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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.

Fan Falls from stands

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) November 21, 2010 Saturday night during the LSU-Ole Miss game, a cheering fan turned into a falling object.

BBQ Pit sets apartment buiding ablaze

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) November 21, 2010 Early Sunday morning, an unattended barbeque pit set an apartment building on fire.

LSU Athletics to charge parking fees next football season

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) November 20, 2010 Tiger Nation is worried about how they'll find parking for football games next season.

Louisiana Native writes "Food Porn Daily"

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) November 20, 2010 On saturday, an LSU alumnus promoted her cook book that makes food so good its sinful.