Immigration, gun control and hunger strike talks today - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Immigration, gun control and hunger strike talks today

Good Wednesday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at today's top stories:

*President Obama heads to Mexico tomorrow with a bill moving through Congress on immigration.  Find out what could change.  You'll also hear about the developments with the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay and on gun control.

*Chances are when you buy a lock for your home, you expect to own the only key - but that might not be the case!  Find out how to keep your home safe and what to look for when it comes to safe keys.

*There are over 93,000 people on the kidney transplant waiting list and the wait time for a deceased donor is typically 5-10 years.  When a Lake Charles toddler's only functioning kidney started to rapidly fail, his parents needed a miracle.  Find out how a cousin stepped in to save the little boy.

*A bill to expand Louisiana Medicaid moves forward in the legislative session.  Find out why opponents are against it and how many people would be affected by the expansion.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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