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Harrisburg Illinois

The Short Way, Through Harrisburg

Joni Hirsch Blackman | Posted 05.02.2012 | Fifty
Joni Hirsch Blackman

I didn't think I'd ever heard of Harrisburg, IL. When a tornado hit that small town and killed 6 people earlier this week, the name of the town 300 miles away didn't sound familiar. Odd, considering the few minutes I spent there were quite memorable.

PHOTOS: Residents Return To Homes Ravaged By Tornado

Posted 03.01.2012 | Chicago

As residents in downstate Harrisburg, Ill., continue to recover from the tornado that devastated their town and killed at least six people early Wedne...

Recovering From 'Super-Cell' Storms, Bracing For More

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green

(Adds President Obama offer, body recovered) By Jim Young HARRISBURG, Ill., March 1 (Reuters) - Residents of storm-toss...

Tornadoes Strike Nation's Heartland: What You Can Do

Posted 03.05.2012 | Impact

UPDATED: MARCH 3, 2012, 11:00 a.m. More than 30 people have been killed after a violent string of storms hit Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, a...