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In the blink of an eye

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Good morning!

Agnes DeRouen in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we're working on for 7News@Noon.

Governor Jindal unveils his plan to eliminate state income taxes. What will it mean for you?

Local students honor the new Pope with a rosary this morning.

Also today, news for those with glaucoma – the second leading cause of blindness in the world. Now there's a new treatment that's helping patients get their vision back. We'll explain what it involves.

Plus, washing your car at home could get a lot easier if one Arizona inventor has his way, however, it comes with a pretty hefty price. We'll show you how this $30,000 automatic car wash works.

Another beautiful, sunny day. Ben tells me the temperatures will warm up to the lower 70's today.  Picture-perfect weather will continue into the evening, with temps about 5 to 7 degrees warmer than this morning. What will our weekend hold? Ben will have the answer in his live, local forecast at noon. This reminder about tonight – the weather guys will be in DeRidder from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Walgreens on North Pine Street. Go by and pick up a weather radio, or get the one you have programmed. You can learn more about it HERE.

Remember, you can always watch us online at kplctv.com and on air. We hope you join us, and have a great day!

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