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The Edith Garland Dupré Library at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is normally open 24/7 during finals week, but that will be cut short this semester.

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There were 38 new COVID-19 cases among students, faculty and staff at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette at Lafayette last week, according to the university’s COVID-19 dashboard on Monday, Nov. 9 at 6:49 p.m.

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The Democratic Party as it stands today is simply a shell of its former self; it stands in the shadow of great policy and presidents who radically changed the system they operated under for (the most part) the better. What distinguishes the party of the past from the party of today? Identity…

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Every year around Easter, my elementary school classmates would stop asking their parents for horses and start asking for rabbits. It makes sense; young children see rabbits all around them as part of Easter displays and decorations and decide they need one. As far as I know, none of those c…

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My family has two dogs: Bentley, a miniature salt and pepper schnauzer, and Braxton, an all-white shih tzu/maltese mix. Bentley is not a smart dog in the slightest sense, which I find endearing, while Braxton can be pretty keen and sometimes too smart for his own good. Bentley is very active…

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Storm Watch

Day
Temp
Fri
34°
58°
Fri
58°/34°
Clear. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.

Chance of Rain: 1%

Sunrise: 07:05:18 AM

Sunset: 05:31:01 PM

Humidity: 54%

Wind: WNW @ mph

UV Index: 0 Low

Friday Night

Clear skies. Low 34F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

Sat
34°
56°
Sat
56°/34°
Sunshine. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the mid 30s.

Chance of Rain: 1%

Sunrise: 07:05:07 AM

Sunset: 05:31:53 PM

Humidity: 44%

Wind: WNW @ mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Saturday Night

A mostly clear sky. Low 34F. Winds light and variable.

Sun
35°
63°
Sun
63°/35°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 30s.

Chance of Rain: 5%

Sunrise: 07:04:55 AM

Sunset: 05:32:45 PM

Humidity: 46%

Wind: W @ mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Sunday Night

Clear skies. Low around 35F. Winds light and variable.

Mon
44°
64°
Mon
64°/44°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

Chance of Rain: 5%

Sunrise: 07:04:41 AM

Sunset: 05:33:37 PM

Humidity: 49%

Wind: SE @ mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Monday Night

A mostly clear sky. Low 44F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tue
49°
72°
Tue
72°/49°
A few clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 40s.

Chance of Rain: 7%

Sunrise: 07:04:25 AM

Sunset: 05:34:29 PM

Humidity: 58%

Wind: SE @ mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Tuesday Night

A few clouds from time to time. Low 49F. Winds light and variable.

Wed
57°
73°
Wed
73°/57°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 50s.

Chance of Rain: 14%

Sunrise: 07:04:08 AM

Sunset: 05:35:21 PM

Humidity: 64%

Wind: SSE @ mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Wednesday Night

Mostly cloudy skies with a few showers late. Low 57F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

Thu
59°
75°
Thu
75°/59°
Occasional showers possible. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the upper 50s.

Chance of Rain: 34%

Sunrise: 07:03:49 AM

Sunset: 05:36:14 PM

Humidity: 73%

Wind: SW @ mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy skies with a few showers late. Low 59F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

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