News 2 Know: Flooding possible, Bush library reopens and more

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It’s Friday, and it is also the 77th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. More than 3,500 Americans were killed during the attack that drew our country into World War II.

Today’s Weather

A flash flood watch has been issued for the Houston region from noon Friday to noon Saturday. Some very nasty weather is likely tonight, and flooding is possible. Meteorologist Britta Merwin has a look at the forecast.

Don’t forget! You can keep track of the radar and forecast throughout the day at or by downloading the Frank’s Free Forecast app.

Local News

Weather authorities issue warnings ahead of severe weather

Officials are issuing warnings ahead of Friday’s severe weather in order to keep everyone as safe as possible. Read more >

Bush Presidential Library reopens, offers free admission for visitors

The Bush Presidential Library and Museum will reopen Friday, and the grave site where former President George H.W. Bush was buried next to his late wife and daughter will reopen Saturday. Read more >

Former Astros players Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo killed in car crash

Former Major League Baseball infielders Luis Valbuena and José Castillo were killed in a car crash Thursday in Venezuela after playing in the country’s winter league, their team said. Read more >

Texas News

Spec’s sues Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for ‘abusive’ enforcement attempt

The state’s largest liquor chain — Spec’s Wine, Spirits and Finer Foods — is suing the Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission for “abusive regulatory overreach” over an enforcement action that dragged on for almost two years before falling apart in administrative proceedings last year, court documents show. Read more >

National News

US economy added 155,000 jobs in November

The US economy added 155,000 jobs in November. The unemployment rate remained at 3.7% Read more >

Best of 2018

Drake tops Spotify’s 2018 list with 8.2 billion streams

It’s no surprise, but Drake is the king of Spotify: He is the platform’s most-streamed artist of the year globally. Read more >

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