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Miss Delegation endorses federal disaster declaration

A lettter to President Obama declaring parts of Mississippi a federal disaster after devastating tornadoes swept the state. A lettter to President Obama declaring parts of Mississippi a federal disaster after devastating tornadoes swept the state.
JACKSON, MS (WDAM) -

The Mississippi Delegation has written President Obama declaring federal disaster after tornadoes swept through the state. 

Thad Cochran, Roger Wicker, Bennie Thompson, Gregg Harper, Alan Nunnelee and Steven Palazzo signed the declaration requesting federal assistance. 

The letter addressed specifically the EF-3 tornado that took five lives and had a major impact on the local economy with at least 43 businesses and over 200 residences damaged or destroyed. 

To view the letter, click here. 

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