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Beads, Dogs, and Gumbo... Oh my!

Good Evening,

Lee Peck from the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Nightcast.

Beads, dogs, and gumbo – Oh my! KPLC's Olivia Vidal has a wrap up from the Krewe of Omega, Krewe of Barkus, and Gumbo Cook-Off.

Plus, more from Mamou as they party ahead of Fat Tuesday's tradition Courier de Mardi Gras.

And with the Children's Parade scheduled to roll through downtown Lake Charles Sunday afternoon - all eyes are on the forecast. Meteorologist Cedric Haynes has your forecast.  

Also a Michigan native is criss-crossing the U.S. for his second time in the name of charity. We catch up with him as he makes his way through Lake Charles.

We will see you tonight at ten for all of these stories and much more. Until then we're always on at kplctv.com.

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