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Malaysian airliner lost over Ukrainian airspace

(Source: MGN Online) (Source: MGN Online)
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

Good morning!

Agnes DeRouen in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we're working on for 7News@Noon.

Malaysia Airlines reported it has “lost contact of MH17 from Amsterdam. The last known position was over Ukrainian airspace.” What happened to the passenger plane carrying 295 people? Look for the latest at noon, and continually updated reports at http://bit.ly/1stxXbY.

A big, big meeting today between Governor Bobby Jindal and Education Superintendent John White. They are set to talk about standardized testing for the upcoming school year and this could help determine the fate of Common Core. Find out more at http://bit.ly/1yx7tXH.

Take a look at THIS – a massive crater opens up in Russia. At noon we'll tell you about this incredible sight found in an area called "the end of the earth.'" Read more at http://bit.ly/1peH3El.

A new battlefront at the grocery store as consumers increasingly turn to more health, natural diet trends. We'll find out which companies are winning over shoppers.

Plus, a soon-to-be 99 year old woman has been volunteering at a hospital for 33 years. We'll show you how her talents and kindness have made a big difference over the years.

Ben tells me the humidity returns today and that could mean some showers and thunderstorms later this afternoon and into the early evening. Rain looks more likely for tomorrow, but what about the rest of the weekend? Tune in at noon for Ben's live, local forecast for the answer. Check the seven-day forecast at http://bit.ly/1cs5ZBR.

Remember, if you're away from the TV watch us live at http://bit.ly/1lCk0p5 or through the KPLC News and Weather Apps for Apple or Android devices.

Have a great day everyone!

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