GALVESTON, Texas (AP) -- People wanting to come back to hurricane-stricken Galveston, Texas, are now allowed to briefly return to check out their property.
Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas today announced a "look and leave" re-entry advisory on the island between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Galveston residents and business owners must show show photo identification at highway check points under the policy.
The city was under a mandatory evacuation order before Ike, which knocked out all medical facilities, water, sewer, electricity and gas services.
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