Tag Archives: Hurricane Ike

Hurricane Watch : Texas-Cuba Alliance?

Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas, who will lead a delegation to Cuba, is shown with Shreveport, La. Mayor Cedric Glover, testifying on Capitol Hill Sept. 23, 2008, before a Senate hearing on disaster recovery. Photo by Jose Luis Magana / … finish reading Hurricane Watch : Texas-Cuba Alliance?

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Galveston Homeless : Where Will They Go?

Galveston: clean-up continues; many still homeless.Post-Ike tent city for homeless to close with no back-up plan. By Sue Sturgis / October 14, 2008 Before Hurricane Ike devastated Galveston Island on the Texas coast, about 60 homeless people spent their nights … finish reading Galveston Homeless : Where Will They Go?

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Ike: Oil Contamination in the Gulf, Too

At least 500,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico as Hurricane Ike assaulted the U.S. Gulf Coast. The environmental damage is only now starting to emerge, weeks after the storm. Here, oil coats the waters off … finish reading Ike: Oil Contamination in the Gulf, Too

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Ike Destroyed 45,000 Homes and the First Amendment

Hurricane Ike damage. Photo: Matt Slocum/Associated PressIke: The Silent StormBy Teresa Van Deusen / October 3, 2008 The evacuees from Hurricane Gustav had just returned home September 5th when Hurricane Ike began to head for the Gulf of Mexico. National … finish reading Ike Destroyed 45,000 Homes and the First Amendment

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Ike Aftermath : Residents of Galveston Public Housing Given Heave-Ho

Clean up after Ike in Galveston. Now it’s the human toll that must be dealt with.Galveston’s public housing residents ordered out with nowhere to go.Residents of Galveston’s storm-devastated public housing projects have been ordered to clear their belongings out — … finish reading Ike Aftermath : Residents of Galveston Public Housing Given Heave-Ho

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Houston : In the Aftermath of Ike

Trees lay on the ground early Saturday morning in downtown Houston. The city suffered very minor damage and those who stayed were breathing a sigh of relief as dawn broke. Photo by Andrew Locke / MSNBC.com.‘We now have a real … finish reading Houston : In the Aftermath of Ike

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Houston TV Web Sites Draw World Viewers to Ike Coverage

‘The four local stations in Houston used the Internet to extend their reach, streaming their exhaustive coverage online and drawing viewers around the world’By Brian Stelter / September 21, 2008 See ‘Coping with Ike by using a full charge of … finish reading Houston TV Web Sites Draw World Viewers to Ike Coverage

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Houston and Ike : Abandoning the ‘Independent’

Bill Phillips was trapped for two days at his senior apartment at the Villas. Photo by Dave Rossman / Houston ChronicleOne story among many: ‘Independent seniors’ — which means they can dress themselves — abandoned by apartment complex during IkeBy … finish reading Houston and Ike : Abandoning the ‘Independent’

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Houston : Media Restricted From Covering Hurricane Ike’s Devastation

Devastation caused by hurricane Ike: media coverage was restricted. Photo from Getty Images.Television reporter Wayne Dolcefino presses Gov. Rick Perry: ‘That is unprecedented and quite honestly not appropriate’By Amanda / September 15, 2008 Yesterday in a local report on KTRK-TV … finish reading Houston : Media Restricted From Covering Hurricane Ike’s Devastation

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