News 2 Know for Aug. 9, 2018
Happy Thursday! We're almost to the weekend.
Today also marks the 44th anniversary of the resignation of President Richard Nixon. At 11:35 a.m. on Aug. 4, 1974, Nixon formally resigned from office. Vice President Gerald Ford was then sworn in as the 38th president of the United States.
Afternoon showers cooled the temperature a bit.
A man with a Disabled American Veteran license plate standing outside his car in the Texas heat to honor a passing funeral procession.
A Houston mother is horrified after a man was caught on surveillance video exposing himself to her 7-year-old daughter in a northeast east Houston store.
A man was bitten by a shark Thursday morning near Crystal Beach. According to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office, the man, who is in his 40s and from the Alvin area, was bitten above the knee on his right leg at around 10 a.m.
A Harris County homeowner walked outside Thursday morning and was greeted by a miniature horse.
The chances of having a dangerous encounter with a shark in Texas waters are not as common, according to the safety and security website Safewise.
National & World News
Facebook is blocking sites that provide instructions for creating 3D printed guns and deleting content related to the creation of such weapons.
Just for fun
John Abbott and his son John Abbott, Jr. recently painted a golf cart in honor of the Astros for a client, when they decided they also need to do another one specifically for the baseball team, according to Tammie Billie, Abbott's sister.
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