Join Kevin Meeks & Karen Henderson for Baton Rouge's Morning News, 5:30-9 AM on News Radio 1150 WJBO. News updates every 30-minutes from News Radio 1150 WJBO's Don Grady and Fox News Radio, and sports with Richard Condon at :15 & :45 past each hour. Plus your phone calls and Facebook comments on the big story of the hour at :21 past each hour.
6:11 AM - The sale of The Advocate. Comments from Dean Jerry Ceppos of the Manship School of Mass Communication at LSU.
6:41 AM - The City of Central's premier fundraising event, Cooking in Central is Friday and Saturday. Which groups get the money that is raised in the event? We talk with board member Russell Starns and Cooking in Central Chairman Louis DeJohn.
7:11 AM - Are softer penalties for marijuana a good idea? Our guest is State Rep. Austin Badon, Jr. (D-Dist. 100).
7:41 AM - Is a budget deal close to being a done deal? We talk with Louisiana political analyst Elliott Stonecipher.
8:11 AM - The new owner, CEO, and publisher of The Advocate, John Georges joins us to talk about the future of our hometown paper.
8:41 AM - Who is playing at this evening's Live After 5? We talk with Alicia Baron, Managing Director of the Downtown Business Assn..