Louisiana Considered: Heavier Penalties For Drag Racing In Baton Rouge, New Louisiana Civil Rights Trail Marker Unveiled
- WRKF Morning Edition host Karen Henderson spoke with Baton Rouge city council member Rowdy Gaudet about a city ordinance he sponsored which increases penalties for drag racing in Baton Rouge. The ordinance, passed last night, will levy a $500 fine for first-time drag racing offenders and a $1,000 fine for subsequent offences.
- Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser and reporter Norman Robinson tell us about the newest marker on Louisiana’s Civil Rights Trail, unveiled at A.Z. Young Park in downtown Baton Rouge this Monday. The marker commemorates the 105-mile march activists undertook from Bogalusa to Baton Rouge in August of 1967, which A.Z. Young helped organize.