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Monday evening headlines

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U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany was in Lake Charles earlier today.  KPLC's Lee Peck had a chance to talk to the Congressman about the GOP presidential candidates, jobs, and the price of gasoline.  Lee will have a wrap of the conversation. 

We're also learning more about a big decision in the case of two women accuse of murder. An appeals ruling was handed out regarding Robyn Davis and Carol "Sissy" Saltzman.  The Third Circuit ruled the pair can stand trial for the murder of Brian Davis, even though defense attorneys argued it violated their constitutional right not to be tried twice for the same crime.  Attorneys for the women said they plan to appeal to the state Supreme Court.

NBC's musical show "Smash" has become an inspiration for high school students across the country, including at least one group in Lake Charles.  A group of students at LaGrange High School has become a finalist in a musical competition that could mean a boost to their program if they win.

Meteorologist Kristian Claus says there's a chance of rain in this week's forecast. 

Sports Director Joe Downs breaks down the appeals process for New Orleans Saints coaches and staff.

Those stories and plenty more coming your way tonight on 7 News Nightcast.

 

-Charlie Haldeman

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