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updated: 11/18/2013 1:05 AM

Tornadoes, damaging storms sweep through Midwest

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  • A tornado swept through Washington, Ill., Sunday.

      A tornado swept through Washington, Ill., Sunday.
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Dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms swept across the midwest on sunday, leaving at least six people dead and unleashing powerful winds that flattened entire neighborhoods, flipped over cars and uprooted trees. illinois took the brunt of the fury as the string of unusually powerful late-season tornadoes tore across the state.

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