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Walz’s $518M Bonding Bill Includes Money to Rebuild Cities

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz proposed a $518 million capital investment package Monday that includes $150 million for rebuilding neighborhoods hit by unrest after the death of George Floyd last May and $43 million in security upgrades for the …

Southwestern Indiana Family Hit by Tornado Ends 2020 With New Start

NEWBURGH, Ind. (AP) — Nathan and Melissa Mosbey were overwhelmed with gratitude for the friends who showed up on Dec. 12 to help them start moving into their home. This moment of generosity came months after a similar one when …

Nevada Wildfire Victims Share Varied Stories

RENO, Nev. — With a wind-whipped wildfire roaring through a Reno neighborhood, David Howton sprang into action with a garden hose and was lucky to save his home. About a mile away, Scott and Mimi O’Brien weren’t so lucky. The …

As Paradise Rebuilds, a Divide Over Safety a Year After Fire

PARADISE, Calif. — There was “no way in hell” Victoria Sinclaire was rebuilding in Paradise. She’d thought she was going to die during the six hours it took her to escape the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history. …

Texas Housing Program Aims to Rebuild Faster after Disaster

HOUSTON — For Houston resident Scenacia Jones, the experience of getting her new home through an innovative way of building post-disaster housing was like an experiment. Jones and her two children had been living in a shelter for single parents …

Agency Awards $1.27M to Repair Arkansas Bridge

Arkansas’ southeastern-most county will receive a federal grant to rebuild a bridge that collapsed during massive flooding along the Mississippi River and its tributaries earlier this year. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Monday that a $1.27 million grant had …