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  1. Waterlogged Texas braces for more rain as flooding continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding along the Brazos River, which... . James Billings, left, and his dog Shadow, stands with Philip McBride, right, as they watch the water rise Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in Horseshoe Bend, Texas.

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  2. Floods in Texas, Kansas leave at least 6 dead, 2 missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Heavy rains have caused flooding in the Brazos River and prompted pri... . Texas Department of Criminal Justice prisoners are evacuated from the Terrell and Stringfellow Units Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Rosharon, Texas.

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  3. At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 29 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The water level in the creek rose after this week's torrential rains and is... . A man, foreground, checks to make sure everyone made it safely out of a truck that flooded when the three men in the background drove around a closed road barrier along Nichols Sawmill Road and lost control of... .

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  4. 3 people still missing after floods in Kansas and TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The water level in the creek rose after this week's torrential rains and is... . A man, foreground, checks to make sure everyone made it safely out of a truck that flooded when the three men in the background drove around a closed road barrier along Nichols Sawmill Road and lost control of... .

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  5. Mexican-American textbook stirs cultural debate in TexasRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A textbook proposed to help teach the cultural history of Mexican-Americans in Texas public schools is under scrutiny by scholars, some of whom decry the effort as racist and not a reflection of serious academic study. The textbook, titled "Mexican American Heritage," describes Mexican-Americans as people who "adopted a revolutionary narrative that opposed Western civilization and wanted to destroy this society." 24 comments

  6. Midwest sees 2nd day of storms but no major damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Thunderstorms bearing hail as big as grapefruit and winds approaching hurricane strength lashed portions of the Great Plains on Tuesday. . Storm chasers photograph storm clouds near Wellington, Kan., Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

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  7. Houston flood control efforts fall behind urban sprawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Storms have dumped more than a foot o... . A resident looks out from the second floor as floodwaters surround his apartment complex Monday, April 18, 2016, in Houston.

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  8. The Latest: Tax deadline extended in some rain-hit areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Storms have dumped more than a foot of rain in the Houston area, flooding doze... . Taylor McKenzie holds on to his dog, Big Black, as he walks out of high water in the Timber Lakes Timber Ridge subdivision on Monday, April 18, 2016, in The Woodlands, Texas.

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  9. Houston area submerged after 16 inches of rain in 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Storms have dumped more than a foot of rain in the Houston area, flooding dozens of neighborhoods ... . Jose Romero, left, and a fellow resident make their way through floodwaters as they try to reach their flooded apartments Monday, April 18, 2016, in Houston.

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  10. Yearlong spaceman plunges into pool: 'Man, that feels good'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft landed near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kaza... . Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly of NASA delivers remarks upon arriving at Ellington Field, Thursday, March 3, 2016 in Houston, Texas, after his return to Earth.

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  11. Severe storms could affect 7 million people in Deep SouthRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A line of fierce thunderstorms moving across Texas was expected to raise the risk of tornadoes, hail and damaging winds across the Deep South on Tuesday. The South Texas storms left thousands of people without power and windows broken after hail the size of golf balls damaged some buildings, but no one was injured after the bad weather Monday night, according to the Kinney County Sheriff's Office in that state.

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  12. Line of storms moving across Texas heading toward Deep SouthRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The weather service estimates that more than 7 million people in parts of five states - Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Georgia - are in an area of moderate risk for a few strong tornadoes and other severe weather Tuesday. As the storms move into southeast Louisiana on Tuesday afternoon, forecasters say the severe weather will occur from the Baton Rouge area east across the parishes north of Lake Pontchartrain.

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