Texas expands disaster declaration, no fatalities yet reported: governor
27 August 2017 | 4:00 am
Texas Governor Gregg Abbott says the state has expanded its disaster declaration to 20 more counties and has activated 1,800 members of the military to conduct search-and-rescue operations.
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