Good Morning East Texas Headlines 10/20/2010 - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Good Morning East Texas Headlines 10/20/2010

Coming up on Good Morning East Texas: He shared some of the lessons he learned in one of the world's most stressful jobs. We'll tell you what former President George W. Bush told an audience at U.T. Tyler last night.

He's heading out on the campaign trail to help get out the vote. We'll tell you where President Obama is heading in hopes of helping his fellow Democrats this week.

And...they got kicked out. Now, they're trying to get back in. We'll have details on the efforts of three former members of the U.S. military to be reinstated, now that a judge has upheld a ruling that overturns the "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
Until Next Time, 

Clint Yeatts

KLTV News Anchor 

WEATHER TODAY

Good Wednesday Morning East Texas.  We saw a few storms overnight but unfortunately, for most we remained dry.  This afternoon will be partly cloudy with highs near 80 degrees.  Winds will be northerly today but switch to the southeast tomorrow.  This will bring more moisture back into the area ahead of another storm system.  Find out how this will affect your weekend on Good morning East Texas.

LOCAL HEADLINES

Teenage mother killed; child in need
The family and friends of 16 year-old Suzanne Williams is trying to honor her memory, while caring for her newborn child.

Whitehouse wet-dry election gets personal
On Election Day, Whitehouse voters will decide two propositions to legalize the sale of alcohol; one for off premise consumption, the other for sale of mixed beverages in restaurants.

 

STATE & NATIONAL HEADLINES

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A fertility doctor who treated the woman who became known as "Octomom" after giving birth to octuplets is fighting to keep his license. He'll appear today before the Medical Board of California. An expert for the state has testified Dr. Michael Kamrava far exceeded national guidelines when he implanted the woman with a dozen embryos.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A life sentence could be handed down today to a Kansas doctor and his wife who ran a clinic blamed for dozens of overdose deaths. Dr. Stephen Schneider and his wife, Linda, were found guilty in June of unlawfully writing prescriptions, health care fraud and money laundering. They pleaded for mercy at a sentencing hearing yesterday.

PARIS (AP) - France's interior minister is threatening to send in paramilitary police to stop rioting on the fringes of protests against raising the retirement age to 62. Young people wearing hoods and scarves on their faces have rampaged through a Paris suburb. French authorities also forced strike-shuttered fuel depots to reopen to ensure gasoline supplies.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democratic challenger Bill White says Republican Rick Perry has unleashed cronyism and mismanagement in his 10 years as governor. Perry was a no-show at last night's televised debate, which included Green Party candidate Deb Shafto and Libertarian Kathie Glass.
      
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Former President George W. Bush has told an East Texas audience that he tried to leave the presidency better than it was when he started, or at least equal to how he found it.He spoke to roughly 2,000 people yesterday as part of a lecture series by the University of Texas in Tyler.
      
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Fort Hood nurses have testified about slipping on blood and bullets as they rushed to help people hurt in the shooting rampage last year at the Army post. It's part of a hearing to determine whether Major Nidal Hasan stands trial for the shootings.

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