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 - Political commentator TJ Walker comments on media outlets refusing to attend an off-the-record meeting with the US Attorney General concerning the Justice Department's recent surveillance of reporters. What will this mean for the Obama administration?
6:41 AM - More and more mothers are their family's breadwinners. Why the shift? Is it likely to continue? We talk with women in business expert Sandra Yancey.
7:11 AM - The Louisiana House has approved a bill that would reduce penalties for marijuana possession. Good idea? Our guest is the bill's author, Rep. Austin Badon.
7:41 AM - Nancy Malone with the Red Cross talks about how they have helped the people of Moore, Ok., and preparations for hurricane season.
8:11 AM - The House has said Yes to the first of two bills required to advance the so-called breakaway school district in Baton Rouge. Why the idea is not a good one with Belinda Davis, President of One Community-One School District.
8:41 AM - How far will the Tigers go in the NCAA tournament/College World Series? Comments from our own Richard Condon.