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

    19 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. 'After the Hurricane,' by Houston poet laureate Gwendolyn ZepedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chron

    Robin Beckwith, right, follows along with members of Congregation Emanu El as they perform Selichot, a service held to ask God for forgiveness before the Jewish High Holidays. Because of the power outage due to Hurricane Ike, the congregation used flashlights.

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  3. Come hell or high-water, UTMB will be able to treat, research EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    The announcement that the University of Texas Medical Branch would be named one of two primary locations in Texas to treat Ebola patients was a declaration of confidence in the medical school's ability to handle the deadly virus. But as hurricane season wraps up and as Galveston continues to recover from the havoc caused by Hurricane Ike in 2008, how prepared is the hospital and its labs if another hurricane were to roll through? The Galveston National Laboratory is one of only two high-security facilities - the other one in Boston - tasked by the federal government to study exotic infectious diseases and how they spread.

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  4. 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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  5. Jury Finds Texas Windstorm Insurer Adequately Paid League City for Ike ClaimsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Family Badge

    The judgment signed on Oct. 16, 2014, by Presiding Judge Kerry Neves of the 10th District Court in Galveston, Texas, found that League City was not entitled to further payment from the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association over damage to city property during Hurricane Ike in 2008. A lawsuit filed by League City in 2012 alleged that TWIA underpaid - by several million dollars - for damage to city property resulting from Hurricane Ike.

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  6. Jury Finds Texas Windstorm Insurer Adequately Paid City for Ike ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Insurance Journal West

    Texas' wind and hail insurer of last resort in coastal areas announced that a judgment has been entered in its favor in a lawsuit brought by League City in Southeast Texas. The judgment signed on Oct. 16, 2014, by Presiding Judge Kerry Neves of the 10th District Court in Galveston, Texas, found that League City was not entitled to further payment from the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association over damage to city property during Hurricane Ike in 2008. 1 comment

  7. Houston Food Bank To Serve Thousands Of Solar-Powered Meals With Renewable Energy InstallationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Pollution Online

    ... Bank, including providing funds to support the Houston Food Bank's emergency operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike in 2008 and personnel to maintain the Food Bank's emergency generators that can ensure the refrigerators and freezers keep food ...

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

    Thursday Oct 16 | 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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  9. Texas Supreme Court Accepts a Concurrent Cause and Ordinance or Law Matter Involving Hurricane IkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | JD Supra

    On October 3rd, the Texas Supreme Court granted a policyholder's petition for review in a Hurricane Ike matter that potentially gives Texas' highest court an opportunity to address several important insurance issues. They include concurrent cause in wind and flood losses and the insured's burden of proof under policy provisions affording coverage when local ordinances mandate demolition and reconstruction and the authorities' decision that those ordinances were triggered fails to differentiate between loss attributable to covered perils and loss attributable to excluded ones.

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  10. This Week In Food Blogs: 'tis the Season For Pumpkin DoughnutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Houston Press

    ... bit of a lesson in how to be a good parent. Not Jus' Donuts struggled to get back to good working order after Hurricane Ike and, thanks to some help from TLC's "Bakery Boss," seems to be well on their way to a good future. Eater Houston : Jakeisha ...

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  11. Houston Food Bank to Serve Thousands of Solar-Powered Meals with Renewable Energy InstallationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | PRWeb

    ... Bank, including providing funds to support the Houston Food Bank's emergency operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike in 2008 and personnel to maintain the Food Bank's emergency generators that can ensure the refrigerators and freezers keep food ...

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  12. Alabama Man Urged to Return BP Claim PaymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Insurance Journal West

    ... article detailing the work of a marine debris company contracted by Texas officials to clean up debris from Hurricane Ike. "The article included a photo of Zirlott reviewing locations of Hurricane Ike debris using sonar equipment," Freeh's filing ...

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  13. Mostyns' generosity to a Texas judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Overlawyered

    Paging the Brennan Center and Justice at Stake ! "The law firm that profited the most from insurance suits in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike is sending hundreds of thousands of dollars into the campaign fund of the former judge who presided over the lion's share of the litigation." Houston plaintiff's attorney Steve Mostyn and his wife Amber have vaulted into the ranks of some of the nation's top political donors lately.

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  14. Kirk Calls for Expansion of Federal Investigation Into Quinn's NRI ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Illinoisreview

    ... by Governor Quinn in 2010 and was created to serve as an anti-violence program within Chicago.In 2008, Hurricane Ike caused an estimated $43 million in damages and losses in Illinois. 41 counties were affected, and HUD allocated $193.7 million to ...

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

    Sunday Oct 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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  16. Endorsement watch: State Reps and Sam HoustonRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | Off the Kuff

    ... is backed by insurance companies, who are not much loved in a region that had problems with them following Hurricane Ike in 2008. Faircloth's campaign comes right out of the Republican textbook - less regulation and secure the border. Criss, 53, ...

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  17. Lei Low BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Houston Press

    ... 2 in honor of the legendary Galveston nightclub in Galveston immortalized in song by ZZ Top and washed away by Hurricane Ike. The music here is exotica, Hawaiian and reggae, plus whatever the DJ playing eclectic vinyl records on Tuesday nights wants ...

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  18. Days numbered for elderly treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | SavannahNow

    ... there should be more going on than what is." In Galveston, Texas, Jenkins said, the trunks of trees damaged by Hurricane Ike have been carved into everything from a guitar to a Great Dane and made into a tourist attraction, the Tree Sculpture Tour.

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  19. Chef Chat, Part 2: Randy EvansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Houston Press

    ... I got to travel all over the United States to food festivals. I cooked in Singapore for two weeks at a resort. Hurricane Ike rolls in and the next thing you know, I've got to figure out what to do next. I'd already been talking with Rhea Wheeler, ...

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  20. Boulder Community Health getting a move onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Denver Post

    ... McConnell said of providing extra ambulances for special circumstances, including responses to disasters like Hurricane Ike in 2008. She said crews began arriving around midnight to ensure their vehicles were loaded with the right equipment and ...

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