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June 14, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Neighborhoods are still in ruin and downtown may never be the same, but community leaders in Grand Forks, N.D., celebrated anyway, knowing that flood relief is finally on its way. Community leaders and the state's two senators celebrated passage of the disaster relief legislation, a version of which was hung up in Congress and vetoed by President Clinton before finally winning quick approval from both. The legislation provides $5.
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June 14, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Neighborhoods are still in ruin and downtown may never be the same, but community leaders in Grand Forks, N.D., celebrated anyway, knowing that flood relief is finally on its way. Community leaders and the state's two senators celebrated passage of the disaster relief legislation, a version of which was hung up in Congress and vetoed by President Clinton before finally winning quick approval from both. The legislation provides $5.
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April 23, 1997 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Addressing a crowd of flood victims living in a cavernous Air Force hangar, President Clinton announced Tuesday that the federal government will take the unusual step of reimbursing 100% of the cost of all immediate emergency work in the disaster zone. After touring the flooded communities of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, Minn., by helicopter, Clinton said that he had never seen a disaster like the one that has devastated this area with a combination of floods, fires and blizzard.
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April 23, 1997 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Addressing a crowd of flood victims living in a cavernous Air Force hangar, President Clinton announced Tuesday that the federal government will take the unusual step of reimbursing 100% of the cost of all immediate emergency work in the disaster zone. After touring the flooded communities of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, Minn., by helicopter, Clinton said that he had never seen a disaster like the one that has devastated this area with a combination of floods, fires and blizzard.
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July 13, 1989 | From Associated Press
Officials declared a statewide drought disaster in North Dakota on Wednesday, the first step in making farmers eligible for federal assistance. "The 1988 drought never really ended, although we had some relief until just a few weeks ago," Lt. Gov. Lloyd Omdahl said. He announced the disaster declaration for Gov. George Sinner, who was out of the state. "Congress is currently debating a 1989 drought relief package, so we want to send them an appropriate message regarding our needs," Omdahl said.
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July 13, 1989 | From Associated Press
Officials declared a statewide drought disaster in North Dakota on Wednesday, the first step in making farmers eligible for federal assistance. "The 1988 drought never really ended, although we had some relief until just a few weeks ago," Lt. Gov. Lloyd Omdahl said. He announced the disaster declaration for Gov. George Sinner, who was out of the state. "Congress is currently debating a 1989 drought relief package, so we want to send them an appropriate message regarding our needs," Omdahl said.
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