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An utility worker assesses damage on to power lines in Athens, Ala., that were heavily damaged by a strong storm that swept through the area Friday, March 2, 2012.   A reported tornado destroyed several houses in northern Alabama as storms threatened more twisters across the region Friday.  (AP Photo/Lora Scripps, Athens Courier Journal) ORG XMIT: ALATH105