Flooding rains

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Associated Press
September 20, 2019 - 6:37 am
(AP) — The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of Texas on Thursday, leaving at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in their homes during a relentless downpour that drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey...
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Chris Miller
April 04, 2019 - 12:33 pm
One month ago, the super-krewe of Orpheus rolled from Uptown to Canal Street and then through the Warehouse District on its way to the Morial Convention Center. But up until this morning, some remnants of the city of New Orleans' parade preparations were still left in the street. "Gutter buddies,"...
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Chris Miller
April 04, 2019 - 7:40 am
One month after Mardi Gras, and you can still see signs of it -- not just hanging in the trees on the parade route, but also in the gutters! Along Tchoupitoulas Street, the neon-orange catch basin barriers called "gutter buddies," set out to keep beads and other throws from washing into the city's...
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