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  1. Volunteers search for missing after Central Texas floodRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

    A handful of volunteers trudged along the muddy and brush-filled banks of the Blanco River in Central Texas, searching for a group of people still missing days after the vacation house where they were staying was swept away in a massive flood. A soggy teddy bear caught in a tree provided a stark reminder that children were among the missing.


  2. WR Washington on learning the offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Houston Texans

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  3. Volunteers search for missing after Central Texas floodRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | News Times

    Johnny Rodriguez uses a plank to cross standing water as he works along the Blanco River, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Wimberley, Texas. Search efforts continue for those persons who went missing from the Memorial Day weekend floods in Central Texas.


  4. Cooler Heads Digest 29 May 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | NH Insider

    ... in 14 Bureau of Land Management resource management plans covering 165 million acres - an area roughly the size of Texas. The Fish and Wildlife Service is under a federal court order to decide by 30th September whether to list the greater sage ...


  5. Texas approves open carry of handgunsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Capitol Hill Blue

    Texas lawmakers on Friday approved carrying handguns openly on the streets of the nation's second most-populous state, sending the bill to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who immediately promised to sign it and reverse a ban dating to the post-Civil War era. The state known for its wild west, cowboy history and some the nation's most relaxed gun laws, has allowed concealed handguns for 20 years.


  6. Texans Morning Huddle - Louis Nix III "Refocused"Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | ToroTimes

    Jul 27, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Members of the Houston Texans practice during training camp at Methodist Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Oh, the sweet sweet sound of no alarm clock on Saturday morning.


  7. Obama signs Texas disaster declaration; More rain forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | WGN-TV Chicago

    The White House said Obama declared that he ordered federal aid to supplement other recovery efforts in the area affected by severe weather since May 4. Funding also is available to governments and some nonprofits on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and repairs in Cooke, Gaines, Grimes, Harris, Hays, Navarro, and Van Zandt counties. Meanwhile, with the death toll at 28 in Texas and Oklahoma, forecasters say flood worries aren't over because there's more rain in the weekend forecast.


  8. This has been a month of extreme weather around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | MassLive.com

    ... highway in Houston. Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange. Torrential downpours in Texas, whiplashing the region from drought to flooding. A heatwave that has already killed more than 1800 in India and is the ...


  9. Pentagon: Anthrax shipments broader than first thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... for Massachusetts-based Alere Inc., which owns BBI. CDC spokesman Jason McDonald said four people at labs in Delaware, Texas and Wisconsin were recommended to get antibiotics as a precaution, although they are not sick. About two dozen people were ...


  10. Disaster declaration issued in Texas as death toll risesRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | CBS News

    The flooding in Texas and Oklahoma is blamed for at least 28 deaths and at least 11 people are missing. It has become deadliest natural disaster in this country so far this year.


  11. TribWeek: In Case You Missed ItRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Texas Tribune

    ... Tuesday for a crucial rules vote , helping block a Republican move to speed up several major bills. Inmates in some Texas county jails may no longer have to speak to loved ones on a video screen, after the Senate voted Monday to pass a House measure ...


  12. On Most Visible Budget Disputes, Senate Fared Better Than HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Texas Tribune

    ... ways. "We weren't that far apart, but on the big issues, we were hugely apart," state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst said at a Texas Tribune event on Thursday. On most of the high-profile disputes, the Senate won out. The $209.4 billion budget that both ...


  13. President Obama Signs Disaster Declaration for TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    President Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Texas after recent storms and flooding claimed at least 24 lives in the state and more rain is expected. The White House announced that Obama ordered federal assistance to the areas affected by the storms and floods that began on May 4. The action by the president will make funding available to the counties of Harris, Hays and Van Zandt.


  14. Obama signs Texas disaster declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    US President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration late on Friday for areas in Texas hammered by severe weather that killed at least 21 people, caused massive flooding and prompted evacuations this week. Storms that battered North Texas on Thursday and Friday added more runoff to swollen rivers and prompted hundreds of calls for help in Dallas, where some areas saw up to seven inches of rain.


  15. Body of 6-year-old boy missing in Texas floods foundRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    WIMBERLEY, Texas- The body of another victim of deadly storms has been found by authorities, bringing the death toll of those killed in Texas to 24. Meanwhile, authorities have identified the body of a 6-year-old boy who was in a vacation home swept away by rushing water. Trey Hatt, spokesmanfor the Hays County Emergency Operations Center, says the body was found Thursday evening near the border of Hays and Blanco counties.


  16. Crowds gather for anti-Islam demonstration outside Phoenix mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Jewish Journal

    Men carrying rifles attend a "Freedom of Speech Rally Round II" across from the Islamic Community Center in Phoenix, Ariz., on May 29. Photo by Nancy Wiechec/Reuters More than 200 protesters, some armed, berated Islam and its Prophet Mohammed outside an Arizona mosque on Friday in a provocative protest that was denounced by counter-protesters shouting "Go home, Nazis," weeks after an anti-Muslim event in Texas came under attack by two gunmen. The anti-Muslim event outside the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix was organized by an Iraq war veteran who posted photos of himself online wearing a T-shirt with the slogan "Fuck Islam" on it and waving the U.S. flag.


  17. Flooding Rain NearlyEnds Drought in TexasRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    Less than a year ago, the southern Plains was faced with an extreme drought with the worst conditions reaching from central Texas through the Oklahoma Panhandle. This has changed significantly for the better, particularly over the past several weeks as round after round of rain and thunderstorms have soaked the region.


  18. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KWTX

    ... fall into the mid-60s. On May 30, 1926-89 years ago today--country musician Johnny Gimble was born in East Texas. Gimble died on May 9 near his home in Dripping Springs, near Austin. He grew up on a farm and went on to perform with the Shelton ...


  19. Flood-ravaged Texas receives federal disaster designationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    Every drop of rain is a drop too many in much of Texas where 22 people have died and President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster. Showers are in the forecast for Saturday.


  20. Letter: Much shame to go aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Item Extra

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