11:30 Newscast December 24, 2014

The Louisiana Department of Transportation has a few resources drivers can use to check on traffic and road conditions on Louisiana roadways for their holiday travel. Eric Gill has more…:
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Gas prices continue to drop and according to the American Automobile Association they’ve been falling for 90 straight days…the longest on record. The current statewide average for a gallon of regular in Louisiana according to AAA is $2.21 down two cents from last night and falling.

The North American Aerospace Defense Command has already started tracking Ole Saint Nick on his present delivering journey around the world. NORAD spokeswoman Major Beth Smith says making sure the skies are safe is part of their mission and they began tracking Santa in 1955 when a number for the jolly guy was misprinted in the media and instead kids were calling their center
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She says the tradition continues and you can track St. Nick and noradsanta.org.

The annual Bonfires on the Levee takes place tonight in St. James Parish. Rhonda Lee, President of the Festival of the Bonfires, says this is a tradition in the parish dating back more than 100 years. She says, this year, 130 bonfires will be lit…:
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If you plan to go, it’s recommended that you get into the area before 6PM.