One more summer like day before a cold front brings us a chance of rain followed by cooler temperatures. This afternoon we will see partly cloudy skies and a few afternoon storms. Highs in the lower 90s. Tonight will be partly cloudy with lows dropping down into the lower 70s. Your weekend forecast on Good Morning East Texas.
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SAN DIEGO (AP) - A federal judge in California is expected to decide today whether to issue an injunction halting the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy banning openly gay troops. Government lawyers argued against an injunction yesterday before U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Phillips.
JARRATT, Va. (AP) - A woman who lawyers say was borderline mentally disabled, has been put to death in Virginia. It was the first female executed in the state since 1912. Teresa Lewis was convicted of ordering the deaths of her husband and a stepson to gain insurance proceeds.
TOKYO (AP) - Japanese authorities aren't talking today after a sudden jump in the dollar against the yen. The silence casts doubt on initial assumptions that the central bank had intervened in currency markets. The silence is a notable departure from last week when Japan intervened in currency markets for the first time in six years to help exporters.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Entertainer Eddie Fisher, who sold millions of records in the 1950s and created sensational scandal with his marriages to Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor, has died. He was 82. Fisher had hit songs including "Thinking of You," "Any Time" and "Oh, My Pa-pa." His singing and good looks brought him a devoted following with teenage girls.
DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas police chief says two officers facing criminal charges for their alleged roles in a suspect's beating have been fired. Officers Paul Bauer and Henry Duetsch and a third officer have been kicked off the force over a beating that happened after a chase and was captured on video.
DALLAS (AP) - Police say a shooting at a home in southern Dallas killed two people who appeared to be in their twenties. A police spokesman says the gunman ran from the scene yesterday and may have entered a vehicle nearby.