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Several state Medicaid services on the chopping block this week

Happy Tuesday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:

*The Jindal administration is moving ahead with planned cuts to the state's Medicaid program this week.  On the chopping block - programs that provide behavioral services for at-risk children and in-home nurse visits for low-income first-time mothers.

*The mystery surrounding the murder of Lafayette resident, Mickey Shunick, will be the topic of tonight's Dateline here on KPLC.  More details will be revealed in the case during the prime time special.  We'll have a preview.

*Loved ones are still hurting following a tragedy in St. Mary Parish over the weekend.  A vigil was held last night in Charenton.  Wilbur Thibodeaux is accused of killing Eddie Lyons and Sgt. Rick Riggenbach, as well as shooting two other St. Mary Parish sheriff's deputies.

*Could David Vitter be lining up a run for Louisiana Governor?  There's evidence after a couple of normally low profile business matters.

*The warm temperatures are here for another day, but we're not far away from some changes.  Meteorologist Ben Terry will have a look at the forecast that includes some rain and cooler weather.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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