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AFTERMATH: Photos from Orange in the wake of Hurricane Laura

By Jerry Jordan, Editor ORANGE, Tx. -- Downed trees were a common theme in Orange, Tx. as the town is still surrounded by the tall pine timbers that helped it become a major player in the lumber industry during the late 1800's. Sadly, many of those trees were toppled by Hurricane Laura, laying them across and through dozens of homes in the community of about 19,000 people. On Saturday, President