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  • A press conference regarding the investigation is set for today at 10 a.m. at the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office. Governor Edwards, the State Fire Marshal, and ATF will be in attendance.
  • On Wednesday, Louisiana House Speaker Taylor Barras agreed to boost income projections, five months after GOP leaders started repeatedly blocking the improved forecasts.
  • House Bill 283 is moving through the legislature and would make it mandatory for all classrooms where there are students with special needs to have cameras. The Bill’s author, Mark Wright says estimates he received hover around the two million dollar mark, to add surveillance to an average of one classroom on school campuses.
  • The Lafayette Parish School District says the anticipated state allocation for per pupil shows a slight increase. The state recommends dividing the money between a dedicated teacher and support worker pay raise.
  • The Diocese of Lafayette announced on Wednesday that it will release the list of priests accused of sexual abuse in Acadiana on Friday.
  • Over $113,000 was raised to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Acadiana during the 29th annual Great Acadiana Running of the Ducks.
  • The official Festival International de Louisiane flag was raised Wednesday, to officially kickoff festival season. The 33rd annual festival runs from April 24th to the 28th.

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