Sontonia Stephens of the Community Services Program of West Alabama talks with reporters about a new disaster relief fund for tornado victims during a news conference in Montgomery, Ala., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. The fund was announced Thursday by the Alabama Dept. of Economic and Community Affairs and makes $6-8 million available for owners of single family homes that were affected by the April 2011 tornadoes that struck north and central Alabama.
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published Thursday, September 6th, 2012
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama has up to $8 million to help families still trying to repair or replace homes destroyed by the deadly tornadoes in April 2011.