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Public hearing today on controversial DeRidder sign ordinance

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

*City leaders in DeRidder are set to hold a public hearing later today on the controversial sign ordinance.  The hearing is part of tonight's city council meeting and includes a request for a new billboard.  We'll tell you why some residents are speaking out about what is and what is not allowed with signs.

*Traffic may be a little lighter as you head out this morning in Calcasieu Parish.  Calcasieu public schools are out today for students as teachers and staff have an in service.

*There's more trouble for the government's healthcare website.  An outage over the weekend knocked a key part of that site offline.  Is this week looking more promising for those still trying to apply?  We'll get that answer from Washington this morning.

*Governor Bobby Jindal says pressure to delay parts of healthcare reform is growing and that the technical problems are just the beginning.  Find out what he has to say about that situation causing lots of frustration - plus his latest statement on a run for the White House.

*Topping international headlines this morning: the United Nations has a lot of explaining to do.  New allegations of NSA spying on European allies have sent the Obama administration scrambling.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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