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  • LCG issues statement on July 4 safety, urges health-safety precautions

    LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Lafayette Consolidated Government is asking Lafayette residents to be vigilant in following health-safety precautions this holiday weekend. Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory noted the increased cases of COVID-19 in his public services statement: “I encourage our citizens to celebrate our nation’s independence but do so with caution. Everyone plays a part in the [

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  • AP Week in Pictures, North America

    June 26 – July 2, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the North America region. The gallery was curated by

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  • AP Week in Pictures, North America

    June 19- June 25, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the North America region. The gallery was curated by

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  • LCG issues July 4 safety reminder

    LAFAYETTE, La. (LCG)- The Lafayette Fire Department reminds citizens that it is illegal to possess, use, handle, sell or ignite fireworks within city limits of the parish’s municipalities – Broussard, Carencro, Duson, Lafayette Scott, and Youngsville. Fireworks may be set off only in unincorporated areas of Lafayette Parish from June 25 through July 5 from [

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  • Which Brands Will Have an Impact on the Issue of Race in America?

    In this heated moment in America, with a pandemic (Covid-19) and an epidemic (systemic racism) running parallel, brands appear to be evolving into the new institutions. While trusting a brand over elected officials could be a troubling development, the fact that profit-driven companies are putting substantial money into justice and racial issues shows that government

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  • How did face masks become a political issue in America?

    They’re just pieces of cloth, but a passionate portion of the US population sees an attack on individual freedomCoronavirus – latest US updatesCoronavirus – latest global updatesIt is usually a cloth with two stretchy bands at two ends. You put it on your face so you can cover your mouth and nose, and it acts as a barrier to the rest of the world. Masks, therefore, are very simple objects. Continue reading

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  • Police seek vehicle in connection to River North homicide

    Police are looking for a vehicle in connection with a fatal shooting May 30, 2020, in River North. | Chicago police Investigators are looking for a blue sedan in connection with the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Bernardino Mercado May 30, authorities said. Police are looking for a vehicle in connection with a homicide that happened last month in River North. The May 30 shooting killed a 26-year-old man in the 100 block of West Hubbard Street, Chicago police said. The Cook County medical...

    Chicago Sun-Times