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AFTERMATH: Photos from Port Arthur in the wake of Hurricane Laura

By Jerry Jordan, Editor PORT ARTHUR, Tx. -- Hurricane Laura made landfall with 150 mph winds less than 40 miles east of this town of 54,000 people, leaving hundreds of homes and dozens of businesses damaged in its wake. As flares burned from one of the nation's largest refineries - Motiva Enterprises - being in shutdown mode due to power outages, residents sifted through debris, avoided downed power lines and