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TOPS changes, tsunami drill, LA tie-in with plane search

Happy Wednesday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here with a rundown of what's in store on today's Sunrise:

*Today, Louisiana lawmakers are weighing whether to make changes to the free college tuition program known as TOPS.  Find out how the bills could raise eligibility requirements or place caps on awards.

*The National Weather Service in Lake Charles will be part of a tsunami drill today along with other Gulf Coast communities, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Hear why the Gulf of Mexico could pose tsunami hazard because of underwater landslides.

*A robotic device in Lafourche Parish could be a key in solving the mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.  It's an underwater vehicle that works in the deep sea and we'll explain how it could be used to recover critical pieces of evidence.

*We have an update on that baby gorilla born via C-section with the help of Lake Charles native, Dr. Dawn Reeves.  We'll show you the latest heart-warming video of mom and baby strolling the grounds at the San Diego Zoo.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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