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Lowering the legal limit?

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Good morning!

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

A Lake Charles woman pleads guilty to vehicular homicide. It involves the deaths of two people whose car was stalled on the U.S. 171 Calcasieu River Bridge in April of last year.

The National Transportation Safety Board meets today to get recommendations on how to curtail impaired driving. Drunken driving claims the lives of more than a third of the people killed each year on U.S highways, and now the NTSB is considering lowering the legal blood alcohol limit.

Also today, we've all heard of airlines losing luggage, but how about the wrong casket? Find out how it happened to one family.

Plus, current wedding etiquette is no longer traditional. We'll show you how social media is changing how couples are planning for the big day.

In weather, Ben tells me it should be another beautiful day with highs warming to the lower 80's by late this afternoon. However, he says clouds begin moving in tonight with rain chances entering the picture tomorrow. How big of a chance is there? And what about the rest of the work-week? Be sure to tune in at noon for all the answers in Ben's live, local forecast.

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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