Join Kevin Meeks & guest host Bruce Collins 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 top news stories at :11 past each hour.
6:21 AM - Why all the fuss over monks making and selling caskets in Louisiana? Our guest is Jeff Rowes, senior attorney with the Institute of Justice, representing the monks.
6:41 AM - Why is crime on the increase in 70802? Comments from Metro Councilwoman Tara Wicker.
7:21 AM - The BP oil spill is still assaulting Gulf beaches. Is it getting more toxic? Is the seafood as safe as we are being told? Stuart H. Smith is our guest, he is an attorney based in New Orleans and is fighting major oil companies and other potential polluters.
7:41 AM - Does your work require you to travel? Tips for eating healthier while traveling for business with certified nutritionist Betty Murray.
8:21 AM - Detroit files for bankruptcy, though a Michigan court says no way. Our guest is Peter Ferrara, a Senior Fellow with the Heartland Institute, and a senior advisor for budget policy and entitlement reform at the National Tax Limitation Foundation.
8:41 AM - Help solve a crime with Crime Stoppers. Guest: BRPD Sgt. Don Stone.