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Hurricane Ike (2008)

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Top Hurricane Ike (2008) Articles

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  • Obama's FEMA chief: Florida-seasoned

     
    by Peter Nicholas President Obama intends to nominate the head of Florida's emergency management office to lead FEMA, a post that came under national scrutiny in 2005 over what many said was the inept response to the damage inflicted by......
  • Hurricane Ike victims should 'be patient'

     
    A flooded street after Hurricane Ike hit the Texas coast, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, in Galveston, Texas. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) by Frank James Not many details from the 2:30 pm federal press conference on Hurricane Ike held by Homeland......
  • Gasoline prices are set to rise as refinery production is greatly reduced

     
    Gasoline prices slowed their decline in California and jumped by 10 cents nationwide as oil companies continued to reduce the amount of fuel that they are refining. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in California fell just......
  • Ike May Have Washed Rescued Sea Turtle Ashore

    Ike May Have Washed Rescued Sea Turtle Ashore
    An endangered sea turtle that apparently was washed miles inshore by Hurricane Ike and spent months trapped in a pit in Vermilion Parish is being released back into the Gulf of Mexico. The 90-pound female Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle was found in Jan. 29 in a...
  • 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition': Jessica Alba lends a hand

    Jessica Alba is no stranger to makeovers. Now she knows more about them than ever, since the glamorous actress has expanded the definition to include the overhaul of a deserving family's residence. She's the celebrity volunteer joining Ty Pennington...
  • Storm Surge Warning Being Considered by National Hurricane Center

    Storm Surge Warning Being Considered by National Hurricane Center
    The National Hurricane Center is considering adding a storm-surge warning to its list of watches and warnings issued during hurricane season. Center officials floated the idea of a storm-surge warning Wednesday to a crowd of emergency managers, first...
  • Fence Rebuilt at Historic Rosewood African-American Cemetery

    Fence Rebuilt at Historic Rosewood African-American Cemetery
    GALVESTON, TX - Dozens of Galveston and Houston area volunteers turned out to rebuild a 300-foot fence at the island's historic African-American Rosewood Cemetery on March 20. The beautiful split-rail fence was erected in just five hours as volunteers...
  • Access to U.S. 11th largest port back to pre-Rita standards

    Access to U.S. 11th largest port back to pre-Rita standards
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completely a year-long process to improve access in the Calcasieu Channel. This work involved two dredge contracts and multiple funding sources to complete improvements to approximately 30 miles of the important...