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Tornado injures 8 people, 2 critically, in small Kansas town


EUREKA, Kan. (AP) — Residents in a small Kansas town were surveying damage Wednesday after the community took a "direct hit" from a tornado for the second time in two years.

Eight people were hurt, two critically, when the latest twister struck the southeastern Kansas town of Eureka Tuesday night. Kansas Adjutant General's Office spokeswoman Jane Welch said 175 structures, including the high school, were damaged but all of the town's 2,400 residents were accounted for.

Gov. Jeff Colyer declared a state of disaster emergency for Greenwood County, which includes Eureka. The town is about 60...

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