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  • Barbie now curvy, tall and petite

    January 28, 2016 11:28 AM

    NEW YORK - Barbie's got a brand new bod. Mattel Inc., the maker of the famous plastic doll, says it will start selling Barbie's in three new body types -- tall, curvy and petite. She'll also come in seven skin tones, 22 eye colors and 24 hairstyles. The El Segundo,... more »
  • Holiday Helpers spread Christmas cheer Play Video

    December 22, 2015 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Constable's Office helped spread some Christmas cheer by dropping off gifts to two families on one street who have 16 kids between them. Santa rolled up in his sleigh Tuesday night, dropping off bicycles and toys for the children, who weren't expecting gifts. "They... more »
  • Angola inmates sending off toys for Christmas Play Video

    December 9, 2015 5:44 PM

    ANGOLA - A handful of inmates at Angola State Prison are sent off wooden toys and repaired bicycles to the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office Wednesday. It's part of the Angola Toy Workshop's program to give to children in need for Christmas. Inmates craft 6,000 wooden toys and repair about... more »
  • Finance class soon required for Salvation Army toys Play Video

    December 15, 2014 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Salvation Army will begin distributing presents to children Tuesday, but for the first time some parents took a special class before getting free toys. Instead of just giving parents a fish, the Salvation Army says it wants to teach parents how to fish. That's why... more »
  • Christmas comes early for some BR kids Play Video

    December 6, 2014 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of kids got early Christmas gifts this year. The annual "Breakfast with Santa" event rolled around once again for the Baton Rouge chapter of the Jack and Jill of America organization. The group hosted the breakfast amid a toy drive for the kids. Hundreds... more »
  • Law enforcement takes aim at toy guns Play Video

    December 2, 2014 4:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Toy guns will not be collected for some local toy drives since they look too much like the real thing. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office and the Constable's Office will hand out nearly 3,000 toys to kids this Christmas. Constable Reginald Brown says none... more »
  • Longevity, icon status get toys into hall of fame

    November 27, 2014 12:14 PM

    ROCHESTER, NY - Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame's annual picks for enshrinement. Bubbles, little green army men and the Rubik's Cube were inducted this year. But is the road to such playtime... more »
  • EBR Christmas Crusade applications being taken

    November 14, 2014 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said deputies will start taking applications next week for their annual Christmas Crusade. The program was started in 1988 to help make sure thousands of children in need each year get toys and other gifts for the holidays. Parents... more »
  • Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls

    October 21, 2014 5:59 PM

    NEW YORK - Toys R Us is pulling its collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week. The dolls are based on the series about a high school chemistry teacher who turns... more »

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