Good Morning and TGIF! Here’s your Morning Rush headlines!

  • About 40 thousand Louisiana citizens will regain their right to vote under a law that goes into effect today. The Lafayette chapter of vote is hosting a lunch and learn about felony rights today. Members will be assisting with voter registration from from 11:30 to 2pm.
  •  Starting today, 17 year olds charged with non violent offenses will be processed at the Juvenile Assessment Center. This new law is going into affect nearly three years after its passing. Violent 17 year old offenders will still be processed at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.
  • TM Landry College Prep is moving from Breaux Bridge to Lafayette. However, their former landlord says they broke their lease agreement, as it was set to expire in November of 2020.
  • Scammers are impersonating as CEO’s of companies trying to steal personal and financial information from employees through e-mail format.
  • A public hearing was held to get a glimpse of a new loop around Acadiana that would connect Carencro to New Iberia. The estimated cost for the project is 1.2 billion dollars.
  • Duck adoptions for the 2019 Great Acadiana Running of the Ducks are underway. It will cost you 5 dollars per duck or 25 dollars for a six quack.
  • The remaining barricades are going up today along the parade route. Work began at Johnston and Vermilion and will end at Cajun field.
  • And speaking of Cajun field, Le Festival de Mardi Gras a Lafayette kicks off tonight at 5 pm and runs until 11 pm. 

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