3:30 LRN Newscast February 28

As the Russia-Ukraine crisis continues, so does the steady rise in fuel prices. With this conflict coming on the heels of the pandemic, the pace of production has not been able to keep up with demand as countries try to get back to normal. GasBuddy.com senior fuel analyst Patrick DeHaan says it’s only made a bad situation worse…:’

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DeHaan says we could see gas go up another 25-to-75 cents by Memorial Day.

Lafayette is happy to see Mardi Gras return, after the pandemic cancelled everything last year. Convention & Visitors Commission head Ben Berthelot says it’s a great place for more family-oriented Mardi Gras…:

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For the first time, the Board of Regents is requesting level-funding for the 22-23 fiscal year, that’s because TOPS enrollment is down. Brooke Thorington has more…:

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The New Orleans Saints will journey across The Pond this season to play in the NFL’s annual series of international games. This season will mark the Saints’ third trip to London. Their opponent team has not yet been determined. Other NFL games will be played in Munich and in Mexico City.