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Hockey Fan Banned After Spreading Friend’s Ashes on the Ice

A hockey fan was banned from attending games at his local arena and, I must say, it is for a great reason. It happened in Colorado at Ball Arena back in January when a Colorado Avalanche fan thought he'd give his late friend an interesting farewell. The timing for this...
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Which Way Should Your Ceiling Fan Blades Be Rotating?

With temperatures nearing 100 degrees in Lafayette (higher north of I-10) and heat indices reaching well into the triple digits in the midst of a "heat dome", air conditioning units can hardly keep up. Ceiling fans help keep your home cool. But which way should the blades be turning during the summer months?
LAFAYETTE, LA
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Controversial Move—Alexa Can Now Add your Deceased Loved Ones Voice

Amazon has announced that there is a new feature that will allow Alexa to speak in the voices of deceased loved ones and not everyone is okay with this new technology. Alexa head scientist Rohit Prasad said, “In this companionship rule, human attributes like empathy and affect are key to building trust. These attributes have become even more important in these times of the ongoing pandemic when so many of us have lost someone we love. While AI can’t eliminate that pain of loss, it can definitely make those memories last.”
ELECTRONICS

Tropical Development off Louisiana Coast Possible Next Week

The National Hurricane Center's Five Day Tropical Outlook popped up with a surprise this morning, that surprise could be a tropical system right on Louisiana's coast by early next week. Before you run to Home Depot to stand in line for a generator read a little further so you have a better picture of what forecasters are saying about the tropics and a potential impact in Louisiana.

The Safest Neighborhoods in Lafayette and Acadiana

Unfortunately, every Parish, city, and neighborhood in Acadiana has crime. Instead of focusing on the negative, we figured we'd rather talk about some of the fantastic neighborhoods throughout Acadiana and highlight "The Safest Neighborhoods in Lafayette and Acadiana". Let's go... The Uniform Crime Reporting Program has just released its latest...
LAFAYETTE, LA

Governor John Bel Edwards on Roe v. Wade

When running for his first term before becoming Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards was very firm on his stance that he is pro-life. The Governor, this week, signed a bill by Louisiana legislator Katrina Jackson that strengthens Louisiana's so-called Trigger law. The Trigger law means that all three of Louisiana's abortion clinics have to shut down.
LOUISIANA STATE

President Joe Biden’s Reaction to Overturning of Roe v. Wade & Other Reaction

Reaction across the country has been mixed after the US Supreme Court handed down its 6-3 decision overturning Roe v Wade. https://twitter.com/POTUS/status/1540373668580179968. Today is a say, he says, that is not hyperbole to suggest that to him a very solemn day. He says he thinks it's a sad day for the Court and the country that the Supreme Court took away a woman's right to choose.
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Lafayette Diocese Comments On Overturning of Roe v. Wade

The United State Supreme Court made public today their 6-3 ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. Several states, including Louisiana, have trigger laws that will outlaw abortion in the state of Louisiana. Abortion providers in the state of Louisiana will now face criminal charges if they perform abortions. The bill signed...
LAFAYETTE, LA

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

In a landmark decision on Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court is overturning Roe v. Wade, the decades-old ruling which legalized abortion nationwide. The decision came while the high court was considering a case out of Mississippi where the state attempted to ban abortion after 15 weeks. Conservative Justice Samuel Alito...
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