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 2021-04-21 13:18 

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Senate bill looks to create voting machine oversight commission...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- After multiple efforts to get new voting machines, a legislative bill is looking to bring the public in on the decision. Senator Sharon Hewitt has proposed a bill to crea......

 2021-04-21 13:14 

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Doctors say COVID vaccine requirements are a good idea for colleges...

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) LSU along with the University of Louisiana system both say students will not have to get the vaccine before the fall semester. Xavier University is making it ......

 2021-04-21 13:12 

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Bowler adds father's ashes to ball, rolls perfect game...

The 39-year-old Peoria Public Schools counselor filled the thumb hole of his ball with his father's ashes....

 2021-04-21 13:09 

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WATCH: Pelosi thanks George Floyd for 'sacrificing' his life for justice...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing backlash for thanking George Floyd for sacrificing his life for justice....

 2021-04-21 13:08 

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Biden to deliver remarks as US is set to hit latest COVID-19 vaccine milestone...

The U.S. is set to meet President Joe Biden's latest vaccine goal of administering 200 million coronavirus shots in his first 100 days in office, as the White House continues to step up its e......

 2021-04-21 11:56 

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Young Alumni and The 705 Crawfish Boil...

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) Join the Young Alumni Chapter and The 705 for an annual crawfish boil on April 22, 2021. Enjoy 3lbs of crawfish, sides, and two drinks for $35! Deadline to register is......

 2021-04-21 10:34 

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Colder, Breezy, and Sunny Today...

Much colder and breezy weather is pushing into Acadiana this Wednesday as a feel of winter will be in the air. Temperatures are quickly falling into the 50s to 40s across the area as northerly wind......

 2021-04-21 05:25 

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Louisiana Department of Justice Assistant AG resigns...

Baton Rouge, LA., (KLFY) Louisiana Assistant Attorney General Matthew Derbes has submitted his resignation claiming the Louisiana Department of Justice failed to act on his sexual harassmen......

 2021-04-21 04:25 

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Opposition grows to the state's coastal restoration plan...

Opposition is growing to the state's plan to restore the coast with the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project....

 2021-04-21 04:05 

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Dial Dalfred: Equal access in Lafayette for people with disabilities...

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) A Lafayette woman is speaking up for a marginalized group in hopes of raising awareness of the everyday struggles of people who are disabled and trying to live normal ......

 2021-04-21 03:57 

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Tigers blank ULM, 5-0, on Tuesday...

BATON ROUGE, La. Eight LSU pitchers combined to limit UL Monroe to no runs on seven hits Tuesday night as the Tigers blanked the Warhawks, 5-0, in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. LSU improv......

 2021-04-21 03:26 

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Six tax renewal votes will be on Lafayette's Fall ballot...

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Tens of millions of dollars in taxes are up for vote in Lafayette later this year, and Tuesday, the city and parish councils took their first step in bringing the prop......

 2021-04-21 02:52 

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Brookdale Senior Living launches plate lunch fundraiser for family of Seacor Power victim...

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) Brookdale Senior Living facility in Lafayette is helping the family of one of their own after their father lost his life on the Seacor Power lift boat. Sales and marketing man......

 2021-04-21 02:49 

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16-year-old girl killed in Ohio police shooting...

Police said one person was killed in an officer-involved shooting on the east side of Columbus Tuesday afternoon....

 2021-04-21 02:42 

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Tim Tebow sends special birthday message to 105-year-old Mississippi woman...

When you turn 105, there may not be a lot you want for your birthday, but a Mississippi woman had one wish: to meet former NFL player Tim Tebow....

 2021-04-21 02:37 

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Global carbon emissions decreased by 6.4% amid COVID pandemic...

Global carbon emissions, which are a major contributor to global warming and climate change, decreased by 6.4% as COVID caused the global economy to come to a screeching halt....

 2021-04-21 02:36 

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George Floyd's girlfriend reacts to Derek Chauvin verdict...

George Floyd's girlfriend, Courteney Ross, said that she was confident that the jury would return a conviction and hopes the jury decision will bring justice to others....

 2021-04-21 02:35 

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Shooting at West Hempstead Stop & Shop: 1 dead, 2 wounded; suspect in custody, officials say...

WEST HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — A shooting at a Stop & Shop supermarket in West Hempstead on Long Island Tuesday left a store manager dead and two other employees wounded, Nassau County Police Com......

 2021-04-21 02:26 

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Man arrested, accused of breaking windows at businesses in Crowley...

CROWLEY, La. (KLFY) A man was arrested Tuesday after police say they responded to multiple reports of broken windows at local businesses. Following an investigation, 44-year-old Carlton Francs was ......

 2021-04-21 01:49 

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WATCH: Do the Saints have needs at QB and corner? Sean Payton talks with reporters at Zurich Classic...

Saints head coach Sean Payton, as is custom, played in the four hole Celebrity Shootout Tuesday at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans....

 2021-04-21 01:26 

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Las Vegas Raiders receive backlash for tweet on Chauvin verdict...

The Las Vegas Raiders are receiving major backlash for a tweet the organization posted following the Derek Chauvin verdict....

 2021-04-21 00:47 

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Crowley Police charge man with rape of 15-year-old girl...

CROWLEY, La. (KLFY) Crowley Police have arrested man on charges he raped a 15-year-old girl. Police said the sexual assaults took place during a period of six months, between late October and throu......

 2021-04-21 00:29 

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Last week saw highest ever level of global COVID cases over 7-day period...

The pandemic's not over yet....

 2021-04-21 00:21 

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Pres. Biden, VP Harris address nation after Derek Chauvin verdict...

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris addressed the nation Tuesday evening after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of all charges in the death of George F......

 2021-04-21 00:18 

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Senator Cassidy, Rep. Higgins ask for continued prayers, support for families of missing Seacor crew members...

PORT FOURCHON, La. (KLFY) As the U.S. Coast Guard ended its search and rescue efforts Monday, officials with Seacor Marine and other volunteers say they will continue searching for the missing eigh......

 2021-04-20 23:09 

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La. officials react to ex-cop Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict...

LAFAYETTE, La (KLFY) — Louisiana officials have released statements on the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin in his murder trial of George Floyd. Here's Governor Edwards full statement: &......

 2021-04-20 22:46 

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Chauvin likely to appeal, claiming trial tainted by civil settlement, media coverage...

Former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin will likely seek to overturn his murder and manslaughter convictions by arguing that the jury was prejudiced by media coverage and a settlement in the civ......

 2021-04-20 22:33 

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Celebrations among protesters after Chauvin found guilty in death of George Floyd...

Protests and celebrations broke out across the country after Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd....

 2021-04-20 22:26 

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Voter access or voter integrity? Congress debates Republican-backed bills...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — As Senate Democrats held a hearing Tuesday to confront what they describe as a sweeping effort to restrict voter access in Republican-led states around the country, Republica......

 2021-04-20 22:07 

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After Chauvin, Minnesota set to prosecute three other officers in Floyd death...

With the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd on Tuesday, prosecutors will begin turning their attention to making their case against three oth......

 2021-04-20 22:02 

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Former Pres. Obama, Minnesota governor, and more react to Chauvin verdict...

George Floyd's civil legal team, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, and former President Barack Obama weighed in following former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin being found guilty on all coun......

 2021-04-20 21:51 

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Fast-tracked release of migrants without court notices surpasses 15,300, Texas Democrat confirms...

McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — More than 15,300 migrants have been released from federal custody without formal immigration court notices since an immigration influx began as President Joe ......

 2021-04-20 21:46 

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Derek Chauvin sentencing: What we know about potential prison time...

Hennepin County jury found Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts against him Tuesday, setting the stage for the sentencing of the former Minneapolis officer....

 2021-04-20 21:19 

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New partnership between ULL, Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana empowers green energy...

LAFAYETTE, La (KLFY) — A new partnership between the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana to empower the state's green energy landscape was signed int......

 2021-04-20 20:53 

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Vice President Harris sits at counter where Greensboro Four made history...

Vice President Kamala Harris took a detour while visiting North Carolina on Monday to sit at the same lunch counter where four Black college students known as the Greensboro Four conducted a peacef......

 2021-04-20 20:51 

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Missions Suspended: What now? Seacor's response, Coast Guard's new focus, and how the public can help in the investigation....

The U.S. Coast Guard is shifting gears now and will turn the investigation over to the National Transportation Safety Board. They'll be focusing on the "hows and whys." The core o......

 2021-04-20 20:49 

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Puppy ad scam on Facebook lands Bossier City woman behind bars on fraud charges...

A Bossier City woman has been charged, accused of finessing over $100 out of someone by putting up a fake 'Puppy For Sale' ad on social media....

 2021-04-20 20:16 

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Timeline: Key events since George Floyd's arrest and death...

A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis....

 2021-04-20 19:43 

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Jurors reach verdict in Derek Chauvin trial; expected to be read shortly after 3:30 p.m....

(CBS) — After less than a day of deliberations, jurors announced they have reached a verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the fired Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd'......

 2021-04-20 19:39 

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Dawson Odums to leave Southern for Norfolk State...

Southern head football coach Dawson Odums will leave the program to take the same post at Norfolk State, Geaux Nation confirmed on Tuesday. Odums guided the Jaguars to a 69-35 overall record while ......

 2021-04-20 19:38 

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Procter & Gamble says it'll raise prices in September. Is inflation set to surge?...

Procter & Gamble is giving fair warning to consumers: Expect higher prices this fall for some of its products, ranging from baby supplies like Pampers to feminine hygiene products such as Tampa......

 2021-04-20 19:33 

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These are the new Apple products revealed Tuesday...

Apple on Tuesday debuted a new product for people who are prone to losing items, as well as a new, work-from-home-friendly iMac. There's also something new for podcast fans and upgrades to th......

 2021-04-20 19:30 

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Opelousas deputy marshal arrested after allegedly stealing cash from courthouse visitors...

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) — One deputy marshal with the City of Opelousas is behind bars after law enforcement says he stole money out of a courthouse visitor's wallet. Police officials say......

 2021-04-20 18:53 

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United Way, Lyft and 232-HELP joining forces to offer rides to vaccination events...

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — United Way of Acadiana dnd 232-HELP/211 have teamed up with Lyft to help local residents with transportation problems to get rides to area vaccination events. The Ride......

 2021-04-20 18:45 

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Images show Florida Uber driver being bitten, scratched and choked...

A Florida woman is behind bars after deputies said she assaulted an Uber driver....

 2021-04-20 18:43 

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'Joints for Jabs': Activist groups give weed to vaccinated people on 4/20...

Marijuana activist groups are helping the vaccination drive Tuesday by giving adults a "joint for a jab."...

 2021-04-20 18:23 

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Welsh man arrested for failure to register as a sex offender...

WELSH, La. (KLFY) — Jeff Davis Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a Welsh man for failing to register as a sex offender. Jacoby Isaiah Guillory, 28, of Welsh, was booked into the p......

 2021-04-20 18:15 

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Louisiana housing agency leader faces sex harassment claims...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The leader of the state's affordable housing agency has been suspended while he's being investigated for allegations that he sexually harassed an employee, Gov. John Bel Edw......

 2021-04-20 17:50 

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10 Talks Acadiana: Our Lady of Lourdes CEO Kathleen Healy-Collier takes the reins (PODCAST)...

Two months ago, a new CEO arrived in Acadiana to lead the Lourdes System. Kathy Healy-Collier is the first woman to ever serve in the position. She assumed her position under stressful conditions: ......

 2021-04-20 17:34 

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Meet Your Neighbor: Second Harvest Food Bank...

For more information, visit Second Harvest Food Bank....

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