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Hurricane Ike Devastates Coastal Texas

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Hurricane Ike Devastates Coastal Texas

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Hurricane Ike Devastates Coastal Texas

Hurricane Ike Devastates Coastal Texas

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Ferocious winds and pelting rains accompanied the Category 2 storm as it arrived in Galveston, Texas, early Saturday. The wind blew out windows in the JPMorgan Chase skyscraper in downtown Houston. Ike has weakened as it moves farther inland.

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