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Missouri awarded $2.6 million for storm damage repair

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By Heartland News

UNDATED (KFVS) - U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced Monday that the state of Missouri has been awarded a total of $2,623,409.71 in federal grant money through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency.

According to FEMA, the State of Missouri Emergency Management Agency is receiving a $1,228,208.25 grant to help cover the state's costs incurred in administering and managing the Public Assistant Award Grants.

In addition, the Citizens Electric Corporation is receiving a $1,395,201.46 grant of to help offset the costs to repair electrical service in Perry, Ste. Genevieve and Cape Girardeau counties after electrical services were knocked out in May 2009 due to high winds, tornadoes and flooding. 

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