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Good afternoon, SWLA!

Gerron Jordan in for Agnes Derouen, here's a look at what we're working on for 7News at Noon.

After a Christmas night car crash, a Church Point woman is dead and the driver who hit her is facing vehicular homicide and 4th DWI charges.  We'll have details. 

Are you still waiting for packages in the mail that were promised to be delivered by Christmas?  Well you're not alone.  Thousands of people are still waiting.  We'll tell you what FedEX and UPS are saying about the epic fail.

Habari Gani!  It's the first day of Kwanzaa!  We'll tell you what this week-long, non-religious holiday means for people all around the world. 

Cooler temperatures definitely seem to be a trend lately.  7Stormteam Meteorologist Ben Terry will tell us how long they will stick around or if changes are on the way.

All of these stories and more coming up on 7News at Noon; until then, we're always online at kplctv.com and on your mobile devices.    

We hope you join us!

-Gerron

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