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Obama declares disaster at Rocky Boy, Hill County

 

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President Barack Obama over the weekend approved a request from Gov. Brian Schweitzer, declaring a disaster on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and in Hill County resulting from severe storms and flooding starting June 15.

"Number one, the Tribe is very pleased that he declared a disast e r , " N e a l R o s e t t e , Chippewa Cree Tr ibal publ i c information officer, said thi s morning. "It's going to mean some sorely needed federal assistance on the damage. We couldn't be happier." Rosette said it also means the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be working as a full partner in clea...



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