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Early start to Louisiana's crawfish season

Good Wednesday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here with a look at some of the stories we are covering on Sunrise today:

*It's not too early to talk about crawfish!  One retailer in the state is already filling sacks for seafood lovers.  We will have a look at the kick-off to many people's favorite time of year.

*Studies have shown that as we get older, our driving abilities decline.  If you have memory issues, it can be even worse.  We have details on a study about whether or not it is safe to have older drivers behind the wheel.

*The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office reports a man is in the hospital after a fight at a New Year's party that led to an arrest.

*State authorities are searching for a convicted murderer who escaped from a prison just south of Baton Rouge.

*Colder weather is here again.  Meteorologist Ben Terry will have a look at the latest weather system.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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