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July 6, 2015 6:40 am
Officials are declaring more disasters in Kansas in recent years. But it's unclear whether severe weather is more common, because weather watchers are doing a better job of documenting some events, such as small tornadoes. Data from the Federal Emergency Management Agency showed 29 disasters were declared in Kansas from 2004 to 2013, the last year ...


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