13:30 LRN PM Newscast

Today is Black Friday, which means the malls are packed with shoppers. Tomorrow, small businesses are hoping consumers will turn to them. Dawn Starns, director of the Louisiana National Federation of Independent Business, says holiday shopping is crucial to snall businesses who are still recovering from the slowdown in the economy,….
cut 5 (09) “….probably know”

This weekend is also the time families pick out that fresh Christmas tree. Kevin Steele, Louisiana Director of the Southern Christmas Tree Association, if you don’t like falling needles, you may want to consider the Leyland Cypress…
cut 7 (08) “….that falls off”
Steele says when you bring home your fresh tree, make sure it gets plenty of water.

Saturday marks the final day of Early Voting for the December sixth election. Secretary of State Tom Schedler says so far, 174-thousand ballots have been casted from Saturday to Wednesday. Schedler says many people wanted to get voting out of the way before the Thanksgiving holiday, so tomorrow’s lines might not be that long…
cut 14 (07) “….26,000 range”

The LSU football team capped off an up and down regular season with a 23-17 win over Texas A&M last night. Leonard Fournette rushed for 146 yards to help LSU win its 8th game of the year. Coach Les Miles says he’s proud of what his team accomplished…
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The Tigers will now wait on what to find out which bowl game they’ll play in.