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Sen. Jim Inhofe has Picher's stimulus funds frozen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Modified: July 9, 2009 at 10:04 am •  Published: July 9, 2009
Army Corps of Engineers study found more than 100 homes in Picher were in danger of collapsing into old mines.

Last year, just weeks after residents gathered to mark the town's final days with a parade, a powerful tornado tore through the area, killing six people.

The $60 million voluntary buyout is expected to conclude this year.


Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.


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