Map of flooded areas in Texas

Texas and Oklahoma are feeling the devastating effects of weeks of heavy rain, tornadoes and flooding, and the American Red Cross is there, helping people in the Lone Star State get back on their feet.

The storms have impacted about 35 percent of the state, destroying or damaging thousands of homes. The Red Cross is providing shelter, food, water, relief supplies, health services and emotional support to people in need.

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A fire has been contained at Fletcher Elementary School after starting from what appears to have been an overheated extension cord. 

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‘Tomorrowland’

Starring: George Clooney, Britt Robertson

Directed by: Brad Bird

Rated: PG

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A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget. The 35th anniversary season of the Lutcher Theater comes to an end Wednesday, June 17 with the world’s No. 1 show, Mamma Mia!

A few tickets remain and can be purchase online at lutcher.org for $70-$35 or by calling (409) 886-5535.

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Divergent Theater will present Birth, a play by Karen Brody, at the Logon Café on Friday, May 29, and Saturday, May 30, at 7:30 p.m. Open-seating tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at birth.bpt.me or at the door. Birth is a documentary-style play based on more than 100 interviews Karen Brody conducted with pregnant mothers across America about their birth experiences. It tells the true birth stories of eight women and paints a portrait of how low-risk, educated women are giving birth today.

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