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Hurricane Harvey devastated the Texas Coast, dumping more than 50 inches of rain in parts of the Houston area. Texas Tribune reporters Kiah Collier and Morgan Smith discuss what Texans learned in the wake of Harvey, the state's rebuilding efforts, the government's response and what Texas is doing to prepare for future storms.
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