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Abbott, local officials in new fight over Harvey money

Abbott, local officials in new fight over Harvey money



2018-05-16T16:30:01+0000

"Stop complaining. Plenty of money is available, but you haven't applied for any of it."

Local officials in Houston and dozens of Gulf Coast jurisdictions devastated by Hurricane Harvey on Wednesday asked the state to tap its Rainy Day Fund savings account to pay for billions in disaster mitigation projects, the latest political fight to erupt over state funding. Gov. Greg Abbott immedi...



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We have confirmed an EF-1 tornado that was on the ground for about 5 miles and about 20 minutes this morning (5/20/18) around 8:30am near Leander, TX. 90 mph winds.

There was roof and tree damage. To read the full Public Information Statement check out: https://t.co/kwmvq2TWE6

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The rain is clear here at Mansfield Dam - plenty of families and boats playing in the water @KVUE

Santa Fe #Texas shooting suspect won’t face death penalty, could be paroled: https://t.co/yZ49OMRfx8

Final 2000 Burton Dr. Fire out, confined to stovetop. No injuries Two trucks will remain to remove smoke all others have been cleared.

Re Box Alarn. 2000 Burton Dr. The Arrangement Apts. 911 Caller reported kitchen fire started while frying. E 6 arriving on scene reporting light smoke showing from front door. Investigating.

CONFIRMED TORNADO in #WilliamsonCounty. This was taken by Kathy Cuff at Rancho Sienna at Ronald Reagan Boulevard. DETAILS: https://t.co/xldLrUr0cE

Share your pictures and video with #KVUE

UPDATE: Survey of storm damage confirms #tornado in #WilliamsonCounty, officials say: https://t.co/p7LAkID1NB #Texas #txwx

Check out this video taken from Leander today. A possible tornado has been reported in Williamson County. https://t.co/xldLrUr0cE

Video: Brian Posey

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Family of missing Lake Travis swimmer continue search efforts, ask for public's help https://t.co/YfiIJh9g30 #laketravis #texas #kvue

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