A UL-Lafayette researcher is trying to find the burial grounds of the first Acadians in an effort to discover the location of their colony. Eric Gill reports…
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What’s ahead for Governor Bobby Jindal professionally as his second term ends? Jeff Palermo reports…
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The Attorney General’s Office is giving online holiday shoppers some tips to keep secure. Emelie Gunn has more…
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A UL-Lafayette researcher is trying to find the burial grounds of the first Acadians in an effort to discover the location of their colony. Anthropologist Mark Rees says the goal of the New Acadia Project is to discover the location of the New Acadia Colony that dates back to the mid-18th century…
cut 4 (12) “around Loreauville”
He says they believe the colony was set up along Bayou Teche in Iberia Parish around Loreauville. Rees says they have received permission from the state and property owners to exhume the graves that possibly belong to the first Acadians. But he says they are approaching this in a cautious way…
Cut 5 (11) “be reburied”
He says finding the graves is just the first step in finding the settlement that must be nearby. Rees says if these graves do contain the remains of the first Acadians, it will be an enormous breakthrough…
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There are six weeks remaining in Bobby Jindal’s final term as Governor of Louisiana. Jindal has said that he and his family will remain in Baton Rouge after his term ends, but what’s ahead for him professionally? Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says Jindal will likely use his experience in government to land a job…
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Pinsonat says Jindal will probably use his expertise in government to pick up a job with a national company as a consultant. As far as the governor’s political future, Pinsonat doesn’t see Jindal seeking political office in the foreseeable future…
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He says Jindal’s current unpopularity in Louisiana will probably keep him from running for office for quite a while. Pinsonat believes Jindal’s presidential aspirations really damaged his political future in Louisiana…
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Les Miles is still the coach of the LSu football team despite a couple of weeks of speculation that he will be fired at the end of the regular season. But Athletics Director Joe Alleva announced after Saturday’s win over Texas A&M that Miles will remain the Tigers coach. Miles was asked if there were any hard feelings over the speculation that he could lose his job.
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Miles and the Tigers ended a three-game losing streak by beating Texas A&M 19-7. Before Miles began his postgame press conference, Alleva announced that Miles would return next year. The mad hatter is grateful for a chance to the lead the Tigers again next season…
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There are still questions whether offensive coordinator Cam Cameron will return. His contract is set to expire after the bowl game. Miles was noncommittal about Cameron’s future, but he expects the offense next year to feature running back Leonard Fournette.
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The Attorney General’s Office has some tips to keep online holiday shoppers secure. Assistant Attorney General Lisha Landry advises people to make sure they’re using private wireless connections that are password protected, not unsecure wifi from coffee shops or other public locations. She says also make sure the website you’re using is secure before entering credit card information.
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Landry says always pay my credit card rather than using money orders or debit because there is an added protection. She says make sure to keep records after making online purchases.
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Landry says feel free to contact the Attorney General’s Office to check the consumer dispute database. She says if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
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Louisiana Tech’s regular season ended in a frustrating manner as the Bulldogs turned it over seven times in a 58-24 loss to Southern Miss. The defeat keeps the Bulldogs from playing in the Conference USA Championship game. Head Coach Skip Holtz says it was a disappointing way to end the year…
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Tech finishes the regular season with an 8-4 record and they’ll find out on December sixth when it comes to which bowl game they’ll play in. It’s been projected Tech will get an invite to the New Orleans Bowl. Holtz says he’ll team wait to hear its fate..
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The Saints dropped their third straight game on Sunday as the Houston Texans topped New Orleans 24-6. Offensively, the Saints could only muster two field goals, so for the first time in 155 games the Saints failed to score a TD. Coach Sean Payton on the disappointing loss..
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New Orleans was held to 268 total yards, just 50 yards on the ground. The loss drops the Saints record to 4-7. Brees remains optimistic the Saints can make a run at the playoffs, but they have undefeated Carolina coming to town.
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