Authorities: 10 dead from storms in southern Ill.

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BRANSON, Mo. — Authorities say 10 people have been killed in southern Illinois by severe storms that slammed the Midwest.

A spokeswoman for the Illinois Emergency Management Agency says the coroner’s office in the small town of Harrisburg has reported the updated death toll.

The storm hit the area around 5 a.m., causing widespread damage.

Published on Thursday, March 1, 2012 as: 10 people killed in southern Illinois by severe storms.