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Grammy nomination for Jo-El Sonnier, Golden Nugget tour, Pet Shop

 Good Monday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:

*A Westlake man is nominated for a Best Album Grammy.  Jo-El Sonnier's latest full length album is nominated in the Best Regional Roots Album category.  Sonnier is on of two Lake Area musicians up for a Grammy this year.

*Cameron Parish's famous pink dolphin is seen again over the weekend.  We'll show you the video of the dolphin moving through a the wake of a local man's boat.

*The Golden Nugget is open this morning in Lake Charles, a day ahead of schedule.  The casino-resort's management opened the doors last night and we have a look inside the area's newest attraction.

*We have the results of several audits this morning, from a waterworks district in Beauregard Parish to a money deficit in Merryville, we'll bring you up to speed.

*It's Pet Shop Monday!  Meet a dog or cat in need of a new home and find out the steps you need to take if interested in gifting a pet to a loved one this Christmas.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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