Houston Residents Blame City for Dam-Related Flooding

A week after Hurricane Harvey saturated Houston with historic rainfall and as neighborhoods in the western part of the city are still underwater, residents claim in a class action that governmental mismanagement of two dams is to blame for the flooding that’s forced them to evacuate their homes.

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Leaving 20 Dead in Texas, Harvey Blows Into Louisiana

Tropical Storm Harvey is flooding southern Louisiana after dumping a record-breaking 51 inches of rain on Houston — 26 inches of it on Tuesday — leaving more than 20 people dead, 10,000 sheltering in a downtown convention center and hundreds of thousands of evacuees wondering what has become of their homes.

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