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Cyber Monday serves up travel deals

Hate to stand in long lines on Black Friday? After getting your fill of Thanksgiving turkey, go online instead. Cyber Monday, December 2, isn't just for toys and electronics.

LA unemployment rate falls for two months

Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped in September and October, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported on Wednesday.

Italian mobster fed to pigs while still alive

Italian police said an anti-mafia operation revealed that a mobster was fed to pigs whle he was still alive.

LSU AgCenter poinsettia sale set for Dec. 6

The LSU AgCenter will host a poinsettia open house and sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Dec. 6 at the Botanic Gardens at Burden, located at 4560 Essen Lane near the junction of I-10 in Baton Rouge.

Home prices rise 11%

Home prices continued to climb in third quarter, rising 11% from a year earlier.

BR ranks 74th out of 100 U.S. cities in median pay

Forbes recently published a list of 100 U.S. cities ranked by median pay. Baton Rouge is listed at number 74.

LSU fans predict the Tigers' fate

It's been a long season for the LSU Tigers with plenty of ups and downs. Now, the tigers wrap up their regular season, and fans weigh-in on where the tigers will go post-season.

Truck driver kidnaps squirrel

A little, Uintah Ground Squirrel was driven back to Utah from Madison, Wisconsin after it was kidnapped by a truck driver.

Thanksgiving openings appear to succeed

The first takeaway from Black Friday 2013: Thanksgiving is changing.

Holiday shopping season kicks off with fights, arrests

The start of the holiday shopping season Thursday included reports of fights among shoppers at numerous Wal-Marts nationwide, including one man stabbed and two arrested fighting over a parking space at a store in Virginia.