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01.03.07

Governor Declares State of Emergency

Snow drifts have kept people trapped in their homes for days in the Oklahoma panhandle Snow drifts have kept people trapped in their homes for days in the Oklahoma panhandle

Two more Oklahoma counties have now been added to a state of emergency declaration after being hit by the recent snow storm. 

Today, the Governor Brad Henry included Cimarron and Beaver counties on the list. 
  

The state of emergency declaration was first issued for Texas county on December 21st.
  

This will it easier for local governments to seek reimbursement for recovery costs through the state's public assistance program.
  

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