Hurricane Ike Newswire

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  1. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... changes? They had weathered such storms in the past (they thought) and lived to tell the tale. This time, with Hurricane Ike bearing down on therm, they prepared with a party - and I'm sure it was fun - until the lights went out and the ...

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  2. FEMA grants helping owners of Livingston Parish properties battered by floods, hurricanesRead the original story

    Thursday | The Advocate

    ... federal program has been in effect since the 1980s. Money for the recent projects was collected in response to Hurricane Ike. Fourteen other parishes received grants after the storm, though their specific payouts were not available by Thursday ...

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  3. Engineers with a rescuer's heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The United States Army

    ... Jeff Qunell,U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, far left, in Galveston, Texas, September 2008, pausing during post-Hurricane Ike assessment efforts. (Photo by Courtesy) An instructor explains the basic elements of rigging a load to be safely lifted by a ...

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  4. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | American Reporter

    ... changes? They had weathered such storms in the past (they thought) and lived to tell the tale. This time, with Hurricane Ike bearing down on therm, they prepared with a party - and I'm sure it was fun - until the lights went out and the ...

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  5. Nice Knowing You, Mango'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Houston Press

    ... as primarily a vegetarian restaurant/cafe, Mango's has been in the live-music game since the days following Hurricane Ike, also around the time when the Proletariat shut down and local acts who were either too green and untested to make any real ...

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  6. Government/Public Buildings: Award of MeritRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | McGraw-Hill Construction

    The 111,500-sq-ft U.S. Coast Guard Houston-Galveston Sector Building was completed in October 2013 at Ellington Field. Planning for the project began after Hurricane Ike caused significant damage to the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Field Office in Galveston in 2008.

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  7. Renovation/Restoration: Best ProjectRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | McGraw-Hill Construction

    ... reconstructing the historic building was saving the structure itself. After years of neglect and damage from Hurricane Ike in 2008, the building was on the verge of collapse. As a temporary fix, the county shored up the crumbling exterior walls and ...

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  8. City of Port Arthur intervenes in vacant affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | KBMT

    Port Arthur residents are wondering why several new homes built in 2011 for an affordable housing program are still empty. After Hurricane Ike destroyed an old apartment complex on 5th Street near Augusta Ave., four homes were built on the property using grant funds from the City of Port Arthur.

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  9. Photographer Michel du Cille: a This is what we doaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Miami Herald

    ... In September 2008, Post photographer Jahi Chikwendiu drove four hours from San Antonio into the face of Hurricane Ike as it was coming ashore in Galveston, Texas. Everyone else had evacuated in the other direction. I was safely hunkered down in a ...

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  10. 5Photographer Michel du Cille: 'This is what we do.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Washington Post

    ... Post) In September 2009, Post photographer Jahi Chikwendiu drove four hours from San Antonio into the face of Hurricane Ike as it was coming ashore in Galveston, Tex. Everyone else had evacuated in the other direction. I was safely hunkered down in ...

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  11. Ask George and Chuck: Written agreements must be signed by both partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Chron

    ... lived there for 18 years. On the seller's disclosure the seller noted "some water" came into the house after Hurricane Ike in 2008, but they then installed French drains in the yard. They stated after the drains were installed, no water had entered ...

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  12. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | American Reporter

    ... changes? They had weathered such storms in the past (they thought) and lived to tell the tale. This time, with Hurricane Ike bearing down on therm, they prepared with a party - and I'm sure it was fun - until the lights went out and the ...

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  13. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | American Reporter

    ... changes? They had weathered such storms in the past (they thought) and lived to tell the tale. This time, with Hurricane Ike bearing down on therm, they prepared with a party - and I'm sure it was fun - until the lights went out and the ...

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  14. Nuclear plant tests response time to terrorist attack 31 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... the facility, the county and facility work together to run through different scenarios on a regular basis. As Hurricane Ike headed toward Matagorda County in 2008, McDonald had been in his office less than two years. "We knew how to push out ...

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  15. Florida news service calls Mostyn - biggest mystery' of 2014 election cycleRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Family Badge

    On Friday, the Sunshine State News released an article entitled "The Mystery of Millionaire Donor Steve Mostyn: Why Charlie Crist, Why Florida?," which questioned why a wealthy Texas Democrat, with no current business in Florida, would out-donate billionaire George Soros. As previously reported by the Record, Mostyn, who made hundreds of millions suing insurers following Hurricane Ike, pumped $1.2 million into Crist's coffers.

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  16. These Texas roadside stops lure gardeners with inspiration, giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Dallas Morning News

    ... and also weather many storms. "We were fortunate to only have 12 inches of water in our building due to Hurricane Ike," says Peggy Cornelius, owner of Tom's Thumb. She reopened quickly to help fellow islanders repair and replace their lawns and ...

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  17. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | American Reporter

    ... changes? They had weathered such storms in the past (they thought) and lived to tell the tale. This time, with Hurricane Ike bearing down on therm, they prepared with a party - and I'm sure it was fun - until the lights went out and the ...

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  18. Future Proofing the PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Architect Online

    ... 1951 and purchased by the Trust in 2003. The house is notoriously prone to flooding, particularly in 2008 when Hurricane Ike tore through the Midwest, causing extensive damage and costly repairs to the structure, its systems, and its furnishings. ...

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  19. Fate of Texas Windstorm Insurance Association still uncertainRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The 2014 windstorm season ended Sunday so state Rep. John Smithee and some of his fellow legislators are breathing a sigh of relief because - since Hurricane Ike devastated the Texas Coast in 2008 - no major storm has hit the state. "We were very fortunate, which means we have one more chance to try to fix the system before the next hurricane season," Smithee said in reference to the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, the state-run insurer of last resort for about 250,000 homeowners in 14 coastal counties - plus part of Houston - who can't buy commercial insurance because they are a high risk.

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  20. A Major Hurricane Hasn't Hit the United States in 3,326 DaysRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Gawker

    ... two with 100 MPH winds at landfall, Arthur became the strongest storm to strike the United States since 2008's Hurricane Ike hit Texas with 110 MPH winds. While Ike and Arthur were intense in their own right, Hurricane Wilma was the last major ...

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