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People evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 8:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The first large round of evacuees from Southeast Texas has arrived in Dallas. A steady rain met a U.S. Air Force C-130 transport plane as it landed at Dallas Love Field about 6:30 p.m. Monday with about 70 evacuees. Pet...
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People evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 7:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Officials in Baytown, a refinery suburb east of Houston, are urging residents of two subdivisions along a rain-swollen bayou to put white towels or sheets on their windows to alert evacuation teams to rescue them...
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People evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 7:14 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 6 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is adding four East Texas counties to the 54 Southeast Texas counties already covered by his Hurricane Harvey disaster declaration. The Republican on Monday added Angelina, Trinity, Sabine and Orange...
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August 28, 2017 - 6:39 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge deciding whether to shut down the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline while more environmental review is done is allowing national energy and manufacturing trade groups to have a say. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg, in Washington, D.C., granted the...
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People evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 5:59 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 5 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says Harvey has slightly increased in strength as it went back to warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It now has sustained winds of 45 mph (72 kph), up 5 mph (8 kph). Forecasters expect Harvey...
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People evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 5:20 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Officials say the ongoing release of water from two flood-control reservoirs in the Houston area is not expected to increase the levels of a swollen bayou that runs through heavily populated neighborhoods in west and...
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, as a New Year's rally runs out of gas. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 28, 2017 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished little changed on Monday as investors focused on the effects of Tropical Storm Harvey. Insurance companies and oil drillers stumbled while refineries rose along with gasoline prices. With August coming to a close, Monday was one of the quietest days of the year...
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Volunteers use their boat to help evacuate residents as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 28, 2017 - 3:59 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 3 p.m. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says the city is working on opening another "major" shelter for people fleeing flooding from Harvey as the George S. Brown Convention Center reaches capacity. Turner toured the convention...
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People push a stalled pickup through a flooded street in Houston, after Tropical Storm Harvey dumped heavy rains, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The remnants of Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston on Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 3:13 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A television station is reporting that six family members are believed to have drowned in Houston when their van was swept away by floodwaters. The KHOU-TV report was attributed to three family members the station didn'...
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A driver works his way through a maze of fallen utility poles damaged in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Taft, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 28, 2017 - 1:50 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Flood damage from Harvey is likely to reach into the tens of billions and the storm is expected to cause the region's economy to shrink, at least in the near term. Harvey is swamping refineries along the Gulf Coast, leading to higher gasoline prices. Gasoline futures were up 4 percent...
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