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Hurricane Laura damage in Orange, Texas
Courtney Sacco, Caller-Times via Imagn Content Services, LLC
Talk 1370 Newsroom
August 27, 2020 - 4:18 pm
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning Texans to be vigilant against scammers in the wake of Hurricane Laura.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
Office of the Governor
Talk 1370 Newsroom
August 27, 2020 - 2:39 pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and state officials surveyed storm damage from Hurricane Laura Thursday, saying the state of Texas "dodged a bullet."
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Crew members of a shrimp boat called the Sea Lion V prepare as they wait for Hurricane Laura to make landfall, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Port Arthur, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
The Associated Press
August 27, 2020 - 2:27 am
DELCAMBRE, La. (AP) — Hurricane Laura made landfall in southwestern Louisiana as a ferocious Category 4 monster early Thursday, swamping a low-lying coast with ocean water that forecasters said could be 20 feet deep and unsurvivable. The National Hurricane Center said the storm, which intensified...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 26, 2020 - 7:48 pm
The National Hurricane Center now was that Hurricane Laura’s top sustained winds have hit 150 miles per hour. That is near the top of the category 4 level, with category 5 starting at 157.
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FILE - In this file photo provided by the U.S. Army is Sgt. Elder Fernandes. Police say a body found near Fort Hood, Texas, is likely that of Fernandes. Temple police said late Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, that identification found with the body indicates the man may be Fernandes. Fernandes is the third soldier from Fort Hood to go missing in the past year. (U.S. Army via AP, File)
The Associated Press
August 26, 2020 - 2:34 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An aunt of a soldier whose body is believed to have been found about 30 miles from the Texas base where he was stationed says her nephew had been happy in the Army up until a few months ago, when he reported being sexually assaulted by a superior. A body that authorities...
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Dave Cohen
August 26, 2020 - 1:41 pm
Hurricane Laura is expected to “cause catastrophic damage” and reach a Category 4 when it makes landfall on the Gulf Coast, according to a new Wednesday morning warning from the National Hurricane Center.
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RADIO.COM Staff
August 26, 2020 - 9:47 am
Evacuees fleeing from hurricane Laura in the Gulf of Mexico have started arriving in North Texas. The Texas National Guard and Division of Emergency Management set up two areas in North Texas where evacuees can get some food and use the restroom.
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Chris Fox
August 26, 2020 - 5:38 am
With Hurricane Laura bearing down on the Texas Gulf Coast Governor Greg Abbott and The State’s Department of Emergency Management have had to work double-time to deal with hurricane preparedness and the pandemic simultaneously.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 26, 2020 - 4:34 am
The National Hurricane Center now says Hurricane Laura will have top winds of 130 miles per hour as it approaches the Louisiana - Texas line.
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Chris Fox
August 25, 2020 - 4:32 pm
Governor Greg Abbott Tuesday held a press conference at the Alternate State Operations Center in Austin where he provided an update on the state’s response to Hurricane Laura.
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