc judge for the Lafayette City Court, Ronald Cox has also been on the campaign trail, allegedly seeking support and money for his law partner Charles Fitzgerald in his run for a judgeship in the 15th Judicial District.

Penalties will be toughened for heroin dealers in Louisiana, under a bill that has received final legislative passage.

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