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  • Scary retail: Halloween spending to hit record high

    Scary retail: Halloween spending to hit record high

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 5:19 AM EDT2017-10-24 09:19:55 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    This year, more than 179 million Americans plan to partake in Halloween festivities, up from 171 million last year, spending is slated to reach a record high in survey history, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). The NRF says consumers are expected to spend $9.1 billion, up from $8.4 billion in 2016.  The retail trade association says among Halloween celebrants, 71 percent plan to hand out candy, 49 percent will decorate their home or yard, 48 percent will wear c...More >>
    This year, more than 179 million Americans plan to partake in Halloween festivities, up from 171 million last year, spending is slated to reach a record high in survey history, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). The NRF says consumers are expected to spend $9.1 billion, up from $8.4 billion in 2016.  The retail trade association says among Halloween celebrants, 71 percent plan to hand out candy, 49 percent will decorate their home or yard, 48 percent will wear c...More >>
  • Commonwealth LNG meets with Cameron Parish residents

    Monday, October 23 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-10-24 02:38:59 GMT
    Source: Christian PiekosSource: Christian Piekos

    Commonwealth LNG met with residents in Cameron Parish, Monday evening, to discuss its future project. Currently, Commonwealth LNG is in a federal approval process, but is expected to begin construction in 2019. "We need Commonwealth LNG," said Sheila Miller, a Cameron resident and President of the Cameron Parish School Board. "It will be a huge impact for our students." If approved, Commonwealth LNG will be built on the mouth of the Calcasieu River. It has the po...

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    Commonwealth LNG met with residents in Cameron Parish, Monday evening, to discuss its future project. Currently, Commonwealth LNG is in a federal approval process, but is expected to begin construction in 2019. "We need Commonwealth LNG," said Sheila Miller, a Cameron resident and President of the Cameron Parish School Board. "It will be a huge impact for our students." If approved, Commonwealth LNG will be built on the mouth of the Calcasieu River. It has the po...

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  • TRAFFIC: Intersection of Lakeshore Drive and Belden Street shut down due to accident

    TRAFFIC: Intersection of Lakeshore Drive and Belden Street shut down due to accident

    Monday, October 23 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-10-24 02:08:52 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The intersection of Lakeshore Drive and Belden Street is shut down due to a traffic accident.  A vehicle traveling eastbound on I-10 drove off the interstate onto the grass embankment and came to rest in the intersections of Lakeshore and Belden, according to first responders at the scene. The intersection is expected to be closed for a few hours while crews work to clean up debris. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved. 

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    The intersection of Lakeshore Drive and Belden Street is shut down due to a traffic accident.  A vehicle traveling eastbound on I-10 drove off the interstate onto the grass embankment and came to rest in the intersections of Lakeshore and Belden, according to first responders at the scene. The intersection is expected to be closed for a few hours while crews work to clean up debris. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved. 

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