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'Tis the season to donate those unwanted giftcards or presents

What if you knew you wanted to give back this season but couldn't financially? Well, did you get some gift cards to a store or two you that you're sure you'll never use? Stop right there.

New app for the outdoor enthusiasts

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) launched its first iPhone application on December 19. The application is free and available on the App Store.

Holiday travel is most dangerous for drivers

As families across the state come together this holiday season, Louisiana State Police would like to see one holiday tradition come to an end.

Strawberry farmers keep weathered eye on freezing weather

The strawberry industry is a multi-million dollar one here in the state of Louisiana. That's why farmers across the area have been keeping a weathered eye on the freezing weather these past few days.

‘Silver Magic Santa Bell’ hopes to teach kids meaning of Christmas through song

A familiar name around town is hoping to start a new Christmas tradition with a song he wrote.

When buying used, make sure it wasn’t flooded

With thousands of cars damaged by hurricanes, like Katrina and Sandy, he says consumers need to look out for tricks some insurance companies play to try and sell these vehicles anyway.

Beware of shipping scams during the Holidays

With the holidays fast approaching, e-mails claimming to be from shipping companies, such as FedEx with information about "your shipment" seem to be popping up in inboxes.

Louisiana Women in the Wild experience successful duck hunt at Pass-a-Loutre WMA

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), in conjunction with Cabela’s, held a lottery duck hunt for the Louisiana Women in the Wild-Hunting BasicsWorkshop participants on November 17-18 at the Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Mana

'Online' doesn't mean 'tax free'

The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) reminds holiday shoppers that “online” does not mean “tax-free.” Louisiana’s consumer use tax applies to purchases in which a retailer does not charge sales tax.

Deadly weekend in Louisiana highlights importance of holiday travel safety

The holidays are here, and there is anticipation in the air as families gather to celebrate across Louisiana. Your plans may involve a fall vacation or maybe you will stay home and get your Christmas shopping done early.