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Stores are hiking up prices for flood victims in Houston

Stores are hiking up prices for flood victims in Houston

The company has also promised not to do this again in the future. "The mistake was made when employees priced a case of water using the single-bottle price for each bottle in the case". But Best Buy said their stores don't sell water by the case, only by the bottle. Businesses found guilty of price gouging can face fines of $20,000, according to GritPost.


Louisiana begins evacuations for Harvey 12 years after Hurricane Katrina

Louisiana begins evacuations for Harvey 12 years after Hurricane Katrina

Landrieu urged residents to stay home Tuesday because of the threat of potential high water. Tropical Storm Harvey's continuous torrential downpour has led to injuries and damage both in Texas and now in many areas of Louisiana . The city's fire department has given out 35,800 sandbags to residents, Landrieu said. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards had asked Trump for assistance on Sunday, citing the National Weather Service's warning that coming rainfall could pose "serious danger ...



Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC Acquires 9071 Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

Baystate Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Cisco Systems by 24.5% in the first quarter. Cisco Sys Inc (Put) now has $158.05 billion valuation. BHATT PRAT sold $537,050 worth of stock or 15,672 shares. The company had a trading volume of 5,399,180 shares. 7,802 Cisco Systems, Inc. Therefore 64% are positive.


Alabama National Guard deploys to Texas for Hurricane Harvey assistance

Alabama National Guard deploys to Texas for Hurricane Harvey assistance

Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane Friday night unleashing winds of up to 130 miles per hour and "catastrophic" flooding across parts of southeastern Texas. Harvey is the strongest storm to hit Texas since 1961, Abbott said. The Coast Guard has also provided helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft to deliver food and water to evacuees.


Engine manufacturer Cummins unveils a concept electric semi truck

Engine manufacturer Cummins unveils a concept electric semi truck

That should extend the range to around the 300-mile mark, and cut emissions by half - and it'll also make the EV lorry more suitable for long-haul jobs. The truck also offers hybrid technology via the Cummins B4.5 or B6.7 diesel engines, which Cummins said offer 50-percent fuel savings compared to diesel hybrids now on the market.