Join Kevin Meeks & Karen Henderson for Baton Rouge's Morning News, 5:30-9 AM on 1150 WJBO. News updates every 30-minutes, and Tiger, Jag, and Saints football updates from Richard Condon at :15 & :45 past each hour.
6:11 AM - Fox News Radio's Rich Johnson comments on the November unemployment numbers.
6:21 AM - Christmastime tips? A new study shows that house cleaners do the best, getting about $50, and garbage collectors were least likely to get a tip. Consumer Reports Senior Editor Tobie Stanger has tips to tipping in a tight economy.
6:41 AM - State Commissioner of Higher Education, Jim Purcell talks about how Louisiana's colleges and universities should be able to charge more for high-cost, high-demand programs.
7:11 AM - Entitlements and welfare benefits are a bigger problem than the fiscal cliff. We talk with Tad DeHaven, a budget analyst on federal and state budget issues for the Cato Institute.
7:21 AM - Police are urging caution and patience to motorists traveling near downtown this weekend as the Christmas parade and other events are likely to slow traffic exiting I-110. We talk with BRPD Cpl. LJean McKneely.
7:41 AM - A preview of tomorrow's runoff election with 1150 WJBO political analyst Clay Young.
8:11 AM - Any closer to avoiding the fiscal cliff? Comments from Fox News Radio's Mike Majchrowitz.
8:21 AM - A look ahead to Sunday's Saints/Giants game with Richard Condon.
8:41 AM - Two non-profits are joining forces to help make EBR Parish look beautiful. Biggs Professional Tree Care owner Zeff Vonkurnatawski talks about it with Kevin & Karen.