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Galveston Evacuees Get First Look at Ike's Damage

Article: 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…

Texas Starts on the Long Road to Recovery

Article: Texas Starts on the Long Road to Recovery

AUSTIN, Texas, September 16, 2008 (ENS) – President George W. Bush and Texas Governor Rick Perry visited Houston and Galveston today to survey areas devastated by last weekend’s Hurricane Ike. A former Texas governor, Bush flew over Galveston, where the airport is still not functional and many homes and businesses were destroyed when the storm…

Governor Perry Warns Texans Hurricane Ike is 'Dangerous'

Article: Governor Perry Warns Texans Hurricane Ike is 'Dangerous'

AUSTIN, Texas, September 11, 2008 (ENS) – Residents of the Houston-Galveston area and four northern counties on the Texas Gulf Coast have been ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Ike, now headed directly for the city of Galveston. Brazoria, Jefferson, Matagorda and Orange counties are being evacuated, and county offices and courthouses are closed today…