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  1. Homeowners in Wimberley still at work after Memorial Day floods.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... TV's, dishwashers, chairs, they're some of the items that make up large piles of debris that line River Rd. in Wimberley. Charles Ramsay's home is starting to look livable again, after floodwaters rose to his ceiling. He's made several trips to his ...

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  2. Austin Fire Dept Training To Use Drones For FloodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... That hit close to home.Some of this drone technology also known as UAV , helped during historic flooding in Wimberley. "Each UAV can fly in the air for up to an hour-and-a-half. They can detect colors and highlight debris." "Your shirt color, those ...

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  3. Austin firefighters training with drones to respond to emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Click2Houston

    ... s and highlight debris. Some of the drone technology was used to help firefighters during the historic flooding in Wimberley over the Memorial Day weekend.

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  4. Disaster Recovery Center to Relocate in Wimberley for Texas Flood SurvivorsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Wimberley will relocate on Thursday, July 30 for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 22. Specialists from the State of Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency , the U.S. Small Business Administration , nongovernmental organizations and the local community are on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors. Services are provided in English and Spanish.

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  5. Cracking down on speedersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... by speeders, we want bring that down and make sure in the school zones that is not the case, at least not in Wimberley, Texas," said Ayers. The equipment came from American Traffic Solutions, which doesn't actually charge for the equipment. Instead, ...

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  6. San Antonio daredevil nearly dies in Jacob's Well free dive, catches everything on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | MySanAntonio.com

    The Alamo City has bred celebrities, athletes and some daredevils like a 21-year-old free diver who recently had a near fatal experience at Jacob's Well in Wimberley and was able to catch it all on camera for a squirm-worthy video. Free diving is exactly what it sounds like, diving free of any supplemental oxygen other than one's own lungs.

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  7. FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Wimberley will relocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | KXAN-TV Austin

    If you still need assistance from the severe storms in May and June, you can visit the Wimberley Community Center, 14068 Ranch Road 12. Specialists from the State of Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency , the U.S. Small Business Administration , nongovernmental organizations and the local community will still be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors. People who had storm damage can register for FEMA assistance online at http://www.DisasterAssistance.gov or call 800-621-3362 toll-free from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily until further notice.

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  8. Daredevil nearly dies at dangerous Texas diving spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The Alamo City has bred celebrities, athletes and some daredevils like a 21-year-old free diver who recently had a near fatal experience at Jacob's Well in Wimberley and was able to catch it all on camera for a squirm-worthy video.

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  9. Daredevil nearly dies at 'Texas' most dangerous diving spot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Houston Chronicle

    The Alamo City has bred celebrities, athletes and some daredevils like a 21-year-old free diver who recently had a near fatal experience at Jacob's Well in Wimberley and was able to catch it all on camera for a squirm-worthy video. Free diving is exactly what it sounds like, diving free of any supplemental oxygen other than one's own lungs.

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  10. Texas Body Farm Researchers Use Corpses to Solve CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... black flecks were decomposing corpses. "We just had one of those eureka moments," said Robinson, who is based in Wimberley. "We can put these two things together and suddenly we have a forensic tool." The ranch is home to about 50 human corpses ...

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  11. More Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Drone technology will be part of a Texas A&M University seminar for emergency responders dealing with deadly flooding like the disastrous May storms. Memorial Day weekend flooding in parts of Texas, including Wimberley, claimed more than two dozen lives statewide.

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  12. Flooding on I-35 at Aquarena Springs in San Marcos.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Drone technology will be part of a Texas A&M University seminar for emergency responders dealing with deadly flooding like the disastrous May storms. Memorial Day weekend flooding in parts of Texas, including Wimberley, claimed more than two dozen lives statewide.

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  13. Drone technology used to train Texas flooding respondersRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | KAUZ

    Drone technology will be part of a Texas A&M University seminar for emergency responders dealing with deadly flooding like the disastrous May storms. Memorial Day weekend flooding in parts of Texas, including Wimberley, claimed more than two dozen lives statewide.

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  14. Texas State Digs Up Forensic Advances From the GraveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Texas Tribune

    ... black flecks were decomposing corpses. "We just had one of those eureka moments," said Robinson, who is based in Wimberley. "We can put these two things together and suddenly we have a forensic tool." The ranch is home to about 50 human corpses ...

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  15. Insured losses from catastrophes fall to half of 10-year average 9:29 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Business Insurance

    A totaled Porsche rests against the foundation of a home destroyed by the Memorial Day weekend floods in Wimberley, Texas on May 26, 2015. Natural catastrophes resulted in insured losses of $15 billion in the first half of 2015, 47% below the 10-year average of $28 billion for first-half losses, the Impact Forecasting team at Aon Benfield Group Ltd. said Tuesday.

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  16. San Antonio search and rescue animal training facility honors child missing since Wimberley floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | MySanAntonio.com

    Meet Leighton, Alamo Area Search & Rescue's newest animal in training. Leighton was named after 4-year-old Leighton McComb, who has been missing since Wimberley's Memorial Day floods.

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  17. Silver Alert issued for Wimberley manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A Silver Alert has been issued for James A. Stowe Jr. after he was last seen Friday in Wimberley, Texas. Stowe, 74, is diagnosed with a cognitive impairment.

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  18. Meeting held in Wimberley weeks after Memorial Day floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | KYTX-TV News

    Nearly eight weeks after the devastating Memorial Day floods, some Hays County residents are finished cleaning up and getting ready to rebuild their homes. A special town hall meeting in Wimberley Saturday went over details on how to rebuild without becoming victims all over again.

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  19. Home builders offer lessons to flood victims in WimberleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... ners who couldn't make it to the meeting, another meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 29th at 6:30 p.m. at the Wimberley Community Center on Ranch Road 12.

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  20. Search and rescue puppy named after Wimberley flood victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    A future search and rescue canine has been named after a local girl who is still missing after the tragic flooding in Wimberley. 11-week old Leighton is a German Shepherd undergoing training as a member of the Alamo Area Search and Rescue out of San Antonio.

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