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Clanton to give away free weather alert radios to residents, businesses

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The City of Clanton is taking steps towards weather preparedness by planning to give away 4,000 free weather alert radios to residents and business owners next week.

The city applied for a hazard mitigation grant after April 27, 2011, and was approved this year.

It matched 25 percent of the funds and will pay around $25,000 for the radios.

The weather alert radios have been programmed and will be given away at the Clanton Fire Department.

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