As an upper-level weather maker swings into Texas, numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to remain scattered across the Brazos Valley. A few storms could be strong -- with heavy rain, thunder, & occasional lightning -- however, this activity is not expected to become severe. Rain chance will remain in place through mid-morning to midday Friday.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will appeal a judge's ruling that struck down a pioneering ban on big sugary drinks just hours before it was supposed to take effect.
Bloomberg says the judge's decision is "clearly in error."
Manhattan state Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling wrote that loopholes in the law "effectively defeat the stated purpose" of the rule.
The rule prohibits the sale of soda and other sugary beverages in containers bigger than 16 ounces. It applies at restaurants, sports stadiums, delis and movie theatres, but not at supermarkets or many convenience stores.
The restriction was supposed to start Tuesday.
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