Feb. 11, 2016 05:06 AM
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Donald Trump will be in Baton Rouge today, speaking at a 10,000-seat arena. Prediction: it will fill up.

Sometimes, it just doesn't pay to get out of bed. You know that $750 million budget hole we have? We don't have it anymore. We have an $870 million budget hole.

With Donald Trump in the state, you know he will likely sample the local cuisine. Irony alert: that seafood he's going to eat was probably processed by guest workers - the immigrants Trump is campaigning against.

There's good news and bad news. It sure sounds bad that Louisiana's education system scored a D on a recent report. But, it's not too bad as no state scored higher than a C and we were among 30 to score next to failing. So ... way to go?

For once, I feel Louisiana's people are well informed.

From running from the cops to running for gold, the New Yorker profiles a Lafayette native and Olympic hopeful who used to sling crack on these here streets. Kinda makes you all warm and fuzzy inside.

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