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Will Greensburg Tornado Leave a Ghost Town?

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Will Greensburg Tornado Leave a Ghost Town?

Will Greensburg Tornado Leave a Ghost Town?

Will Greensburg Tornado Leave a Ghost Town?

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There's no need to enforce the 35 mile-an-hour speed limit through Greensburg anymore. With block after block of obliterated buildings to look at, everyone is driving much slower than that.

Every couple hundred feet there's a front-end loader rounding up splintered wood that'll be burned a few miles outside town.

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