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6 hrs ago | American Reporter

The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A front-page New York Times photo update of their Website at 5:10 p.m. last Sunday led off with this sad caption: "Thousands of people who refused orders to evacuate were feared stranded across a swath of Texas.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Click2Houston

Sandpit becoming danger in Katy subdivision

Sept. 15, 2014: It's been a large, unsightly nuisance for almost as long as it's been here. Keith Garvin reports.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Nakesha Randle wades through flood waters near Pine Street in Beaumont, Saturday. Tammy McKinley/

Boats anchored for safety in the Port of Beaumont thrash wildly as Hurricane Ike roars ashore in September, 2008.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Beaumont, TX, Andrews, TX

The Beaumont Enterprise

Ike anniversary highlights late-season hurricane threats

For some reason, many weather watchers start to slowly give up on the hurricane season after Labor Day, but the end of the summer season is rarely the end of hurricane season for Texas.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Texas, Weather, Tornado

EurekAlert!

Research offers new way to predict hurricane strength, destruction

A new study by Florida State University researchers demonstrates a different way of projecting a hurricane's strength and intensity that could give the public a better idea of a storm's potential for destruction. Vasu Misra, associate professor of meteorology and co-director of the Florida Climate Institute, and fourth-year doctoral student Michael Kozar introduce in the Monthly Weather Review of the American Meteorological Society a new statistical model that complements hurricane forecasting by showing the size of storms, not just the wind speed.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Florida State University, Tornado, Meteorology, Science, Weather

Sat Sep 13, 2014

KBMT

Bridge City residents remember Hurricane Ike

The eye of Hurricane Ike made landfall September 13, 2008, devastating much of the Gulf Coast. Bridge City took a beating and six years later residents vividly remember how they're lives changed that fall.

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Click2Houston

Bill Read's Blog: The 6-year mark of Hurricane Ike

The radar picture shows Ike when the center of the eye was over Galveston Bay. At the time of this picture the horror of the storm surge had reached it's peak on the Bolivar peninsula and along the shores of Galveston Bay.

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Chron

Ike anniversary highlights late-season hurricane threat

September 8, 1900 - The unnamed "Galveston Hurricane" kills 8,000 on the island and destroys approximately half of all homes in the area. September 10, 1961 - Forty-six people were killed when Hurricane Carla makes landfall.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Texas, Hurricane Rosa, Hurricane Madeline

American Reporter

The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A front-page New York Times photo update of their Website at 5:10 p.m. last Sunday led off with this sad caption: "Thousands of people who refused orders to evacuate were feared stranded across a swath of Texas.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Chron

Ike anniversary highlights late-season hurricane threat

September 8, 1900 - The unnamed "Galveston Hurricane" kills 8,000 on the island and destroys approximately half of all homes in the area. September 10, 1961 - Forty-six people were killed when Hurricane Carla makes landfall.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Texas, Hurricane Rosa, Hurricane Madeline

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Chron

Attorney: No indictment for ex-Kemah mayor

A Galveston County grand jury on Thursday declined to indict former Kemah Mayor Matt Wiggins on theft charges, according to Wiggins' attorney. "This was the result of political animosity and we are thankful that we finally had an opportunity to explain what happened and put this to bed once and for all," said Paul Doyle , Wiggins' attorney.

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Related Topix: Kemah, TX, Galveston County, TX, Hurricane, Weather

Architect Online

Morning News Roundup: New York Tribute in Light

Galveston, Texas, broke ground on public housing six years after Hurricane Ike damaged 70 percent of the structures in the area. [ Houston Chronicle ] Chicago and Palo Alto, Calif.-based Valerio Dewalt Train Associates promoted William Turner, AIA, to principal, and Erik Rogers, Sheri Andrews, AIA, Joseph Lawton, and Kurt Volkman, AIA, to senior associates.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX, Hurricane, Weather

The Wichita Eagle

Work starts on post-Ike public units in Galveston

Ground has been broken on a public housing project in Southeast Texas nearly six years after Hurricane Ike left hundreds of units unlivable. Leaders of the Galveston Housing Authority and St. Louis-based developer McCormack Baron Salazar ceremonially broke ground Wednesday on two mixed-income projects.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX, Hurricane, Weather, Galveston County, TX

The Miami Herald

Delcambre welcomes new boat launch, pavilion

Delcambre now has a boat launch that can handle four boats at a time and a new pavilion for the seafood and farmer's market. Shrimp and fishing boats can dock at the 7,500-square-foot pavilion to sell their catch directly to the public.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Chron

Few show for Galveston nuke meeting

Federal officials were prepared for hard questions during a public hearing Tuesday on the removal of radioactive materials from a floating nuclear power plant in Galveston Harbor. But only about 35 people showed up and the first question was how many jobs would be created by the decommissioning of the barge Sturgis, expected to arrive in Galveston in December.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Bay Area Observer

By The Bay - Week of September 8, 2014

The City of La Porte, La Porte LEPC and La Porte ISD will host the annual La Porte Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, September 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The fair will be held at La Porte High School, located at 301 E. Fairmont Pkwy. The Health and Safety Fair will have fun activities and provide educational information for citizens of all ages.

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Related Topix: La Porte, TX, Seabrook, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, Hurricane, Weather, Harris County, TX

American Reporter

The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A front-page New York Times photo update of their Website at 5:10 p.m. last Sunday led off with this sad caption: "Thousands of people who refused orders to evacuate were feared stranded across a swath of Texas.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

American Reporter

The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A front-page New York Times photo update of their Website at 5:10 p.m. last Sunday led off with this sad caption: "Thousands of people who refused orders to evacuate were feared stranded across a swath of Texas.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Observer

Bipartisan actions help area, na...

At a time when Congress cannot agree on much, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed has introduced and garnered support for something significantly important for our region in particular and the country generally: a national disaster tax relief bill. One of the primary functions of government is to protect its citizens and this is especially true in the wake of a natural disaster.

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Related Topix: US News, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Weather, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Hurricane Irene

Fri Sep 05, 2014

SFGate

Texas hospital campus rebounds from Ike's blow

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas, Hurricane, Weather, University of Texas Medical Branch

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