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Dislike for the phrase 'Common Core'

(Source: Associated Press) (Source: Associated Press)

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

Students with an associate's degree, looking to get into the Process Technology field have a way to do so, quickly. At noon, KPLC's Erica Bivens will explain SOWELA's fast track program. There is also more info HERE.

It seems residents of the state dislike the phrase "Common Core" far more than they dislike the concept of common standards. That finding is part of a new Louisiana survey, and at noon we'll tell you more. You can also read more HERE.

If you neglect your lawn now, you might regret it for the rest of the year. But HERE's a spring check list on how you can get the green back in your lawn.

Plus, they're just small robotic vehicles, but they have power to make kids passionate about science. We'll show you a school robotics club that has become so popular, it's creating the good kind of peer pressure: the pressure to innovate.

In weather, we'll have another day of sunshine with temperatures around 80 by this afternoon. Rain chances are also coming into the forecast. Meteorologist Ben Terry will tell us when when during his live, local forecast. You can also access additional weather info HERE.

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!

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