Saving lives is priority: Texas Governor on flooding in Houston
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"This appears to be either the worst or one of the worst floods Houston has ever had," Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on CBS News' Face the Nation program, adding, "Our first and foremost focus at this particular time is saving lives."
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