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A slow warming trend will begin in our area over the weekend into early next week with dry weather expected.  Our next chance for showers and thunderstorms will begin around Wednesday as the next cold front nears.




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Former First Lady Barbara Bush hospitalized for possible pneumonia

HOUSTON - by KHOU 11 News and


Sources confirm to KHOU 11 News that former first Lady Barbara Bush has been admitted to a Houston Methodist Hospital and being treated for signs of pneumonia.


The 88-year-old is said to be dealing with siome respiratory issues now.


In 2010, she was brought to the same hospital for some type of mystery illness. She also had open heart surgery there and in 1989 was diagnosed with a thyroid condition known as Graves' disease.


The Office of George H. W. Bush released the following statement:


 "Former First Lady Barbara Bush was admitted to Methodist Hospital in Houston's Texas Medical Center yesterday for treatment on a respiratory related issue. She is in great spirits, has already received visits from her husband and family, and is receiving fantastic care. Updates will be issued when warranted."


No word yet on when she will be released.


Photos: First lady Barbara Bush through the years


This story comes to us through KFDM's media partnership with KHOU 11 News in Houston



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