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Deadly flooding in Houston

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While we're waking up to a beautiful Spring day here in the Tennessee Valley, it's a much different story in Houston. Trent Butler here on a Tuesday morning. Five people are dead in the Houston area, and thousands of homes are under water after flash flooding in Texas. 

It's election day in New York State. We'll have preview as front runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton try to pad their delegate leads. Trump is taking some heat after mistakenly calling 9-11, "7-11", the convenience store.

Many people in Florence will gather for a celebration of life service for Captain Steven Torbert. His body was recovered after a helicopter crash in Hawaii earlier this year. Highland church in Florence says the service is for friends and family only. The body of another Alabama native, Sergeant William Turner of Florala, was also found after that crash.

An actress who made so many of us laugh during the hit sitcom "Everyone Loves Raymond" has died. Doris Roberts passed away in her sleep at the age of 90. We'll look back at a life well-lived. Plus, we'll show you how one Alabama family is using social media to save a life. Please join us for a busy Tuesday morning on WAFF 48 News Today. 

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