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Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 4:27 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 3:20 p.m. An official says that a levee protecting a subdivision of homes in a county south of Houston has been fortified after being breached but warns the threat is far from over. Brazoria County spokeswoman Sharon Trower said...
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Highways around downtown Houston are empty as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey overflow from the bayous around the city Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 3:12 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 2:05 p.m. NAACP interim President Derrick Johnson says his organization will carefully monitor government assistance in Houston and other areas to ensure minority neighborhoods get adequate resources following Harvey's...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 2:11 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The University of Tampa has fired a visiting assistant professor who suggested in a tweet that Harvey's destruction is "instant karma" for Texas because it voted Republican. Sociology professor Kenneth L. Storey posted...
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Highways around downtown Houston are empty as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey overflow from the bayous around the city Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 2:05 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston officials will open two or three more mega-shelters to accommodate people who continue to arrive at the overflowing George R. Brown Convention Center seeking refuge from Harvey's record-breaking flooding, Mayor Sylvester Turner said Tuesday. The center already held more than...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 2:05 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 1 p.m. Weather forecasters expect Tropical Storm Harvey to come ashore somewhere near Louisiana's southwestern corner, following its trip through Texas and return to the Gulf. National Weather Service meteorologist Roger Erickson...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 1:11 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 12;10 p.m. A Pentagon official says the military's contribution to Harvey rescue and recovery efforts could soon increase by tenfold or more. Air Force Maj. Gen. James Witham told reporters Tuesday that there currently are about...
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, waves as they arrive on Air Force One at Corpus Christi International Airport in Corpus Christi, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, for briefings on Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 29, 2017 - 1:11 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Eager to show he's attentive and on the job, President Donald Trump touched down in storm-ravaged Texas on Tuesday, taking pains not to interfere with Harvey recovery efforts. "This was of epic proportion," the president declared as he met with local officials. White...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk from Marine One to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, for a trip to Texas to get an update on Harvey relief efforts. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 29, 2017 - 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Texas (all times local): 1 p.m. President Donald Trump arrived in Harvey-ravaged Texas wearing what appeared to be a $40 hat that can be bought on his website. With him was his wife, Melania, wearing a baseball cap that says, "FLOTUS...
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Lupe Tijerina, left, and Andy Guerra, center, and Felix Tijerina, right, work to salvage items from their family home that was destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Rockport, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 29, 2017 - 1:07 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The Houston police chief says emergency personnel have conducted more than 3,500 rescues since Harvey's floodwaters began overtaking the city. Chief Art Acevedo said during a news conference Tuesday attended by Mayor...
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Displaced South Houston residents Oralia Guerra and Diamond Robinson huddle together to stay warm underneath Red Cross blankets at the George Brown Convention Center in Houston on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in the wake of Tropical Storm Harvey. Floodwaters reached the rooflines of single-story homes Monday and people could be heard pleading for help from inside as Harvey poured rain on the Houston area for a fourth consecutive day after a chaotic weekend of rising water and rescues. (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
August 29, 2017 - 11:59 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 11:00 a.m. The George R. Brown Convention Center is rapidly approaching double its original estimated capacity for evacuees from Harvey. A Red Cross spokesman said Tuesday morning that a total of around 9,000 people have arrived...
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