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Ike hits Texas coast

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Hurricane Ike has made landfall on the Gulf coast of Texas, after hitting the island city of Galveston at 0710 GMT with winds of up to 110 mph (175km/h).

Much of the city is already under water after being hit by storm surges, and there are fears for 23,000 residents who have ignored orders to evacuate.

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