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Beebe declares 3 more counties state disaster areas

Governor Mike Beebe has added three more counties to the list of state disaster areas following last week's storms.

On Wednesday his office announced the addition of Cleburne, Garland and Stone Counties to the list.

Click here to see what other counties in Region 8 are on the list.

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