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ARMY CORPS SUIT

Sep 17, 2017

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First came the rains. Now come the lawsuits. Following Hurricane Harvey, many homeowners in Houston are suing officials over a decision to release water from the city's overflowing reservoirs. As Craig LeMoult of member station WGBH reports, officials say there was just no better option.

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And time now for sports.

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Why The Government Sells Flood Insurance

Sep 16, 2017

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'The State' Explores Life Inside ISIS

Sep 16, 2017

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A four-part series is about to debut on National Geographic in the United States with characters set in an unlovely landscape of bombings, beatings and beheadings. It's a fictional story based on fact of four young Britons who leave home to join ISIS, the Islamic State.

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