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The only house still standing from Hurricane Ike in 2008. This is the same house that an exorcism took place back in '88 .....

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Facts about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the effect on New Orleans on the anniversary of the disastrous storm.
from Live Science

Hurricane Katrina History and Numbers (Infographic)

Facts about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the effect on New Orleans on the anniversary of the disastrous storm.

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Hurricane Carla, the first Category 5 hurricane of the 1961 season, hitting Galveston, Texas (as a Category 4 hurricane) on September 11, 1961.

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The only remaining house near the beach for miles after the1900 Storm. The Great Galveston Storm of Sept. 8–9, 1900, was the worst natural disaster in U.S. history in terms of human life. Loss of life has been estimated at 6,000 to 8,000, but the exact number has never been determined.

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from Texas on the Potomac

Today in Texas History: Galveston’s ‘Great Storm’ of 1900

The hurricane of 1900 hit Galveston, Texas with a fury. It was referred to as the "Great Storm". Winds exceeded 135 mph and in today's standards, it would be classified as a Category 4 storm. Hurricanes had not yet been named. Between 6,000 - 8,000 people were killed and 10,000 left homeless. It is still believed to be the deadliest storm in U.S. history.

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from NOLA.com

The Times-Picayune's Hurricane Katrina coverage among top ten works of journalism the past decade

The Times-Picayune's coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath -- the nation's most devastating and costly disaster -- has been named one of the top 10 works of journalism in the past decade by New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and a panel of distinguished judges.

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from TIME.com

Remembering 'The Few': Photos of the Young Pilots Who Saved England

Preparing British fighter "Hurricane» (Hawker Hurricane) of the 85th Fighter Squadron RAF to fly.

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The term hurricane is derived from Huracan, a god of evil recognized by an ancient tribe from Central America. In other parts of the world, hurricanes

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