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New’s Ten Morning Rush Headlines; October 11, 2018

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  • A day after hurricane Michael tore through the Florida panhandle, the storm is churning through the southeastern united states. Two people were killed, and hurricane damages are estimated at ten billion dollars.
  • SLEMCO is one of the many electric co-ops from Acadiana and across the state who are sending crews to restore power in areas hit by Michael, as well as other local organizations, that are stepping up to help that part of our nation in need.
  • America’s Cajun Navy, based out of Lafayette, is stationed in Panama City beach to help rescue those trapped by hurricane Michael. Last we spoke with them, some of their vehicles sustained damage but they were still headed out to make boat and high water vehicle rescues
  • State police identifiy the man who was shot by a Lafayette Police officer on Hilda street Tuesday as 19 year old Keion Bonner. A man who says he’s the uncle states that Keion was unarmed. State police has no comment on that at this time
  • The Lafayette Household Hazardous Waste Day is scheduled for Saturday October 20th at Cajun Field from 8 AM to noon.
  • Ride Acadiana is adding seven new stops on its route between Acadia Parish and Lafayette.  that will include a stop at South Louisiana Community College in Crowley.
  • Festival Acadiens Creoles kicks off today. An education symposium opens up at 8:30 this morning at the Hilliard museum
  • UL homecoming week is in full swing and continues tonight with a pep rally: tomorrow is the greek step show. Saturday is game day! Homecoming parade begins at 10. Kick-off is at 4! 
     

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