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Hurricane Arthur makes landfall near Cape Lookout, NC

USA TODAY - 04 Jul 2014
NORFOLK, Va. — Hurricane Arthur made landfall late Thursday on the southern end of North Carolina's barrier islands, battering the shore with sustained winds of up to 100 mph. The National Hurricane Center in Miami reported that the eye of the storm ...
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Harvey aftermath: Death toll rises; so do the floodwaters

CNN - 30 Aug 2017
At least 37 deaths related to Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath have been reported in Texas. One of them, Houston police Sgt. Steve Perez, drowned while trying to get to work. "To those Americans who have lost loved ones, all of America is grieving ...
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His Home Flooded, the Port Arthur Mayor Puts His City First

New York Times - 18 Sep 2017
Mayor Derrick Ford Freeman greeted a resident in Port Arthur, Tex. The part-time job of mayor has become full-time since Hurricane Harvey. Credit Eric Thayer for The New York Times. PORT ARTHUR, Tex. — On a winding street of older brick homes in the ...
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In Defense of the TV Reporter Standing Outside During a Hurricane

Slate Magazine - 12 Sep 2017
The truth is that putting reporters on camera in the teeth of a hurricane makes for compelling TV. It takes a massive impersonal event and gives it a human protagonist to whom the viewer can relate. And no matter how much the reporter assures us that ...
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Seniors give to hurricane victims

Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald - 21 Sep 2017
Members of the Roanoke Rapids Chaloner Seniors Club gather and listen to the Rev. Nehemiah Smith Jr., center, of Simmons Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Wednesday morning inside the Jo Story Senior Center. The club gathered several items for the ...
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Far from the Texas coast, Hurricane Harvey hits oil refiners - 19 Sep 2017
A storm rolls over Motiva Port Arthur after the opening ceremonies for the company's Crude Expansion project in 2012. While refiners such as Valero Energy, Citgo Petroleum and Flint Hills Resources were able to quickly restart plants in the Corpus ...
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Hurricane Harvey by the Numbers

University Press - 21 Sep 2017
Jack Brooks Regional Airport near Port Arthur picked up a staggering 26.03 inches of rain on Aug. 29 alone, more than doubling the previous calendar-day rainfall record in Beaumont-Port Arthur set 4 years ago in 1923 — which, by the way, is the year ...
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Arlington resident volunteers in Hurricane Harvey aftermath

Wicked Local Arlington - 21 Sep 2017
The new Dallas mega-shelter at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center gave up to 5,000 Texans displaced by Hurricane Harvey a place to stay and sent Arlington resident James Motherway on what he calls “one of the most fulfilling experiences of ...
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Post Hurricane Harvey: Interview with Dr. Robert Bullard

HuffPost - 20 Sep 2017
Hurricane Harvey exacerbated pre-storm inequality and increased health threats to Port Arthur's vulnerable communities. Port Arthur was considered an environmental “sacrifice zone” before Harvey — and home to world's largest oil refinery complexes, ...
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HUD Secretary Ben Carson, Governor to visit Beaumont, Port Arthur

KFDM-TV News - 21 Sep 2017
BEAUMONT — Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson will be in Southeast Texas on Friday to visit three damaged housing developments in Port Arthur, and tour the water treatment plant in Beaumont, the department announced Thursday. Carson is ...
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Explosions and Black Smoke Reported at Chemical Plant

New York Times - 30 Aug 2017
As water began to recede in some parts of flood-ravaged Houston and as Harvey, now a tropical depression, shifted its wrath to the Beaumont-Port Arthur area of Texas, there were reports early Thursday that a chemical plant at risk of exploding had done ...

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