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Sen. John Thune visits the home of Janice and Dave Bender in Wessington Springs, S.D., on Friday morning, June 20, 2014, during his visit to the tornado-hit community. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)

Congestion plagues SD tornado cleanup

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WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. – Wessington Springs remained off-limits to outsiders Friday because of concerns that congestion would slow the cleanup from a Wednesday tornado.


Cleanup crews were struggling to maneuver through town smoothly because of narrow streets filled with parked vehicles and debris.

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