Hurricane Ike

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Name: Hurricane Ike
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Long-awaited widening project settled for U.S. 69

KILGORE (KYTX) - A long-awaited widening project is coming to what are mobility agencies say is among East Texas' most important highways.Cherokee County, East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) and Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) have announced ... [Published KYTX CBS 19 - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

TWIA wins court battle against League City

TWIA PRESS RELEASEAUSTIN – The 10th District Court in Galveston has entered a judgment in favor of Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) in a Hurricane Ike lawsuit filed by the City of League City. The lawsuit alleged that TWIA underpaid the City ... [Published Bay Area Citizen - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

New Coastal Monitoring Stations To Help Prepare For Next Hurricane

By: Florian Martin , October 20th, 2014 05:00 AMSurfside Beach is a tiny community right by the Freeport Ship Channel, about 60 miles south of Houston. Its population multiplies during the summer season as Texans flock to the beach.Right now, it’s the ... [Published Houston Public Media - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Major Route Across The Houston Ship Channel Closes For Repairs

By: Gail Delaughter , October 15th, 2014 10:15 PMSome drivers will have to find another way to get across the Houston Ship Channel for the next couple of weeks. That's because the Washburn Tunnel is closed for repairs .Precinct 2 Commissioner Jack Morman ... [Published Houston Public Media - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Supreme Court Accepts a Concurrent Cause and Ordinance or Law Matter Involving Hurricane Ike

On October 3rd, the Texas Supreme Court granted a policyholder’s petition for review in a Hurricane Ike matter that potentially gives Texas’ highest court an opportunity to address several important insurance issues.  They include concurrent cause in ... [Published JD Supra - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Reed Pursues National Relief Bill

_ To The Reader's Forum: At a time when Congress cannot agree on much, Congressman 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 ... [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

If Ike’s surge was a heart attack, are we still couch potatoes?

Al though Hurricane Ike produced a catastrophic storm surge, history tells us that past surges near Galveston have been much worse. The 1900 Hurricane generated a 20-foot storm surge and killed at least 8,000 people, in the deadliest natural disaster ... [Published Galveston County Daily News - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Slow Hurricane Season Winding Down

Posted Monday, October 6th 2014 @ 5am  by KTRH's Nik RajkovicSix years since Hurricane Ike -- even longer since a category three or higher hit the Gulf Coast -- and this year's hurricane season is winding down with barely a whimper.Local 2 Chief Meteorologist ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

How that tree got to Lindale Park

A  little tree near 18th and Mechanic streets, the site of one of the mixed-income housing developments in Galveston, was taken down by a crew that was clearing the site for construction.The tree, a Texas Ebony, was known in the neighborhood because it ... [Published Galveston County Daily News - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Criss is by far the most qualified

Surviving hurricanes and storms is one of our major concerns. Susan Criss, as a lawyer and later a judge, worked with courage and diligence to bring billions of dollars back to our families and local businesses to fix our roofs, repair our homes and rebuild ... [Published Galveston County Daily News - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Rainbow’s appreciation services to aid its recover

H itchcock’s God’s Rainbow Baptist Church will have its pastor and wife pre-appreciation service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 6402 O’Brien St. in Hitchcock with Johnnie Grimes and Truth Missionary Baptist Church as its guests. The appreciation service for the ... [Published Galveston County Daily News - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Fitch Rates Galveston, TX Waterworks and Sewer System Revenue Bonds 'A+'; Outlook Stable

Proquest LLCThe following is from Fitch Ratings on September 18:Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A+' rating to the following Galveston, TX waterworks and sewer system (the system) revenue bonds:--$19.3 million waterworks and sewer system revenue refunding ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 24 2014]

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"Those of us that were involved in Hurricane Ike and saw what happened when the cars were running out of gas and bottlenecked in Wells, Texas, and trying to take care of those people, we saw the problem, and we don't want to wait until the next bad hurricane" says Davis...
...In those days, she cried until her head ached. "I was just tired of living that life, still in that mentality," Verenice recalled. "When my ex went to jail, I didn't have nothing, so I went to get some help."
"All told, with the reconstruction of the entrances and exits and approaches, we're looking at about a $4 million price tag for this project, and the lion's share of that is coming from Hurricane Ike recovery funds."
...need life-sustaining treatments several times weekly," said Shaun Collard, vice president of clinical operations and executive director of DaVERT. "Thousands of people are affected by disasters each and every year, but DaVERT is dedicated to helping minimize the impact on the health care community."

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Long-awaited widening project settled for U.S. 69 [Published KYTX CBS 19 - 20 hours ago]
With Riverside Hospital Shut Down, Patients Scr... [Published Houston Press - 22 hours ago]
TWIA wins court battle against League City [Published Bay Area Citizen - Oct 20 2014]
Rice Crew moves to Buffalo Bayou [Published Rice University - Oct 20 2014]
New Coastal Monitoring Stations To Help Prepare... [Published Houston Public Media - Oct 20 2014]
Houston Food Bank To Serve Thousands Of Solar-P... [Published Pollution Online - Oct 20 2014]
First Presbyterian visionaries celebrate 75 years [Published Waller County News Citizen - Oct 20 2014]
Texas State Senator Larry Taylor addressed the ... [Published Guidry News - Oct 17 2014]
Texas asbestos firms spending hundreds of thous... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Oct 16 2014]
Major Route Across The Houston Ship Channel Clo... [Published Houston Public Media - Oct 16 2014]
TEL OFFSHORE : Provides Update on Probate Proce... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 16 2014]
Texas Supreme Court Accepts a Concurrent Cause ... [Published JD Supra - Oct 15 2014]
This Week In Food Blogs: 'tis the Season For Pu... [Published Houston Press - Oct 15 2014]
DaVita Kidney Care Response Team Celebrates Dec... [Published Scottrade - Oct 15 2014]
Kirk Calls For Expansion of Federal Investigati... [Published Noodls - Oct 14 2014]
County positioned to 'weather' winter storms us... [Published Conroe Today - Oct 13 2014]
Texas Supreme Court Orders 10/14 (Six Petitions... [Published JD Supra - Oct 13 2014]
Disaster Planning With Pets in Mind [Published Yahoo! Canada - Oct 13 2014]
Pentagon: global warming will change how US mil... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 13 2014]
Endorsement watch: State Reps and Sam Houston [Published Off the Kuff - Oct 11 2014]
Gulf Coast Community Resource and Recovery Dist... [Published Guidry News - Oct 10 2014]
Ottawa mayor reviews a year of accomplishment [Published InOttawa.com - Oct 10 2014]
Days numbered for elderly tree [Published Savannah Morning News - Oct 10 2014]
Business plans must account for pandemic [Published The Tribune - Oct 09 2014]
Boulder Community Health getting a move on [Published Denver Post - Oct 09 2014]
Boulder Community Health getting a move on [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Oct 09 2014]
Disaster Planning With Pets in Mind [Published LiveScience.com - Oct 09 2014]
Reed Pursues National Relief Bill [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Oct 09 2014]
Mostyns inject $200K into coffers of former jud... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Oct 09 2014]
Rumors of this store's demise have been greatly... [Published Houston Chronicle - Oct 09 2014]
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Endorsement watch: State Reps and Sam Houston [Published Off the Kuff - Oct 11 2014]
The Chron made its State House endorsements in two parts. The highlight from Part One was a couple of key races. Susan Criss District 23: Susan Criss In one of the few competitive contests, Democrat Susan Criss and Republican Wayne Faircloth ...
UTMB continues to do well post-Ike [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 30 2014]
Good to see . Ashbel Smith building at UTMB 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 ...
Two environmental stories [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 23 2014]
Some good news, and some bad news. The bad news: We have an oyster shortage . Add an oyster shortage in Texas Gulf Coast to the problems exacerbated by the state’s years-long drought. But Texas’ dry spell isn’t the only reason the slimy delicacies ...
Fact Checking Group Slams New Democratic Ad for... [Published TIME.com - Aug 14 2014]
The political fact checking site FactCheck.org slammed the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Thursday over an ad the group described as deceptive, a characterization the DCCC disputes. The ad was released by the DCCC in the New Jersey race ...
Fact Checking Group Slams New Democratic Ad for... [Published Swampland - Aug 14 2014]
The political fact checking site FactCheck.org slammed the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Thursday over an ad the group described as deceptive, a characterization the DCCC disputes. The ad was released by the DCCC in the New Jersey race ...
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