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Stories Around Texas for September 12th, 2017




Mexico will no longer send the emergency aid offered to Texas after Hurricane Harvey, to focus on those affected by a deadly earthquake and Hurricane Katia that struck the eastern state of Veracruz last week, the Mexican Foreign Ministry said Monday. Click Here to read the full story.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said it is partnering with the state of Texas to hire administrative, logistical and technical jobs related to the recovery. Those hired will join recovery teams already in place, and recent job postings will pay $14-34 per hour. Click Here to read the full story.

“To our friends in Texas.” That’s a how a full-page advertisement included in Sunday’s (Sept. 10) edition of the Houston Chronicle begins, according to a message posted to Twitter by the Chronicle’s assistant city editor, Matt Schwartz. What follows is a powerful, heartwarming letter signed by “New Orleans” and addressed to the entire state of Texas, parts of which are just beginning to start to long road toward recovery following the devastation brought late last month by Hurricane Harvey. Click Here to read the full story.

Amid unverified reports of dangerous water shortages and overflowing sewage at Beaumont prisons after Hurricane Harvey, a Texas congressman is seeking answers from the federal government. Click Here to read the full story.



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