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Giant nest of yellow jackets found

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Good morning!

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

A 30-year-old Jennings man accused of shooting a police officer last June pleads not guilty. More on the story HERE.

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And take a look at this -- a story that might make your skin crawl -- a massive wasp nest was found under a house near Savannah, Ga. Look for the story at noon, and you can read more HERE.

Zack tells me there is another chance at some rain, but what about tomorrow? Will we see more of a dry pattern? Tune in at noon for Zack's live, local forecast for the answer. You can also check out the latest weather conditions HERE.

Remember, if you're away from the TV at noon, you can always tune in to kplctv.com to watch us online and your mobile device.

Have a great day everyone!

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