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September 5, 2017  

Major cities and towns along the U.S. Gulf Coast slammed by Hurricane Harvey’s torrential rains and massive flooding are on storm watch again, hoping there won’t be a repeat performance from Irma, a storm picking up force and speed in the Caribbean that potentially can hit the South Florida coastline later this week.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says cleanup would cost between $180 and $200 billion in his state. But that’s just an estimate. And that’s at the top of the list of things that go unaccounted for, it seems, in disaster funding.

Leid Stories discusses how disasters are great for political business.

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