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Senator Dick Durbin was keeping tabs on weather developments back home as he took in President Trump's Address to Congress, in particular in Ottawa, where one person was killed....

Illinois Emergency Management Agency officials say the victim was killed when a tree was uprooted. There's no word on how many were injured in Ottawa. The twister struck the LaSalle County Nursing Home in Ottawa, but an employee tells the Associated Press residents suffered bumps and bruises and escaped serious injuries.