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More Ike Relief for Galveston County

Posted on · It's been more than four months since Hurricane Ike hit the region. Residents in Galveston County, who are still in recovery mode, are getting some extra help this week. County officials are holding a series of meetings to help people learn about grants and other disaster relief. Laurie Johnson has more.

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Governor's Recovery Panel Tours Galveston

Posted on · Four months after Hurricane Ike hit Galveston, the island continues its slow road to recovery. A new state commission created a month after the storm listened to presentations about response and recovery. Members also took a tour of neighborhoods and the city's badly damaged medical center. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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Helping Galveston

Posted on · State officials and leaders spent the day touring Galveston Island to see the devastation left behind by Hurricane Ike. As Laurie Johnson reports — former Harris County Judge Robert Eckels says Galveston has a marathon of a recovery ahead.

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Turning Disaster into Opportunity

Posted on · As Galveston rebuilds after Hurricane Ike the city knows it needs a vision of its future. Rod Rice reports that the city has recently formed the Long-term Community Recovery Committee.

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Land Commissioner Begins Ike Debris Removal

Posted on · It's taken some time but the Texas General Land Office is now beginning to clean-up debris strewn beaches along along the Texas gulf coast. Rod Rice reports the Land Commissioner has a reason for the three month delay in removing Hurricane Ike debris.

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Galveston Going Green

Posted on · Residents and business owners in Galveston are in the long slow process of rebuilding and restoring the island. As Laurie Johnson reports — one Galveston couple sees the devastation of Hurricane Ike as an opportunity to take their home and business in a whole new direction.