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Residents salvage belongings from home that was destroyed by a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Okla. twister debris would create mile-high pile

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Before residents of Moore can rebuild, they’ll have to deal with the debris from the deadly tornado that devastated the Oklahoma City suburb: crushed wood, mangled siding and battered belongings that […]

05/28/2013

US President Barack Obama comforts, Amy Simpson, Plaza Towers Elementary School principal, in Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Obama: Gov’t with Oklahoma ‘every step’ of the way

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — President Barack Obama says tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., is “a strong community with strong character” but needs help. Obama visited the area Sunday, consoling people staggered by the loss of life and […]

05/27/2013

An entire neighborhood destroyed by a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Can Tornado Alley become safer? Yes, within limits

(AP) – In the wind-swept prairie called Tornado Alley, the scene is eerily familiar: Homes smashed to splinters. Trees and telephone poles snapped like twigs. Piles of bricks, overturned cars and dazed survivors sifting through […]

05/25/2013

Deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma on May 20, 2013. (AP Photo)

Kids, teachers from devastated school reunite

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Students from a suburban Oklahoma City elementary school destroyed by this week’s tornado reunited with their teachers Thursday and collected whatever could be salvaged from the ruins. Some children carried thank-you […]

05/23/2013

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden (AP Photo)

Browns QB Weeden to help with Oklahoma tornado

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden is heading home to help his cherished Oklahoma heal. Weeden is returning to his home state this weekend to assist in any way he can in the […]

05/23/2013

Storm clouds gather over homes that were destroyed by a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Thunderstorms slow Oklahoma tornado cleanup

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A band of thunderstorms battered the Oklahoma City area Thursday, slowing cleanup operations in the suburb where a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes this week. The first […]

05/23/2013

Residents salvage belongings from home that was destroyed by a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Names of those killed in Oklahoma tornado

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office says it has positively identified 23 of 24 people killed in the tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, including 10 children. Officials […]

05/22/2013

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Ways to help the victims of the Moore, Okla. tornado

American Red Cross The American Red Cross is operating shelters and delivering hot meals throughout the affected areas. The organization has a website called Safe and Well to help loved ones find each other. Text […]

05/22/2013

Homes damaged by tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Power of Moore tornado dwarfs Hiroshima bomb

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of […]

05/21/2013

US flag flies over home destroyed by tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Crews race to find survivors of Oklahoma twister

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were […]

05/21/2013

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