Hurricane Ike Newswire (Page 2)

Hurricane Ike Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hurricane Ike. (Page 2)

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  1. The Grand 1894 Opera HouseRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | Houston Press

    ... r major hurricanes throughout the years, including the 1900 storm that killed more than 6,000 people. In 2008, Hurricane Ike submerged the theater's nine-foot Steinway piano under ten feet of salt water.

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  2. Energy company proposes $44M project in Orange Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... county during the next 10 years. Expansion is particularly crucial for Orange County because of the impact of Hurricane Ike in 2008, which sent a storm surge into the city of Orange and resulted in population and business losses across the county. ...

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  3. Donald Trump's Empire Was (Probably) Built On Immigrant LaborRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | ThinkProgress

    ... helped me get my money back." He was also serious injured twice on the job, once in Galveston, Texas after Hurricane Ike. About 180,000 maintenance workers keep the nation's 15,619 golf courses green and pristine across the country. As a four-part ...

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  4. EDITORIAL: Audit reveals depths of BISD's woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... peeled away. The forensic audit will even go over the 2007 bond issue of $388 million and the $62 million in Hurricane Ike recovery funds. No person or company that participated in this abuse of tax dollars should be allowed to get away with it. ...

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  5. Local Salvation Army member travelling to Saskatchewan for forest fire reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Windsor Star

    ... (National) Crisis Support Team for the Army and has previously spent time in Galveston, Texas after Hurricane Ike in 2008, oversaw Army response after the Goderich tornado of 2011 and responded to the flooding in southern Alberta in 2013. "While we ...

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  6. Will Hurricane Sandy (1-175-485) Again Demonstrate Need to Enhance Saffir-Simpson Scale?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2012 | David squared Dalka

    Hurricane Ike killed 112 in the United States in 2008, most due to the storm surge. At the time I wrote a blog post advocating an enhancement to the Saffir-Simpson Scale to improve the risk assessment and public communication tool.

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  7. Hurricane Ike Suggests Need to Modify Saffir-Simpson Scale Hurricane Measurement MetricsRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2008 | David squared Dalka

    Estimates of damage from Hurricane Ike and the reported death toll continue to rise far beyond what would be expected from the last Saffir-Simpson Scale reading of "a category 2 hurricane." Hurricane Ike's larger than category 2 impact suggests need to modify Saffir-Simpson Scale hurricane measurement and communication metrics.

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  8. Ex-water leader asks for name clearing hearingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In August 2009, Beaumont water utilites director and then Bevil Oaks resident, Hani Tohme, showed photos of debris violations similar to his that another Bevil Oaks official had received in a scrap with Bevil Oaks about Hurricane Ike debris.

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  9. BISD's audit shows 2013 was 'a mess'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... The forensic audit will focus mainly on the 2007 bond issue of $388.6 million, plus another $62 million in Hurricane Ike recovery spending. The school district's spending of the past 10 years amounts to about $2.6 billion, Saleme said, including the ...

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  10. A Tale of Two Hurricanes: Impact on Gas Prices?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... storm season this summer, one bad storm can send lasting shockwaves through a state. In September of 2008, Hurricane Ike wreaked havoc on a coastline familiar with tropical storms. Forming off the west coast of Africa and ending its ocean conquest ...

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  11. Wireless companies stay prepared for severe weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... lost connections caused by Mother Nature. Jeremy Payne grew up in Groves and says he remembers the damage from Hurricane Ike. Payne works for Verizon Wireless and says when Hurricane season arrives, it means putting together a supply kit at home and ...

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  12. Houston developer breaks ground on luxury beachfront communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Business Journal

    ... Seagrass Village , but ran into development, wetlands and legal issues, Ballard said, and was stalled amid Hurricane Ike. Ballard plans to revive the project and turn it into one of the premiere beachfront destinations on Bolivar Peninsula. The lot ...

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

    Jun 30, 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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  14. Legionnaires disease scare at Galveston prison hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Click2Houston

    ... ED WATER. THOSE SAME WATER FILTERS ARE ALREADY IN PLACE AT THE JOHN SEALY HOSPITAL. THEY WENT INTO PLACE AFTER HURRICANE IKE RAISED THE BACTERIA LEVELS THERE. AGAIN, NO CASES HAVE EVER HAPPENED OF THE DISEASE HERE IN

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  15. Officials consider raising Texas 87 on BolivarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Frank Sherman thought he still had a few hours left to evacuate before Hurricane Ike made landfall on the Texas coast, so he continued to working, pulling stranded motorists from flooded ditches.If state and local officials can't come up with a good solution, Bolivar Peninsula residents and visitors would need to evacuate when a hurricane or ... (more)

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  16. Texas Building Science Experts Provide Gulf Coast Residents with Hurricane Season AdviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | WebWire

    ... this time of year for experiencing the damaging effects of hurricanes and tropical storms. As recently as 2008 Hurricane Ike caused over $19 billion in damages in Texas alone. One of the best ways to prepare a property for hurricane season is to ...

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  17. Texas' favorite vacation spot offers new attractions and better beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | CultureMap

    ... district, including the unique tree sculptures that were artistically carved from trees that killed in Hurricane Ike. Where to stay Galveston's hotel scene is offering several new experiences this summer, including the new Doubletree by Hilton ...

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  18. Nick Aase becomes Eagle ScoutRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    ... paddling across remote lakes, fishing, rock-jumping and camping in the quiet beauty of a great wilderness. Hurricane Ike was Aase's first disaster relief trip which took him to Galveston, Texas. He helped remove debris, hang drywall, cooked for ...

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  19. Galveston to spend $2M to replant trees destroyed by Hurricane IkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The Galveston City Council has voted to spend up to $2 million to replant some live oaks and palm trees destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008. City leaders voted Thursday to pay the Galveston Tree Conservancy to restore the trees to 44 blocks of Broadway Boulevard.

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  20. DETCOG still receiving disaster funding for Ike, seeking help for recent stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Deep East Texas Council of Governments Executive Director Walter Diggles announced over a half a million dollars of reallocated Ike Funding is going to some Deep East Texas counties. Regional government leaders have this year's recovery from spring floods on their minds, but the action taken Thursday by the Deep East Texas Council of Governments dealt with Hurricane Ike funding.

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