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Coronavirus and hurricane shelters

Two things we have to be thinking about today. Houston officials and public health experts are expressing concern that Tropical Storm Laura could amplify the spread of COVID-19 by displacing residents to public shelters or residences outside the area, increasing … Continue reading

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How you can help West, TX

Horrible. A massive explosion ripped through a fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, Wednesday night, sending scores of injured to area hospitals, sparking fires and triggering evacuations. WHAT’S NEW — “It was like a nuclear bomb went off,” … Continue reading

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To help Haiti

I received the following email from the American Red Cross: I’ve got a brief update for you on Haiti. The situation is dire. Hundreds of thousands of people are feared dead. Government offices, including the Presidential Palace, have collapsed. Hospitals … Continue reading

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