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Tuesday Evening Headlines

Good evening everyone!

Kristian Claus in the KPLC Newsroom with a look at what we're working on this evening.

The Lake Charles lakefront is one step closer to getting a new major development. The old Harrah's property has been appraised. That opens up the bidding process.

A local contractor has jump started a project to memorialize one of Lake Charles fallen soldiers.

Governor Jindal says he is now backing Mitt Romney's run for the White House. The governor had previously backed Rick Perry.

In sports, Joe will be talking about the success of the Sam Houston Broncos in their first season in the District 3-5-A and how they fared tonight against Acadiana.

Joe will also have updates on McNeese cowboys baseball and cowgirls softball.

In weather, Kristian is tracking the end of some showers that passed through Vernon parish earlier and will talk about the possibility of storms on Wednesday and Thursday.

Those stories and more tonight on 7News Nightcast. We hope you join us.

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