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Baton Rouge shoppers slow to embrace Small Business Saturday

Small businesses want you to ignore all the temptations of Black Friday. They say you should wait and support neighborhood companies 24 hours later, on Small Business Saturday.

E.B.R. students get college experience

Eight year old Brinin David was one of 37 students from East Baton Rouge Parish, who couldn't wait to wake up early on their Thanksgiving vacation to make a trip to LSU's campus.

Is it dangerous to live on a salt dome,experts assess risk

Louisiana has over 120 salt domes and many different drilling operations on them. The residents of Bayou Corne know the reality of a potential disaster is all too real.

Burn victim's condition upgraded to good

Doctors at Baton Rouge General Regional Burn Center say burn victim Wilberto Ilagan's is making strides toward recovery. He is now in good condition.

DOTD issues Thanksgiving holiday travel advisory

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana during the Thanksgiving holiday (Thursday, November 22, through Sunda

Thanksgiving dining in the Capital area

If you like to relax so much on Thanksgiving Day that you’re willing to let someone else do the cooking, there are some great options in the Baton Rouge area - Restaurants doing their own Thanksgiving meals!

BRFD forgotten pot potential cause of $85 thousand in fire damage

Baton Rouge Firefighters say a pot left unattended could be the cause of an apartment fire.

Firefighters investigate fire at bakery

Baton Rouge Firefighters are investigating what sparked a fire at an area bakery. They say it happened just before 3:00 Sunday morning at Baum's Fine Pastries located in the 8,000 block of Florida Boulevard.

Platform fire burn victim releases statement to family

New information Sunday on victims of the platform fire in the Gulf. Doctors released the name of one of the burn victims recovering in a Baton Rouge burn center.

Wounded veteran's lawn landscaped thanks to volunteers

Dozens of volunteers in Prairieville came out to help a wounded veteran fix up his front lawn. Volunteers put in new patches of grass and created a garden.