Nearly 2,000 brought to safety in Texas after Hurricane Ike
Published 09/15/2008, West Central Tribune
GALVESTON, Texas — The death toll from Hurricane Ike rose to 25 in nine states Sunday, as rescuers said they had saved nearly 2,000 people from waterlogged streets and splintered houses. Glass-strewn Houston was placed under a weeklong curfew, and millions of people in the storm’s path remained in the dark.Word count: 1371
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