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8:48 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Apres Midi, November 29

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1:41 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

As HIV/AIDS rates rise, Louisiana's poorest affected

Claude Martin, CEO of Acadiana Cares.
Credit Elizabeth Rose

Every 9 ½ miutes, someone is diagnosed as HIV - positive in the United States, according for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In Louisiana alone, 18,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS, and even more do not know they are carrying the disease. However, there is available treatment for those diagnosed in Lafayette.  There is available testing through Acadiana CARES, where CEO Claude Martin provides housing for those at high risk for infection.

   

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KRVS Local
1:23 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Lafayette's Competitive Cajun Cuisine

Joey's Times Best of Acadiana awards hang proudly on the wall of Joey's restaurant
Credit Janet Hollinshead

There are more than 500 restaurants in Lafayette, and competition is growing intense as the holiday season approaches. Joey's , a Lafayette restaurant, is no stranger to this competition, having catered for the past 30 years, but Joey Beyt, President and CEO, says it is all about not becoming complacent with the customer. He says that business boosts from now until the end of the year, involving many small parties and banquets.

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KRVS Local
1:09 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

ULL Marching Band Invited Back to Macy’s Parade

Professor Brian Taylor holds a sign in support of the Band's appearance at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade
Credit Emily Paige

This Thanksgiving the ULL Pride of Acadiana Marching Band has been asked to play at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.  This will be their second appearance at the parade since 2005 however; they are lacking the last $60,000 needed to attend.

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KRVS Local
1:03 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Organization in Louisiana Responds to Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Residents of Hurricane Sandy are currently in the process of rebuilding their lives, an experience all too familiar to those impacted by major storms along the Gulf Coast. One organization in New Orleans called St. Paul’s Homecoming Center has made helping hurricane victims its mission. St. Paul’s was established in order to assist residents in New Orleans after the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. Now, members of the organization are turning their attention to the Northeast.

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