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From Texas Standard.

In Texas, where the weather is no laughing matter, it’s not an exaggeration to say storms are wreaking havoc in many parts of the state.

On Thursday, tornadoes touched down near Rockport and Refugio. KUT Ausin’s Jimmy Maas says at least three Texas communities recovering from Harvey – Holiday Beach, Seadrift, and Woodsboro – are once again picking up the pieces.

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The recent cold snap hasn’t been kind, especially to sea turtles along the South Texas coast.

Over the past two days, the Texas State Aquarium’s Wildlife Rescue and Recovery Center in Corpus Christi says it has taken in 383 green sea turtles — an all-time record for the aquarium — who suffered cold-stunning.

Three months after the Hurricane Harvey made landfall, the Texas Coastal Bend is still far from back to normal. The Category 4 storm delivered winds of 130 miles-per-hour that battered Aransas County communities, and many residents there are still without housing.


Fish can breathe under water. They’re great swimmers. But they’re not really known for their singing.

But they do sing – kind of. And now scientists on the Texas Gulf Coast are hoping that fact can help sustain their populations.

Officials say 17 children have suffered minor injuries after one school bus rear-ended another in Dallas on the way to summer classes.