Hurricane Ike Newswire

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

    13 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. Ben Taub Hospital in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... hospital, and University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, which still suffers from problems wrought by Hurricane Ike. Now, after years of absorbing extraordinary growth in the number of patients it serves, Harris Health has hit a wall. For the ...

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  3. Galveston trolleys to run again, idle since Hurricane IkeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    The Galveston County Daily News reports the project will use Federal Emergency Management Agency funds, insurance proceeds and cash reserves. The system will include nearly 7 miles of restored track and four diesel-powered trolley cars.

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  4. LBJ Hospital, 5656 Kelley, HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    ... Hermann and University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, which still suffers from challenges brought by Hurricane Ike. These hospitals have key medical specialists available all day, every day. They're expensive to operate, but necessary to ...

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  5. TX: Trolleys May Return to GalvestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mass Transit

    ... the trolleys were running again before the bodies were cleared from the streets. More than a century later, Hurricane Ike put them out of service again. Now the streetcars remain stationary and in disrepair, and the miles of trolley tracks that are ...

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

    Wednesday | 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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  7. A Celebration of Life: Michael William JohnstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fort Bend Star

    ... to share, mentor and volunteer. In 2008 Mike was honored by the City of Stafford for his contributions during Hurricane Ike, by proclaiming July 3rd as "Mike and Sharon Johnston Day". Mike and Sharon loved to travel and especially loved cruising ...

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  8. Galveston council may revive trolleysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Chron

    After years of delay, the Galveston City Council is being asked to decide Thursday whether to revive the trolley system put out of operation more than six years ago by Hurricane Ike. Although the city has more than $4 million in federal and insurance money in hand to restore the system, city councils over the years have balked at bringing back a system that was losing money when the storm put it out of service in 2008.

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  9. The pursuer chooses peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Times of Israel

    ... serves on its Community Impact Committee. He served on the Bush-Clinton Relief Committee for recovery from Hurricane Ike on the Gulf Coast. He is immediate-past Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Spirituality and Health at the Texas Medical ...

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  10. EDITORIAL: Ike recovery money should've been spent long agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The city of Beaumont is still trying to rebuild the Concord Homes housing project, which is 50 years old and was damaged during Hurricane Ike.The main roadblocks are Austin-based advocacy groups that say the development should go elsewhere so that poor people aren't concentrated in one area.Part of the problem stems from Hurricane Katrina, when the ... (more)

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  11. Orbital Picks Up Where CCSS Left OffRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Radio World

    ... provided hardware and services in support of incident command and medical responders on Galveston Island in Hurricane Ike. In this way, emergency responders didn't need to deal with "space segment" directly. He also was a customer of CCSS, which ...

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  12. The Last of the Winter Reading WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Austin American Statesman

    ... such as the arrival of three babies who have grown into handsome children. We remembered the devastation of Hurricane Ike and how our beach house was one of a tiny minority that survived, keeping our tradition alive. We also deeply cherish the ...

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  13. Houstonians could end up paying for all storm damage in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Business Journal

    Devastation following Hurricane Ike's trip to Galveston - the kind of damages for which Houstonians may be helping to foot the bill if Senate Bill 302 advances during the 84th Texas Legislative Session. Individual Houstonians with certain kinds of property insurance and Houston-based business owners with property in around the coast could see their premiums spike in the event of a major storm.

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

    Sunday Feb 15 | 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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  15. Fundraiser created in Middleton's memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Click2Houston

    Shriners Hospital claims to be the best pediatric burn hospital in the world, but after Hurricane Ike flooded and damaged the hospital, it closed for nearly a year. That was after Robert Middleton spent three years at Shriners.

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  16. Fitch Affirms Hitchcock ISD, Texas' ULT Bonds at 'AA-'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Information Technology

    ... appreciation bonds. INCREASED ECONOMIC ACTIVITY: Tax base growth has resumed following the recovery from Hurricane Ike and the recession reflecting ongoing residential and commercial expansion to the district's modest service area. MIXED ...

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

    Thursday Feb 12 | 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. In the garden with Urban Harvest: Take a look at how trees fare in hurricanesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Chron

    ... protection therefore needs to circle structures at a distance. Years ago, we planted such protection. During Hurricane Ike, winds reached 72 mph. We lost many tree limbs, but not one tomato plant, only one pepper, and no roof or window damage. Bob ...

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  19. Lessons learned from palm treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Http

    ... I have had a running love affair with palms since I began to write "Winds Over Bolivar," a book about Hurricane Ike on the Bolivar Peninsula and its aftermath, where I used a beautiful palm that endured Hurricane Ike for my cover shot. read ...

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  20. Bills Aimed Property Claims Litigation Expected in Texas Legislative SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Insurance Journal West

    Texas lawmakers are expected to file legislation this year aimed at stemming the tide of property claims litigation in the wake of catastrophic weather events, such as hailstorms. Proponents of such legislation would like to see a measure that limits the time in which claims over property losses may be filed, similar to the limitations put in place for the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association after it was inundated with claims-related lawsuits following Hurricane Ike.

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