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Harrisburg Tornado

FEMA Again Denies Disaster Funding To Tornado-Ravaged Town

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO - The Federal Emergency Management Agency denied for a second time Illinois' request for disaster aid to recover from violent storms last mo...

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.

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...

PHOTOS: Storm Kills 6, Devastates Midwestern Town

Posted 02.29.2012 | Chicago

At least six people have reportedly been killed and more than 100 others injured following an apparent tornado that tore through the southeastern Illi...