From Managing Editor George Sells...
The head of the Coast Guard says old timers are telling him they've never seen the Mississippi River this high this early in the season. And heavy midwestern snow promises much more water to come. Lt. Commander Ray Lechner already has imposed restrictions on critical barge traffic.
A lot of people getting their routine auto inspections are running into some problems simply because their batteries have been disconnected recently.
The Pennington Center is announcing new plans for expansion... again. 300 new jobs could come to the Baton Rouge area.
Dow Jones Industrials were up 40 points today remaining well above the 10,000 mark.
Weather-wise look for temperatures to drop into the upper 20's tonight but they'll be approaching 60 tomorrow.