News 2 Know: Deer Park fire grows, digging into ITC's past and more

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

It's Tuesday, and it's also National Poultry Day.

On this day in 2003, the first airstrikes that began the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq happened.

Today's Weather

Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has a look at the forecast.

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A large chemical fire continues to burn in Deer Park.

Fire continues raging at Deer Park chemical facility

Eight tanks continue to burn Tuesday in a blaze that started at a Deer Park chemical facility on Sunday morning. Read more >

Local News

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Avoidable events led to violations at ITC, company responsible for Deer Park fire

The firm responsible for a massive chemical fire in Deer Park has a history of environmental violations. Read more >

City, county leaders say ITC has lead in Deer Park fire response

Harris County and city of Houston officials reiterated their stance that it is the Intercontinental Terminal Company’s responsibility to utilize all resources to bring a raging tank fire in Deer Park under controlled. Read more >

Texas News 

NASA previews 3 spacewalks outside ISS, including first all-female spacewalk

NASA is preparing for a trio of spacewalks, which will upgrade the International Space Station. It happens that the second of the three spacewalks will include the first-ever female duo to complete this mission. NASA officials held a news conference to preview the first two of three spacewalks. The first spacewalk will take place March 22 and will be broadcast on NASA-TV. Read more >

National News

Tyler Perry helps single mother's family after she was shot to death

Last week, a Georgia family thought they might lose their home after their mom was shot to death outside a bank. Now, thanks to celebrity Tyler Perry, they will keep their home and more. Read more >

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If you have a dog, you know trimming their nails can be tough. They wiggle and squirm, and one wrong move and you can cut their nail to the quick.

Consumer expert Amy Davis puts Paw Perfect to the test

If you have a dog, you know trimming their nails can be tough. They wiggle and squirm, and one wrong move and you can cut their nail to the quick. Read more >

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