Good Tuesday morning to you! Britney Glaser here with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:
*A measure is on the table in Baton Rouge to ban the Louisiana High School Athletic Association from using the Superdome for sports events, unless it allows a Ugandan refugee to play football next school year. We'll tell you why it's become a battle of age rules versus justice.
*Also on the agenda at the legislative session today: guns, marijuana and honoring members of the military. We'll have a look ahead.
*More arrests are likely to come, following a multi-agency investigation into drug dealing in Southwest Louisiana. Find out about the next step with "Operation 27."
*We have a big traffic alert for you this morning to help you plan your week. One lane on the Atchafalaya Basin bridge will be closed Thursday for road inspections. We'll have those details.
*Governor Bobby Jindal and DHH Secretary Kathy Kliebert recently announced the "Well Ahead Louisiana" health initiative. It's to partner schools, businesses and organizations in local communities to take more control over their health. We'll have Dr. B.J. Foch joining us in the studio this morning to explain how you can get involved.
Make it a Sunrise day!
Attorneys defending Kevin Daigle-- have filed to recuse the judge in the case-- guy Bradberry. Daigle is the man accused of capital murder in the killing of state trooper Steven Vincent. judge guy Bradberry was to issue a ruling dealing with evidence in the case against Kevin Daigle-- when the case came to a standstill. that's because defense attorneys f...More >>
The warming trend continues this weekend with temperatures expected to be warmer than normal Saturday and Sunday. Another cold front arrives Monday, but the air behind it will not be bitterly cold like earlier this week. Temperatures will be warmer overnight into Saturday with lows ranging from the upper 30s north of I-10 to near 50 at the coast.More >>