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Friday on the NewsHour, Texas faces Hurricane Harvey, what might be the most powerful storm to hit the U.S. in more than a decade. Also: The growing controversy over what to do with Confederate monuments, Syrians attempting to rebuild their city, Shields and Brooks on the week's news and a novelist explains why fictional characters don't always have to be relatable.
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