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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Illinois

Southern Illinois is the southern third of the state of Illinois. With the area code 618, the .... European-American settlers were initially slow to arrive in Illinois after the United States victory in the American .... They were sent to Washington, DC, where they were held for 68 days before release, but they were never charged.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illinois

Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States, achieving statehood in 1818. ..... Bolstered by continued immigration from southern and eastern Europe, and by the African-American Great Migration from the South, .... On November 18, 2013, tornadoes touched down and ripped through Washington, Illinois.

www.lib.niu.edu/1998/iht519815.html

In western and northern Europe during the 1840s, Illinois was a popular ... Birkbeck promoted emigration to his English Colony in southern Illinois: ..... The inland tier of domain counties, Clinton and Washington, which abutted St. Clair County, ...

www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/17/us-weather-tornadoes

Nov 17, 2013 ... Washington, Illinois resident says: 'The whole neighbourhood's gone and the ... According to agency officials, parts of Illinois, Indiana, southern ...

www.washingtontimesreporter.com/lifestyle/travel

PELEE ISLAND, Ontario -- This Lake Erie island is Canada's southern-most inhabited point. But it's less Key West than Mayberry, or perhaps, being Canadian, ...

www.cnn.com/2013/11/17/us/weather/index.html

Nov 17, 2013 ... Michelle Crumrine was out of town when a tornado tore through her neighborhood. She returned to Washington, Illinois, to find pieces of her life ...

www.migrationpolicy.org/article/european-immigrants-united-states

Dec 1, 2015 ... Most Southern European immigrants were motivated by economic ... 81, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC, February 2006), available online. Of the ... New York (16 percent), California (14 percent), and Illinois (8 percent).

www.weather.gov/ilx/17nov13-tor2

Weather.gov > Central Illinois > Washington Tornado (Tazewell/Woodford ... The tornado then continued northeast into far southern LaSalle County near Dana, ...

weather.com/storms/tornado/news/washington-illinois-tornado-debris-found-miles-away-20131118

Nov 19, 2013 ... Europe. Europe. Albania Shqip; Andorra Català; Andorra Français; Austria ... Washington, Illinois Tornado Debris Found 95 Miles Away (INTERACTIVE) ... and southern Oklahoma, including a men's jacket (20 miles away), ...

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Nov 18, 2013 ... Washington IL tornado ranked as EF-4; victim ID'd .... tornado near Brookport were all from around the 1,000-resident city in far southern Illinois.