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Student loan interest rates set to double Monday

Good Thursday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's ahead on today's Sunrise:

*College students are bracing for a hefty increase come Monday.  Student loan interest rates are set to double on Monday if Congress doesn't come together on a deal.

*A new state cut in funding will directly affect hundreds of families who are caring for loved ones with disabilities.  Find out about the plan that Governor Bobby Jindal vetoes involving a waiting list for care.

*A supreme decision: from parties to protests, we'll take a look at how the nation is reacting to the Supreme Court's landmark gay marriage ruling.

*American CEO Chip Starnes is released from a factory in China overnight.  We'll tell you what led to his release from his Chinese captors.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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