Top Local Stories Today 08/31/16

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In news with Kaitlin Moore, the city of Junction has running water again, but businesses and residents are not out of the woods yet.

Citizens have been without water for several days because of an electrical outage at the city’s water plant site.

Even with running water local businesses still remain closed.

Officials say although faucets are running, the water isn’t potable.

The owner of Isaac Kitchen says if water isn’t available for use by the end of the week, she could possibly lose over $10,000.

Owner, Isaac Kitchen, Jennifer Sides, says I’ve got 10 employees and they’re all really concerned about payment because they need paychecks at the end of every week. They’re not going to be getting one if we’re shut down til Friday.”

Junction ISD canceled classes again Wednesday and will have an evening meeting to determine if there will be school on Thursday.

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Two women are behind bars after a traffic stop leads to a drug bust and police chase.

The incident started Tuesday afternoon when a patrol officer pulled over a vehicle occupied by four women for a traffic violation and the license plate did not match the description of the vehicle.

The driver pulled over in the Stripes Convenience store parking lot behind Denny’s on the Bryant through way before she took off running.

Shortly after she was apprehended and taken into custody,

Officials say narcotics were found in the vehicle and two of the women had outstanding warrants.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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Congressman Mike Conaway made his way around the Concho Valley for a town hall meeting.

Conaway wanted to explain to residents about a better way reform agenda which is a full slate of ideas addressing six policy areas including poverty, tax reform and national security.

Conaway says as the people’s representative in congress, he wanted the opportunity to listen to residents and hear their thoughts and concerns.

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In weather,

Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Light north northeast wind becoming east northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north northeast after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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