Woman shaving her head live on Sunrise! - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Woman shaving her head live on Sunrise!

Good Tuesday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here with a look at what you'll see on today's Sunrise:

*Angela Stodder is raising awareness for childhood cancer research through the St. Baldrick's Foundation.  This morning, she is joining us on Sunrise for a live head shave! 

*Another round of winter weather is headed to Louisiana.  Meteorologist Zack Fradella is in for Ben Terry today and will have your pinpoint forecast that could include some freezing rain in Vernon Parish.

*The threat of icy conditions in Vernon Parish has schools closed for the day.  That is the only parish to cancel classes for the day.

*Now is your chance to have your voice heard on long range transportation in Calcasieu Parish.  Grant Bush with IMCAL will also join us for a live interview to explain what's in store with two public input meetings.

*The state's largest healthcare provider is reexamining its decision about how patients with HIV or AIDS pay for their insurance.  We'll tell you how this affects Blue Cross policy holders who signed up under the Affordable Care Act.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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