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Mandatory evacuations were ordered last night as the Houston area prepared for a new wave of storms expected to bring several more inches of rain to the waterlogged region. The evacuation of 300 to 400 families from an area near the swollen Brazos River has been ordered. The Brazos River is expected to crest at about 4 p.m. today. Lake Travis now at 115% and continues to climb. It’s expected to rise a couple more feet in the next 24 hours.
Look out Whole Foods, here comes Walmart. The nation’s largest grocer is going upscale in a growing number of stores, packing the shelves with everything from organic produce to gourmet cheeses. These changes are planned for 3,465 supercenters.
A speeding car that was running from police causes a chain reaction accident on Aurora Avenue N in Shoreline. Police say they activated their lights after seeing a car going near 100 mph SB on Aurora Avenue N early this morning near N 192nd. While fleeing, the car ran a red light and t-boned a Lincoln near N 155th Street, which caused that car to hit a Prius. Two people have serious injuries and the others involved have minor injuries. Aurora Avenue N near N 155th Street had to be closed while investigators took a closer look at the scene.
Seattle’s original skyscraper will reopen to the public. Will you be visiting? The Smith Tower is re-opening to the public in August.