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  1. Farenthold confident of more federal hurricane aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    "It doesn't look like it's going to be enough," said Rep. Blake Farenthold who believes the White House's aid package falls way short of what Texas needs. "You can't skimp on disaster relief," said Farenthold.

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  2. First-ever Turkeys for Troops was a hitRead the original story

    Friday Nov 17 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    It was a day of giving thanks to Mike Shaw Toyota and Walmart. The two teamed up for the first ever Turkey for Troops giveaway on Friday.

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  3. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    It was a happy day for one Rockport family. This morning, the Carettini family got the keys to their new manufactured home.

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  4. Harvey victims show frustration with housing assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    It's been about 10 weeks since Hurricane Harvey hit, and housing is still a big concern for storm victims.? Many are living in damaged homes, in hotels, or with family. Many don't have a home at all.

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  5. Rockport hosts free recovery fair in wake of HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    It was a day of healing for Harvey victims in Rockport and Fulton. The town hosted a free recovery fair to help hurricane victims cope with the storm's devastation and aftermath.

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  6. Special Report: A look into the economic impact from Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    It's now been more than 2 months now since Harvey ripped through the Coastal Bend and the Houston area. To this day, a lot of businesses are closed and some people still don't have homes and this affects all of us, considering - all that loss - affects the overall economy.

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  7. FEMA rethinking ban on disaster aid to church buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The Federal Eme... . In this Sept. 17, 2017 photo, a worker uses machinery to clear away debris from Rockport First Assembly of God Church in Rockport, Texas. 1 comment

  8. Aransas County implementing new restrictions on debris drop-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    On Monday, Aransas County officials set temporary restrictions on how much debris can be dropped off at the Rockport Transfer station. Those restrictions are aimed at hydraulic trailers.

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  9. Aransas County Recovery UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    It's been exactly two months since Hurricane Harvey hit the Coastal Bend. Towns affected most, like Rockport, are only in the beginning stages of recovery, but they are showing signs of getting back to normal.

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  10. Howard E. Butt Jr. family makes $1M donation to aid hurricane recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    L to R: Rob Hall, H-E-B; Margie Gonzales, CBDRG; Rev. Beth Tatum, CBDRG; Winell Herron, H-E-B; Janna Shoe, CBDRG; Donna Rosson, CBDRG; and Regina Garcia, H-E-B.

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  11. Mayor: Much of Rockport will not be rebuilt following HarveyRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The mayor of the Gulf Coast community of Rockport says Hurricane Harvey destroyed about a third of the town and that 30 to 35 percent of it will probably never be rebuilt. Mayor Charles "C.J." Wax said during a panel discussion Tuesday in Victoria that only about 300 businesses out of the 1,300 in Rockport have reopened since Harvey came ashore in August.

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  12. ZiegenBock 2017 benefits Rockport schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    A group of professionals in the Corpus Christi area that call themselves "Texas Strong" have teamed up with a local concert venue to maximize their efforts to support Aransas County ISD - home to the Rockport community school buildings. Mark your calendars for Sunday, Oct. 15,, for the return of ZiegenBock Music Festival featuring eight bands and two stages of live music including: "We are back and this time we are raising money for Rockport-Fulton school," said Lisa Greenberg, one of the organizers.

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  13. Students returned to class in their home district for the first time since Hurricane Harvey.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    October 11th might seem like a late start for the school year and technically it is, but the Rockport community has come together and were beyond ready to get their school year started. "I had mothers that were hugging me tight as the kids, just happy to be home, happy to be at Rockport, back at their home school," Robin Rice, the Principal of Live Oak said.

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  14. Last day to apply for Red Cross financial assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The final day for households to apply for the American Red Cross' Hurricane Harvey $400 financial assistance program is today, Tuesday, October 10, at 11:59 p.m. The Red Cross will have locations in Corpus Christi, Gregory, Port Aransas, Rockport, and Victoria today to help new people sign up for the program. As of October 9, the Red Cross had authorized more than $190 million in direct financial assistance to help more than 477,000 qualified households through its financial assistance program.

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  15. Deadline approaching for Red Cross $400 disaster assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The final day for households to apply for the American Red Cross' Hurricane Harvey $400 financial assistance program is Tuesday, October 10 at 11:59p.m. The Red Cross will have locations in Corpus Christi, Gregory, Port Aransas, Rockport, and Victoria on Tuesday to help new people sign up for the program. As of October 9, the Red Cross had authorized more than $190 million in direct financial assistance to help more than 477,000 qualified households through its financial assistance program.

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  16. A photo from Shark Reef Resort's Facebook page shows the hotel before Harvey came to Port AransasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Hurricane Harvey left many without a home and food to eat. But Shark Reef Resort in Port Aransas, is helping Harvey victims get back on their feet.

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  17. Tourism drop means Harvey still punishing Texas beach townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Born and raised in this Texas Gulf Coast beach town, James Wheeler Jr. finds himself sawing plywood and hanging sheet rock at a time when he would normally be leading deep-sea fishing excursions, trying to hook tuna or Spanish mackerel by the cooler-full. Since Hurricane Harvey came through Port Aransas just before Labor Day - damaging or destroying 80 percent of homes and business and wiping out the lucrative summer season's final weeks - the 38-year-old boat captain has become an amateur builder, working to repair the roof of a sea headquarters building where he and others dock their pleasure crafts.

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  18. Red Cross centers setting up to aid assistance applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Red Cross representatives will be available in Gregory, Port Aransas, Rockport and Victoria this week to help residents register for the financial assistance program . The Gregory location,Gregory City Hall, 204 W. 4th Street , will be open October 9 and 10 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Port Aransas location, 408 N Alister Street , will be open October 7 through 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Rockport location, the old H-E-B parking lot, 1409 Hwy.

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  19. The 505 Horse Rescue and Retirement Ranch needs helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Thanks to Hurricane Harvey, life will never be the same for many people and animals. Many dogs, cats, cattle, horses, and other four-legged creatures that have to depend on human care for survival are being abandoned and lost...but not forgotten by some.

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  20. Fact Check: Does FEMA go door-to-door?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    With a plethora of scams out there in 2017, it has become common practice to distrust anyone that shows up uninvited at your door. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, residents in Corpus Christi continue to express concerns that scammers may be going door-to-door impersonating FEMA representatives.

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