Good Thursday morning to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's ahead on today's Sunrise:
*New laws take effect in Louisiana this morning. This includes a ban on using social media while driving.
*The start of another school year is just a couple of weeks away. Find out the details on how to shop for back to school items this weekend without paying state sales tax. We'll also tell you about a new law requiring schools to rehearse crisis management plans.
*An elderly Lake Charles woman is free on bond this morning, accused of trying to kill her husband by setting the house on fire while he was still inside.
*It's a boy! Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards and his wife, Trina, welcomed a baby boy early this morning.
*Country music singer Randy Travis is out of the hospital today. We will have the update on his recovery after suffering a stroke early last month.