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6:11 AM - Just like fingerprints, police can now take DNA samples from anyone arrested, according to the Supreme Court. Could this help solve old crimes? What are the implications? Our guest is Tom Taylor, Asst. Managing Editor with Bloomberg BNA.
6:41 AM - Livingston Parish continues to grow and the coming Juban Crossing would mean a serious economic shot in the arm. Law enforcement would benefit through additional tax money. LP Sheriff Jason Ard talks about the benefits.
7:11 AM - One way to tell if the economy is rebounding is auto sales. We welcome in Fox News Radio's Jennifer Keiper who has the stats for May.
7:41 AM - With hurricane season beginning now might be a good time for an insurance check-up. What should you look for in home insurance? What about renter's insurance? Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has the answers.
8:11 AM - As the legislative session winds-down, the debate over the budget heats-up. Will it pass? Our guest is Louisiana political analyst Elliott Stonecipher.
8:41 AM - For Gen Xers and Baby Boomers the economy may be forcing a career change. Is now a good time to start your own business? The Louisiana Entrepreneurship Fest might hold the answers. We talk with Steve Vassallo, CEO of the Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority.