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A Texas woman is putting her money-saving savvy to help victims of Huricane Harvey. Kimberly Gager told CBS that she put out a call to shop for people and uses her lunch break and after-work hours to deliver products to people's homes. "It's really becoming a second job. I've gotten very little sleep. Sometimes I'm delivering until 1 or 2 a.m.," she said. (Cont'd Below) Gager has been into "extreme couponing" for five years. Her experiences with coupon clipping has led her to spend roughly $2,700 for $5,000 worth of necessary goods, including laundry detergent, diapers and baby formula. The San Antonio...

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A hotel is your home away from home. It can be even more when your home is underwater. When Hurricane Harvey hit, The Best Western Plus of Lewisville welcomed dozens of heartbroken Houstonians. "All of our team was interacting with these people," said General Manager Chris Patel. "They became like family for three days that they were here." That bond didn’t stop when the rain did nor did the hotel’s desire to give flooding victims a sense of home. (Cont'd Below) Patel decided to speed up his hotel’s pre-planned remodel and donate every dresser, TV armoire, chair and bedside stand he can....

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Beyoncé visited her hometown of #Houston, TX to provide some relief for residents who were affected by #HurricaneHarvey. One of the people who she passes out food with was Houston rapper #TraeThaTruth. He goes out of his way to do so much for his community, but he is over looked by local radio station #979TheBox. The station, which is the biggest for hip hop and R&B, put a ban on the rapper’s music back in 2010 after a shooting occurred at his annual #TraeDay event. Back then when Na'Tae was on the show they (Na'Tae and Trae) had words because...

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To help those in need after Hurricane Harvey, Walmart is sending food trucks across the area to hand out free tacos, burgers and ice cream.The locations are listed below: Monday, Sept. 11The Woodlands Township and Patriot Day of Remembrance and First Responders Day2099 Lake Robbins Dr.The Woodlands, TX 773804-7 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 12Woodlands Fire Dept9951 Grogans Mill Rd.Spring, TX 7738011-3 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 13Church at Creeks End20010 Kuykendahl Rd.Spring, TX 7737911AM-3 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 14Pathways Church20802 Rhodes RoadSpring, TX 7738811AM-3 p.m.Friday, Sept. 15Chamber of Commerce6902 Farm to Market 2920 Ste. 1Spring, TX 7737912-4 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 16Walmart Store #35125800 Kuykendahl Rd.Tomball, TX 773751-5 p.m.Sunday,...

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exas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed several lawsuits against Texas businesses that allegedly gouged consumers who needed food, shelter, fuel and other essentials during Hurricane Harvey. One of the businesses based in North Texas was caught allegedly charging drivers $6.99 for a gallon of regular unleaded gas on Aug. 31, the day many drivers reported shortages at the pumps. According to a release from attorney general’s office, state law prohibits businesses from charging exorbitant amounts during a declared disaster. (Cont'd Below) The Bains Brothers, who own Texaco-branded gas station in Arlington, Carrollton and Richardson, were accused of charging the higher price even while displaying signs with prices...

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