Hurricane Ike

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Name: Hurricane Ike
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Good operating surplus, but no real growth in 2013/2014

Weekly News reporter•THE REAL growth of the Turks and Caicos Islands economy for 2013/2014 is down significantly from the 3.5 per cent projection.But the operating surplus has increased by 32 per cent over budgetary projections for the same year.Minister ... [Published Turks and Caicos Weekly News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Homeowners clean up damage after flooding

, 10:03 PM CDTBy Justin Hinton"Went that way and next thing I know I'm in a culvert."Bad turned to worse for James Thompson of Houston. He was headed to Louisiana to pay a speeding ticket."Got it a couple of weeks ago and want to get that taken care of ... [Published KBTV-TV FOX 4 - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Planners asked to look to Purdue

PEORIA — A new tool to help economic development across the region may be coming soon, courtesy of Purdue University.The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission may contract with the school’s Center for Regional Development in lieu of following through ... [Published - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Houston Fuel Oil Terminal's Ratings Represent Low Risk, High Leverage

The rating also considers the credit quality of the contract counterparties, the contract diversification and HFOTCO's track record in renewing expiring contracts and in adding new customers.The Ba2 factors in management's generally conservative approach ... [Published - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ike Dike is proven surge suppression concept

R esidents of our coastal region will not soon forget Hurricane Ike and its devastating storm surge.While high winds, torrential rains and the resulting spinoff tornadoes are forces to be reckoned with, storm surge entering Galveston Bay tends to increase ... [Published Galveston County Daily News - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

CASA needs your help

Never heard of CASA before? Well, you’re in good company. Texas CASA and the local board of directors are vigorously working to correct that.Since Hurricane Ike, the program has been on the decline due to the displacement of families and advocates. CASA ... [Published Galveston County Daily News - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Did last year's government shutdown cause a baby boom?

Apparently, government workers might have managed to stay busy during last year's shutdown. Nine months later, there are lots of little bundles of joy popping up in D.C. hospitals — and some outlets say the timing is no coincidence."My husband was off ... [Published The Western Star - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Public hearing scheduled for comprehensive plan

The Marseilles Planning Commission will have a public hearing on the city's comprehensive plan at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 10.The North Central Illinois Council of Governments will present the final draft to the commission at Marseilles City Hall, 209 Lincoln ... [Published - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 2 reports

5th Circ. Exhaustion Ruling Keeps Excess Insurers On Toes

, 8:02 PM ET) -- The Fifth Circuit's decision this week to open the door to $50 million in excess coverage to W&T Offshore for extensive Hurricane Ike damage sends a stark warning to insurers to make sure that policy language describing how underlying ... [Published Vocus PR - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

What churches need to know after a hurricane

Immediately after Hurricane Ike’s passage, the Rev. David Green, then senior minister of Galveston’s First Presbyterian Church, found himself somewhat out of pocket.“When I was in seminary and graduate school, nobody ever taught me what to do when the ... [Published Galveston County Daily News - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Firm's umbrella insurer must cover $50M in Hurricane Ike claims: Court

An energy exploration and development company is entitled to more than $50 million in coverage under its umbrella and excess insurance policies in connection with damage sustained during 2008's Hurricane Ike, even though its underlying insurance was exhausted ... [Published Business Insurance - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

Mayors see nature as weapon in battle against climate change

Mayors from the GOP-dominated states of Texas and Arizona are calling on cities to use nature to fight the effects of climate change, even as Republican governors and lawmakers repeatedly question the science that shows human-caused pollution contributes ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jun 23 2014]


"I am mindful of the critics that will suggest that we have over-allocated to the health sector and that we are to move to manage the healthcare contract."
"This is a reminder to all of us of the fragility and volatility of the tourism sector, and the need for greater diversification of our economy."

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No spending cuts in $200.5m budget -$13.4m for ... [Published Turks and Caicos Weekly News - Jul 21 2014]
Good operating surplus, but no real growth in 2... [Published Turks and Caicos Weekly News - Jul 21 2014]
Are you ready for hurricane season to enter hig... [Published Bay Area Citizen - Jul 21 2014]
Grayson County Game Warden acts as law enforcem... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Jul 21 2014]
Homeowners clean up damage after flooding [Published KBTV-TV FOX 4 - Jul 19 2014]
Olson acts to give localities input on hosting ... [Published Fort Bend Southwest Star - Jul 19 2014]
Planners asked to look to Purdue [Published - Jul 18 2014]
Insurance Recovery Law - July 2014 #2 [Published JD Supra - Jul 17 2014]
Houston Fuel Oil Terminal's Ratings Represent L... [Published - Jul 17 2014]
Excess coverage reached by any claims that exha... [Published Lexology - Jul 17 2014]
Outrage Follows Report Government To Spend $50 ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 16 2014]
Outrage Follows Report Government To Spend $50 ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 16 2014]
Married, Sort Of: The Legal Limbo of Being Gay ... [Published Houston Press - Jul 16 2014]
Ike Dike is proven surge suppression concept [Published Galveston County Daily News - Jul 16 2014]
Hurricane warning: Don't let your home insurer ... [Published Consumer Reports - Jul 15 2014]
On the road — dealing with curve balls [Published East Peoria Times Courier - Jul 15 2014]
NRG Energy Donates $100,000 to Fund Solar Power... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 15 2014]
Contractors. sued over alleged poor workmanship... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Jul 15 2014]
CASA needs your help [Published Galveston County Daily News - Jul 15 2014]
Using Submersible Dewatering Pumps to Reconstru... [Published Trenchless Technology - Jul 15 2014]
Creepy things found in Houston sewers [Published Houston Chronicle - Jul 14 2014]
Did last year's government shutdown cause a bab... [Published The Western Star - Jul 14 2014]
Did last year's government shutdown cause a bab... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 14 2014]
Lull before the storm? [Published Gulf Times - Jul 12 2014]
Options limited for expectant moms without insu... [Published Beaumont Enterprise - Jul 11 2014]
Disaster preparedness a collaborative effort [Published Journal-News - Jul 11 2014]
After Arthur, things look very quiet in the tro... [Published NBC 2 - Jul 10 2014]
TEL Offshore Trust Announces Filing of Petition... [Published - Jul 10 2014]
Non-Covered Claims May Exhaust Primary Limits, ... [Published Insurance Journal - Jul 10 2014]
Prepare now for hurricane season [Published Berkeley Independent - Jul 10 2014]
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Outrage Follows Report Government To Spend $50 ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 16 2014]
While we understand that there are many nuances in the ongoing illegal immigrant debate, and there are certainly two sides to every story, we can't help but wonder if the US government granting a $50 million award to BCFS Health and Human Services ...
Underwater Robot Tracks Endangered Sea Turtles [Published Mashable! - Jun 25 2014]
For the first time ever, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) scientists have tracked endangered sea turtles remotely — using an underwater robot The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) uses side-scan sonar technology to detect the ...
How South Florida Is Ignoring The State’s Leadi... [Published Think Progress - May 21 2014]
Susanne Torriente remembers waking up on Thanksgiving morning in 2012 and discovering that four blocks of Florida’s main coastal highway had washed away overnight. Tropical Storm Sandy, before it turned into a superstorm and traveled up the East Coast, ...
Republican Tom MacArthur Uses Lawfare Against S... [Published RedState Blog - May 20 2014]
Tom MacArthur is running against Steve Lonegan in the 3rd Congressional District in New Jersey. According to my friend Charles Johnson, MacArthur is suing Steve Lonegan, Lonegan’s treasurer, secretary, campaign manager, consultants, researcher, Charles ...
Texas Railroad Commissioner Hopefuls Trade Barb... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 22 2014]
As the primary runoff elections loom on the horizon, attacks from candidates seem to be getting nastier.  In the race for the Texas Railroad Commission, candidate Ryan Sitton has decided to respond publicly to what he calls unfounded charges his opponent, ...
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