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Posted: June 18, 2014 at 4:41 a.m.

Officials walk through the tornado damaged town of Pilger, Neb., on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The National Weather Service says the storm that struck northeast Nebraska appears to have produced four tornadoes, one of which ravaged the town of Pilger. (AP Photo/The World-Herald, Ryan Soderlin) MAGS OUT; ALL NEBRASKA LOCAL BROADCAST TV OUT

Nebraskans pick up after deadly twisters Emergency crews in tiny Pilger, Neb., picked through the rubble of homes and a school Tuesday, a day after a pair of tornadoes touched down almost simultaneously and killed at least two people.

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