Scientists reportedly discover gate to hell

It sounds like something out of a horror movie. But Italian scientists say that the “Gate to Hell” is the real deal—poisonous vapors and all. The announcement of the finding of the ruins of Pluto’s Gate (Plutonium in Latin) at an archeology conference in Turkey last month, was recently reported by Discovery News. Francesco D’Andria, [...]

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Downtown Alive!

Downtown Alive continues its Spring Concert Series on Friday, April 5th in Downtown Lafayette. Performing at Parc International is Cowboy Mouth. Downtown Alive begins at 5:30PM with food and beverage concessions. Musical performances are from 6-8:30PM. Concession sales help keep Downtown Alive free, so please leave your ice chest at home with your pets. For more information, visit [...]

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Bach Lunch

The Lafayette Science Museum Foundation is pleased to announce its Spring 2013 Bach Lunch season lineup.Bach Lunch will be celebrating 25 years this spring and is the popular free lunch hour series featuring different musicians performing from noon to 1PM. Lunches are available for purchase from local restaurants on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at [...]

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Outrage After Des Moines Register Publishes Interactive Map Identifying Schools With No Security

Iowa parents are outraged after the Des Moines Register published an interactive map detailing the security levels of all of the school districts within the state. The map identified which districts have security and which don’t. In the map above, Fox News Channel has made all of the dots black, but on the original map, [...]

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Indiana man’s Facebook hookup with teen actually setup for heist, police said

A 41-year-old Indiana man who met with a 16-year-old girl he found on  Facebook was reportedly robbed of his wallet, cell phone and credit cards —  allegedly by the girl and her friends. The unidentified Indianapolis man told police on Thursday that he picked up  the girl earlier that day at an apartment complex in [...]

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Condemned Ohio man who sexually assaulted baby says he didn’t intend to kill 6-month-old girl

COLUMBUS, Ohio –  A condemned Ohio killer  is making an unusual plea for mercy ahead of his scheduled execution next  month. Attorneys for Steven Smith are arguing that while Smith intended to sexually  assault his girlfriend’s 6-month-old daughter, he never intended to kill the  girl. Smith’s attorneys say evidence shows the baby died because Smith [...]

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