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Uber and Lyft drivers, with signs on their vehicles supporting better wages, cross the Brooklyn Bridge in a caravan of about 25 vehicles, Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in New York. The protests arrive just ahead of Uber's initial public stock offering, which is planned for Friday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
May 08, 2019 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Some drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft turned off their apps Wednesday to protest what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. Demonstrations took place in 10 U.S. cities, including Chicago, Los Angeles...
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 Heavy rain is battering parts of southeast Texas prompting flash flood warnings, power outages and calls for water rescues.
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May 08, 2019 - 6:30 am
Emergency responders in Texas rescued numerous people from rising floodwaters Tuesday as a strong storm battered the Houston area with heavy rain, inundating homes and leaving motorists stranded just two years Hurricane Harvey devastated the area.
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Rain, Flooding
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Curt Lewis
May 08, 2019 - 5:16 am
A Flash Flood Warning remains posted for much of the Houston area this morning. Yesterday and into last night, as much as ten inches of rain fell in the area around Rosenberg, southwest of Houston, and in Kingwood to the north of the city. Roads flooded in Kingwood. The Humble Independent School...
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Gov. Greg Abbott
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Kelli Wiese
May 07, 2019 - 4:53 pm
AUSTIN (KRLD 1080)- Governor Greg Abbott is tweeting he has a number of resources on standby in the event of severe weather today. He says it's in the event search and rescue operations are needed. He ordered the Texas State Operations Center to elevate its readiness level to a Level III. Governor...
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