Lafayette native, David Cormier, wins the UFC Championship
Posted on 7/9/2018 2:13:00 PM.
This past Saturday at UFC 226, the UFC Championship was defending in a fight that would see the title end up in the hands of a Lafayette native, Daniel Cormier. Cormier became only the second person to hold two UFC championships simultaneously, following Connor McGregor. Cormier describes the feeling of the victory.More
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Lafayette opens first 'rage room' that allows customers to let out their frustrations
Posted on 7/9/2018 11:00:00 AM.

Got some suppressed aggression issues you need to alleviate? A new Broussard business might just be right in your wheelhouse. It’s called All The Rage, and when there, customers can destroy old computers, dishes, and almost anything else. Owner Kevin Richard says there is a myriad of weaponry to express yourself.More

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Mitch Landrieu's run in the 2020 presidential race is up in the air
Posted on 7/9/2018 10:33:00 AM.

A recent Politico article has reignited the intrigue around former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s plans for the 2020 presidential race. The Crescent City Politician did not confirm his interest in the race, but the comments he made may indicate an interest in the Democratic primary. UNO Political Science Professor Ed Chervanek says so far, it’s just wishful thinking.
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Analyst: Kennedy safe to wait to jump into governor's race
Posted on 7/9/2018 4:58:00 AM.

Qualifying for next year's governor's race is 13 months away, so will we see Republicans who plan to challenge Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards announce their candidacy soon? Political analyst Clancy Dubos says while names from the Republican Party have been thrown around, there is no absolute answer as to when to officially announce a candidacy.
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Chinese tariffs are in effect. What's the impact for Louisiana?
Posted on 7/8/2018 5:40:00 AM.

Billions in Chinese tariffs went into effect Friday, and Louisiana industries are bracing for what could be a rocky ride. A recent Forbes report showed Louisiana as the most at risk state for negative effects from tariffs due to its export and shipping based economy.
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LA Wallet is more than just a digital copy of your driver's license
Posted on 7/7/2018 4:40:00 PM.

The LA Wallet app that allows Louisianans to access a digital copy of their driver’s license, is available now on your Iphone or Android app store. The app was developed by a Louisiana company, Envoc, with offices in Baton Rouge and Hammond. Envoc CEO Calvin Fabre says it comes with all kinds of convenient perks.

“The benefit to the citizen is that it does a daily validity check on their license, so you will know immediately whether your license is suspended, or expired,” said Fabre. 
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