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Dec 29, 2018

Police: Man in Custody After 2 Fatally Shot in East Texas

Police: Man in Custody After 2 Fatally Shot in East Texas

Police in East Texas say a 52-year-old man is in custody following an early-morning shooting that left two dead.

Dec 13, 2018

'Changing Climate' Intensifying Disasters: Texas Report

'Changing Climate' Intensifying Disasters: Texas Report

A new Texas report says natural disasters on the scale of Hurricane Harvey's deadly destruction last year will only become more routine.

Dec 8, 2018

Beaumont May Change Water System After Hurricane Harvey

Beaumont May Change Water System After Hurricane Harvey

A new pump station and pipeline in southeastern Texas could help improve the area's ability to provide water to residents in an emergency after flaws in the system were found during Hurricane Harvey.

Dec 2, 2018

Experts to Study Respiratory Health of Harvey Residents

Experts to Study Respiratory Health of Harvey Residents

Medical experts are seeking people in Texas displaced by Hurricane Harvey for a study on possible respiratory problems since the 2017 storm.

Nov 25, 2018

Houston Mural Restoration on Hold as Roof Needs Repairs

Houston Mural Restoration on Hold as Roof Needs Repairs

Restoration work on a Houston mural that was damaged during Hurricane Harvey have been put on hold because the building's roof needs repairs.

Nov 24, 2018

Texas Girl Scout Uses Art Therapy Post-Harvey

Texas Girl Scout Uses Art Therapy Post-Harvey

The Houston Chronicle reports that 12-year-old Izzy Plunkett drew a menacing hand reaching from above, pushing a small girl further underwater as she struggles for air. She dew it last October in a family...

Nov 19, 2018

Charities Prep for Thanksgiving More Than a Year After Storm

Charities Prep for Thanksgiving More Than a Year After Storm

Galveston County charity organizations one year ago were bracing for larger-than-normal crowds at community Thanksgiving meals because many residents were still displaced by Hurricane Harvey, said Holly...

Nov 1, 2018

Survey on Harvey's Health Impacts Nearing Deadline

Survey on Harvey's Health Impacts Nearing Deadline

Officials say a December deadline is nearing for Houston-area residents to take a survey about any health or environmental problems they've dealt with since Hurricane Harvey struck last year.

Oct 18, 2018

Houston Seeks $2B More for Hurricane Harvey Housing Recovery

Houston Seeks $2B More for Hurricane Harvey Housing Recovery

Houston officials are preparing to request an additional $2 billion from Congress to provide more assistance to residents whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Oct 2, 2018

At-Risk Houston Students Made Gains Despite Harvey

At-Risk Houston Students Made Gains Despite Harvey

Several Houston schools with some of the largest populations of at-risk students defied expectations in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and showed improvement in state scores.

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