Thanksgiving recipes, holiday shopping preview, cold forecast! - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Thanksgiving recipes, holiday shopping preview, cold forecast!

Good Morning and a very Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at KPLC!  Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a preview of what you can expect on this holiday edition of Sunrise:

*Are you looking for a last minute, easy recipe to feed your family today?  I'll show you how to make a rice cooker jambalaya that is cheap, quick and tasty.  Ben Terry will share his recipe for a corn dip that's perfect for football game watching this weekend.

*Shoppers in Southwest Louisiana are braving the cold this morning for a jump start on Black Friday sales.  We'll take you to one of the stores opening this morning to see how things are going.

*Brrrrr...it's cold outside!  Find out if we have much of a warm-up in store today and when we will see our next round of rain.

*New this morning: a man suspected of promoting child sex trafficking has surrendered to authorities.  We'll tell you what's next for this Lafayette man and where investigators stand with trying to locate a second suspect still on the run this morning.

*We will also dive deeper into an investigation in West Baton Rouge Parish.  A Jennings man died in the parish's jail there.  Find out what led to his death.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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  • State Offices Closed Tomorrow in 35 Parishes

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