federal grants http://apr.org en Governor Announces Tornado Relief Grants For Ala. http://apr.org/post/governor-announces-tornado-relief-grants-ala <P>Nine local governments in north and west Alabama have been awarded more than $15.7 million in grants to help with tornado recovery.</P> <P>The grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development include $4.8 million to help rebuild Hackleburg's downtown. Eighteen people were killed and many of the businesses in the Marion County town were destroyed or heavily damaged by an April 27 tornado.</P> <P>Other grant recipients include Cordova, DeKalb County, Franklin County, Marion County, Moulton, Phil Campbell, the city of Tuscaloosa and Tuscaloosa County. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 23:10:37 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 22199 at http://apr.org Governor Announces Tornado Relief Grants For Ala.