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    Congressional Research Service report: Mass shootings are not an epidemic
    Over the weekend, the Congressional Research Service released a report detailing how many mass shootings took place between 1993 and 2013. The purpose of the release was to educate the public on whether or not there is truly an increasing trend of...
  • Marquis de Lafayette
    Returning the favor
    How many times have you heard the statement, “Lafayette, we are here!”? I know I have used it numerous times, but when I started to think about what it meant, I had to admit, I did not know; so, I did some research.In a round-about way...
  • The Hermione
    Replica of General LaFayette's tall ship to land in Virginia
    After 17 years of construction the Hermione is en route on her maiden voyage to the shores of Virginia. Built to 18th century specifications, she now represents the most authentic replica tall ship in the world. So much emphasis was put on...
  • LKFC wraps up 2014 with tournament and Christmas party
    Lafayette Kayak Fishing Club wrapping up year
    The Lafayette Kayak Fishing Club announced their end-of-year Christmas party and awards ceremony for December 16 at Pack & Paddle in Lafayette. The party wraps up the club's event-filled year and culminates with the announcement of their...
  • The Friends Corner Book Shop offers thousands of titles.
    Destination worthy: Friends Corner Book Shop, Lafayette, CA
    From a paperback-filled grocery cart outside of Safeway, to a tight, yet cozy book-filled room at the Lafayette Community Center, to a 1,700 square foot space at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center, the Friends of the Lafayette Library have...
  • Haunted Lafayette is a book of the paranormal and mystery
    Haunted Lafayette is a book of the paranormal and mystery
    Haunted Lafayette is a book that will take you on a journey of multiple stories about ghosts, the paranormal and bodily possession. Dorothy Salvo Davis and W.C. Madden have gathered stories from many Lafayette and West Lafayette residents that...
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    Become fabulously frugal
    No matter how much money comes in, there always seems to be more going out. While some families try desperately to save money for retirement funds, others try desperately to save money in order to survive from month to month. In an economy with an...
  • Morning Breakfast Mixer at Lafayette Park Hotel 4/12/13
    Morning Breakfast Mixer at Lafayette Park Hotel 4/12/13
    This event was held last month and it was so successful that we are doing it again! We had a solid group of 15 people and I know for a fact some business deals were made because of this event. We also exchanged many valuable ideas with each other....
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    Tippecanoe County news, December 1862, part 2
    The hottest toy of the season was found at N. Berry’s and Co. It was an autoperipatetikos, an automaton doll. In other words, the doll walked. Several stores touted the best prices on toys. Frank Wilkes on Main St. posted discount prices, 1$...
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    Meet other pagans at Lafayette Barnes and Noble
    Coffee Cackle - Nov. 4 - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Barnes andNoble in LafayetteThis is a chance to meet and greet local pagans in a friendly neutral environment. This event, as most of the pagan events locally, is child and family friendly.Sharing Circle ...
  • Halloween in Acadiana 2012
    Halloween in Acadiana 2012
    The drop of daytime temperatures in Acadiana are a sure sign that Halloween festivities are right around the corner! Parents around Acadiana are preparing to make sure that their little ghosts and goblins have a safe and exciting Halloween. While...
  • Festivals Acadiens et Créoles
    Festivals Acadiens et Créoles this weekend
    It’s time to celebrate being Cajun! Festivals Acadiens et Créoles is this weekend, and there is no better place to explore our unique heritage.The quintessential Cajun festivalEvery October 12th, 13th, and 14th Lafayette’s Girard Park...
  • GF pizza from Puccini's
    Dining out gluten-free: puccini's smiling teeth
    The gluten-free pizza lover has yet another option in the Lafayette area, as Puccini’s Smiling Teeth now offers gluten-free pizza (and gluten-free pasta as well).Puccini’s gluten-free (GF) pizza is comparable to other local restaurants...
  • farmers' market
    Farmers’ markets – sustainable in 3 ways
    Farmers’ markets have grown explosively in the last decade, now amounting to 7,125 nationwide – and that’s just the ones that the USDA is tracking!What makes them so valuable? First, you’re buying (usually) directly from...
  • Lafayette River
    Lafayette River Fest is coming
    Lafayette River Fest is comingThe goal of having the Lafayette River Fest is to make the Lafayette River swimmable and fishable by 2014. Now, that truly is a worthwhile goal!This festival has activities, events and entertainment for everyone. One...
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