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6 hrs ago | Gawker

Here's How to Make a Map for Those of Us Who Can't Draw a Line

I suck at drawing, and odds are you do, too. One of the great things about computers is that they do the work for us.

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16 hrs ago | Houston Press

Leaving a Good Daycare is Like Losing a Third Parent

My daughter starts kindergarten on Monday, and while I was pretty adequately prepared for marching my baby girl off into the jaws of the public school system armed with a Frozen backpack, a sandwich, and Star Wars shoes that make lightsaber noises, I wasn't quite as ready to deal with the fact that our family kind of lost a member when she left her ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

American Reporter

The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A front-page New York Times photo update of their Website at 5:10 p.m. last Sunday led off with this sad caption: "Thousands of people who refused orders to evacuate were feared stranded across a swath of Texas.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Click2Houston

Bill Read's Blog: Revisiting Hurricane Alicia

It then passed just west of the downtown area of Houston creating billions of dollars in wind damage to homes and high-rises.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Click2Houston

FEMA funds to be reallocated for border security

FEMA SPENT BILLIONS OF DOLLARS ON RECOVERY AFTER HURRICANE IKE OF THE THAT'S WHAT THE MONEY IS MEANT FOR.

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Hispanic Business

A Comparison of Ensemble Kalman Filters for Storm Surge Assimilation

Using meteorological data from Hurricane Ike to force the ADCIRC model on a domain including the filter .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

American Reporter

The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A front-page New York Times photo update of their Website at 5:10 p.m. last Sunday led off with this sad caption: "Thousands of people who refused orders to evacuate were feared stranded across a swath of Texas.

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FactCheck.org

DCCC Deceptions

A graphic in a Democratic TV ad falsely states that New Jersey GOP House candidate Tom MacArthur was "accused of cheating disaster victims."

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

CultureMap

Extreme makeover: Garbage recycling trucks are transformed into unique works of art

Details on Mad Tax Beyond the Astrodome by Aaron Muoz, which imagines the recycling of Houston's Astrodome with post-apocalyptic flare.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

SNL Financial

Shift to onshore production helps buffer natural gas market from Gulf storm threats

Natural gas prices have historically responded with volatility to the threat to offshore supply posed by storms impacting the Gulf of Mexico producing region, but as inland gas production overtakes offshore production, the natural gas market is being rendered less susceptible to storm-induced price spikes.

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Houston Press

A Few Survival Strategies Hurricane Ike Taught Me

Growing up in Houston and the surrounding area, the threat of a hurricane hitting the coast was something we came to expect.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

American Reporter

The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A front-page New York Times photo update of their Website at 5:10 p.m. last Sunday led off with this sad caption: "Thousands of people who refused orders to evacuate were feared stranded across a swath of Texas.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumMY Prescription: Get Real

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A front-page New York Times photo update of their Website at 5:10 p.m. last Sunday led off with this sad caption: "Thousands of people who refused orders to evacuate were feared stranded across a swath of Texas.

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Southwest Farm Press

Cowboy Up! TAHC response team

In August 2012, Ellis and the TAHC, the State's lead agency for animal issues in disasters, announced its new Horseback Emergency Response Team.

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Texas Tribune

Texas' Gulf Coast, Still Battered From Ike, Not Ready for Next Storm

Nearly six years after Hurricane Ike, one of the nation's deadliest hurricanes, struck this city, boarded-up and dilapidated houses and empty lots still punctuate the streets.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Long overdue

Fierce waves threaten the memorial to the Great Storm of 1900, which remains the deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history.

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Chron

Galveston judge tosses public housing lawsuit

A Galveston federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at halting the reconstruction of public housing on Galveston Island damaged by Hurricane Ike.

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NOLA.com

Texas Gulf Coast oyster shortage in part due to increased salinity, newspaper reports

A Texas Gulf Coast oyster shortage is in part due to increase salinity caused by the state's years-long drought, according to the San Antonio Express-News .

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Quinn Explains Disaster Connection to NRI

Illinois used $3.7 million from the federal funds awarded to the state in the wake of Hurricane Ike to set up a small business loan program under the NRI.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Chron

Legislators want fast action on Ike Dike

Texas legislators on Monday lamented a disagreement over how to protect the Houston region from a storm surge like the one spawned by Hurricane Ike and urged that a plan be brought to the Legislature as soon as possible.

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