Ala. counties to get federal aid for Ida

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Two coastal Alabama counties have been approved for federal disaster assistance to help with cleanup from Tropical Storm Ida.

Gov. Bob Riley announced new Federal Emergency Management Agency funding Wednesday for Mobile and Baldwin counties. The money will go to state and local governments and some nonprofit relief organizations for the repair and replacement of buildings and other facilities damaged during the early November storm.

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