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Area Schools Plan For Earthquake

Posted by wlpo on February 2, 2013

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois officials and eight other states are trying to make this year’s Great Central U.S. ShakeOut the largest earthquake drill ever held in the Midwest.

Gov. Pat Quinn urged Illinoisans to sign up for the Feb. 7 exercise. Those registering for the drill at http://www.shakeout.org/centralus will find advice on earthquake preparedness. Around 2.3 million Midwesterners have already signed up for the event, including 410,000 people from Illinois.

Area schools that are signed up for the Great U.S. ShakeOut include: LaMoille, L-P, Ohio, Princeton, and Putnam County.

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