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Basketball Hall Of Fame Serving As Staging Area To Help Tornado Victims

The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA will serve as a staging are to help the victims of Wednesday afternoon's natural disaster that saw three tornadoes touch down and cause massive damage in Springfield and the surrounding area.

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[We believe Lieberman means tornadoes - not hurricanes]

The tornadoes missed the Hall of Fame in Springfield, yet still caused tons of damage throughout the area. Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick declared a state of emergency on Wednesday night and activated 1,000 national guard troops to assist.