Mostly sunny skies again today across East Texas. High temperatures will reach the middle 90s again in most areas. Tonight will be mostly clear and warm with lows in the upper 60s to lower 70s. An update on your weekend and the tropics on Good Morning East Texas.
Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples fired back at his opponent's claim that you may not be getting all you're paying for at the pump.
Gun shots were reportedly fired outside of America's Best Value Inn in Jacksonville. It is the place where 300 Lon Morris College students live.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - It's still too close to call in New Hampshire in a fight for the Republican Senate nomination. After surging to an early lead, tea-party backed Ovide Lamontagne has fallen behind establishment Republican and former Attorney General Kelly Ayotte. In Delaware, Christine O'Donnell rode a surge of support from tea party activists to victory in Delaware's Republican Senate primary.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Voters in the nation's capital have essentially fired mayor Adrien Fenty after one term. Some say Fenty, a backer of education reform, had become out of touch. Fenty lost the city's Democratic primary to District of Columbia Council Chairman Vincent Gray, who runs unopposed in November.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - A strengthening Tropical Storm Karl is bearing down on the resort beaches of the Mayan Riviera on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Karl's maximum sustained winds have increased to about 65 mph. Authorities have warned of heavy rains but have not yet ordered evacuations. Major Hurricanes Julia and Igor are still far out in the Atlantic.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The number of deaths linked to the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine stands at eight after the discovery of two more bodies in the Austin area. Fishermen found the body of a 51-year-old woman in Lake Austin, and police found a man's body in a drainage field of Pecan Branch.