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Newspaper Photos Capture Hurricane Ike Losses, Heroism

Article: Newspaper Photos Capture Hurricane Ike Losses, Heroism

GALVESTON, Texas, November 11, 2008 (ENS) – The Galveston newspaper that did not miss an edition although Hurricane Ike blew its roof away, is compiling a coffee-table book telling the story of the storm and its effects through photos shot by staffers. The “Galveston County Daily News,” will publish the book as a full-color photographic…

Hurricane Ike Claims Eight Lives, Millions Without Power

Article: Hurricane Ike Claims Eight Lives, Millions Without Power

AUSTIN, Texas, September 14, 2008 (ENS) – The center of Hurricane Ike slammed into Galveston, Texas at 2 am Saturday and moved inland across the Galveston-Houston area, knocking out power, water and sewer services, toppling trees and damaging buildings. The hurricane has claimed eight lives to date, five in Texas, two in Louisiana and one…