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Shoppers not feeling Black Friday this year

Stores may be opening early for Black Friday, but that doesn't mean shoppers will show up.

Snowstorm, frigid temperatures whack over half of the U.S., more coming

Snowstorms and record low temperatures whacked much of the country this week -- and there's more havoc coming Wednesday.

Union salaries dominate EBR budget hearing

Discussions about the 2015 East Baton Rouge city-parish budget are focused on salaries for city-parish employees.

State Farm increases rates for Louisiana drivers

The leading automobile insurance company in Louisiana is raising its rates at the end of the year.

Central Fire Department in jeopardy, needs your help

The Central Fire Department has hit some hard times. It used to be made up of volunteers but people aren't signing up to fight fires any more, and that could leave you in danger.

Keystone XL pipeline bill fails

The Senate blocked a measure Tuesday that would have authorized construction of the Keystone XL pipeline as Democrats chose their pro-environment base over an old friend -- embattled Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu.

Central family displaced by house fire

A man and his two daughters are now displaced after a fire severely damaged their house in Central.

Safety tips to avoid starting a fire while heating your home

 Over the past week or so, Baton Rouge fire fighters have been busy putting out fires across the area. Including a one that ruined an entire apartment complex. But public information officer Mark Miles

15 lbs of heroin found hidden inside fire extinguishers

A Texas man is now in jail after deputies say they found more than 15 pounds of Heroin in his luggage.