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$10.5 BILLION AID PACKAGE

Congress cuts recess to help victims

President Bush enlisted former presidents Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush to raise money.
By Susan Milligan and Rick Klein
Globe Staff / September 2, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- With the death toll mounting in the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast, Congress cut short its summer vacation yesterday to approve an $10.5 billion emergency aid package to help rescue the legions of Americans left injured and homeless by Hurricane Katrina. President Bush, meanwhile, named two former presidents to head a private fund-raising effort and urged Americans to limit their ... (Full article: 741 words)

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