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November 18, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
President Bush issued a disaster declaration Friday morning to clear the way for tornado victims to receive federal relief in Huntsville, where 17 died and several hundred were injured or lost their homes. Gov. Guy Hunt toured hospitals and visited with grieving families. "I've been around a lot of tornadoes, but I've not seen the type of damage on as broad a scale as I've seen this morning," Hunt said after a helicopter tour of the 10-mile-long path of destruction.
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November 18, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
President Bush issued a disaster declaration Friday morning to clear the way for tornado victims to receive federal relief in Huntsville, where 17 died and several hundred were injured or lost their homes. Gov. Guy Hunt toured hospitals and visited with grieving families. "I've been around a lot of tornadoes, but I've not seen the type of damage on as broad a scale as I've seen this morning," Hunt said after a helicopter tour of the 10-mile-long path of destruction.
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February 23, 1994 | PATRICK McCARTNEY
A small group of environmentalists and commercial fishing interests Tuesday questioned a U. S. Army plan to test the next generation of Patriot missiles by firing them at target missiles over the Pacific Ocean. The testing would involve 100 missile launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base and San Nicolas and San Clemente islands between 1994 and 2000, U. S. Army Major Thomas McWhorter said at a hearing in Oxnard.
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August 14, 2010 | By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times
They've racked up a lot of mileage, and their $28.8-million price — sans engine — should be enough to cause sticker shock. But that isn't stopping institutions from Los Angeles to New York from engaging in a new space race to land one of the soon-to-be-retired shuttles. Twenty-one institutions are in fierce competition for what one museum director called the rarest of space artifacts. They've enlisted former astronauts and high-flying officials to back their bids for one of three orbiters.
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