Recovery snags in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston's recovery from Ike is slow going, and tempers are starting to fray among the estimated thousands of people packed into shelters.

Many say they haven't gotten any information on how to get basics, such as food or clean clothing.

Those who are in their homes are dealing with damage caused by the storm and the lack of power throughout the city.

Long lines of cars have formed outside gas stations that have little fuel to sell. There are also lines of people waiting for ice, water and food at a number of locations in the city.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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