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August 21, 2018

Cristhian Rivera

Authorities: Iowa student killed by Mexican in US illegally

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) – A man from Mexico living in the U.S. illegally has confessed to kidnapping college student Mollie Tibbetts while she was running in her small Iowa hometown, killing her and dumping her body in a cornfield, authorities said Tuesday.

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Acadiana Kickoff Tour: Gueydan Bears

After a stretch of down seasons at Gueydan, first year head coach Roderick Moy got the best out of the Bears who were inches from a playoff win in a 38-30 OT loss to Montgomery.

Bell Helicopter

LED terminates contract with Bell Helicopter

Louisiana Economic Development has terminated their contract with Bell Helicopter citing its lack of performance at its aircraft assembly center in Lafayette. Tuesday, LED Secretary

UL hosts annual new-student convocation

Incoming, first-year UL Lafayette undergrads attended the annual convocation today. The event was held at the Cajundome. Students, alumni, and faculty were there to “share

Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty in hush-money scheme

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and “fixer,” pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying he and Trump arranged the payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to influence the election.

Paul Manafort

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges

Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump’s winning presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president’s associates. A judge declared a mistrial on 10 other counts the jury could not agree on.

Annual river symposium planned for September 7

The Bayou Vermilion Preservation Association plans its Fifth Annual River Symposium, Contributing to the Tributaries:  Community-Driven Watershed Management on September 7, 2018. This year’s theme is centered

College students walking on campus (Photo Courtesy: MGN)

Freshman GPA numbers up at UL

Preliminary numbers show the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is on track to have a freshman class with the highest GPA in history.

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