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Family fun weekend includes Crawfish Fest, Railroad Days, Westlake Fest

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

*There's no excuse for boredom this weekend across Southwest Louisiana.  We'll tell you what's in store from the Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival to DeQuincy Railroad Days, the Westlake Fest and more!

*We'll look more deeply this morning into the billboard that has caused a stir in Lake Charles, demanding that Sasol choose between Louisiana or Iran's terrorist regime.  Find out who put up the billboard and the controversy behind it.

*Two new courses being offered for area students will help fill the gap for industry openings in plant process technology and industrial instrumentation.

*We'll be cooking brunch in the Sunrise Kitchen today with Beth Dawdy ahead of the Women's Commission Fall Conference that is always a popular event.

*Is fishing on your agenda for the weekend?  Outdoor guide, Hal McMillin, will update us on area waterways.  Meteorologist Ben Terry will also let us know the all important weekend forecast.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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