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Dangerous amoeba found in parish's water system

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

*Water system testing in St. John Parish confirms the presence of a dangerous amoeba.  State health officials say the amoeba turned up in a water system that serves three towns.  Find out what's being done to eradicate the amoeba and keep residents safe.

*If you want to know your numbers, there is a free health screening today in Lake Charles we will tell you about!  Not only can you get your blood pressure, cholesterol and oxygen checked, you can also get tips on stress management.

*The Kay Dore Counseling Clinic and Autism Program at McNeese State University aim to provide affordable mental and behavioral health services to everyone in the community.  In a live interview, we'll learn about the first ever "Lake Area Mental and Behavioral Health Conference" coming to Lake Charles and how you can be a part of it.

*A new effort is underway to block any potential sale of CITGO.  Earlier this month, Venezuela's oil minister said the state-owned company is for sale.  Find out what's being done to try to keep the sale from happening.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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