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Midwest Suffers Hits from Deadly Tornadoes

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Midwest Suffers Hits from Deadly Tornadoes

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Midwest Suffers Hits from Deadly Tornadoes

Midwest Suffers Hits from Deadly Tornadoes

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The damage assessment continues from tornadoes that hit the upper Midwest. At least eight people died in Iowa and Minnesota - the small town of Parkersburg, Iowa, about 80 miles northeast of Des Moines, was the hardest hit. A high school and numerous homes are no longer standing.

More people may have died, if the warning sirens hadn't sounded early, officials say.

Pat Blank reports from Iowa Public Radio.

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