Happy Friday morning to you! Britney Glaser here with a look at what's in store on a busy Sunrise:
*A budget shortfall for the current fiscal year could mean furloughs for state workers. We'll tell you how this proposal could affect the weekly paychecks of state workers - and we will also tell you why the budget shortfall could have a big impact on state college campuses.
*Lake Charles Police Chief Don Dixon will hold a news conference today with Sulphur Police Chief Lewis Coats. The pair is expected to release information regarding multiple car burglaries throughout Lake Charles and Sulphur.
*The Martin Luther King, Jr. Festival begins today with the annual MLK Breakfast at Trinity Baptist Church. Find out how you can be a part of the event and what else is on the schedule leading up to the MLK holiday.
*A federal judge in Baton Rouge says he won't drop his temporary order against enforcing Louisiana's latest abortion law. It requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the clinic. We'll tell you what's next for this case.
*Looking for a fun way to burn some calories? One local church is inviting you to walk to Bethlehem with them! We'll tell you how to be a part of the kick-off event this weekend in a live interview.
*We've got a tasty and easy recipe in the Sunrise Kitchen this morning with our friend, Cookie Hauser. She will show us how to make a stick to your ribs pot roast soup!