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  1. Lawsuit filed in woman's death in Texas hotel during HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The family of Renick, whose body was found 11 days after she made a frantic cellphone call from a Houston hotel elevator as floodwaters from ... . This undated photo provided by the family of Renick shows Jill Renick.

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  2. Texas officials ignore dioxin spread in Houston waterwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The pits became a federal Superfund site in 2008 and are now slated for clean-up. An agreement announced last month has... .

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  3. EPA to clean up toxic site damaged by Hurricane HarveyRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Federal environmental regulators have reached a long-awaited agreement with the owners of a polluted toxic waste site in Texas that was damaged during Hurricane Harvey, releasing dangerous chemicals into a river. The Environmental Protection Agency says it reached agreement with International Paper Co.

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  4. 7 months after Harvey, flood-control projects' fate unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The project, which will widen 21 miles of the bayou and build stormwater ... . Construction workers excavate and widen Brays Bayou as part of a nearly $500 million flood control project Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Houston.

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  5. The Latest: Governors from Alabama, Texas speak after crashRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The Latest on the crash of a tour bus that was returning to Texas from Disney World : Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration records show the company that owns the bus that crashed in Alabama was involved in four other crashes in the past two years, one involving a fatality and three others without deaths or injuries. First Class Tours Inc. said driver Harry Caligone was killed Tuesday when its bus carrying Texas high school students home from a Disney World trip crashed in Alabama.

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  6. Ropes, phone lights used in rescue after deadly bus plungeRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Lulled asleep by the humming of their Texas-bound charter bus following a trip to Disney World, members of a high school band were jarred awake before dawn Tuesday when the rig ran off a highway and plunged into a deep ravine. One person died, driver Harry Caligone, and about three dozen others were hurt, three seriously, authorities and the bus company said.

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  7. The Latest: Records show bus company had other crashesRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The Latest on the crash of a tour bus that was returning to Texas from Disney World : Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration records show that in past two years, the company that owns the bus the crashed in Alabama has been involved in four other crashes, with one of those also involving a fatality. No one was injured or killed in the other three crashes involving First Class Tours Inc. The agency's records don't indicate fault.

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  8. Driver killed, Texas students hurt in Disney trip bus plungeRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Lulled asleep by the humming of their Texas-bound charter bus following a trip to Disney World, members of a high school band were jarred awake before dawn Tuesday when the rig ran off a highway and plunged into a ravine more than 50 feet deep. One person died, driver Harry Caligone, and about three dozen others were hurt, mostly teenagers, authorities and the bus company said.

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  9. Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70M if it finds missing planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Malaysian Minister of Transport, Liow Tiong Lai, center, speaks during the signing ceremony of the MH370 missing plane search operations between Malaysian government and Ocean Infinity Limited in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Wednesday,... . Malaysian Minister of Transport Liow Tiong Lai, center, speaks at a press conference during MH370 missing plane search operations signing ceremony between the government of Malaysia and the Ocean Infinity Limited in Putrajaya, ... .

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  10. Police: Man kills 2, then himself at Houston auto shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Houston Police Department officers investigate a double murder and suicide scene at 14300 South Post Oak Road on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in Houston. Police say a man walked into a Houston auto shop where he used... HOUSTON - A man walked into a Houston auto shop where he used to work Friday and fatally shot two employees before going outside and killing himself, police said.

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  11. 1 family has survived 5 generations of Houston storms: MineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    FILE - This September 1900 file photo shows destruction in Galveston, Texas after being hit by a surprise hurricane on Sept. 8, 1900.

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  12. LA baseball fans prepare for a 'once in a lifetime moment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The Park Row Drive bridge over the 110 Freeway near Dodger Stadium is seen painted Dodger Blue near Elysian Park in Los Angeles Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. The Dodgers won 3-1 on Tuesday, Oct. 31 night to tie it up 3-all and ... LOS ANGELES - When your team hasn't been in a World Series in 29 years, it begins to feel like watching them play in one is a once-in-a-lifetime experience - and for many Los Angeles Dodgers fans this week it is just that.

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  13. Month after Harvey, debris piles show recovery takes timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    7, 2017 file photo, flood damaged debris from homes lines the street in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. One month after Harvey dumped record rainfall in the Houston area, many neighborhoo... .

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  14. EPA: Tests show contaminants exposed at Texas Superfund siteRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The Environmental Protection Agency says an unknown amount of a dangerous chemical linked to birth defects and cancer may have washed downriver from a Houston-area Superfund site during the flooding from Hurricane Harvey. EPA said Thursday night it has ordered the companies responsible for the San Jacinto River Waste Pits site to immediately address damage to a protective cap of fabric and rock intended to keep sediments highly contaminated with dioxins from spreading.

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  15. not Real News: a look at what didn't happen this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The AP reported on Sept. 22, 2017, that a story claiming Hill described all white people as Nazis is false.

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  16. Feds, Texas offer choices for students homeless after HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    6, 2017 photo, Tori Texada, 25, Chloe, 7, in right, Maddison, 6, and Paisley, 1, pose for photo outside of the shelter at a convention center in Houston. The single-mother of five, including three who are school-a... .

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  17. Debris shows Houston's recovery from Harvey, in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    FILE - In this photo combination, rescue boats evacuate people from a flooded street in Houston, on Aug. 28, 2017, top, following Tropical Storm Harvey, and cars drive down the same street on Sept. 5, bottom, after th... .

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  18. Photos show Houston's devastation, recovery from HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    FILE - In this photo combination, rescue boats evacuate people from a flooded street in Houston, on Aug. 28, 2017, top, following Tropical Storm Harvey, and cars drive down the same street on Sept. 5, bottom, after th... .

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  19. Houston's businesses inching back to work as waters recedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    2, 2017 photo, Bobby Jucker, owner of Three Brothers Bakery, cleans up storm damage at his bakery in Houston. In 2008, Hurricane Ike tore the roof off his business.

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  20. Two Houstons emerge from Harvey aftermath: one wet, one dryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    3, 2017 photo, Christian Carr, 17, of Austin, Texas, tows his raft to help residents bring groceries to their flooded Heights Park Row apartment complex in Houston. Equipped with an inflatable yellow raft ... .

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