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A woman walks through the debris from the destruction caused by a tornado that touched down in Washington, Illinois, November 18, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Young

U.S. midwest assesses after storms kill eight; damage may be $1 billion

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By Mary Wisniewski

WASHINGTON, Illinois (Reuters) - Rescue workers in a small Illinois city raked by a powerful tornado were combing through the wreckage on Tuesday in the wake of a fast-moving storm system that left eight people dead in two U.S. states.


The storm system triggered multiple tornadoes on Sunday that tore through the Midwestern United States, killing at least six people in Illinois and two people in Michigan.

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