Good Wednesday morning to you! Britney Glaser here in the KPLC 7Newsroom with a look at what's ahead on today's Sunrise:
*What does it take to be a Salvation Army bell ringer? I'll be live at the Nelson Road Wal-Mart in Lake Charles finding out that answer. Hear how you can volunteer as a bell ringer this holiday season - even get paid for the role that helps raise money for those in need.
*There has been a lot of controversy over whether or not Obamacare infringes on the religious freedoms of some big businesses, including Hobby Lobby. This morning, we'll tell you about the legal battle the White House faces over the Affordable Care Act.
*The big Sasol expansion project is going to affect area wetlands in the Calcasieu Watershed. So what's being done to protect them? Find out about a meeting happening tonight to explain the mitigation plan.
*Payments made by BP to Gulf Coast businesses affected by the 2010 oil spill are temporarily suspended. We'll tell you what's led to the halt in payouts.
*Meteorologist Ben Terry says weather changes are nearing. Find out when we can expect some rain and a big temperature drop.