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Hogs running wild

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

Two Lake Charles Police officers are on administrative leave, and a juvenile is charged with burglary, felony theft, delinquency of a minor and resisting arrest, after a burglary suspect shoots himself inside a police unit. KPLC's Scottie Hunter will have the story, and you can read more HERE.

Feral hogs are known to cause a lot of damage, and today we're getting a firmer grasp on just how much damage is being done to Louisiana farms. At noon, we'll take a look at a growing, multi-million dollar problem. You can also learn more HERE.

Potholes are the bane of motorists everywhere. Today, we'll have the story of how someone has come up with a creative way to get crews out to fix the problem.

Plus, Dorothy's ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" are far from home, and the search is on to get them back. If you know where they are, it could earn you a cool million. Find out more at noon, and HERE.

Also, it's an incredible tale of "lost and found:" a man in Utah gets his high school ring back after four decades, all thanks to a ten-year-old boy.

In weather, there's a very hot, dry day on tap. How long will this pattern last? Meteorologist Ben Terry will have the answer during his live, local forecast at noon.

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

Have a great day!

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