5:30 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.

The National Federation of Independent Business State Director DawnStarns says some businesses add holiday activities to the shopping experience to get the whole family involved…

Cut 7 (10) “…customer loyalty.”

Nearly 104 million Americans participated in Small Business Saturday last year.

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. The Saints sacked Atlanta Q-B Matt Ryan nine times. Cam Jordan had four of them. Meanwhile, Drew Brees threw for 184 yards and a touchdown…

Cut 10 (12) “…best football.”

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

Nationwide prices are up this year, but Steele’s Christmas Trees founder Kevin Steele says at a local level tree prices have remained steady.

Cut 13 (10) “…couples.”

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 when shopping with small children take extra precaution in case you are separated. With large crowds the likelihood increases.

Cut 4 (11) “…contact 911.