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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Jury sentences Texas man to 40 years for burning boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Seattle Times

    ... other burned children and lobbied to keep the hospital open when it was on the verge of being closed following Hurricane Ike in 2008, the Chronicle reported. He was so well-liked that Whitlock worked to have June 28, his birthday, declared Robert ...

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  5. Departed businesses in Houston we miss the mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Houston Chronicle

    ... pups fertilizing the grass out front. The classic Balinese Room in Galveston, which was wiped out in 2008 by Hurricane Ike. You can still hear the illegal gambling games going on if its a quiet night on the Seawall. Galveston once had an ...

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  6. Oregon Air Guard member awarded Bronze StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Tigard Times

    ... has also responded to numerous domestic response operations to include: Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Rita, Hurricane Ike, and even severe flooding in Vernonia, Ore. Currently, the unit is undergoing its first mobilization in which operators are ...

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

    Friday Feb 6 | 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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  8. Mikulski & Shaheen: Keep politics out of homeland securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | USA Today

    Mikulski & Shaheen: Keep politics out of homeland security A partisan play about immigration leaves our country at risk. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1D5MAXa Former Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, pictured here in 2008 on the scene of Hurricane Ike clean up, co-wrote a letter to Congress this week warning that a partisan wrangling over the agency's funding could risk a temporary shut-down.

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  9. MomentumMY Prescription: Get RealRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 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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  10. Rep. Bill Taylor donates mobile shower unit to Disaster Relief team of SpartanburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Star

    ... some expert help. A lot of volunteers donated things for the unit, too.” The unit was first used after Hurricane Ike in 2008. The storm was blamed for 195 deaths, including 112 in the United States. In recent years, as Taylor became more ...

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  11. Though Rising, Ohio Home and Auto Insurance Rates Still LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Insurance Journal West

    ... list of the seven costliest years for insured losses. The most expensive catastrophe event in Ohio to date was Hurricane Ike in 2008, which caused an estimated $1.380 billion (2014 dollars). Ike crossed Ohio on Sept. 14, 2008, packing winds at ...

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  12. Sharing the food of loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | KRCR

    ... and could just barely afford a honeymoon in Galveston at the grand old Flagship Hotel, now gone thanks to Hurricane Ike. We left Houston after I got off work at 9 p.m., and realized neither of us had had dinner. On the way down, we stopped at a ...

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  13. Entering A New 'Phase'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... dates for the festival several times, often in response to weather events, such as the time the remnants of Hurricane Ike blew through the area in 2008 and tossed tents around. "Though the Harvest name may fade, the memories never will, and we are ...

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  14. Houston Grand Opera Announces its 2015-16 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... , as well as world premiere's of chamber pieces O Columbia and another yet untitled one about the effects of Hurricane Ike on Galveston. Summers calls Floyd's world premiere "the centerprice" of the coming season. "We're in a golden moment at ...

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

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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  16. 10 strange Alabama discoveries, from a mysterious shipwreck to creepy swamp dollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | 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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  17. Altering insurance: Texas lawmakers take aim at hailstorm claim litigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | 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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  18. MomentumMY Prescription: Get RealRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  19. Mardi Gras 2015: Mardi GaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  20. Tracking hurricane-generated storm surge with washover fan stratigraphyRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | 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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