February 19, 2018  

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U.S. Congressman Palazzo Tours Tornado Damage at Southern Miss

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U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo, right, chats with Chad Driskell, assistant to the president for external affairs.

United States Congressman Steven Palazzo spent part of Wednesday, Feb. 20 touring damage caused by an F-4 tornado that struck The University of Southern Mississippi campus on Sunday, Feb. 10. Palazzo, a Southern Miss alumnus, is the U.S. Representative for Mississippi’s 4th congressional district. The powerful storm caused extensive damage to six buildings, including the historic Ogletree House, home of the University’s Alumni Association. No injuries were reported at Southern Miss from the tornado. (Photos by Danny Rawls)