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Newspaper Photos Capture Hurricane Ike Losses, Heroism

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…

Galveston Evacuees Get First Look at Ike's Damage

Galveston Evacuees Get First Look at Ike's Damage

GALVESTON, Texas, September 24, 2008 (ENS) – Residents who evacuated the island city of Galveston, flattened by Hurricane Ike 10 days ago, are being permitted back into the city today but only on a limited basis as water, sewer and electricity are not fully restored . Until now, only emergency personnel and work crews have…