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Sleeping with the dead

Randall Johnson of Williamston, NC is charged with felony concealing a death from law enforcement. (Source: WITN/NBC) Randall Johnson of Williamston, NC is charged with felony concealing a death from law enforcement. (Source: WITN/NBC)

Good morning!

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

A big day in Baton Rouge as lawmakers declared Gov. Bobby Jindal's push to repeal Louisiana's income taxes dead for the session after the House tax committee refused to discuss the proposals. State Treasurer John Kennedy will join us to share his thoughts on the situation with the state's finances.

What would cause a man to be found sleeping next  to his dead girlfriend? It's a strange story that you can check out HERE.

Also today, we'll take a look at three new studies that show the environment kids live in has a greater impact on childhood obesity than factors like genetics or insufficient activity. Today, experts offer some practical steps for parents.

Plus, a look at the "vine" app – the latest social media craze for smart phones.

In weather, Ben says some of the warmest temperatures of the year are expected this week – with highs into the mid 80's. A cold front is coming later in the week bringing with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. What can we expect locally this work-week? Find out during Ben's live, local forecast at noon.

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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