Flood victims are experiencing a different Thanksgiving as many are still displaced about 100 days later. Emelie Gunn has more…

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Jimbo Fisher is reportedly LSU’s top choice to become their next head football coach. But will Fisher leave Florida State. Jeff Palermo has more…

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Thanksgiving is a little different this year for flood victims still displaced after the August flooding. Denham Springs Mayor Gerard Landry says 80 to 90-percent of the homes and businesses in their town had flood damage. He says it’s been a struggle for homeowners to find qualified workers to fix up their houses and repairs are expensive.

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Landry says typically Thanksgiving is a time to visit with family and friends, but many flood victims have been living with loved ones for nearly 100 days. He says many people will try to carry on the tradition in a different city and everyone is working to help one another.

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Landry says despite all of the struggles with rebuilding many in Denham Springs are thankful on this Thanksgiving. He says they also thank God for small favors too, as the flood could’ve been even worse.

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Millions of Americans are expected to shop tomorrow, and WalletHub has released their report of the best stores for Black Friday. Jill Gonzales with WalletHub says Macy’s will have the best discounts, as their average discount is about 64-percent off. But she says shoppers will find good deals just about everywhere.

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Gonzales says the best deals will be on things like jewelry, apparel, accessories, and video games. But she says some of the items on the top of everyone’s wish list won’t be discounted as much.

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Gonzales says some online retailers like Amazon are only offering 25-percent off, even though they advertise their Black Friday deals. She says the stores to avoid are places like Costco and Sam’s Club.

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Gonzales says the average consumer will spend about $950 on gifts this holiday season.


Governor John Bel Edwards wishes Louisiana residents a happy Thanksgiving. He says despite all the challenges we’ve faced this year, we have a lot to be thankful for today and every day.

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The governor is spending the holiday back in the Governor’s Mansion after it flooded during the August flood. Edwards says he and First Lady Donna Edwards are glad to be in the Mansion for Thanksgiving.

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Edwards encourages everyone to give thanks this holiday season because we live in the greatest state of the greatest country on earth.

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Tonight is LSU’s final regular season game and once it is completed, the Tigers are expected to make a strong push to hire Florida State Head Coach Jimbo Fisher. But will Fisher come to LSU, football analyst Mike Detillier says LSU has better facilities, they pay their assistant coaches more and it’s easier to recruit players to Tiger Town…

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Fisher is in his 7th season at Florida State and has the highest winning percentage in ACC history. He guided the Seminoles to a national championship in 2013. But Detillier says many coaches look for another challenge after awhile…

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The search for a new head coach began in September, when Les Miles was fired after a 2-and-2 start. Detillier says LSU must have a good feeling they can lure Fisher away, because he was the top candidate then and he’s the top candidate now…

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