Join Kevin Meeks & Karen Henderson for Baton Rouge's Morning News, 5:30-9 AM on News Radio 1150 WJBO. News updates every 30-minutes from News Radio 1150 WJBO's Don Grady and Fox News Radio, and sports with Richard Condon at :15 & :45 past each hour. Plus your phone calls and Facebook comments on the top news stories at :11 past each hour.

6:21 AM - Is Russia preparing a broader invasion of Ukraine?  Comments from Seth Cropsey, former Deputy Undersecretary of the Navy under both Presidents Reagan and Bush 1. 

6:41 AM - Can taking a vacation increase employee productivity?  The answer from workplace culture expert Michael Houlihan. 

7:21 AM - An update on the Ukraine crisis from Fox News Radio's Jessica Golloher. 

7:41 AM - Craig McColloch has announced that he is running for the 6th District Congressional seat.  Why should he get your vote? 

8:21 AM - Local restaurant owner and former LSU football player Mike Anderson is suing the NCAA and helmet maker Ridell over his headaches and memory loss.  Our guest is Anderson's attorney, Patrick Pendley. 

8:41 AM - Here come the big trucks for the Monster Jam this weekend at the River Center.  We talk with Lupe Soza, driver of El Toro Loco, a former World Finals Champion.