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Mobile County (Ala.) district repairs high school damaged by Christmas tornado

Construction crews in Mobile, Ala., are working to finish reconstruction of Murphy High School, which sustained extensive damage in a tornado on Christmas Day 2012. says the Mobile County district has spent $10 million repairing the school. Murphy's 2,250 students were relocated to Clark-Shaw magnet school in January, but are expected to be back on their home campus when the 2013-14 year begins on Aug. 19.

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