Posted: Oct 15, 2013 6:01 AM
Updated: Oct 15, 2013 6:01 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Parts of Central Texas are expected to get more rain today and tomorrow. The National Weather Service says a cold front will combine with moist air from the Gulf of Mexico to drop as much as four inches of rain. That would come as people continue to clean up following torrential rains that amounted to as much as foot last weekend near Austin.
TYLER, Texas (AP) Authorities say nobody has been hurt in a fire at an East Texas oil storage facility near Tyler. Fire crews extinguished the blaze early this morning and turned the site over to the owner for cleanup. Authorities say a couple of small buildings burned and some nearby tanks leaked a mixture of oil and saltwater.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) The Boy Scouts of America is wrapping up a meeting of experts and leaders in Grapevine focusing on ways to identify and fight child abuse. BSA says it has overhauled its policies and awareness programs for adult leaders. Abuse complaints were kept in internal files that were disclosed in an Oregon lawsuit.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Texas Senate Committee on Business and Commerce will receive quarterly updates from four key state agencies and hear testimony today. Lawmakers may discuss the Public Utility Commission's considering of changes to the wholesale electricity market. The possible changes are brought on by escalating risks.