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Remnants of Harvey still powerful enough to threaten floods


September 1, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — A week after it slammed into Texas, Harvey retained enough rain-making power Friday to raise the risk of flooding as far north as Indiana. In Houston, officials tried to safeguard parts of their devastated city by intentionally flooding others.

The mayor announced plans to release water from two reservoirs that could keep as many as 20,000 homes flooded for up to 15 days.

In another Texas city with no drinking water, people waited in a line that stretched for more than a mile to get bottled water while others awaited evacuation flights.

Residents of the still-flooded wester...

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