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Storm blows 90 rail cars off tracks

May 30, 2008|From Times Wire Reports

A storm bearing hail and possible tornadoes struck central Nebraska, damaging businesses, derailing train cars, felling trees and disrupting power to thousands.

A possible tornado touched down near Aurora, about 70 miles west of Lincoln, damaging a few businesses and at least one house. There were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries.

Tornadoes were also reported in Kearney, about 60 miles west of Aurora, where 90 rail cars were blown off the tracks.

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