New walking park in Sulphur now open

Good morning, this is John Bridges in the KPLC 7 Newsroom.  Britney is in Washington, DC.  She accepted her national award for medical coverage last night.  We'll hear from her a little later during Sunrise.

The Justice Department is investigating the IRS for targeting tea party groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax exempt status.  Meanwhile,

Sulphur's new walking park is almost complete.  The Grove at Heritage Square is essentially complete, with a few minor issues being worked out.  We'll give you a preview.

Louisiana Senator David Vitter wants to put an end to the Lifeline Program, which provides free cell phone service to low-income people.

Ben says clouds will be returning today with the chance of rain later this afternoon.  Be sure and catch his forecasts on the 7s.

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