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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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    Friday, August 18 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-08-18 16:22:38 GMT
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    The water boil advisory for the Village of Elizabeth has been lifted, city officials announced Friday morning. The advisory had been issued by the city on Wednesday. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

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