The tumultuous fight between Louisiana landowners and the oil and gas industry over environmental damages and legacy lawsuits is an overly politicized process, which typically results in tainted lands being left as is.

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To know the retired UL art history professor was to love him.

In spite of the so-called “Jindal Miracle” — AKA smoke and mirrors — Gov. Bobby Jindal remains one of the most unpopular governors in the United States.

huebner carouselChuck Huebner, the veteran anchor and investigative reporter at KLFY TV10, has been fired.


It was sometime before 7 a.m. Monday when Lon Lomas was struck by an unidentified vehicle while cycling along La. 92 near Milton.

The Lafayette Parish School System is being investigated for alleged racial discrimination by the U.S. Department of Education.


Big Oil mouthpiece Don Briggs is at it again, this time turning his attention away from legacy lawsuits against the industry to the overregulation of the industry.

DLRBA carousel"From what I can tell, business owners Downtown have been more reactive than proactive in certain areas, and we’ve never been united in the sense that we can work together."

LPSB fiddling carouselAfter tediously chipping away, the school board has managed to close the budget gap by $1 million. Now, just $22.5 million left to go (with the new school year barely a month away).

Six low-income Lafayette families are becoming homeowners thanks to a $60,000 Affordable Housing Program grant.

In early June, LPSB members were supposed to be contacted by the special attorney hired to investigate Superintendent Pat Cooper. Four board members, however, tell The IND they didn't even hear from the Baton Rouge attorney until this week.

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