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May 26, 2011JOPLIN, MO |  By: Wayman

McCaskill Assistance

Missouri senator Claire McCaskill says she's looking into what the federal government can do for Joplin residents moving forward.

McCaskill toured the tornado-ravaged city earlier this week. She says she will be asking federal agencies to prepare for financial aid packages for the Joplin area.

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McCaskill says through pictures of Joplin you get a sense of the devastation, but being there in person you get the emotional side of the tragedy.