Eric Aasen

KERA Public Media for North Texas

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Reporter and digital news editor for KERA public radio; former staff writer for the Dallas Morning News

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Last night and this morning a raging storm system hammered parts of Oklahoma, Texas and northern Mexico, causing devastating floods and power outages.

Devastating Floods Bring Death and Destruction to Houston, Greater Texas

Last night and this morning a raging storm system hammered parts of Oklahoma, Texas and northern Mexico, causing devastating floods and power outages.

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In the aftermath of the attacks on September 11, police, fire and other agencies had trouble talking to one another, in part because they used different codes to describe what was…

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In the aftermath of the attacks on September 11, police, fire and other agencies had trouble talking to one another, in part because they used different codes to describe what was…

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