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Home Depot has tips to Safely Decorate

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) November 26, 2010 Decorating experts at Home Depot suggested fun and safety whenever putting up Christmas decorations.

Redfish Rugby Serves it up hot

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) November, 26 2010 The Baton Rouge Rugby Club was serving up hot gumbo today and some area children will benefit. It was a gumbo cook off with both professional and amateur contestants.

Small Business Saturday to boost local economy

BATON ROUGE, La (WVLA) -- Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and now, a new tradition makes up the four-day shopping weekend after Thanksgiving. Saturday marks the first-ever national day for small business shopping.

Hundreds celebrate Thanksgiving downtown

BATON ROUGE, La (WVLA) -- Hundreds showed up at the Baton Rouge River Center for a Thanksgiving Feast Thursday.

Charity organization serves Thanksgiving dinner

BATON ROUGE, La (WVLA) -- Hundreds of Baton Rouge residents celebrated Thanksgiving a little early this year, thanks to a local charity.

Privacy vs. Security at Baton Rouge Airport

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) - Triple A says 40 million Americans are going away for Thanksgiving. Most of them are hitting the roads - but some are flying. That's where the debate on safety versus privacy continues.

Catered Thanksgiving dinners on the rise

BATON ROUGE, La (WVLA) -- More and more people are picking pre-made plates over home cookin' on Thanksgiving Day. That's according to local caterers. Many say their businesses are booming right now.

Christmas cuts at SLU

HAMMOND, LA (WGMB) - Christmas lights are staying on the shelves at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Bike safety big priority

BATON ROUGE, La (WVLA) -- Five local parishes launched a year-long advertising campaign today to help teach people the rules of the road.

State delays daycare payments again

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--The state is late in paying tuition for students who rely on aid to go to pre-school.