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Body of missing kayaker recovered

Good Evening,

Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Nightcast.

Authorities recovered the body of a missing kayaker near North I-10 Beach. Wildlife and Fisheries officials began searching the waters Saturday evening after the empty kayak floated ashore.

A Rosepine family is pleading for anyone to come forward with information about the disappearance of 31-year-old James Stephens. Missing now for more than four weeks, KPLC's Monica Grimaldo reports his family is not giving up hope.

Also, KPLC's Theresa Schmidt has another story from her recent trip to the Angola Rodeo & Craft Show. Tonight she profiles the hospice program at the prison and how it helps dying inmates.

And the weather was picture perfect this weekend. Meteorologist Zack Fradella tells us what we can expect as we begin the work week.

In Sports, the McNeese Cowgirl Softball team was going for a sweep against Lamar today. Rebecca Cade will have the highlights and much more.

We'll see you tonight at Ten. Until then, we're always on at kplctv.com.

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