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Coal City superintendent juggles daughter's cancer treatment, twister damage

Coal City superintendent juggles daughter's cancer treatment, twister damage

Monday dawned with an uneasy feeling for Kent Bugg. It was the day that he and his wife would be taking their 14-year-old daughter for her first of 20 proton radiation treatments for cancer. But before day's end, the Coal City schools superintendent would be broadsided by another foe: A fierce tornado that damaged the high school and more than 1,300 homes — including his own. The twister ripped off a chunk of his house, exposing several bedrooms and forcing the family to move until the damage can be repaired. At Coal City High School, the roof, gymnasium, windows and athletic fields were damaged. "I sure didn't need this on top of everything else," he said...

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