News 10 Morning Rush Headlines: November 19, 2019

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LAFAYETTE, LA. (KLFY) – Here’s some of today’s top stories to know before you head out the door:

The City of Lafayette is considering creating six new taxing districts. If you shop in a certain area, a special tax will apply to help with economic development and infrastructure for that location.

Schools in St. Martinville were closed Monday because of problems with the city’s water. The issue was fixed Monday morning and schools re-opened Tuesday, but there is a boil advisory for the city.

Ville Platte parents are speaking out after recent break-ins at their child’s school and no communication from school administration.

One town in Jeff Davis Parish is up in arms over a halfway house opening right next to the high school in Elton. They say no one told them or the City Council about it. The owner, Ash Cassidy, says most men that will come through have dealt with drug or alcoholism at some point in their lives.

The Louisiana Department of Health has reported the first vaping-related death in the state. There are currently 30 cases of vaping-related illness in Louisiana and 1 in 5 do not involve THC.

Nine witnesses are set to testify publicly this week in the impeachment inquiry, including State Department Official David Holmes. Hearings begin this morning at 8:00 a.m.

Despite his campaigns to get Eddie Rispone elected as governor, President Trump sent congratulations to Governor John Bel Edwards who was re-elected Saturday for his second term.

It’s a chilly morning across Acadiana with temps in the 40’s as we stay quiet today. Skies will be mostly sunny with a high in the mid 70’s.

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Abbeville

59°F Clear Feels like 59°
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5 mph SE
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93%
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Partly cloudy skies. Low 57F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
60°F Partly cloudy skies. Low 57F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
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5 mph S
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Crowley

61°F Overcast Feels like 61°
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8 mph SSE
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96%
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Partly cloudy skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low 57F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
60°F Partly cloudy skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low 57F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
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6 mph S
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20%
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Waxing Gibbous
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Opelousas

57°F Clear Feels like 57°
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9 mph SE
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90%
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Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies late. Low 56F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
60°F Partly cloudy skies early will give way to cloudy skies late. Low 56F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
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8 mph S
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20%
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Waxing Gibbous
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Breaux Bridge

58°F Clear Feels like 58°
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5 mph SSE
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87%
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Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming cloudy after midnight. Low 56F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
60°F Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming cloudy after midnight. Low 56F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
6 mph S
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20%
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Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous
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New Iberia

56°F Clear Feels like 56°
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6 mph SSE
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100%
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Mostly clear skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low near 55F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
57°F Mostly clear skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low near 55F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
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7 mph SSE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous

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