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Hurricane Ike (2008)

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Top Hurricane Ike (2008) Articles

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  • Deadly Northeast U.S. storms

    Deadly Northeast U.S. storms
    With just a few hours’ notice, millions of lives are turned upside down. Deadly storms ripped through eight states from Illinois to New Jersey, including our nation's capital. At least a dozen are dead, and millions without power.  Two of the...
  • Texas Ranchers Brace for New Cattle ID Rules

    Texas Ranchers Brace for New Cattle ID Rules
    Texas Tribune In Dan Gattis’ Georgetown pasture, cows and their newborn calves have bright yellow ear tags with identification numbers. “I can take that knife and pull that ear tag out,” said Gattis, a former state representative,...
  • First Of Five Homes Completed From Disaster Relief Fund

    First Of Five Homes Completed From Disaster Relief Fund
    86-year-old Mary Porras lost her house in hurricane Ike in 2008, the place she'd called home since she was 11-years-old. Now she's getting the keys to the first of five homes completed from the Hurricane Ike Disaster Relief Fund. 63 other Houston area...
  • Bill Clinton speaks at DePauw University Friday

    Bill Clinton speaks at DePauw University Friday
    President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and the 42nd President of the United States of America, will come to DePauw University on Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture Series. Students,...
  • Hurricane Ike storm tracker, Galveston webcams

  • FAU D leaves fans in Cone Of Uncertainty

     
    OK, the glass half-full part of me is just going to stay in the happy place of FAU on offense. They have the ball and keep marching up and down the field at Lockhart on that sun-splashed Saturday afternoon.......
  • Hurricane Ike -- feds to brief at 2:30 ET

     
    by Frank James Federal officials plan a 2:30 pm ET Hurricane Ike briefing at the Federal Emergency Management Agency's headquarters in downtown Washington, D.C. That should give us some of the best information yet, at least when it comes to......
  • Bush: Gas-price gouging in Ike's wake?

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush, citing the damage that Hurricane Ike is causing in not only Texas, but also parts of Louisiana, said today that federal agencies will be monitoring gas prices in the midst of energy-supply disruptions to ensure......
  • Obama skips SNL due to Hurricane Ike

     
    by John McCormick With Hurricane Ike crashing onto the Texas shore, Sen. Barack Obama has decided to skip his scheduled appearance on the season premier of Saturday Night Live tonight. "In the light of the unfolding crisis in Texas, Senator......
  • Swamp Sunrise

     
    As the day started on the East Coast this Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, the Gulf Coast and inland Texas were feeling the powerful effects of Hurricane Ike. It is still too early to know how much devastation the storm......
  • Hurricane Ike spurs House to break early

     
    by Frank James The House plans to adjourn early this week, today instead of tomorrow, to allow Texas lawmakers whose congressional districts are in the path of Hurricane Ike to head home to be with their constituents in their......
  • FEMA's Hurricane Ike show and tell

     
    by Frank James Earlier, I posted on the Federal Emergency Management Agency getting flak from state and local officials in Texas for not getting food, water and other critical supplies to the Hurricane Ike evacuees and even first responders. FEMA,......