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12:58 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Tazewell, Woodford counties among 15 declared federal disaster areas

President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared 15 Illinois counties major disaster areas.  That includes Tazewell county where hundreds of homes were destroyed in Washington and surrounding towns.  Woodford, Champaign and LaSalle counties were also among those getting the federal designation.  Federal assistance that's made available can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs and low-cost loans for uninsured property losses.

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