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Texas Fighting Out-of-Control Wildfires

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 7:31 pm (UTC-5)
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The southwestern U.S. state of Texas is fighting out-of-control wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and burnt more than 13,000 hectares of land. Sixty-three new wildfires have been reported as Texas suffers its worst drought in decades. The parched earth has fueled the fires, worsened by winds from Tropical Storm Lee which came ashore […]

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Texas Suffering from Out-of-control Wildfires

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 5:41 pm (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of homes have been destroyed in Texas by out-of-control wildfires. More than 60 separate fires have been reported. Texas is suffering its worst drought in decades. The parched earth has fueled the fires, worsened by winds from Tropical Storm Lee which came ashore Sunday in the bordering state of Louisiana. Texas Governor Rick Perry, […]

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Texas Warns Americans to Avoid Mexican Border Town

Posted July 3rd, 2011 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Texas authorities are warning Americans to stay away from the Mexican border town of Nuevo Laredo over the Fourth of July holiday weekend because of a possible surge in drug gang violence. The Texas Department of Public Safety says it has credible information that the Zeta drug cartel is planning to target U.S. visitors for […]

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