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Texas / Hurricane Harvey / McIngvale Interview #1115376

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
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(Studio: John Berman) Report introduced.

(League City, Texas: Ed Lavandera) The flooding in a neighborhood in League City†, Texas, featured; scenes shown of flooded streets & rescue boats in League City & also from Houston & Addicks†. How some people are refusing to be evacuated from League City discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) The story of Houstonian Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale†. who is letting people take refuge in his two furniture stores, presented; scenes shown from the stores. [McINGVALE - gives out his cell phone number to people & their pets needing help, how his trucks rescued stranded people at night; explains how he is a capitalist, but a social worker at heart helping the refugees.]

Berman, John;
Lavandera, Ed

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