Iowa town may need months to rebuild after devastating tornado

About 20% of the town of Mapleton, Iowa, has been flattened by a weekend tornado, according to the mayor's estimates. More than half the town was damaged. The tornado -- which was three-quarters of a mile wide at one time -- ripped roofs off buildings, and some estimate that rebuilding could take months.

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