A Flood Watch and a Winter Storm Watch are out for the entire region late Tuesday through early Thursday. Heavy rain develops Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and may put down 1”-3” in some areas. Arctic air pushes in from west to east on Wednesday with heavy sleet and snow taking over. That setup could produce several inches of accumulation. Snow will slowly end from west to east Thursday as bitterly cold air continues to push in.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court says Anna Nicole
Smith's estate will receive none of the more than $300 million that
she claimed her late billionaire husband had promised her.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is the latest stop in the
15-year legal battle over the $1.6 billion estate that oil magnate
J. Howard Marshall left after his 1995 death at age 90.
Smith had married Marshall the previous year and argued that he
meant to leave her more than $300 million.
A Texas state court ruled against Smith and in favor of
Marshall's son, who argued the model should receive nothing.
A federal bankruptcy court in Los Angeles later awarded her $474
million. A federal trial court later reduced that to $89 million.
Lawyers for the son's estate say they hope the litigation is at
an end with Friday's ruling.
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