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Controversial debate set for today over eye care in LA

Happy Wednesday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a preview of some of today's top stories:

*A controversial debate is expected today in the state legislative session over eye care for Louisiana residents.  Find out why it has divided optometrists and ophthalmologists.

*Today, lawmakers will vote on challenging Governor Jindal's decision not to accept new federal funding to expand Medicaid.  The expansion could give coverage to hundreds of thousands of uninsured residents.

*We'll give you an inside look at the Port of Lake Charles' plan to provide housing for 4,000 more people as economic projects become a reality. 

*A terrible story overseas this morning: at least 70 people are dead after a building collapse in Bangladesh.  We'll update the information as more details become available.

*Federal investigators are in Russia this morning talking to the parents of the accused Boston bombers. 

*Meteorologist Ben Terry has a look at today's rain chances and the next cold front.

Make it a Sunrise day!

 

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