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Rising Rivers, Bayous Force Texas Residents to Evacuate

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Residents of Southeast Texas are evacuating their homes as rivers reach record levels and bayous swell to overwhelm small towns along the Louisiana border.

People rushed to fill sand bags to place around their homes Tuesday as authorities warned the Sabine River and other waterways some 100 miles east of Houston will continue to rise.

For specific information on Texas roadways call 1-800-452-9292 or visit drivetexas.org.

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