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'We understand the issues ... the people': Laf. Housing Authority could return to local control

aca LHA bt  Advocate staff photo by Bryan Tuck. Photo shot on 3/29/11.    The Housing Authority of the City of Lafayette's Office on Kattie Drive in Lafayette.

Lafayette Mayor-President Joel Robideaux has recommended returning the Lafayette Housing Authority to local control, a move that comes five years after federal officials took over the agency when an audit revealed widespread problems and sparked an investigation that put the executive director in federal prison. Whether the Housing Authority soon will answer to a local… Continue reading →

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Rabalais: SEC tournament and Hoover just fit

Advocate staff photo by ANDREA MABRY-- Autumn Meyers watches the game with her son, Colter, as LSU faces Tennessee in the first round of the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament in Hoover, Ala. Tuesday, May 24, 2016.  ORG XMIT: LABAT

HOOVER, Ala. — It was a beautiful night here Wednesday, and the Hoover Met was absolutely packed. It’s the prospect of luring thousands of college baseball fans and their ample discretionary dollars that has Metairie; Jacksonville, Florida; and Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee, trying… Continue reading →

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