Cleanup costs double previous estimate

Published 01/31 2014 05:58PM

Updated 11/12 2014 04:48PM

GIFFORD -- Officials say last year's tornado caused more damage than first thought. They say cleanup in Champaign County will end up costing more than $1 million. That's more than double the original estimate.

There is a silver lining. The higher total actually improves the area's chance of getting federal aid. Those who haven't applied for individual FEMA assistance yet, only have until Monday.

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