4:30 PM LRN News November 29

You may be splurging on Black Friday deals today, but save some cash and remember to shop local tomorrow for Small Business Saturday.

National Federation of Independent Business State Director Dawn Starns says 42 percent of people say they’ll be supporting small businesses tomorrow, which could break a sales record set last year.

Cut 6 (08) “…billion dollars.”

The Saints are NFC South Champs for a third consecutive season as they clinched the division title with a 26-18 win over Atlanta on Thanksgiving night. Taysom Hill set the tone, by blocking a punt that set up his three-yard touchdown catch. He also had a 30-yard touchdown run.

Cut 9 (12) “…those guys”

Thanksgiving is in the books and families are flocking to Christmas tree farms looking for the perfect centerpiece to complement their holiday decorations.

Steele’s Christmas Trees founder Kevin Steele says the state’s been blessed with proper rainfall exactly when they’ve needed it, and so this year’s crop is looking great.

Cut 12 (06) “shape”

The National Christmas Tree Association estimates the average price for a tree this year is 76 dollars nationwide.

Holiday shopping might bring out super savings, but it also brings out sleuths.  But there are things you can do to protect yourself and your wallet.  Amanda Larkins, Outreach Manager for the Louisiana AG’s Office says always be aware of your surroundings.

Cut 3 (10) “…after dark.”