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Boy dragged underwater by gator

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

More news from the Supreme Court today, including a case involving the Gulf Oil Spill. The high court has decided NOT to hear appeals from BP and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. At noon, we'll tell you why and what it means for the companies.

A 13-year-old and his dad are recovering after being attacked by an alligator near Houston. The boy was actually dragged underwater by the gator. At noon, we'll share their story of survival. You can read more about it HERE.

Also today, since babies don't come with an owner's manual, one hospital is offering the next best thing. At noon, we'll take you to "Daddy Boot Camp."

In weather, our rain chances will continue to increase throughout the day with widely scattered thunderstorms expected this afternoon. Those storm will be capable of brief but heavy downpours, intense lightning and gusty winds. Meteorologist Ben Terry will let you know how long this pattern will stick around during his live, local forecast at noon. You can also access weather through our mobile apps for Apple and Android devices.

Speaking of lightning, at noon, we'll tell you what experts say about avoiding disaster. You can learn more HERE.

Remember, if you're not near a TV at noon, you can watch us live HERE or on our mobile news apps.

Have a great day!
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