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WATCH LIVE ON 7NEWS SUNRISE: Campout for a Cause

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Good Morning. John Bridges and Britney Glaser with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise.

The Republican tax plan is now facing several hurdles in the Senate after passing through the House last week.

Louisiana made history over the weekend. A record low in terms of voter turnout for a statewide race.

The State Legislative Auditor finds that the former director of the Fenton Housing Authority converted over $34,000 of housing authority funds for her personal use. The auditor recommends that the authority seek reimbursement of the funds.

Officials say more arrests are expected after a 24-year-old man was shot and killed in Sulphur over the weekend.

Eliminating hunger for thousands of senior citizens and keeping minds at ease.That's the mission of the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury's food for seniors service.

Thousands of captured German soldiers in WWII were sent to POW camps across the country, including one in Louisiana. Dave McNamara shows us the slice of history in the Heart of Louisiana. 

Calcasieu Animal Services will join us this morning to show us a dog or cat that is up for adoption.

Plus, Thanksgiving Day is just a few days away and one local DJ is gearing up for his annual Campout for a Cause benefiting Abraham’s Tent food pantry.

And notorious cult leader Charles Manson has died at the age of 83. 

Grab your coat on the way out the door this morning, as temperatures are starting off in the 30s and 40s across Southwest Louisiana. Afternoon highs should reach the lower to middle 60s briefly before sunset, with another fast drop in temperatures expected after 5 p.m. Meteorologist Ben Terry will have the latest in your 'First Alert Forecast.'

Remember if you are not near a TV this morning, you can watch us live on the desktop or your smartphone.

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