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Local restaurant celebrating 80 years in business

The Original Don's Seafood and Steakhouse is celebrating its 80th birthday. The entire week the restaurant is offering all of their guests, who come in to dine and purchase an entrée, a complimentary cup of gumbo and bread pudding. There will be several drawings for prizes throughout the week as well. Friday night, October 24, after Downtown Alive there will...

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54 minutes 6 seconds ago

BBB alerts consumers to Sunrise Student Loan Services

Better Business Bureau Serving Acadiana is alerting local consumers to Sunrise Student Loan Services. Hopeful about the opportunity to consolidate student loans and reduce monthly payments, many consumers allegedly paid the company hundreds of dollars, only to allegedly experience failed promises. BBB has received 27 complaints about Sunrise Student Loan... Read Story

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56 minutes 45 seconds ago

Vermilion Parish narcotics arrest report

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish. - The Sheriff's Office was able to apprehend a suspect wanted after he fled from Narcotics agents earlier this month. Larry Broussard Jr, (dob 11-20-76) of Gueydan,... Read Story

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3 hours 6 minutes ago

No big winners in Saturday's lottery drawings

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the jackpots in Easy 5, the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Saturday night. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $300,000 prize, which will rise to an estimated $325,000... Read Story

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3 hours 17 minutes ago

National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct. 19-25

Louisiana highway safety advocates are joining their national counterparts in raising awareness about the high crash rate among teen drivers. The rate is especially high for males. They are urging parents to set clear safety rules before handing keys to these less experienced drivers and have designated Oct. 19-25 as... Read Story

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43 minutes 15 seconds ago

US lawmaker demands probe of Nazi benefit payments

WASHINGTON - A senior House Democrat is demanding an immediate investigation following an Associated Press report that suspected Nazi war criminals and former SS guards received millions of dollars in American Social Security benefits. Representative Carolyn Maloney of New York requested the inquiry in letters sent Monday to the inspectors... Read Story

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3 hours 25 minutes ago

Today in History for Oct. 20, 2014

Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Oct. 20, 1944, during World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur stepped ashore at Leyte in the Philippines, 2 1/2 years after saying, "I shall return." The cities... Read Story

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3 hours 39 minutes ago

EPA taking applications for bus rebate program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Clean Diesel Campaign is accepting applications for the 2014 School Bus Replacement Funding Opportunity. This is a rebate program to replace older school buses in both the public and private fleets. The total funding for this opportunity is approximately $3 million. To learn... Read Story

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