The Latest: Nation’s biggest refinery starts revving up
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The Latest: Nation’s biggest refinery starts revving up

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Harvey (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The nation’s largest oil refinery is starting to reboot after shutting down ahead of Harvey’s onslaught. Motiva Enterprises says its Port Arthur, Texas, refinery should be running at 40 percent of capacity by Monday, producing more fuel than other refineries … Continue reading

On Muslim holiday, Houston’s mosques open to Harvey evacuees
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On Muslim holiday, Houston’s mosques open to Harvey evacuees

HOUSTON (AP) — The gymnasium at the Champions Islamic Center is covered with mats and blankets, donated clothes and boxes of food lining its walls. On the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival, one of Islam’s holiest days, it’s become the temporary home for 15 of the thousands of Harvey evacuees, Muslim and non-Muslim. And … Continue reading

As floodwaters recede, Houston officials look to recovery
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As floodwaters recede, Houston officials look to recovery

HOUSTON (AP) — As floodwaters receded and rescuers searched waterlogged neighborhoods for more potential victims, Houston officials began turning their attention to finding temporary housing for those in shelters and getting enough gasoline for people to fill up cars — but also to the city’s long-term recovery, which will take years and billions of dollars. … Continue reading