Mexico Help, FEMA Aid, Cowboys-Texans Cancelled: Your Wednesday Evening Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Gov. Abbott says Texas will accept Mexican offer of Hurricane Harvey reliefTexas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday the state is accepting Mexico's offer to provide assistance in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, including vehicles, boats and food.Mexico, in a diplomatic note Tuesday, provided a long list of items to help Texas get back on its feet following devastating historic flooding.Carlos Sada, Mexico's undersecretary for North American relations, said this week his country is prepared to offer relief that includes troops, convoys of food and medicine, portable showers and water."Texas and Mexico share more than half the border," Sada said. "There are families, marriages, businesses that bind our two sides. This is about being good neighbors."'Not over yet': Gov. Greg Abbott says damages from Harvey far exceed hurricanes Katrina and Sandy.Price gouging: Best Buy apologized after a photo on Twitter appeared to show water for sale at almost $43 per package at a store near Houston.Closing time: The nation’s largest oil-refining facility, in Port Arthur, shut down Wednesday citing local flood conditions.  Continue reading...

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