Breaking News: Obama declares disaster area in Rocky Boy
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HELENA (AP) President Barack Obama on Saturday declared Hill County and the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation a disaster area due to severe storms and flooding that occurred in June.
The declaration means federal money will be available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit groups for emergency work and repair.
Hundreds of people on the reservation are still without safe drinking water more than two weeks after flooding broke the reservation's water lines, tore up roads and forced dozens of evacuations.
The flooding hit the reservation in mid-June after more...