Debbie Elliott

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Hurricane Nate Expected To Hit Gulf Coast As Category 2

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Hurricane Nate is intensifying as it takes aim at the U.S. Gulf Coast. People from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle are bracing for Nate, which forecasters say could strengthen to a Category 2 storm.

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News Brief: Tax Overhaul, Roy Moore Wins In Alabama, Saudi Arabia Lets Women Drive

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

President Trump and lawmakers are set to release a plan for a tax overhaul Wednesday. Also, conservative Roy Moore, known for some extreme-right views, won a Senate primary election in Alabama.

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Roy Moore Wins Alabama Senate Primary

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Roy Moore, known for some extreme-right views, won a Senate primary election in Alabama. He will face Democrat Doug Jones in December.

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60 Years Later, Remembering The Little Rock Nine And School Integration

Monday, September 25, 2017

The eight living members of the Little Rock Nine join former President Clinton to commemorate 60 years since Central High School was the nation's battleground over school integration. In 1957, the segregationist governor of Arkansas called up the state's National Guard to keep nine African-American students out of Central High. President Eisenhower federalized the guard and sent in the 101st Airborne to escort the students to class.

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Civil Rights Milestone: 'Little Rock 9' At 60

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday marks the 60th anniversary of the controversial and historic desegregation of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas. Some are celebrating the milestone. Others say more progress is needed.

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A Look At The Alabama Republican Senate Candidates

Friday, September 22, 2017

Alabama GOP Senate candidates Roy Moore and Luther Strange have been national figures for a long time. Take a look back at the first mentions of both candidates on NPR.

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A Week To Go, GOP Runoff In Alabama Gets Nastier By The Day

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

President Trump is backing appointed incumbent Luther Strange to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions' seat. But polls have Strange running behind the so-called Ten Commandments Judge Roy Moore.

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With Flooded Streets And No Tap Water, Unknowns Face Beaumont, Texas, Residents

Friday, September 01, 2017

Beaumont, Texas, a city of 120,000 people, is without running water after flooding knocked out the city's water supply. Residents are coming to grips with the enormous recovery ahead of them.

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In Beaumont, Texas, Harvey Remnants Still Wreak Havoc

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Harvey is now a tropical depression but in Beaumont, high water rescues are still underway and shelters are filled to capacity. Flooded roads have cut people off from other areas.

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12 Years Later, Harvey Traps Hurricane Katrina Survivors In Houston

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Twelve years ago, many survivors of Hurricane Katrina fled New Orleans for the safety of Houston. Now, some of those who experienced Katrina are fleeing Houston and heading back towards Louisiana.

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Beaumont, Texas, Expected To Bear The Brunt Of Hurricane Harvey

Monday, August 28, 2017

Beaumont, Texas, is about 90 miles east of Houston. The city has already experienced rain and flooding but is expecting to take the brunt of Harvey in the coming days.

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Floodwaters From Harvey Make It A Nightmare To Rescue People

Monday, August 28, 2017

Cities across East Texas are taking stock of the damage caused by Tropical Storm Harvey and bracing for more rain. The logistical nightmare is making it difficult to rescue people from rising waters.

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Assessing Houston-Area Damage

Sunday, August 27, 2017

While Houston is experiencing record-breaking flooding, cities across East Texas are taking stock of the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and bracing for more rain. NPR's Debbie Elliot reports from Beaumont, Texas.

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Torches Replaced By Candlelight As Thousands Gather For Charlottesville Vigil

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thousands of people converged on the University of Virginia campus Wednesday night in a show of support for the Charlottesville community following last weekend's white supremacist rally.

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Charlottesville Community Gathers To Remember Heather Heyer

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Family, friends and co-workers gathered to remember Heather Heyer. The 32-year-old woman was killed when a car rammed a group of counter-protesters after a violent white supremacist rally Saturday in Charlottesville, Va.

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Charlottesville Businesses Worry Violent Rally Will Scare Tourists Away

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Businesses in Charlottesville, Va., suffered an economic blow after a white nationalist rally turned deadly over the weekend. The violence prompted some to rethink who to welcome through their doors.

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Charlottesville Mourns Deaths Of Counterprotester, 2 State Police Officers

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The state of Virginia is rethinking how it issues permits for demonstrations following the deadly violence in Charlottesville over the weekend. And, local police are defending their response.

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Charlottesville Suspect Denied Bail After First Court Appearance

Monday, August 14, 2017

The man accused of using his car to ram into a crowd in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend appeared in court Monday. It's the latest development in the town after a white supremacist rally and counter-protest.

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Alabama Voters Go To Polls To Fill Seat Left Vacant By Jeff Sessions

Sunday, August 13, 2017

In Alabama, voters head to the polls Tuesday in a primary for U.S. Senate. The race is to fill a seat long occupied by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Alabama GOP Senate Candidates Campaign To Be Trump's Ally In Congress

Sunday, July 30, 2017

The top three contenders in the crowded Republican primary include an incumbent nicknamed "Big Luther" Strange, the so-called Ten Commandments judge and a congressman who happily courts controversy.

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