Hurricane Ike Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Ike Dike versus Centennial GateRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Off the Kuff

    Lawmakers on Monday told representatives of two of Texas' most distinguished universities to stop feuding and come together on a plan for protecting the Houston region from a storm surge similar to the one spawned by Hurricane Ike six years ago.

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  2. Long overdueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    ... around New Orleans, protecting the city from future hurricanes and storm surges. In contrast, six years after Hurricane Ike slammed into Galveston, blue tarps remain on rooftops throughout the region, the Ship Channel is as vulnerable as ever and ...

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  3. Quinn Defends NRI LoanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | RiverBender.com

    ... Recovery Initiative. Illinois used $3.7 million from the federal funds awarded to the state in the wake of Hurricane Ike to set up a small business loan program under the NRI. Illinois Republicans in Congress have called for an investigation after ...

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  4. W&T Offshore Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results,...Read the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Sys-Con Media

    ... of W&T as we sought insurance recovery for our Removal of Wreck costs associated with damage resulting from Hurricane Ike. The underwriters subsequently requested a rehearing which was denied. The Company now expects to recover in excess of , we ...

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  5. Galveston judge tosses public housing lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Chron

    A Galveston federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at halting the reconstruction of public housing on Galveston Island damaged by Hurricane Ike.

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  6. Texas Gulf Coast oyster shortage in part due to increased salinity, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... only reason the slimy delicacies are harder to come by latterly." The article noted that "sediment dumps from Hurricane Ike in 2008" and "continually increasing water temperatures" also are to blame. And the article stated that the shortage is ...

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  7. 5 National Landmarks Threatened by Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Scientific American

    ... that cost $11.8 million . Protection: The center installed new roofs designed to withstand 130-mph winds. Hurricane Ike repairs from 2008 cost roughly $80 million . Protection: The National Park Service performs prescribed burns. It is also adding ...

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  8. Quinn Explains Disaster Connection to NRIRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Illinois used $3.7 million from the federal funds awarded to the state in the wake of Hurricane Ike to set up a small business loan program under the NRI.

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  9. Calvin Walker denies ripping off Port Arthur, as citizens demand council investigation of paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... and it should be accounted for." Last week, Walker was arrested accused of overbilling Port Arthur for post-Hurricane Ike electrical work he did at all city ball parks. He charged the city almost $675,000. City attorney Val Tizeno told 12News the ...

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  10. Legislators want fast action on Ike DikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Chron

    Texas legislators on Monday lamented a disagreement over how to protect the Houston region from a storm surge like the one spawned by Hurricane Ike and urged that a plan be brought to the Legislature as soon as possible.

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  11. Galveston's Stewart Beach redevelopment options consideredRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Click2Houston

    ... YEARS. THEY WANT TO SHARE THAT WITH THEIR KIDS. THAT MAY BE ABOUT TO CHANGE. NOW NEARLY SIX YEARS REMOVED FROM HURRICANE IKE IT IS ABOUT TIME, SOME SAY, TO START REAL COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT NEAR AND ON GALVESTON ISLAND'S BEACHES. YEAH, BE MORE LIKE ...

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  12. Galveston wrestles with future of beach propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Finance and Commerce

    From his ninth-floor condo balcony, Walter Preble can look across Seawall Boulevard to a jumbled scene of sunbathers and colorful beach umbrellas, of parking lots and undeveloped plots, of a fast-food joint, a beachwear shop and an abandoned building battered by Hurricane Ike.

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  13. Insurance Industry Hurricane Tour of Texas Coast to Begin Aug. 18Read the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    ... an estimated 3 million Texas coastal residents over a five-day, 1,000 mile, 49-media stop tour. In 2008, Hurricane Ike was the last hurricane to strike the Texas coast, but it was also the costliest storm to ever hit the state with $12 billion in ...

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  14. Lawmakers in Galveston learn about storm barriersRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... of the so-called Ike Dike barrier designed to prevent the catastrophic damage sustained in 2008 from Hurricane Ike. Deshotel tells The Galveston County Daily News ( http://bit.ly/1pRUp8F ) lawmakers have to start somewhere to begin understanding ...

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  15. More Controversy Over NRI ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | RiverBender.com

    ... center of a criminal investigation. U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says millions in federal disaster aid tied to Hurricane Ike went into the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative as part of a loan program for small businesses. According to a Chicago ...

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  16. Houston's fun new blow dry bar is a labor of love - and a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | CultureMap

    ... Day and soon getting engaged. Their happily ever after was cut short, however, thanks to the combination of Hurricane Ike and the unfortunate timing of their wedding venue, Tuscany in Garden Oaks, going bankrupt. "We had prepaid for everything," ...

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  17. Government shutdown may have led to spike in Washington birthsRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Other emergencies and crises have triggered baby booms because parents were forced to stay indoors, such as Hurricane Ike in 2008 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Some studies showed higher birth rates after the 1995 Oklahoma City bombings. Critics say ...

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  18. Kirk seeks investigation of federal disaster fundsRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2014 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    ... program. Kirk asked the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development last week to investigate how Hurricane Ike recovery funds were used. The money went to financial institutions to disburse loans to small businesses in struggling Chicago ...

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  19. Chef Randy Evans Talks Haven's Closing and What's Next For HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Houston Press

    ... Evans says. "It makes it easier to leave when big things happen. I left Brennan's because of the fire after Hurricane Ike, and now I'm moving on again." It seems that Wheeler is liquidating much of his properties due to health problems, leaving an ...

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  20. Kirk Seeks Federal Probe Of Disaster Funds From Hurricane IkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... how the state spent recovery funds provided to Illinois six years ago for flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ike. The senator is an ally of Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner, who is running against Gov. Pat Quinn in the ...

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