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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Three months after much of Indiana suffered the effects of a major snow storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on the area, state officials are now in a scramble to figure out how to pay for the losses.
Indiana Department of Homeland Security officials announced Wednesday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) denied the stateâ€™s request for assistance.
The January storm traumatized much of Indiana, leading to seven deaths and several crashes and slide-offs. Homeland Security spokesman John Erickson said local governments across the state requested more than $14.5 million in assistance.
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