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Monday, Jan 15, 2018

Texas Towns Hit Hard By Hurricane Harvey Work to Recover

Texas Towns Hit Hard By Hurricane Harvey Work to Recover

Some Texas coastal towns where Hurricane Harvey made landfall are working to restore tourism and other economic attractions nearly five months after the storm.

Friday, Jan 5, 2018

Texas Reef Appears to Have Escaped Harvey's Wrath

Texas Reef Appears to Have Escaped Harvey's Wrath

About two months after Hurricane Harvey deluged the gulf with trillions of gallons of freshwater, the reef appeared to be intact and thriving during a dive in October. Marine biologists will continue to monitor...

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017

Red Cross Financials Show $229M of Harvey Relief Distributed

Red Cross Financials Show $229M of Harvey Relief Distributed

As 2017 draws to a close, KPRC-TV examined the American Red Cross' financials. The organization's December 2017 report shows a total of nearly $500 million raised in Hurricane Harvey relief. The agency says 99.5

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017

Christmas Spirit Endures Despite Hardship Brought by Harvey

Christmas Spirit Endures Despite Hardship Brought by Harvey

Jaime Almanzar, 54, and his seven family members have been living at the motel in Victoria for the past four months since Hurricane Harvey.

Sunday, Dec 24, 2017

Dozens of Buses, Other Transit Vehicles Burned in Texas Fire

Dozens of Buses, Other Transit Vehicles Burned in Texas Fire

A fire broke out early Saturday burning more than 30 city transit vehicles in Victoria, Texas, where residents were already struggling for transportation after losing cars in the flooding from Hurricane...

Sunday, Dec 24, 2017

Prosecutors Ask to Seize Property to Repay Stolen Funds

Prosecutors Ask to Seize Property to Repay Stolen Funds

Prosecutors are seeking to seize nearly $1 million in property from an East Texas minister and his family, who were convicted this summer of fraud charges for using hurricane relief funds to pay off personal...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017

Oyster Season Better Than Anticipated After Harvey Rain

Oyster Season Better Than Anticipated After Harvey Rain

Harvesters in coastal Texas say the public oyster season is better than anticipated despite Hurricane Harvey killing some oyster populations with heavy rains.

Sunday, Dec 17, 2017

Lack of Transparency Clouds Texas Spending After Harvey

Lack of Transparency Clouds Texas Spending After Harvey

Texas has been awarded billions of dollars in federal aid to help recover from Hurricane Harvey and the devastating flooding that followed. But it's unclear how the state is spending its share of the money.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

Homes May Need To Be Raised After Harvey

Homes May Need To Be Raised After Harvey

More than 1,600 Houston residents whose properties flooded during and after Hurricane Harvey may need to elevate their homes if they want to continue living there.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

Operation Kindness Receives $100,000 Donation

Operation Kindness Receives $100,000 Donation

This holiday season just became merrier for Operation Kindness with a recent $100,000 donation from Reliant Gives, the charitable giving program.

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