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  1. Scourge of FEMA Trailers Wins MacArthur 'Genius' GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Wall Street Journal

    ... a fight in Galveston, Tex. over the rebuilding of affordable housing in Galveston, Tex. that was lost to Hurricane Ike. The city's newly-elected mayor was at the time arguing against rebuilding 569 public housing units destroyed or damaged by the ...

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  2. Texas Windstorm Insurer Says Finances Are Shaping UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Insurance Journal West

    Texas Windstorm Insurance Association announced it has successfully obtained $500 million in funds to assist in paying future catastrophic claims and that the association is now in its best financial position since Hurricane Ike in 2008. The funds come from the issuance of pre-event Class 1 bonds by the Texas Public Finance Authority on behalf of TWIA.

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  3. Louisiana's Vermilion Parish Plans to Build Flood Walls to Protect SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Insurance Journal West

    ... flooding and the impact on the school buildings and the lives sheltered inside. Hurricane Rita in 2005 and Hurricane Ike in 2008 pushed water in some schools across the coastal parish. Schools in Erath were closed and a campus-sharing system began ...

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  4. UTMB continues to do well post-IkeRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Off the Kuff

    The morning after Hurricane Ike crashed into Galveston Island six years ago, David Callender surveyed the sea of mud coating the 84-acre University of Texas Medical Branch campus. The UTMB president saw oak tree limbs blocking the doors to John Sealy Hospital, which would be knocked out of service for the rest of the year.

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

    Monday Sep 29 | 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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  6. Vermilion considers flood walls to protect schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... flooding and the impact on the school buildings and the lives sheltered inside. Hurricane Rita in 2005 and Hurricane Ike in 2008 pushed water in some schools across the coastal parish. Schools in Erath were closed and a campus-sharing system began ...

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  7. DETCOG Board Hears that Disaster RecoveraRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Tyler County Booster

    Deep East Texas Council of Governments Executive Director, Walter Diggles, announced Thursday that that the DETCOG/Texas General Land Office Hurricane Ike Disaster Recovery Housing Program has forty two site constructed and manufactured housing units assigned to approved contractors. Diggles said that the building and placement of twenty two of those homes and MHU's is underway with four already completed.

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  8. Scourge of FEMA Trailers Wins MacArthur 'Genius' GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Wall Street Journal

    ... a fight in Galveston, Tex. over the rebuilding of affordable housing in Galveston, Tex. that was lost to Hurricane Ike. The city's newly-elected mayor was at the time arguing against rebuilding 569 public housing units destroyed or damaged by the ...

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  9. Vet forecast weather for the U.S. Air ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... those at U.S. Army Special Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C. During his time, Carvin forecasted for both Hurricane Ike and the wedding of George W. Bush's daughter Jenna Bush Hager. Both were stressful, but for the latter he said the forecasters ...

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  10. Vermilion eyes flood walls to protect vulnerable schoolsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Students at Dozier Elementary in Erath head from the classroom to the playground, which means passing through a large gate in the flood wall surrounding the school, on Tuesday Sept. 23. Determined not to see a replay of problems encountered with flooded schools following Hurricane Rita in 2005 and Hurricane Ike in 2008, authorities in Vermilion Parish are moving ahead with plans for a concrete wall and pump system to protect more of the parish's schools from floodwaters.

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  11. Atlantic Hurricane Season Not Living Up To Weather Channel HypeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Ocean View

    ... season was rather quiet, we did have Hurricane Arthur, the first U.S land fall Category 2 hurricane since Hurricane Ike in 2008. It is proven that low activity hurricane seasons can still produce strong hurricanes, and this is quite obvious. The ...

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  12. Suspect in missing UVA student's abduction arrested in Galveston Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Chron

    ... Peninsula - 30 miles of beachfront marked by tiny hamlets and resort areas that are still recovering from 2008 Hurricane Ike devastation. Late Wednesday, Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset said his office would provide limited information ...

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  13. Biamp Systems Audia Selected for Galveston Island Historic Pleasure PierRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... midway area. Reopened in 2012, Texas' storied Pleasure Pier revamped its attractions after destruction by Hurricane Ike to restore the destination's reputation as a premier waterfront entertainment district. At 1,300 feet long and 125 feet wide, the ...

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  14. Flooding may pose 'insurmountable challenge' in future without resiliency planning, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | NJ.com

    ... efforts. The loss of life and economic damage caused by storms like Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, Hurricane Ike in 2008, the floods in the Midwest in 2011 and Hurricane Sandy in 2012 could have been avoided, according to the report. "However, ...

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

    Saturday Sep 20 | 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. Scourge of FEMA Trailers Wins MacArthur 'Genius' GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Wall Street Journal

    ... a fight in Galveston, Tex. over the rebuilding of affordable housing in Galveston, Tex. that was lost to Hurricane Ike. The city's newly-elected mayor was at the time arguing against rebuilding 569 public housing units destroyed or damaged by the ...

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  17. Wheelbarger v. City of El LagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... in determining that a condominium complex in which she owned a unit had been "substantially damaged" by Hurricane Ike. She claimed that this determination, communicated in a letter to her condominium association, was made without affording her a ...

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  18. DETCOG assigns contractors to build 42 houses for Hurricane Ike disaster recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deep East Texas Council of Governments Executive Director, Walter Diggles, announced Thursday that that the DETCOG/Texas General Land Office Hurricane Ike Disaster Recovery Housing Program has 42 site-constructed and manufactured housing units assigned to approved contractors. Diggles said that the building and placement of twenty two of those homes and MHU's is underway with four already completed.

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  19. Redoing Memorial Park: New $100 million plan to change Houston's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | CultureMap

    ... to be scheduled in the near future. Woltz 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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  20. Fitch Rates Galveston, TX Waterworks and Sewer System Revenue Bonds 'A+'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... plan (CIP) is predominantly driven by plant asset recovery and reconstruction after the city was hard hit by Hurricane Ike in 2008. FEDERAL GRANT INFUSION: suffered severe flooding damage during the hurricane and benefits from substantial federal ...

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