Good Wednesday morning to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:
*A Moss Bluff man remains jailed, accused of scamming local businesses to purchase dinners to benefit a cancer patient. More businesses are coming forward to say they too were scammed.
*The Beauregard Parish Police Jury says it is working to address the concerns of some residents over 18-wheeler traffic in their neighborhood. We'll break down last night's meeting where the topic was addressed.
*In response to thousands of comments from people across the nation on troop reductions at Ft. Polk, the Department of the Army has scheduled a community listening meeting in Southwest Louisiana. We'll share those details.
*Changes are coming to education testing in the state: no more LEAP tests for grade school students after 2014. Find out what it will be replaced with and what teachers think about the elimination.
*It's been a stormy morning across the area. Meteorologist Ben Terry will let us know when the rain will move out and what the road conditions are like for your morning commute.
Make it a Sunrise day!
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