Hurricane Ike Newswire

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  1. Colmesneil hears grant administrator on EDS StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Tyler County Booster

    ... 50 minutes of an obviously long, complicated journey. From the $3.8 billion the feds offered to rebuild after Hurricane Ike in 2008, spread out among four DETCOG areas, Tyler County got $4.3 million in this latest grant. As the grant administrator ...

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  2. 10 strange Alabama discoveries, from a mysterious shipwreck to creepy swamp dollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Alabama Live

    ... appearance, the wreck has been submerged and reappeared following subsequent hurricanes, most recently 2008's Hurricane Ike. The wreckage shows the ship was likely steam-powered and was about 150 feet long and 30 feet wide. Many researchers believe ...

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  3. Altering insurance: Texas lawmakers take aim at hailstorm claim litigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    Texas lawmakers tend to tinker in one new area of insurance each session, and in 2015 the target appears to be how hailstorm damage claims are being resolved. Hailstorm claims rarely seem to rise to the level of Hurricane Ike, but the insurance industry is agitated nonetheless over the slew of claims that ended up in court after major storms in Amarillo and McAllen.

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  4. MomentumMY Prescription: Get RealRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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. Mardi Gras 2015: Mardi GaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... the Bourbon Street Awards . One of our favorite gay krewes had its homebase washed away in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike, Galveston Texas' hard-to-find Krewe of Banners . (We're doggedly tracking down clues to find Banners' party for 2015.) Another ...

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  6. Tracking hurricane-generated storm surge with washover fan stratigraphyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | CiteULike

    We use the stratigraphy preserved in a washover fan to reconstruct the timing or emplacement and environmental conditions along the Matagorda Peninsula, Texas, during Hurricane Ike in 2008. Washover fan stratigraphy preserves a topset-foreset break that rises 0.42 m in elevation as the fan built landward.

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  7. Houston County road projects to begin soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Houston County residents could soon be seeing changes to county roads. Judge Erin Ford said the county was given $4.2 million in funding from a Hurricane Ike grant.

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  8. Ohio helps pay for tornado-proof safe roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... only part of the story. Consider the damage and widespread devastation that came to Ohio from the remnants of Hurricane Ike in 2008 (sustained winds topping 70 mph), the derecho in the summer of 2012 (winds of 100 mph), and superstorm Sandy in the ...

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  9. MomentumMY Prescription: Get RealRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | 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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  10. Rotating 500-pound bunny head is saved, but now sculpture needs a new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | CultureMap

    ... Originally installed in October 1996, the sign survived natural disasters like Tropical Storm Allison and Hurricane Ike but couldn't overcome Houston's tumultuous real estate market. Before that happens, the store's signature design element, a ...

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  11. Stewart Beach to get $14M in improvements over the next 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Click2Houston

    ... FOR FAMILIES TO HANG OUT. Reporter: PLANS TO IMPROVE THE BEACH HAVE GONE AND COME -- HAVE COME AND GONE SINCE HURRICANE IKE. NO, IT'S JUST GALVESTON. BIG WHEELS TURN SLOWLY. Reporter: BUT THOSE WHEELS ARE TURNING. THIS WEEK THE GALVESTON PARK BOARD ...

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

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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. Bills aim to reform Texas windstorm insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... is only in the 14 counties, TWIA has had a serious financial struggle, particularly after losses incurred from Hurricane Ike. As a result, TWIA is continually considering large rate increases to coastal residents." Hinojos's bill would require the ...

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  14. H-GAC Hosts Rapid Housing Pilot Program Open HouseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Family Badge

    ... to partner with as well as eligible low- to moderate-income homeowners whose homes still have damage from Hurricane Ike to participate in this program. H-GAC, along with partners Tegrity Homes, Architend, and Home Innovations Research Labs, held a ...

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  15. Award of Merit: Government/Public BuildingsRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | 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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  16. More than Six Years Later, Keystone XL Is Still a Good IdeaIf...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Heritage Foundation

    ... Illinois Senator Barack Obama had just secured the presidential nomination for the Democratic Party. Hurricane Ike made landfall, Usain Bolt set world records at the summer Olympics, and the Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy ...

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  17. Who Will See the Canopy for the Trees? by Allen BushRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Garden Rant

    ... of current tree planting in parks, along parkways, targeted public spaces and on private property. Remnants of Hurricane Ike, followed by a devastating ice storm four months later, and general neglect have clobbered Louisville's tree canopy since ...

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  18. Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation Announces Keynote Speaker for Annual Birthday CelebrationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | PRWeb

    ... and execute UTMB's strategic vision. In this position, she has contributed to UTMB's successful recovery after Hurricane Ike, during a time of tremendous change in health care and great challenges in the national economy. Dr. Saavedra has had a long ...

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  19. 2015 Hurricane Zone Predictions: Stronger Season with Three U.S. Hot SpotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | PRWeb

    ... was also the only organization to predict the very weak 2013 hurricane season, "Hot Spot" zone predictions of Hurricane Ike (2008), Irene (2011), and Sandy (2012). The prediction of Sandy, a high-impact hybrid storm was made 3 years in advance, and ...

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  20. A Look at What Was Happening in 2008, the Last Time Gas Was This CheapRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | KCEN

    ... $231,000 on average. It's $420,000 now. A pound of ground beef ran $3.68, more than two bucks less than today. Hurricane Ike slammed southeast Texas in 2008, killing at least 112 in the U.S., 195 including the Caribbean. It was also the year Texas ...

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