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Military mom loses job after taking care of injured son

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB)--The mother of an injured soldier is speaking out after she says she was fired for taking time off to be with her son.

South Fork Elementary opened its doors today

WALKER, LA (WGMB) November 29, 2010 South Fork Elementary students had their first day of class Monday morning in a brand new school building.

Whole Foods goes Hannukah

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) November 28, 2010 At Whole Foods Market Sunday morning, shoppers got a taste of Hannukah.

Shoppers line up for Sarah Palin's new book

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) November 28, 2010 At Books-A-Million Sunday afternoon, shoppers were lining up to buy Sarah Palin's new book.

Saints Defensive Lineman Will Smith faces assault Charges

LAFAYETTE, LA (KPLC) November 26, 2010 New Orleans Saints Defensive End Will Smith was arrested overnight in Lafayette and is charged with domestic abuse.

Bayou Classic Hosts Health Screenings

NEW ORLEANS, La (WGMB) November 27, 2010 Saturday morning attendees of the Bayou Classic got haircuts and health screenings.

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.