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Small business works to return after Harvey

Hurricane Harvey brought destruction to Crossroads businesses, stealing all the inventory of many and leaving others with collapsed structures. About 40 percent of small businesses never open their doors to customers again after a disaster, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Mary and Kevin Nevarez, owners of Evelyn’s Seafood Market, are determined that won’t happen to the iconic Port Lavaca business that has been open on the bayfront since 1942. “As far as everything inside … it’s completely shattered,”  The couple applied for a Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loan because FEMA doesn’t offer funds to businesses click here to read the story 14:59