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Fed Aid For IL Tornado Victims Tops $1 Million

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:52:42 CST
By: AP


Gov. Pat Quinn's office says federal aid for Illinois tornado victims has topped $1 million. The governor's office says federal grants following the fatal Nov. 17 twisters have reached $1.06 million. The money is being used to help with disaster-related expenses, such as rent, repairs and replacing damaged items. About two dozen tornadoes crisscrossed Illinois during a single day last month and were blamed for killing seven people. Fifteen counties have federal disaster declarations from the severe weather.

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