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Photo: Shutterstock Wondering how you can help during this crazy, hectic week? Our friends over at Austin Pets Alive! have been taking in a lot of animals from Houston and the cities that were hit by Hurricane Harvey. Their staff, volunteers, and many Austinites have stepped up...
( Photo Jan Gunter/ Salvation Army) FROM SALVATION ARMY AUSTIN Austin, Texas (August 27, 2017) – Salvation Army disaster teams from Texas are traveling the length and breadth of the Lone Star State to the areas of greatest need as the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey...
(Photo:KLBJ 590am/99.7fm KLBJ/ Jon Cooley) A torrential downpour born from Hurricane Harvey wrecked havoc on Bastrop and Caldwell counties. Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape reported, at least ten inches of rain dropped on most of the county with spots in it South end seeing more...
Verizon Wireless has announced that effective August 26th through September 8th, they will be offering 3GB of bonus data to qualified Texas counties affected by Tropical Storm Harvey. For postpaid Verizon customers, the wireless company has said customers may still receive data...
This morning, President Trump tweeted that he is closely monitoring storm damage and flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey from Camp David and that he's "leaving nothing to chance." Yesterday, we learned that the president signed a Disaster Proclamation for Texas at the request of...
Airbnb has announced that they will be waiving fees for people fleeing from Hurricane Harvey on the lower Texas coast. The service, which normally coordinates vacation lodgings in the private homes, will connect displaced local residents, as well as emergency workers and...
Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds on Friday night between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor, Texas. According to the National Hurricane Center during its 10 p.m. update, the center of the storm has passed over San Jose Island, bringing with it...
Photo: Shutterstock Hurricane Harvey is here and we want to make sure that you and your pets are safe. We checked RedCross.org and other sources to round up a few tips to prepare your pet for a possible disaster. Remember, if it's not safe for you to stay in your home during an...