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Hurricane bears down as residents hunker-in

As the most powerful storm to threaten the east coast in years bears down on the outer banks of North Carolina, tourists are fleeing for the mainland. But resolute residents are staying behind. Locals familiar with hurricanes say they are prepared to spend days stranded from the mainland. Forecasters...

4 years 11 months ago

Texas raises $135 million to buffer coastline

exas is embarking on the biggest coastal protection effort in state history to fight beach erosion and defend against future hurricanes. The $135.4 million plan comes just a year after Hurricane Ike's powerful storm surge damaged thousands of homes in Galveston, the neighboring Bolivar Peninsula and other communities across...

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