News conference set for today on local pharmacy burglaries - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

News conference set for today on local pharmacy burglaries

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

*Recent arrests on pharmacy burglaries in Lake Charles will be explained in a news conference today with the Lake Charles Police Department.  We'll have the details on when it's happening and how you can find out how significant of a problem this has been in the area.

*It's only four weeks until voters decide the U.S. Senate race as Louisiana becomes a center of national focus.  See the findings of the latest poll showing where Mary Landrieu, Bill Cassidy and Rob Maness stand.

*The brown water found at homes and businesses at Ft. Polk is causing some concern, but health officials say the tap water is safe to drink.  We'll take a look at why the water is discolored and what the state health department found in it.

*John White, State Superintendent of Education, is heading to Calcasieu Parish today to talk about several major education initiatives.  From the early childhood network pilot program to the jump start program, we'll break down some of the big talkers on his agenda.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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