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Fall-out continues after reported beheading of American journalist

 Good Wednesday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:

*A kidnapped American journalist appears to have been executed by ISIS in the Middle East.  Now the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham is threatening the life of another American if President Obama does not stop airstrikes in Iraq.

*If you've driven around Lake Charles lately, no doubt you've seen lots of candidate signs as we get closer to the November election.  Find out about a public candidate forum happening this evening for those running for the position of Lake Charles City Court Judge.

*Every day, Louisiana is losing important coastline and it takes a heavy toll on everyone living in the state.  The Citgo Petroleum Corporation, the Coalition to restore coastal Louisiana and the Audubon Nature Institute are hosting an event to commemorate the 9th anniversary of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.  We'll have a live interview about how you can be a part of what's happening in New Orleans and at Holly Beach.

*State Education Superintendent John White moves forward with Common Core today.  A state judge has ruled against Governor Bobby Jindal in a lawsuit filed by Common Core supporters.  

*A recent report says people born in Louisiana tend to stay in Louisiana.  Hear where the state stacks up compared to others - and the reason so many Louisianans agree "there's no place like home."

Make it a Sunrise day!

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