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Columbus Hospital Seeks Federal Funds For Repairs

Last updated on Wednesday, July 23, 2008

(COLUMBUS, IND.) - A Southern Indiana hospital wants the federal government to help pay for costs from last month’s flooding.

Columbus Regional Hospital officials are seeking federal assistance to help pay some $70 million dollars, including about $40 million dollars the hospital has to pay to about 1,700 employees while it's closed.

The hospital also faces about $110 million dollars in property damage to the building's flooded first floor and basement.

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