Hurricane Ike Newswire

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  1. EDITORIAL: Housing pushback expected, but real need remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... will have to look for new funding to rehab the Concord Homes public housing complex instead of using the Hurricane Ike restoration grant it had planned to use. That project has been opposed by housing advocacy groups in Austin but supported by city ...

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  2. Village Creek State Park hiking trails are now open after Hurricane IkeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2009 | Examiner.com

    While many of the state parks east of Houston closed after Hurricane Ike on September 13, 2008, most have now reopened and are ready for visitors, hikers, campers, paddlers, and cyclists. Village Creek Park, which has sustained damage of the last few years from Hurricane Rita and Hurricane Ike is fully operational except for the Land Navigation/Map & Compass Course and the Nature Center.

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  3. Three U.S. Hurricane Hot Spots Predicted: El Nino Likely Fading by Mid-AugustRead the original story

    Friday | 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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  4. Beaumont will not get $12.5 million in Hurricane Ike recovery fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KBMT

    Concord Homes in Beaumont's north end has not aged gracefully after a half-century of existence. It took a real beating during Hurricane Ike on September 13, 2008.

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  5. Forecasters expect quiet hurricane seasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Greenwich Citizen

    A video monitor, at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, shows an enhanced radar image of Hurricane Ike as it comes ashore on Galveston, Texas, at about 3:10 a.m. ET Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008.

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

    Tuesday Apr 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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  7. Sixty-Three Year Old Veteran Finally Gets His First Home For FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... I own this. This is mine," he said with a tear in his eye. The house, vacant and a neighborhood eyesore since Hurricane Ike in 2008, was restored with the help of the Houston-area housing assistance organization Woman, Inc. And it is the latest in ...

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  8. Familiar Faces Returning to La Porte To Fill Key JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Bay Area Observer

    ... Management Coordinator, Jeff Suggs. Kristin was instrumental in the preparation and recovery efforts after Hurricane Ike and has been a hands-on contributor to the City's preparedness planning since that time. She will be a familiar face to the LEPC ...

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  9. JP conducts full-scale evacuation exercise ahead of hurricane seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... BEST INTEREST ARE MET. SUSAN: THE JEFFERSON PARISH EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TEAM HAS USED THIS PROCESS DURING HURRICANE IKE AND RITA AND SAYS BOTH TIMES HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TEAMS RECOMMEND PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS OR ANY MEDICAL ...

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  10. Longtime Chef Randy Evans Is Leaving HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Houston Press

    ... many of his recipes from that time. When Brennan's of Houston was destroyed by a fire that happened during Hurricane Ike, Evans decided to start his own restaurant, Haven. It closed after a few years on July 31, 2014 due to its main investor wanting ...

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  11. $100M for Lamar campuses?Read the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... and process operating programs. The college would also try to reprise an HVAC program - dormant since Hurricane Ike - and introduce a drafting program, Reynard added. The TRB would grant college systems the authority to borrow money. Historically, ...

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  12. Prominent lawyer remembered as a beloved mentor to manyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Chron

    ... in the East End that works with addicted, homeless or disabled men. The non-profit won numerous awards after Hurricane Ike when its clients and residents sawed trees and volunteered with the city's recovery efforts. "Our family is heartbroken over ...

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  13. jack_williamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Washington Post

    Surge from Hurricane Ike inundates Galveston Island, Texas, and a fire destroys homes along the beach on Sept. 12, 2008.

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  14. $220 million overhaul will make Memorial Park too nice? Plan approved ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | CultureMap

    ... principal with the landscape architect firm, is leading the effort to vivify the grounds that were ravaged by Hurricane Ike in 2008 and by the droughts that have plagued Texas in recent years. He has surrounded himself with a team of 70-plus local ...

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  15. Council Approves Memorial Park Master PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Houston Press

    After surviving a seemingly endless public input meeting on Tuesday, on Wednesday morning the Houston City Council voted unanimously to approve the new Memorial Park Conservancy Master Plan. The Memorial Park Conservancy has been working on this plan for months in response to the devastation caused by the drought and the damage from Hurricane Ike.

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  16. An ambitious planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Houston Chronicle

    ... when a historic drought killed millions of trees across the state. Memorial Park, still weakened after Hurricane Ike in 2008, was hit hard, losing at least half of its urban forest. But with crisis, as the saying goes, comes opportunity. Since 2011, ...

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  17. Texas lawmakers take up major windstorm insurance overhaul billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Business Journal

    ... Association. TWIA finances are improving, but still inadequate, to cover a large-scale storm in the wake of Hurricane Ike in 2008. Hinojosa carried Senate Bill 302 and co-sponsored the more significant Senate Bill 900 with Sen. Larry Taylor , ...

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  18. Potholes in Warren causing major problems for driversRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | KBMT

    ... and calipers." Last year, Tyler County hired a contractor to replace the road using federal grant money from Hurricane Ike but so far no work has been done. "The $1.3 million grant is a godsend to us but we are going to have to wait until they get ...

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  19. Would you live in a downtown modular home?Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... convert two shipping containers into their Bolivar house. Busceme-Scheibel's home was originally destroyed by Hurricane Ike, and chose to replace it with the containers to supplement the increased costs of building in the storm torn area. Photo ...

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  20. Would you live in a downtown modular home?Read the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... convert two shipping containers into their Bolivar house. Busceme-Scheibel's home was originally destroyed by Hurricane Ike, and chose to replace it with the containers to supplement the increased costs of building in the storm torn area. Photo ...

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