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Mo. gov. seeks disaster declaration for storms

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has asked the president to issue a disaster declaration for areas hit by tornadoes and severe storms on Dec. 31.


Nixon requested federal individual assistance for people living in Carter, Christian, Dent, Franklin, Phelps, Polk, St. Louis, Stone and Webster counties as well as the city of St. Louis.


Five Missouri residents were killed by the severe weather.

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