Harrisburg http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Quinn announces aid to southern Ill. tornado victims http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/quinn-announces-aid-southern-ill-tornado-victims <p>Harrisburg and other southern Illinois&nbsp;communities affected by <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/deaths-damage-following-sweep-severe-storms-through-branson-mo-harrisburg-ill">a deadly tornado in February</a> are getting up&nbsp;to $13 million in state and Small Business Administration aid.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 16:47:13 +0000 The Associated Press 3407 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Quinn announces aid to southern Ill. tornado victims Illinois to recalculate storm damage cost for FEMA http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/illinois-recalculate-storm-damage-cost-fema <p>Illinois will get the chance to convince&nbsp;the federal government to <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-march-12-2012">reverse denial of aid</a> to southern&nbsp;Illinois homeowners socked by last month&#39;s deadly tornados.</p> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 19:11:21 +0000 The Associated Press 3266 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Illinois to recalculate storm damage cost for FEMA Death toll from Harrisburg tornado up to 7 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/death-toll-harrisburg-tornado-7 <p>Authorities in southern Illinois say a seventh person has died from injuries suffered in the EF-4 tornado that slammed into the town of Harrisburg on Feb. 29.</p><p>Saline County coroner Doug Watson says 70-year-old Donald Smith, a retired coal miner from Harrisburg, died Wednesday night at a hospital in Indiana. Smith&#39;s wife remains hospitalized in critical condition.</p><p>Most of the victims, including the Smiths, lived along a street that took the brunt of the storm, which authorities say was 200 yards wide and packed sustained winds of 170 miles per hour.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 19:55:36 +0000 The Associated Press 3231 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Death toll from Harrisburg tornado up to 7 Morning headlines: February 29, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-february-29-2012 <p><strong>Nixon declares state of emergency for severe storms, possible tornadoes hit southwestern Mo., southern Ill.; at least four confirmed dead</strong></p> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 16:08:05 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press & Illinois Public Radio 3171 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: February 29, 2012