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United States of ... Spain?

Guillermo Fesser | Posted 07.31.2014 | World
Guillermo Fesser

The Spanish legacy in the US is something nobody seems to have a clue about. Neither Americans, nor Spaniards. Two thirds of the actual territory of the U.S. was once under Spanish rule, and for some reason, that fascinating part of history has never been told.

Mardi Gras Is the Flip Side of the Blues

Buckwheat Zydeco | Posted 05.11.2014 | Entertainment
Buckwheat Zydeco

This post is co-authored by Ted Fox It's been probably twenty years or more since I was home for Mardi Gras. I'm always on the road. But, you know, B...

Tale Of The Tape: Mother Says This Is No Way To Treat A Child

Posted 09.20.2012 | Education

The mother of a Louisiana fourth grader whose mouth was taped shut by a substitute teacher who wanted to stop him from talking in class is seeking to ...

Jobs Lost to Deep Drilling Ban Less Than Predicted

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Buchanan

The Gulf Coast remains banged up and broken from BP's spill. But worries that Louisiana workers would be hit hard by the federal drilling ban still haven't materialized.

Next mayor of Lafayette: Frank Phillips

Daily Camera. | Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The city's current longest-serving councilman, Frank Phillips, was chosen by his colleagues Tuesday night to be the next mayor....

Lafayette's Tellory Foods acquired by Sartoni Foods

Daily Camera. | Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Wisconsin-based Sartoni Foods on Monday acquired Tellory Foods, a Lafayette-based maker of pesto, dips and spreads, for an undisclosed sun....

PHOTOS: 13 Best Cities for Jobs: The Milken Institute

The Huffington Post | Nicole Hardesty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Would you move to Fort-Hood, Texas if it meant finally finding a job? The Milken Institute released its annual Best Performing Cities 2010 report this...

True Blood Is Making Me Want To Be a Vegan

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

Eating meat and watching True Blood doesn't always sit well, so in the spirit of the conscientious Bill Compton, our Sunday's have gone vegan.

ANOTHER RTD Crash Results In Hospitalization; Driver In Saturday Accident Faces Charges

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: Marvin "Chip" Webb, the bicyclist in injured during a collision with and RTD bus Tuesday night, died on Wednesday at Denver Health. The 43-ye...

U.S. News And World Report: Peak To Peak Makes List of Best High Schools

Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

For the third year in a row, Lafayette's Peak to Peak High School has been ranked a "Top 100 Gold Medal High School" by U.S. News and World Report. ...

My Coffee with Rep. Jared Polis

David Thielen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Thielen

I met with Rep. Jared Polis this afternoon at Canyon Mine Coffee in Lafayette. I swear, Jared has so much energy that if we could plug him in to the p...

Meanings of banned jelly bracelets: Is silver a hand job, fisting or outdoor sex?

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The principal at Lafayette's Angevine Middle School has reportedly asked parents to urge their kids not to wear colored jelly bracelets to ...

Obama, the Arts, and Soft Power

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Raymond J. Learsy

I have always been struck by the paucity of interest and support our government gives to the arts. In Obama's opinion it appears the arts have become essential to reengage our standing in the world.

New Tunes On Monday: Elvis Costello, Marshall Crenshaw, eels, Alex Woodard, and Buckwheat Zydeco

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

You've heard Elvis Costello sing country music before, but not like this. The lad who gave us Almost Blue is quite mature and worldly wise now.

Area Woman Worried She's Forgetting What Heath Ledger Looked Like

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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LAFAYETTE, LA—A little more than a year after Heath Ledger's tragic death, 36-year-old Petra Rowe struggled Thursday to clearly remember the......

"Transplant" Automakers Get Over $3.6 Billion in Subsidies; More Unions, Ralph Nader Comment

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

This post has the latest news on the billions in subsidies which off-shore transplant carmakers have received from state and local governments.

Lafayette, Where Are You? Obama Needs You Now!

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Raymond J. Learsy

One solution stands out that would be singularly effective in contravening our seemingly helpless dependency on fossil fuels.